Galen Bremer is a composer, producer, and filmmaker based in Brooklyn, NY. From 2016-2017, he was the Artistic Director of Dance Films Association, an NYC based arts organization dedicated to the production, presentation, and preservation of dance on camera, and the Producer of the Dance on Camera Festival, which is co-presented annually by the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Dance Films Association. Galen was Production Manager for the 21st annual Brooklyn Film Festival, a 10-day international, competitive festival whose mission to promote artistic excellence and the creative freedom of artists without censure. He has produced film projects for a number of other organizations and independent artists that share in his vision of championing artists who use technology as a means of innovative collaboration and groundbreaking presentation.Galen’s artwork focuses on experimentation using noise, modular synthesis, sampling methods, and explores elements of performance art and technology. He frequently collaborates with NYC-based choreographers and filmmakers and has created films and music compositions that have accompanied danceworks at venues in NYC and abroad, such as New York Theatre Workshop, Dance Theatre of Harlem, New York City Center, Lincoln Center, as well as the Cucalorus Film Festival in Wilmington, NC, New Dance Festival in Daejeon, South Korea and the Muestra Internacional de Videoarte y Videodanza, in Guadalajara, Mexico. He appeared on panel focused on interactive storytelling and live film technologies at the 2017 SXSW Festival in Austin, TX.Galen appears on FatCat Records with New York based indie rock band, Forest Fire, and is a member of RIVA, an experimental music group based in NYC. His music has been described as “ominous” (The NY Times) and “addictive, hypnotic” (Pitchfork Media). Bremer earned his B.A. in Performing Arts/Music: Jazz Studies from the University of North Carolina at Asheville, where he focused on contemporary music and improvisation. He was recently an artist-in-residence at Fleet Moves Dance Festival in Wellfleet, MA, and The Marble House Project in Dorset, VT, and is a 2018 New Music USA Foundation grant recipient.