Film Friends: Series Continues April 14 with Caryn Cline
Wednesday, April 14 at 10 am LA/Seattle time
FREE ONLINE EVENT!
Film Friends is a monthly series that brings established and emerging filmmakers together online for informal discussions on everything analog cinema. Series 1 features eco image-makers from around the world! Zoom in on April 14 — 10 AM LA/Seattle time — as we continue the series in conversation with Caryn Cline, who will talk her botanicollage process and other direct animation techniques. Free event! All welcome!
Check out a specially curated group of Caryn’s Films here… Password: EPFC2021
Originally from the Missouri Ozarks, Caryn Cline is a filmmaker and teacher who has been making films and videos for 25 years. She works with found footage, shoots 16mm film, and creates handmade direct animation “botanicollage” films. “Botanicollage” is a term she coined to describe the technique of creating direct animation films using botanical elements. Stan Brakhage pioneered these techniques in films such as “Mothlight” and “Garden of Earthly Delights.”
Drawn to the kinaesethic and haptic qualities of filmmaking materials and processes, Caryn locates the heart of her work in creating experimental, handmade, hand-crafted films, utilizing botanicollage and other direct animation techniques, employing a variety of analogic interventions with found footage, shooting with a hand-cranked camera, and often combining the results in an optical printer.
Saturday, January 22 at 10 am Pacific Time | FREE ONLINE EVENT!
Film Friends is a monthly series that brings established and emerging filmmakers together online for informal discussions on everything analog cinema. Season 2 features image-makers from around the world in conversation on the theme SIMPLE MACHINES! Zoom in on Saturday, January 22 — 10 AM Pacific Time — as we learn all about Super 8 pinhole cameras with the fabulous Pablo Marín! Free event! All welcome! Support for Film Friends is provided by the Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts.
OUTDOORS AT EPFC LOS ANGELES | SATURDAY, JANUARY 29: Noon – 3 pm
Discover the joys of analog filmmaking with this fun, free, outdoor hands-on intro class to Super 8 and 16mm.
We’ll learn about film history, camera mechanics and analogue cinematography techniques and then put our new knowledge into practice as we do some filmming of our own using a Canon Super 8 camera and a 16mm Bolex camera. Workshop limited to 6 participants.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 30: 10 AM - 1 PM
Why use toxic chemistry to develop your Super 8, 16mm or 35mm film when you can get fantastic results without harming Mother Earth? Join us for this free workshop in the EPFC Los Angeles outdoor CineKitchen as we cook up some tasty analog film processing experiments using non-toxic ingredients from the pantry, park, farmer’s market, garden and grocery store.