Re: Scott Bartlett

From: Marcos Ortega (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Apr 06 2010 - 06:42:15 PDT

   What a coincidence. "The Making of 'Off/On'" was featured last week
in a post at the APEngine website.

   Quoting scott nyerges <email suppressed>:

> Hi Peter and Frameworkers:
> Thanks for your kinds words, Peter.
> Bartlett's work -- particularly "Off/On" -- was a revelation to me 
> in grad school. His merging of film and video through the use of 
> telecine and analog video processors was groundbreaking. I also
> must  give credit to Gene Youngblood, whose book "Expanded Cinema"
> is a  tremendous resource for learning about Bartlett's methods.
> Another  great resource is a video from 1981 (?), that Bartlett made
> at UCLA,  demonstrating how he created many of the effects in
> "Off/On." I  believe the title is "The Making of 'Off/On'" and was
> released by  Facets Multimedia as part of a VHS collection of his
> work.
> Recently, I'd been casting about, looking for new inspiration after 
> a long dry spell. I pulled Youngblood's book off my shelf and found 
> Scott's quote, which flipped a switch in my brain and sparked this 
> short video, a tribute to Bartlett. Peter is right: Scott Bartlett 
> has been too long overlooked, and I hope that he'll begin to be 
> rediscovered by filmmakers and film aficionados of all ages.
> -> Scott Nyerges
> ________________________________
> From: Peter Rose <email suppressed>
> To: email suppressed
> Sent: Mon, April 5, 2010 8:35:45 PM
> Subject: Re: Scott Bartlett
> Hey Scott- that's a lovely piece!    I'm very glad you've made a 
> point of celebrating Bartlett.   He's been underrecognized for many 
> years.   Thanks very much.
> best
> Peter
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   Best regards,

Marcos Ortega

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