BBC posts the trailer for the upcoming Adam Curtis documentary, "All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace." It airs Monday May 23 at 9pm on BBC2. Curtis' previous documentaries (It Felt Like a Kiss, Century of the Self, The Power of Nightmares, etc) are available streaming free online at archive.org.
Directed by Michael Crichton, Looker (1981) features CGI from Triple-I (Information International Inc.) The studio was among the four companies selected to work on Tron's visual effects. (1982 Demo Reel.)
In 1999, British TV series The Dope Show profiled experimental animator Mary Ellen Bute (1906—1983.) Film editor Thelma Schoonmaker (who has since collaborated with Martin Scorsese on dozens of films) is interviewed. Also look for a young "Ronnie Walken," who appeared in one of her live-action films before changing his name to Christopher.
In this short clip, filmmaker Bruce McClure is interviewed on the occasion of the 25 FPS International Experimental Film and Video Festival 2010. Video by Daria Blažević, Mario Kozina and Igor Lušić.
This past weekend the art fair circus came to town! I took some snaps of media art from the fairs, see below.
Digital Arts and New Media (DANM) Technical Coordinator