Media Madness Week, November 28-December 1, 2011

THE GUILD COMES TO POMONA

Monday, November 28, 7 pm, Smith Campus Center 208, with cast member Vince Caso and director Sean Becker of the popular web series “The Guild”.

 

 

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“Preserving Visual Music: The Archives of Center for Visual Music”

CINDY KEEFER, DIRECTOR OF THE CENTER FOR VISUAL MUSIC

Wednesday, November 30, 4-6 pm, Rose Hills Theater, Smith Campus Center

Cindy Keefer, archivist and curator, will discuss and screen work by pioneers of kinetic art and visual music from CVM’s archives. She will discuss Jordan Belson’s Vortex Concerts, the Oskar Fischinger legacy, CVM’s current preservation work, and “Raumlichtkunst,” the new nitrate to HD restoration of Fischinger’s 1920s multiple-projector cinema performances. Work presented from the archives will include Charles Dockum’s Mobilcolor Projector Performance, an early oscilloscope film by Mary Ellen Bute, plus films by Fischinger, Belson and others. CVM is an archive dedicated to visual music and abstract cinema, which preserves and promotes films by Fischinger, Belson, Dockum, Bute, Jules Engel, The Whitney Brothers and others of the visual music tradition, plus artwork and historical documentation. CVM also curates contemporary work, consults for museum exhibitions, and distributes DVD compilations.
www.centerforvisualmusic.org

Co-sponsored by the Pomona College Museum of Art

Image (c) Fischinger Trust, courtesy Center for Visual Music

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THE HEART IN THE HARD DRIVE: MOTION CAPTURE AND THE ROLE OF THE ACTOR IN EMERGING FILM TECHNOLOGY

Thursday, December 1, 4:15 pm, Rose Hills Theater, Smith Campus Center

Co-sponsored by the Pomona College Public Events Committee and Department of Theater and Dance

Script Supervisor Ana Maria Quintana (“Avatar”, “Tintin”) and actor Nicholas Gonzalez  (“Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid,” “Grey’s Anatomy”) will discuss what the emerging technology of “motion capture” means for the entertainment industry.

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