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
> 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.
> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.
For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.