Re: Announcing Super-8 Filmmaking Classes

From: George Robinson (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Feb 20 2007 - 20:12:08 PST

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George Robinson

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Peter Bianco wrote:
> Once again Pete Bianco, a graduate of SUNY Binghamton, will be
> teaching a hands-on super-8 filmmaking course beginning February 28th
> in experimental cinema. This class is a one of a kind for the area.
> Student assignments will use actual film,not video, which is becoming
> more and more of a rarity.
> Super-8 is a small gauge film that was introduced in 1965.
> The film is light sensitive much like the film for a 35mm still
> camera. The editing process does not require computers. The film is
> cut by a razor in a splicer, then selectively taped back together with
> splicing tape.
> Students will have the opportunity to view avant-garde films
> in the class, and begin creating their own. This class aims to
> re-sensitize the filmmaker to their surroundings and experiment with
> theories of visual perception. The students will be filming and
> editing outside of class. Each person works on their own project in
> contrast to hollywood or independent cinema where filmmaking happens
> in crews. This style of cinema can be purely visual rather than
> dramatic or plot based. All class assignments will be purposefully
> silent, taking a cue from Stan Brakhage one of the first film artists
> to go silent intentionally in the late 50's.
> This class meets on Mondays and Wednesdays 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.,
> February 28th to April 25th. Equipment is provided. Visit
> for a full class description. Call (315) 368-0788
> if you are interested in taking the class. Class fee $150. Average
> supplyfee $150.
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