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Motion Studies #12: Everything Is a Remix

An exploration of the remix techniques involved in producing films.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • April 5, 2012 8:57 AM
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Motion Studies #11: Razzle Dazzle Part 6: The Takeaway

A stunning montage that tunnels through the media distortion field as depicted in dozens of movie and video clips.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • April 4, 2012 8:46 AM
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Motion Studies #10: Pure

A slew of visual cues from action movies create a kind of auto-critical futurist paean to maximum velocity.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • April 3, 2012 8:36 AM
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Motion Studies #9: Rose Hobart

The original movie remix.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • April 2, 2012 8:03 AM
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VIDEO - Motion Studies #8: Following

From now through April, the Oberhausen International Short Film Festival will present "Film Studies in Motion", a Web Series curated by Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee. This series, available on the festival's website and Facebook page, presents weekly selections of analytical video essays on the web, in preparation for Pantenberg and Lee's presentation  "Whatever happened to Bildungsauftrag? – Teaching cinema on TV and the Web", scheduled for April 28 at the festival.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • March 30, 2012 8:19 AM
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VIDEO - Motion Studies #7: Low Budget Eye Candy

Even George Lucas started out as a resourceful low-budget filmmaker, as detailed in this video essay manifesto on DIY film production.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • March 29, 2012 7:57 AM
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VIDEO - Motion Studies #6: Chaos Cinema Part 1

This popular video, first featured on Press Play, explores how chaos reigns in the techniques used to make contemporary action films.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • March 28, 2012 8:36 AM
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VIDEO - Motion Studies #5: Variation on a Sunbeam

A 12 minute D.W. Griffith short is dissected and rearranged into multiple spaces playing out in real time, providing a revelatory view of Griffith's approach to storytelling and space.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • March 27, 2012 8:30 AM
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VIDEO - Motion Studies #4: Godardloop

47 films spanning 50 years of filmmaking are channeled into a stream of images that attest to the inimitable talent of Jean-Luc Godard.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • March 23, 2012 1:42 PM
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VIDEO - Motion Studies #3: Falling: The Architecture of Gravity

The video essay at its most direct, eloquent and illuminating, by virtue of simple comparison and astute observation.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • March 21, 2012 11:59 AM
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