British Universities Film & Video Council

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This Side of the Channel

Synopsis
A UK electronic image retrospective, comprising four programmes of a selection of video art, computer animation and creative work for broadcast television.
1: Highlights major trends in British video art practice over a period of 15 years. Features work by Stephen Partridge, David Hall, Graham Young, Catherine Elwes, George Barber and Mona Hatoum.
2: A selection of video art from Steve Hawley, Sera Furneaux, Jo Pearson, Michael Curran and Simon Pummell.
3: Some early experimental forays into the world of computer-animated images dating from the late 1960s-1994, ending with some of the most spectacular and sophisticated products of the latest technology. Includes work by William Latham, Darrell Viner, Richard Wright and Paul Vester.
4: A selection of works of British television art, featuring experimental made-for-television pieces and extracts from creative arts documentaries, cut together with examples of some of the most striking and inventive titles sequences, trailers, etc. Includes Peter Greenaway and Tom Phillips’ A TV DANTE, and work from John Maybury, Richard Kwietniowski and the Black Audio Film Collective.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. U-matic, VHS. col. 100, 60, 60, 60 min.
Year of production
1994
Availability
out of distribution
Documentation
Accompanying notes and publicity materials.
Subjects
Media studies
Keywords
computer animation; experimental film & video; video art

Sections

Title
Short history of British video art 1975-1990, A
Synopsis
1: Highlights major trends in British video art practice over a period of 15 years. Features work by Stephen Partridge, David Hall, Graham Young, Catherine Elwes, George Barber and Mona Hatoum.

Title
New British video 1990-1994
Synopsis
2: A selection of video art from Steve Hawley, Sera Furneaux, Jo Pearson, Michael Curran and Simon Pummell.

Title
Short introduction to British computer animation 1968-1994, A
Synopsis
3: Some early experimental forays into the world of computer-animated images dating from the late 1960s-1994, ending with some of the most spectacular and sophisticated products of the latest technology. Includes work by William Latham, Darrell Viner, Ric

Title
Virtual TV
Synopsis
4: A selection of works of British television art, featuring experimental made-for-television pieces and extracts from creative arts documentaries, cut together with examples of some of the most striking and inventive titles sequences, trailers, etc. Incl

Distributor

Name

Film and Video Umbrella

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