Experimental Filmmaking: Break the Machine

Experimental Filmmaking Break the Machine Become a master in the influential diverse and highly innovative field of experimental filmmaking Harness the little known techniques and subtle aesthetics required for this imagination driven art f

  • Title: Experimental Filmmaking: Break the Machine
  • Author: Kathryn Ramey
  • ISBN: 9781138898172
  • Page: 220
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Become a master in the influential, diverse, and highly innovative field of experimental filmmaking Harness the little known techniques and subtle aesthetics required for this imagination driven art form.For the first time in a single volume, Kathryn Ramey has written a thorough, hands on guide to the craft and processes of experimental filmmaking, showing you step by steBecome a master in the influential, diverse, and highly innovative field of experimental filmmaking Harness the little known techniques and subtle aesthetics required for this imagination driven art form.For the first time in a single volume, Kathryn Ramey has written a thorough, hands on guide to the craft and processes of experimental filmmaking, showing you step by step the material methods that will help you begin an experimental media practice From these lessons, following the tradition of Stan Brakhage s A Moving Picture Giving and Taking Book and Hell Hill s Recipes for Disaster, you ll learn to take materials apart and put them together in new ways, use products for purposes other than those intended by their manufacturers, and free yourself from the constraints of conventional media Experimental Filmmaking provides Full color film stills and illustrations demonstrating various experimental filmmaking techniquesStep by step tutorials on hand processing motion picture film, direct animation methods, optical printing, making your own microphones and other sound experiments, glitch art, and much Explanations of the historical, theoretical, and socio political backgrounds of various experimental filmmaking movements and stylesAdvice on how to locate experimental filmmaking communities in your region, as well as how to show and distribute your workSidebar interviews with filmmakers currently working in the genre that offer context and direction for your own projectsA companion website focalpress cw ramey featuring video examples from numerous films for inspiration and emulationWhether you re an aspiring experimental filmmaker or mainstream practitioner who wants to incorporate alternative techniques in your films, Experimental Filmmaking Break the Machine gives you the tools you need execute your most daring cinematic endeavors

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