From: konrad (email suppressed)
Date: Fri Jun 22 2007 - 10:10:32 PDT
THE NEW TALKIES: hijacking Hollywood
Saturday July 7th, 2007
Artists Television Access
992 Valencia @ 21st St.
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Call it ventriloquism
Call it movie telling
Call it counterfeit
Call it shadow puppets
Call it Kuleshov Effect
Call it karaoke
. . . whatever . . . but don't call it
Live film narration, or "neo-benshi" is a format used
for rescripting & reinterpreting scenes from feature
films shown on video.
Writers sync themselves to the silver screen and
perform word surgery on the unsuspecting, clipped and
muzzled films, as they undergo live overdubbing.
Amanda Davidson torches "Firestarter"
Rodney Koeneke reanimates "The Golem"
Wayne Smith revamps "Darling"
Stephanie Young cries out "Viva L'Amour"
Jen Nellis antidotes "Poison" (Hitchcock Presents)
Konrad Steiner disputes the "Minority Report"
David Brazil shaves "The Man who Wasn't There"
For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.