The Shift- World Premiere

It's a film. It's a concert.

The Shift is the collision of a film screening and live music concert experienced on four life-sized surround screens. We are transforming the Drake Underground and taking you for a ride.

Dance and celebrate with us after the show with DJ DIRTY DALE and music selector MURR



When: Tuesday June 17, 2014

Time: Doors 7:30 p.m., Show 8:00 p.m.

Where: The Drake Underground

1150 Queen St W, Toronto, ON M6J 1J3

$15 student/senior/artist

$20 General Admission




Music in the Barns and The Wandering Eye


Ayelen Liberona - filmmaker / director / production designer

Joseph Johnson-Camí - filmmaker

Margie Gillis - special guest appearance

Carol Gimbel & Music in the Barns - music design / live music

LAL - live music

Balu Ballistic - live beat boxing

Brian Ireland - video projection mapping

Murr - Music selector

DJ Dirty Dale



The Shift is a mind-bending show that uses 4 life-size surround projection screens, live-feed video cameras, stunning musical performances and state-of-the-art body/camera rig technologies. The result is a 360° film and concert experience that invites you to move towards a shift in consciousness.

With musical performances featuring classical radicals, Music in the Barns Chamber Ensemble, Toronto's electronic-global soul duo LAL, and beatboxer extraordinaire Balu Ballistic, the concert experience lies where electro-acoustic classical meets electronic, hip hop and spoken word.



Exploring documentary, fiction, dance film and music video genres, these 4 short films by award-winning directors Joseph Johnson-Camí and Ayelen Liberona, star celebrated dance artist Margie Gillis in a powerful portrayal of a rebellion inspiring goddess. Stunning imagery shot with Walter Klassen’s body/camera rig technologies, allow Ms. Gillis to achieve mind bending perspectives through her choreography.

The films also feature champion beatboxer Balu Ballistic and spoken word artist True Daley, as they inspire a fearless group of teenagers to jam on the issues that deeply affect their lives - from racism to big pharma’s push to medicate their dissenting behaviours.

The final film, "Tiny Mirrors”, is a music video collaboration with the shape-shifting electronic music duo that is LAL as we re-imagine our perceptions of love, loss and change.



Guy Godfree - cinematography

Katharine Wilson - associate producer

Phil Strong - sound design

Mark Korven - composer

Gloria Guzman - production design

Ritta Koleva - costume deisgn

The Shift- World Premiere

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