Bastart | Milano-based web magazine è il canale video ufficiale del Festival dell’Illustrazione di Pavia. I primi filmati sono già online: un breve trailer su alcuni momenti dell’inaugurazione della 6° edizione al Castello Visconteo; e una music-poetry “Variazioni”, in cui il sax di Natan Sinigaglia incontra gli… ippogrifi
In the world flooding with information, a talent for telling things shortly and to the point is alone a virtue. Add to this a daring fuck-the-system attitude plus a superb sense of humour, and you get a perfect Portrait of the Animators as Young Men. Their payoff might sound to you quite straight-forward (“Phckn awesome animation until death do us apart”) but it leaves no doubts: there’s a true commitment behind it.
If he were a painter, he would probably work with a simple paintbrush. Well, he’s a poet so he uses a pen. A pen that ranges from Canon 7D to GoPro to, sometimes, iPhone 4S. Images are his words. Short films are his favourite genre. And music – oh, music – is the Muse. Vitùc is a Luxembourg-born Italian filmmaker, boasting a rich collection of visual poems, an ever-growing list of awards, and a bunch of highly choosy fans – such as David Lynch, to name just a few. Bastart managed to get a quick chat with the artist about shorts, poetry and… plastic bags floating in the air.
The 2013 edition of the Filminute International One-minute Film Festival is underway. Throughout the month of September watch, rate, comment and help decide the People’s Choice by voting for your favourite. One vote per person!
“I am searching for nothing. I am happy.” Jonas Mekas – filmmaker, poet, curator and critic.
The godfather of avant-garde film turns 90 on Christmas Eve.