Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Eyeworks Festival 2011!


Just finalized the programs for year two of the Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation, the fest I co-organize with Alexander Stewart. We're really excited about the lineup this year! View the festival trailer above, and the program listings and festival info below.


Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation

Saturday, November 5 and Sunday November 6, 2011


DePaul University, CDM Theater, 247 S. State Street, lower level
Jackson stop, Red Line
Chicago, USA
Admission: $6 for each program

Presented by
Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center
& DePaul University School of Cinema & Interactive Media
Eyeworks is organized by Alexander Stewart and Lilli Carré
www.eyeworksfestival.com

Program One
Saturday, November 5, 3:00 pm
80 minutes

Robert Breer - LMNO 9:30, 1978
Zeitguised - Peripetics 3:20, 2009
Max Hattler - AANAATT 4:45, 2010
Bill Porter - On Time Off 4:21, 2008
Thorsten Fleisch - Kosmos 5:30, 2004
Mike Maryniuk - Tattoo Step 1:11, 2008
Barry Spinello - Soundtrack 10:00, 1969
James Otis - Jacob's Ladder 4:00, 1981
Ed Ackerman - Primiti Too Taa 3:00, 1986
Atsushi Wada - In A Pig’s Eye 10:00, 2010
Lei Lei - Magic Cube and Ping-Pong 4:04, 2009
Niki Lindroth von Bahr - Tord and Tord 10:44, 2010
Peter Larsson - Seven Days in the Woods 6:00, 2010
Anthony Gross and Hector Hoppin - Joie de Vivre 9:00, 1936

Program Two: Festival Guest Lori Damiano
Saturday, November 5, 6:00 pm

Portland animator Lori Damiano will present a program of her work, including a special preview screening of her hand-drawn animation “Lord I: The Records Keeper.” Lori D’s highly energetic animations and illustrations have a distinctive graphic style and charm, and she has done work for a wide range of clients, including Yo Gabba Gabba, Girl Skateboard Co., and Bonny Prince Billy. She earned an MFA in Experimental Animation from CalArts, and is the Animation Department Chair at the California State Summer School for the Arts. She writes a monthly column in The Skateboard Mag called “The Learnings of,” and works with the Independent Publishing Resource Center in Portland. www.lori-d.com

Program Three
Sunday, November 6, 1:00 pm
65 minutes

Len Lye - Tusalava 10:00, 1929
Takashi Ito - Thunder 5:00, 1985
Eric Patrick - Ablution 13:00, 2001
Gary Beydler - Glass Face 3:00, 1975
Jesse McManus - Macavity 3:00, 2011
Bendik Kaltenborn - The End 10:00, 2008
Eric Dyer - The Bellows March 5:30, 2009
John Stehura - Cibernetic 5.3 8:00, 1961-65
Paul Bush - While Darwin Sleeps 5:00, 2004
Johan Rijpma - Tape Generations 2:30, 2011

Program Four
Sunday, November 6, 3:30 pm
70 minutes

Paul Rayment - Piano 2:00, 2010
Josh Bonnetta - First Snow 2:00, 2004
Larry Jordan - Solar Sight 15:00, 2011
Scott Wolniak - Work Movie 2:40, 2001
Laura Heit - The Deep Dark 7:07, 2011
Takashi Sawa - Mathematica 8:00, 2000
Priit and Olga Pärn - Divers in the Rain 24:00, 2010
Nicolas Mahler - Mystery Music 5:00, 2009
Dalibor Baric - Pain so light that it appears as tickle 4:05, 2010

Looping program
Playing on monitors on view in the theater lobby throughout the festival

Julie Doucet - I Need An Escape Plan
Phenakistoscopes by Florent Ruppert and Jerome Mulot

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