Re: [Frameworks] Forbes editorial about Kodak

From: Aaron F. Ross <>
Date: Tue, 04 Oct 2011 14:49:19 -0700

Any constructive criticism regarding my work is welcome. Ad hominem
attacks are not. Please be civil. The URL you want to go to is --

Regarding my personal knowledge of experimental film, I'm not a
scholar, but I do know the essentials. I've seen works by Michael
Snow et al. My personal influences are Fischinger, John Whitney, and
Jordan Belson. --

If I conveyed a tone of disrespect to anyone here, that was
unintentional, so please accept my apology. I was merely trying to
warn everyone about the apocalypse. It's not a myth. It is going to
happen. There are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of
in your philosophy. --


At 10/4/2011, you wrote:

>On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 3:58 PM, Mike Maryniuk WFG
><<>> wrote:
>I seen your vimeo page....
>Pretty bad.
>About that Vimeo page...
>But that been the problem with most of the Digital "artists" since
>the 80s. They talk the talk but they do not walk the walk. Like
>those guys I saw near the ST. Mark's cube one evening back in 1997,
>they had rigged an early webcam into a minitaure motorized rig that
>looked a lot like Snow's La Region Central machine. When I
>approached them and tried talking to them about Snow and his film
>they just looked at me like children caught with their web browser
>(Netscape most likely) in the cookie jar... It was obvious they did
>not know one byte about experimental cinema or its history, they
>thought they were inventing the wheel or something.
>No culture at all. Those Whole Earth guys should have used as a
>motto "Access to tools-
>and their historic/cultural background"
>About the whole end of Kodak issue I believe that if I was a
>producer of a big budget film I would make sure to end with a
>negative and good print elements. It would be a pity to spend $100
>million US and find out ten years later that your movie has sunk
>down a file sinkhole,
>like what happened to NASA a few years back.
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