Montag ~ “There Is A Voice” by Samantha Gurry

Posted by on Nov 12, 2013 in Viewseum | One Comment
Montag ~ “There Is A Voice” by Samantha Gurry

One of the better things about the beginning of the MTV music video era is that it allowed a new platform for experimental filmmaking to be seen and exposed. Indeed, music has always played an important key in animation, and in more alternative forms of filmmaking, the two are sometimes interchangeable to a certain extent. […]

ASIFA Jury Night – Experimental & Commercial

ASIFA Jury Night – Experimental & Commercial

The big themes amongst the commissioned work category this year were kids films, educational films, and public works.  Most conspicuous on the list were the TED-Ed animations.  (same client, different animators) TED-Ed is part of TED-Talks, and the group matches animators and teachers together to great short lessons.  You have to be recommended to get […]

“Boy” by Steven Subotnick

Posted by on Jan 19, 2012 in Viewseum | No Comments
“Boy” by Steven Subotnick

Warning: Well not a warning really. It is author’s opinion that viewers watch the clip before reading the description. It is not required, just a way to take in the effect of the film. Boy is an animated short film that takes a very unusual approach. Steven Subotnick  manages to take what seems like so […]

“Rites” by Robert Lyons and U-Arts Film-Digital-Film

Posted by on Sep 20, 2011 in Viewseum | One Comment
“Rites” by Robert Lyons and U-Arts Film-Digital-Film

This week’s Viewseum entry is an example of an alternative/experimental style called “Cameraless Animation.” Robert Lyons regularly teaches Stop-Motion and Experimental Animation, and his trademark is ending each course with a collaborative-class project, often involving original film-stock. “Rites” was made with his “Film-Digital-Film” (35MM Class) at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, hand-made directly on 35mm […]