Imagined Cinemas

Wednesday 25 January 2012 at 17:24.

Monday, January 30th 2012, 10:00-17:00 hrs

Location: Piet Zwart Institute
Address: Mauritsstraat 36, 3012 CJ Rotterdam
Admission: 5 EUR (free for students)

Imagined Cinemas

Filmmaking in nontraditional media

One-day symposium organised by Piet Zwart Institute & Creating 010, Hogeschool Rotterdam

In collaboration with Signals: For Real, International Film Festival Rotterdam

While the traditional media for moving images – movie theaters and TV – are losing their dominant role, filmmaking and the language of cinema migrate to other media that often aren’t screens. This symposium gathers filmmakers, artists, designers and activists who reframe cinema as interventions into public space through visual, sound and mobile media, as tactical transmedia narratives, and as filmmaking rooted in the avant-garde expanded cinema tradition. What does the language of cinema contribute to these other media, and which opportunities do these media conversely offer for the future practice of filmmaking?

Moderators: Simon Pummell, Florian Cramer & Edwin Carels

Programme

Throughout the day
A live intermezzo with the radio play “A Fatalistic Flatworm” by Lukas Simonis and Henk Bakker, WORM (NL)

10:00-13:00 hrs
Expanded media today
Pip Chodorov (FR)Ulrich Schreiber, C-Side Production (CH)
Franziska Lamprecht & Hajoe Moderegger, eteam (USA/DE)
Paolo Davanzo & Lisa Marr / Echo Park Film Center (USA)

13:45-16:45 hrs
Film language and transmedia storytelling
Michiel Huijsman & Renate Zentschnig, Soundtrackcity (NL)
Richard Wright (UK)
Paolo Cirio (IT)
Vincent Morisset (CN)

17:00 hrs
Opening reception for Simon Pummell’s transmedia project Shock Head Soul & The Sputnik Effect at TENT, Witte de Withstraat 50, Rotterdam

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