7 Question Interview with Ben Russell, Artist & Filmmaker

Ben Russell is a filmmaker, artist, curator, art instructor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a great keynote speaker. Perhaps he may be considered a terminologist, for he seemingly has coined the term/genre “psychedelic ethnography,” judging by his writings and recent inspiring lecture at the MCA. Mr. Russell’s recent three-hour ethnography Let Each […]

Studio Visit with Lewis Khlar, Los Angeles-based Filmmaker

Studio Visit with Filmmaker Lewis Klahr from Wexner Center on Vimeo. Earlier this year, the Wexner Center visited the Los Angeles-based studio of award-winning animator, Lewis Klhar. Klhar works with found footage: found still images, to be accurate. He culls and clips images from old magazines, books, printings, and so forth. He uses other inanimate […]

Audio Interview: Robert Breer Interviewed by Charles Levine, July 1970

[audio:] (7″ IPS; 1/4″ REEL-7″; 00:45:46) Found via Anthology Film Archives / UbuWeb Filmmaker Charles Levine interviews animator/artist Robert Breer at his home in Palisades, New York. They cover Breer’s transition from painting to film, his years spent in Paris, neo-plastic painting, W.K.L. Dickson’s Mutoscope, image and sound composition, modes of exhibition, audience impact and […]

Video Interview: Peter Hutton, Robert Gardner, the Screening Room (1977)

Peter Hutton (At Sea, 2007, Skagafjordur, 2003, Looking at the Sea, 2001), an eminent experimental filmmaker from Michigan, visited the Screening Room Series, in March 1977, to screen excerpts from his films and discuss his experiences with filmmaking and education; Hutton is interviewed by Robert Gardner. Gardner is a eminent visual anthropologist who is widely known for […]

Five Question Interview with Blake Whitman, Vimeo Founder

I recently interviewed the founder of vimeo, Blake Whitman, for Inspired Magazine, a daily selection of graphic design and web design inspiration. We briefly discussed the current the 2010 Vimeo Film Festival and Awards. Click here to read the five question interview.

Seven Question Interview with Will Reed, Brooklyn-Based Painter

Will Reed is a Brooklyn-based painter. His work speaks for itself. Will received a BA, Summa Cum Laude, Studio Art; a BA, Psychology, Magna Cum Laude, and minors in Religion and Philosphy from Lyon College, Batesville, AR. Will received his Post-Baccalaureate Certificate of Fine Art at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, MD, and is […]