I’m very grateful to the organizers of ATypI 2017 for the opportunity to talk about my work on film leaders. They also did a bang-up job of recording the talks.
This direct animation, a major outcome of my Lost Leaders project, foregrounds the most ephemeral handwritten traces of film developers, printers, distributors, projectionists, and archivists, such as film titles and reel/print numbers. It is based on historical research into the … Continue reading
The 10th Orphan Film Symposium was held at the Packard campus of the Library of Congress, April 6-9, 2016. Organized by Dan Streible (NYU) and Mike Mashon (LOC), it offered another ‘packard’ program of screenings and presentations. The highlights were many, including … Continue reading
I recently had the very great pleasure of speaking at the 9th Orphan Film Symposium, held at the marvelous EYE Film Institute in Amsterdam, and organized by the estimable Dan Streible (NYU). I can’t recommend Orphans highly enough: the ‘Orphanistas’ … Continue reading
Above is a snapshot of a Korsakow sketch film I prepared specifically for the Orphan Film Symposium in Amsterdam in April 2014. Dan Streible, its founder and chief organizer, kindly offered to project some of my work during a twenty-minute … Continue reading
On March 1, 2014, I gave my first ever public talk about Lost Leaders to a small but engaged audience at Counterpath, a press + bookstore + gallery + performance space in Denver. After three years of ‘back-burner’ activity on … Continue reading