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OtherFilm Festival 2007 in Brisbane Nov 16-24

The Other Film Festival is on again this November 16th - 24th in Brisbane, Australia. Illuminating the Process - the OFF workshops are happening this week, and include : Lightstruck - A workshop for moving photogram creations delivered by Kerry Laitala (San Francisco). Pull the Trigger! - Shooting and developing Super8 today delivered by Richard Tuohy (Nano Lab). An Artist Talk with Kerry Laitala. read more for details or visit the website @ http://www.otherfilm.org

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The second edition of the Streaming Festival ended on the 28th of October 2007.

The second edition of the Streaming Festival ended on the 28th of October 2007.

The festival broadcasted four programs; documentary, fiction, animation and art plus three special programs.
Composed by the KAN festival was a special program presenting a select number of films including films from Agnieszka Smoczynska, Anna Maszczynska and Anna Pankiewicz.

CultureTV brought a special program with selected international video art works. Including works from Pipilotti Rist, Grimanesa Amoros, Gaelle Denis and Bathtime in Clerkenwell by Alex Budovsky.
Visit : www.culturetv.tv

Isfth broadcasted in a special program films from James Harvey, The City of Photographers by Sebastian Moreno and four recent works from Dr Didderiens www dredidderiens nl. This program was curated by Mak Kapetanovic.

We screened 18 hours of independent films from more than 100 filmmakers from over 20 different countries. The Festival was proud to present these films and their makers to you.

sound walk @ Other Film Festival, Brisbane 24 March 2006 - gps data & map

gps data - sound walk @ Other Film Festival


24 March 2006

Brisbane, Australia

more photos @ http://flickr.com/photos/aliak_com/tags/otherfilmfestival/

Other Film Festival Sound Walk, Brisbane 24/03/2006 - video

I went along to the Sound Walk workshop and walk at Other Film Festival in Brisbane earlier this year. here's a slideshow video of some photos taken along the walk. it brought back such memories! the walk was from South Bank to the city along the river. we went through the Botannical Gardens near QUT Gardens Point which is where I went to Uni. everything was so familiar though I hadn't been there in a few years.

the music is "Don't you worry" by The Beloved

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OFF : Other Film Festival in Brisbane - 23-26 March 2006

The Other Film Festival was held in Brisbane 23 - 26th March 2006, showcasing Australian experimental and hand processed films as well as conducting sound walks, film processing workshops, film screenings, live film puppet shows and musical performances


click on the links below to see some photos, gps data maps and other documentation from the event

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OFF : Other Film Festival in Brisbane - event information


Other Film Festival in Brisbane

1. OFF at Trash Film Club
2. OtherFilm Festival - 23-26 March 2006 Brisbane

1 - OFF pre-festival LAUNCH PARTY TONIGHT!
7pm Tuesday 21st March: Troubadour

Tantalise your senses with a big night of hand-coloured film, art and
mayhem as Film Club hosts a special teaser program for OFF 06.

Relive the magic of the Wednesday Audience Film handpainted,
scratched, coloured by over 20 people at the OFF 2004 festival, with
live soundtrack by Brisbane noisemakers Impromptulons, performing a
highly rhythmic free-form improvisation based on the "everybody solos,
nobody solos" principle...with extra handmade short film by Gregory

Arthur and Corinne Cantrill will show their beautiful handmade, hand
processed short 16mm films Studies in Image De-Generation (1975),
Floterian (1981), and the very fun funky Milky Way Special (1971).

Finally for shorts - American avant-gardist Paul Sharits' infamous
perception-warping 1966 flicker film Piece Mandala/End War on 16mm

We'll climax with the stunning 1969 Czech surrealist feature Fruit Of
Paradise [by Vera Chytilova, maker of Daisies (a Film Club hit in
2005)], a social satire, a serial killer mystery, a perverted fairy
tale, shot in luscious colour scheme of rotting browns and slimy
greens overlaid with bleeding scarlet, with Zdenek Liska's enigmatic
avant-garde score.

2 - OtherFilm Festival - 23-26 March - Brisbane - www.otherfilm.org
Project Gallery, Queensland College of Art, Southbank.
Cube Galleria 15 Tribune St, Southbank.
Globe Cinema, 226 Brunswick St. Fortitude Valley

Otherfilm sees 'cinema' differently, as something that's open to
re-imagining; crying out to be liberated from industrialised models,
and predetermined structures and experiences. This year's festival
features performances that expand traditional notions of 'cinema',
installations that elaborate on the idea of 'the screen' and workshops
that introduce participants to ideas of acoustic ecology, as well as
shooting, processing, editing and projecting super8 film. Of course,
we've also included fantastic screenings program featuring new film
work and retrospective selections.

