Making of OffOn by Scott Bartlett

29.03.10
OffOn by Scott Bartlett Scott Bartlett made this documentary in 1980 of a recreation of OffOn that he created with a class at UCLA to use as a teaching tool. It is a wonderful insight into how the methods we take for granted today, were constructed with low-fi methods, along with snippets of what led him down the experimental video path. OffOn is a film by ...
Emma Lazenby

24.03.10
BAFTA winning 'Mother of Many' by Emma Lazenby APEngine talks to Emma Lazenby on her film Mother of Many, which won Best Animated Short at the BAFTAs this year. Produced by Sally Arthur from ArthurCox, the film explores scenarios of childbirth and the vital, everyday work of midwives. How did you get into animation and reach the point where you began to make Mother of Many? At University ...
Spring Screen Call Out at Spacex

24.03.10
Artist Filmaker Screening Night at Spacex, Exeter Date: 30 April | Location: Spacex, Exeter Spacex in Exeter will be hosting a night of artist film and networking in the gallery, screening a cross-section of current practice from regional artists working with the moving image. They would like emerging artist filmmakers to submit their short films (under 10 minutes) to be screened at the event. This year’s public ...
Alice by Jan Svankmajer

22.03.10
Alice, Jan Svankmajer As visually arresting as Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland is, Czech stop-motion ace Jan Svankmajer’s Alice beats Burton’s hands down for the most inventive use of animation to tell the monstrous tale that Lewis Carroll imagined. In this scene, young Alice watches in disbelief as the stuffed rabbit in her room tears itself up from its mount and dons a courtier’s robes. And ...
Prelinger Archives

19.03.10
archive.org/details/prelinger One of the key collections of the vast open access resource that is the Internet Archive is the astounding collection of films that Rick Prelinger has been acquiring since 1983. Over 2,000 ephemeral films – home movies, educational, advertising and industrial titles, from a period that spans the 1920s to the 1980s – are free for every filmmaker with a penchant for appropriation to watch, ...
moves10 Festival: Framing Motion

19.03.10
Reflect - K. Dymoke, M. Minard Dates: 21st – 25th April | Location: Liverpool & across the UK Based at Liverpool’s creative hub, the Bluecoat, this spring, moves will take your minds on an inspiring journey bringing the cream of the latest short films and video works by emerging experimental masterminds, internationally acclaimed artists and filmmakers to the region. moves10 presents a unique international 5 days programme packed ...
FutureEverything: call for papers

18.03.10
FutureEverything Art in the age of pervasive data is a call for papers and artworks for a new issue of the Leonardo Electronic Almanac edited by FutureEverything. This issue of LEA will seek cross disciplinary thinking on art in the age of pervasive data. LEA is soliciting texts and artworks by artists, researchers, and scholars involved in the exploration of themes including: The networked city, data ...