Femke Wolting (by way of Eric Kluitenberg) on 26 Jan 2001 16:38:23 -0000

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[Nettime-nl] Exploding Cinema at the International Film Festival Rotterdam

   From the 24th of January till the 4th of februari the International Film
Festival Rotterdam presents Cinema Online.
As part of Exploding Cinema, the Cinema Online programme focuses on work
made especially for the internet and presents cinematographic pieces
-linear and interactive- that explore online filmmaking. The dedicated web
site ( <http://www.filmfestivalrotterdam.com/exploding>
http://www.filmfestivalrotterdam.com/exploding ) reveals the entire
programme and will be online from wednesday 24 january. In the festival
itself, the linear works will be screened in a film theatre and makers will
demonstrate their interactive works in presentations.
Theatre screenings:
Cinema Online 1 video, 70 min Compilation of work for the Internet on the
big screen. Largely short films and experimental work by independent
artists. A selection of the Cinema Online programme that is also on show on
the specially designed website (www.filmfestivalrotterdam.com/exploding).
With amongst others: L' &eacute;ternaute (Fred Fauquette / Erwan
D&eacute;fachelles, France, 2000)&nbsp; Nous sommes immortels (Daniel
Guyonnet, France, 1999).&nbsp; Smile (Niels Radtke, France, 2000) Stop for
a Minute (Paul Davis / Adam Chodzko / Paul Plowman / Freemilk / Jonathan
Romney / Darren Almond / Cameron Jamie / Moichi / Nigel Helyer / Roman
Coppola / Andrew K&ouml;tting, United Kingdom, 2001) th25-1 20:00 CA2,
sa27-1 20:00 CA2, sa3-2 20:00 CA2
Cinema Online 2 video, 60min Linear internetwork compilation with lots of
animation and several episodes from various series that only exist on the
web. A selection of the Cinema Online programme that is also on show on the
specially designed website (www.filmfestivalrot-terdam.com/explo-ding).
With amongst others: Badcop.de (Mike Tucker, Germany, 2000) Braingirl
Zurkow, USA, 2000) Joe Paradise (Roque Ballesteros, USA, 2000) Stainboy
(Tim Burton, USA, 2000)&nbsp; fr26-1 20:00 CA2, mo29-1 14:30 CA2, fr2-2
14:30 CA2
Show and Tell: Animutations Presentations of interactive work by the makers
themselves such as&nbsp; new forms of 'graphic novels', Flash and
animation. Is the future to be found in streaming media or will there be
(interactive) alternatives? Panelists: Jerome Mouscadet (Le Decouvert),
Fred Fauquette (Analog Indians), Angela Martini (Katbot), Will Amato
(Stainboy/Tim Burton), Marina Zurkow (Braingirl) Moderator: Carl Goodman
sa27-1 17:00 CA2
Show and Tell: Playing with Cinema Presentations of interactive work by the
makers themselves. This session focuses on innovative investigations of the
interactive possibilities in the form of game-like cinematic
webproductions. Panelists: Nick Crowe (artist/photographer), Tim Wright
(Online Caroline), Stephanie Owens (Oddcast), Ian Verchere (Electronic
Arts/Honkworm), Sebastien Kochman (Banja.com)&nbsp; Moderator: Carl Goodman
fr26-1 17:00 CA2
Net Economics Unlike the major online entertainment industry, independent
makers book minor successes. Which models make it possible to create&nbsp;
original content for the web and to be economically successful. Keith
Boesky (Eruptor), Ian Verchere (Honkworm), Martin Dahlhauser (Badcop),
Laura Hastings-Smith (Dazed and Confused/Channel 4), Vincy Thomas (Fifi)
su28-1 17:00 CA2
The Future of the Small Screen wed. 31-1 A debate about convergence
programmes. After years of talking about convergence and crossovers between
television and Internet, recently there have been more and more crossover
programmes in which new concepts are developed. Experts in the field of
successful programmes that combine old and new media in challenging ways
will have their say. John Wyver, co-founder of Illuminations, is
television, film and multimedia producer and has produced countless
programmes about art and digital media. Sharleen Smith is deputy director
of Oxygen Media where she leads the 'Convergence Lab', a co-operative
venture with cable companies and others to reconnoitre the spectrum of
interactive television. Stuart Nolan is adviser to Oyster Partners and
founder of the 'Interactive TV Knowledge Sharing Initiative', for
cooperation between the interactive television&nbsp; industry and

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