In celebration of Australia's contribution to expanded cinema's
international history Otherfilm are delighted to welcome Arthur and
Corinne Cantrill, pioneering film artists and authors of the
long-running avant-garde film journal, Cantrills' Filmnotes. Arthur
and Corinne will perform a selection of expanded cinema pieces
involving voice and body movement, sculptural objects, specially
crafted screens and avant-garde film. The Cantrills' have also curated
a screening program of their own films, a retrospective tracing the
development of their unique approach to filmmaking, spanning five

Curators: Danni Zuvela, Joel Stern and Sally Golding
Contact - info@otherfilms.org
website - http://www.otherfilm.org

Thursday 23rd March

6:00pm-7:30pm at the Project Gallery
The Cantrills' Salon. Peruse posters, flyers, and 'Cantrills
Filmnotes' in a visual display of celebration of two extraordinary,
intertwined careers.

Featuring a special meditation on the nature of cinema, written by
American filmmaker Hollis Frampton, delivered by Arthur Cantrill.

8pm-11pm at the Cube Galleria

Expanded Cinema Installations. Marvel at the performative
installations, films and immersive environments of three of the most
talented, original and unclassifiable Australian artists working
today: Velvet Pesu, Louise Curham (Brisbane's Stuart Busby accompanies
with inspired explorations of trumpet tone...) and Natasha Anderson.

Complimentary drinks provided by little creatures brewing and inner circle

Friday 24th March

2:00pm-4:00pm at the Cube Galleria

ACOUSTIC ECOLOGY - WORKSHOP. Come along to this soundscape derive
facilitated by environmental audio-explorers Anthony Magen and Lloyd
Barrett. rsvp: joel@otherfilm.org

6:30pm-Midnight at the Globe Theatre


Fish Video (an object tribute to Nam June Paik: 1932-2006)

Soundscape by Lawrence English

Stuttering Equivalence, or: Why I never liked the young-drunk
exquisite corpse: by Tara Cook plus random happenings, projections,
and interventions...


A screening of short films from Arthur and Corinne Cantrill's unique
and extensive oeuvre, selected by the filmmakers especially for
Brisbane audiences. The program will provide a tour through their
decades of filmmaking at the cutting edge of art; including landscape
works, articulated images, experimental documentary, colour separation
and much much more.


Lloyd Barrett premieres 'Mise en scene' for diegetic and non-diegetic
filmsound, Vanilla (Van Sowerwine and Camilla Hannan) create a
beguiling and bizarre mix of shadow puppetry and noise. Abject Leader
(Joel Stern and Sally Golding) expose their unhinged expanded cinema
dreamscapes featuring sonic contributions from Terracid. Pride and
Prejudice (Melbourne's Pia Borg and Mark Harwood) evoke "the uncanny"
through multiscreens, voice and unique projections.

Saturday 25th March
10:00am-2:00pm at QCA Photography Darkroom


Join experimental film mavericks Sally Golding and Louise Curham in
discovering and exploring the technologies and processes of super 8
film, the experimental home-movie medium par-excellence. Participants
encouraged to bring their own working super 8 camera if possible
(though not absolutely necessary). rsvp: sally@otherfilm.org

6:30pm-Midnight at the Globe Theatre


Re-stagings of the Cantrill's most renowned expanded cinema films,
performed by the filmmakers, including THE BOILING ELECTRIC JUG FILM,
and films designed for projection on other specially-made screens.


Botborg perform a "brutal audio-visual barrage, erratic as it is
blinding and deafening. In effect something like a rainbow in a
blender screaming television static." A new 35mm film by Jim Knox,
'cortical landlord after compost'. The Rejuvenation Loops
(Auckland's Eve Gordon and Sam Hamilton) meditate under murky curtains
in droning cyclic scramblings seen through pinhole glimpses of
glimpsing pinhole flares, and finally, a blast for the eyes and ears -
dada-meinhof, Danni Zuvela and Tina Blakeney use projections and
prepared homemade instruments to gnaw at the edges of perception with
fed-back ruminations on the military industrial complex, nature's fury
visited on Bunjalung, and a minimalist exploration of petroleum

Sunday 26th March
6:30pm-11:30pm - Cube Galleria


Closing rituals featuring expanded cinema re-enactments of classic
avant-garde works and scavenged rip-offs, the world-shattering OFF
collaborative film and sound work produced by the previous day's film
re-film and soundscape workshop participants. A screening of Paul
Sharits' 25-minute Razor Blades (1966), which "consciously challenges
our eyes, ears and minds to withstand a barrage of high powered and
often contradictory stimuli". Brisbane's sprawling and unpredictable
psych-heroes The Lost Domain perform a live soundtrack to a special
16mm film print premiere screening of the new work Memorium by
legendary Melbourne avant-garde filmmaker Dirk de Bruyn., Jamie Hume
emerges from Auchenflowers's cabinet Voltaire to perform his
unclassifiable extra-musical nonsense poetics amidst the general
chaos. Audience joins in and enjoys until everyone goes home. OFF

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