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Phytophilia and Other Short Films with Original Score

Phytophilia and other short films with original score Featuring: PSU…
Add to my Calendar 2021-03-12 19:00:00 2021-03-12 21:00:00 Phytophilia and Other Short Films with Original Score Phytophilia and other short films with original score Featuring: PSU School of Music Advanced Laptop Ensemble Interbay Cinema Society and Northwest Film Forum PSU School of Music Laptop Ensemble PSU School of Film Live at Holocene Portland State University's Sonic Arts and Music Production's Advanced Laptop Ensemble presents Phytophilia, created in collaboration with Interbay Cinema Society and Northwest Film Forum as well as salient works focused on the personal output of advanced Laptop Ensemble members. In addition, individual filmmakers from PSU’s School of Film partnered with members of the PSU laptop ensembles to create original scores for their short films. Both PSU laptop ensembles are tied together within the collaborative work of Exquisite Corpse (cadavre exquis), an experimental work showcasing diverse personal styles informing the artists within, hybridized together in a surreal voyage of sonic grandeur. The Advanced Laptop Ensemble is a unique ensemble experience, one that encourages each student to explore intricate production and collaborative techniques with other dedicated artists. The curriculum is centered around artistic collaboration and creative leadership. Rather than specific rubrics and strict guidelines, Advanced Laptop Ensemble pushes students not only to develop their own ideas and concepts—but to deliver upon those concepts in creative and experimental means. The class culminates with a multimedia showcase of student pieces, allowing each student/collaborative group an opportunity for formal performance experience. Phytophilia is a collaborative film using digital scans of 16mm film sequences created using the phytography technique: plant materials soaked in developer are exposed on raw film stock and fixed. After a workshop taught by phytography inventor Karel Doing, 16mm filmmakers created these sequences. Film scan by Sam Atkinson at Lightpress. Workshop co-sponsored by Interbay Cinema Society and Northwest Film Forum. DONATION INFO: Donations encouraged and appreciated, with all donations split between Holocene (@holoceneportland) staff and Outside the Frame (@otfpdx), a non-profit Training homeless & marginalized youth to be the directors of their own films and lives. You can make a donation at the Eventbrite link in advance, or during the stream on one of the following channels: Venmo: @holoceneportland Cash App: $holoceneportland PayPal Advanced Laptop Ensemble Members: Aaron Bergeson Juliana Bigelow Cameron Gates Ashley Kahl-Placek Selena Li Isabel Olds Cole Ottum Daniel Shinseki Nathaniel Alexander School of Film Students Ruby Mullen Stephanie Arndt Samuel Kidoguchi Sierrah Bettin Jazmine Ortiz Jasmin Vazquez Dustin Golden-Collum Sage Maniscalco-Wickham Greyfaen Eastland Lindsey McCallum Gianna Basile Phytophilia Filmmakers Anjali Sundaram Brian Darr Caryn Cline Chris Day Devon Damonte Ellie Kozlowski Jonah Kozlowski Kathleen Quillian Kerry Laitala Michelle Mellor Pam Minty Paul Siple Peter Randlette Rana San Ruth Hayes Laptop Ensemble Members Alexander Abrazaldo Dan Barone Hopper Canty Roberto Carrasco Victor Ceja Tanen Friedman Shelby Harvey Nickalus Heinze Michael Hoerner Erik Jarlstrom Joshua Le Max Longshore Jess Moore Gethin Myers Gwen Nicely Kyle Rodgers Alexia Rouzaud Spencer Schillinger Morgan Snyder Uba Uba PSU’s Laptop Ensembles are directed by Christi Denton. PSU Film students worked with Professor Pam Minty Photo: Paul Siple Christi Denton: Christi Denton: America/Los_Angeles public

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