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James MacSwain? was born in Amherst. He received a BA in English from Mount Allison University, studied drama at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, and has worked in theatre and arts administration. Since 1980 he has worked in film and video, receiving both Canada Council and Ontario Arts Council grants. He helped to set up Atlantic Independent Media and worked for the Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre in Toronto. His photography and collage have been exhibited in both Toronto and Halifax. He teaches courses in Super 8 and 16mm film, and is a member of the board of the Nova Scotia Arts Council.
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