From the Sound Up: Building a Documentary

January 21, 2012

SAW Video Media Art Centre in Ottawa hosts this special class on independent documentary production using The Delian Mode as a case study.

February 11th 2012, 4pm – 7pm,
Club SAW, 67 Nicholas Street, Ottawa
Admission: $25 / Limited to 15 participants


Far out sounds

November 27, 2010

The Delian Mode will be in good company Monday Nov. 29, 2010. The film screens in conjunction with a special programme presented by Vancouver’s Standing Wave Ensemble. Friend and collaborator Nicole Lizée will join the ensemble on vintage electronic instruments for the premiere of her new piece Sculptress, an homage to Delia and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Also included in the programme are works by composers Missy Mazzoli, Sean Varah and Vern Griffiths.

Delia Derbyshire Day – January 12, 2013

October 31, 2010

A full day event dedicated to celebrating Delia is in the works! The Delian Mode will screen as part of a symposium which will include guest speakers, a listening session of rare Derbyshire tracks and new commissioned musical works inspired by the Delia Derbyshire archives held at the University of Manchester. Director Kara Blake will be present to participate in a Q&A / panel discussion and to provide live visual accompaniment to the musical performances. More information on DD Day 2013 and its offshoot events taking place throughout the UK in January here:

And the Genie goes to…The Delian Mode!

April 18, 2010

The Delian Mode co-producers Kara Blake and Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre were thrilled to receive this prestigious Canadian cinema award for best short documentary.

The Delian Mode : Genie Award nominee

March 3, 2010

We are very pleased to announce the inclusion of The Delian Mode on this year’s list of Genie Award nominees. The film is joined in the category of Best Short Documentary by co-producer Marie-Josée Saint Pierre’s animated doc Passages and Canadian film great Peter Mettler’s Petropolis. Watch for us on the red carpet April 12th!

All that inspires.

January 7, 2010

French luxe conglomerate LMVH (Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy) present Nowness: an immersive web magazine that cool-hunts the fields of fashion, art, design, music, and entertainment.

Check out their spotlight on The Delian Mode here:

The Delian Mode nominated for an IDA Award

November 19, 2009

The International Documentary Association hosts its annual Awards Gala on Dec. 4th in Los Angeles. The Delian Mode is one of four nominees in the Short Film category!


November 19, 2009

The Delian Mode was warmly received in the cold and rainy—yet still amazing—city of Copenhagen at the 2009 CPH:DOX festival. Some exciting highlights for the film included being projected inside a geodesic dome, a third screening added alongside Vincent Moon’s La Faute des fleurs and being given a special mention in the Sound and Vision Award category.

Into the Ether

October 13, 2009

Hot off the presses, The Delian Mode had its first screening at London’s Southbank Centre as part of the Ether Music Festival. Curated and introduced by participating performer Peaches, the film played to an enthusiastic audience of electronic music fans.

The Delian Mode Montréal premiere!

October 3, 2009

During the 38th Festival du Nouveau Cinema, there will plenty of chances to make a date with Delia, including screenings of the film on Oct. 9th (9:30pm at Cinéma du Parc) and Oct. 15th (3:15pm at Ex-Centris) and the not to be missed, Delia inspired sound and image event, Sines and Wonders on Oct. 10th.

Visit the FNC website for ticket and scheduling info: