PEDRO PIRES Director / Video Image Artist
Co-director and Director of photography
Triptych is a 95min. feature film directed by Pedro Pires and Robert Lepage and inspired by the theater play Lipsynch by Robert Lepage.
Triptych is a contemporary urban saga that tells the story of Michelle, a schizophrenic bookseller, Marie, a singer and actress, and Thomas, a German neurologist. These three lives become the primary focus of personal identity and emotion, with their many manifestations, variations,... more »
Video Image Artist
Siegfried is the third segment of the Der Ring opera directed by Robert Lepage at the New-York Metropolitan Opera.
In part three of the Ring, Wagner’s cosmic vision focuses on his hero’s early conquests, while Robert Lepage’s revolutionary stage machine transforms itself from bewitched forest to mountaintop love nest. Jay Hunter Morris sings the title role and Deborah Voigt’s Brünnhilde is his prize. Bryn Terfel is the... more »
Hope is a 10 minutes short film based on the award winning play Jimmy, créature de rêve by Marie Brassard.
The fragmented violence of war seen through the eyes of a General on his deathbed. A mind accustomed to a life on the battlefield surrenders to a stream of consciousness, mixing death, brutality, and finally, one last gesture of hope.
HOPE Movie official website.
Video Image Artist
TOTEM is a Cirque du Soleil show directed by Robert Lepage.
In TOTEM, creation myths act as a springboard for exploring the birth and evolution of Man – like an echo of the great questions of life.
From the edge of an « image marshland » that becomes a spring, a swamp, a lake and an ocean through the magic of projectors, the show traces the fascinating journey from the beginnings of life to Man’s ultimate desire to fly. The... more »
Danse Macabre is a 8min30 short film directed by Pedro Pires from a concept of Robert Lepage and an original idea of AnneBruce Falconer.
For a period of time, while we believe it to be perfectly still, lifeless flesh responds, stirs and contorts in a final macabre ballet.
Are these spasms merely erratic motions or do they echo the chaotic twists and turns of a past life?
Computer graphic design
The Sound of the Carceri, directed by François Girard, is an episode from the “Inspired by Bach” program starring the world renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma.
The Sound of the Carceri explores the deep relationship between music and architecture through a high-tech “virtual confrontation” between Bach and his contemporary, the architect Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Using a striking visual style, director François Girard, places Yo-Yo Ma... more »