From: Myron Ort (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Dec 09 2008 - 12:20:44 PST
I recall him shooting in the stream (ref. Comingled Containers) which
was 16mm. Was there perhaps something else?
On Dec 9, 2008, at 11:17 AM, Kathryn MacKay wrote:
> You are mistaken, Brakhage is shooting 16mm in the doc.
> On 9-Dec-08, at 12:04 PM, Steve Polta wrote:
>> Some of Brakhage's other films were shot in Super-8 and blown-up/
>> completed in 16mm (i.e. there is no s-8 original), for example the
>> little-discussed UNCONSCIOUS LONDON STRATA (which, in my opinion,
>> is a neglected masterpiece). I am also of the belief that some, if
>> not much, of the material comprising the ARABIC NUMERAL SERIES may
>> be small gauge originally, but this is purely my personal
>> deduction based on the look of the films and not anything anyone
>> has told me.
>> Jim Shedden's Brakhage doc seems to show him shooting Super-8
>> quite a bit, or perhaps I am mistaken.
>> Of course, I would be quite pleased if Marilyn Brakhage and/or
>> Mark Toscano would clarify these points.
>> Steve Polta
>> --- On Tue, 12/9/08, Fred Camper <email suppressed> wrote:
>>> From: Fred Camper <email suppressed>
>>> Subject: Re: Brakhage in 8mm (was: Film print as collectible (?))
>>> To: email suppressed
>>> Date: Tuesday, December 9, 2008, 7:07 AM
>>> The "Songs," originally made and released in
>>> standard-8mm, were sold
>>> starting in the mid-1960s for as little as $10 or $15 each.
>>> There were
>>> also ten super-8 films released in 1976. Neither is
>>> available in new 8mm
>>> prints anymore, but as 16mm blowups.
>>> Brakhage said at the time that his model was a fine art
>>> book or
>>> classical music recording. He did want people to see the
>>> films at home.
>>> And the "Songs" in particular are in general
>>> better in 8mm and on small
>>> screen than in 16mm, in my view.
>>> Fred Camper
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>>> <email suppressed>.
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> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.
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