wednesday 22 june, 8.00pm
Press + | Benjamin Ducroz
A collection of in-competition, recently released
films focusing entirely on abstract and experimental animation.
Outstanding examples of non-narrative, highly imaginative cinematic
art and some of the most intriguing, challenging and rewarding films
> sixpackfilm Tribute, Saturday 25 June,
> Installation Collection, Tuesday 21 June,
6.30pm in the Club
> Australian Film Album
Ripples In Sense World
Director/Producer: Paul Fletcher
Australia, 7'00, 2011
Sense implies its opposite. You are here. Enjoy
the spectacle before the inevitable farewells and next departure.
Director: Dylan Ladds
Producer: Rhode Island School of Design
USA, 3'44, 2010
A unique, physical exploration of tactile, visual
and aural space using imprints and impressions of all manner of
cogs, wheels and other industrial minutiae.
Director/Producer: Benjamin Ducroz
Australia, 1'30, 2009
A constantly evolving network of forms and shapes
eternally locked into a rolling chain of little ‘Big Bangs’.
Also see: Australian Showcase
Austria, 5'43, 2010
If Viking Eggeling had
been able to re-do Symphonie Diagonale in high definition and 16:9
format 85 years after it premiered, the result might look something
Director/Producer: Lindsay Cox
Australia, 4'04, 2010
Rolling colours and
sounds are pushed together in a stop-motion animation exploring the
possibilities of a rotating two dimensional set.
Austria, 5'00, 2008
Dextro's compositional frameworks are seldom equalled. Once unravelled,
they operate with elegant simplicity and offer the key to unlocking
a truly limitless set of possibilities.
Director/Producer: Neely Goniodsky
Canada, 1'42, 2010
An absorbing, always changing
deconstructive ride through the cumulative building blocks of an urban
Director/Producer: Malcolm Sutherland
Canada, 4'00, 2010
A deceptively simple floaty
universe of revolving planetoids and waltzing amoebae.
Director/Producer: Caryn Cline
USA, 2'40, 2008
An optical print of hand-made
16mm film-frames using a collection of fauna to map the Seattle landscape
as the year passes.
Director/Producer: Mirai Mizue
Japan, 4'45, 2009
Geometry never looked so
good. A visual cacophony of intersections and forever-lengthening
Director/Producer: Felix Dufour-Laperriere
Canada, 5'40, 2009
A masculine noun and a
shortened form of striptease. From ‘strip’: to remove,
to take away; and ‘tease’: to entice, to tempt. And then
all this in plural.
Above, So Below
Director: Elise Simard
Canada, 1'44, 2009
A colourful homage to pioneering Canadian artist Alexandra Luke, one
of the founders of the early 1950s Painters Eleven movement.
Director/Producer: Oerd van Cuijlenborg
Holland, 5'36, 2010
An abstract visual story
told in sound. We witness a day in the life of a couple, who fight,
make love and escape the hot and crowded city.
Director: Richard Reeves
Producer: Toronto Animated Image Society
Canada, 3'58, 2009
A richly coloured, direct-to-film
immersion of texture, light and shapes.
Director: Marv Newland
Producer: Martin Rose
Canada, 7’13, 2011
A sudden change of style for one of our favourite animators. Marv
Newland goes abstract and we love every second of it.
Director/Producer: Steven Woloshen
Canada, 3'26, 2011
The crazy cattle stampedes
on the streets of Pamplona have ended. Now, the bulls are throwing
the world's biggest party.
Director/Producer: Patrick Jenkins
Canada, 2'00, 2009
A paint-on-glass, animated
homage to Canadian artist Kazuo Nakamura.