What is the best part of the Short Cuts programme?
This is where cinema starts. You will make the biggest discoveries here.
Which movie villain is not so villainous in your view?
It's a tie between HAL 9000 (2001: A Space Odyssey) and Brewmeister Smith (Max von Sydow in Strange Brew).
If you could, you would live in the world created in what film?
Alex Rogalski is a Short Cuts Canada Programmer for the Toronto International Film Festival. In this role, he is responsible for introducing audiences to excellence in short-form Canadian films. Rogalski also programmes for the Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival.
Rogalski regularly travels across North America as the Co-ordinator of the One Take Super 8 Event. His Super 8 programmes have been featured at the National Arts Centre, Images Festival, Pop Montreal and the WNDX Festival of Avant Garde Film. He has also curated film programmes for the Human Rights Watch Film Festival in Toronto, Pacific Cinematheque (Vancouver) and Winnipeg Cinematheque.
Rogalski has a Master of Arts in Communications and Culture from York University in Toronto and continues to participate in academia. Most recently, Rogalski was an invited guest lecturer at Ryerson University, Concordia University, Montreal, University of Regina, Saskatchewan and Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio.