Austria, Salzburg

Film as a sensitive body

when 15 August 2016 - 27 August 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 700

Film as a sensitive body proposes that 16mm film material has properties that react not only to light exposure but also to contact with other bodies and substances. Through these contacts, image-making can be influenced in diverse ways and experimentation becomes a key part of the process.

During the two-week course the participants will try out diverse procedures involved in analogue film-making. They will capture images using 16mm cameras, process film in the dark room, cut, splice, and project the results. Every step of the process will be investigated in order to discover the aesthetic possibilities they offer. The working method will valorise intuitive approaches and at the same time stimulate knowledge exchange. The group will be encouraged to produce individual tests and experiments, as well as to plan and create together, in order to generate a film of collective authorship as result of the course.

By taking part in Film as a sensitive body the participants will be introduced to analogue film-making in an autonomous way, where they assume control over every aspect of moving-image-making, from conception to projection.

Course leader

Distruktur – Melissa Dullius / Gustavo Jahn

Target group

Anyone interested in fine arts, especially in analogue film-making

Course aim

Looking at and discussing the works in progress will also be an important part of the course. The aim is for each student to find an individual language of filmic narrative.

Fee info

EUR 700: Regular fee
EUR 540: Reduced fee for students


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