Articles about Experimental Filmmakers

One from the art
Uncut (2015) , No. 217, pp. 4-5


Audio-visual moiré patterns: Phasing in Guy Sherwin's Optical Sound films
The Soundtrack (2014) Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 47-57

British experimental film-maker Guy Sherwin's Optical Sound films from the 1970s explore the corporeal correspondence between sound and image through a transposition of the optical soundtrack into the visual images presented on-screen. These films are fundamentally a series of experiments ...

Expanded Film - Expanded Sound: Experimente mit Zelluloid und Musik sowie ihre Vorgeschichte
Archiv für Musikwissenschaft (2012) Vol. 69, No. 3, pp. 207-217

Experimental film galvanized hope in the ability to overcome the boundaries between different artistic genres, similar to hopes the nineteenth century placed in Gesamt- and Universalkunstwerke. Often developed by musicians, non-narrative experimental films created a new understanding of space and ...

Motion in Music--Motion in Painting: The Use of Music in the Films of Oskar Fischinger: For the 10th anniversary of the death of William Moritz
Journal of Film Music (2011) Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 155-169

Although the life of German abstract filmmaker Oskar Fischinger (1900-1967) has been reconstructed and his films analyzed, little interest has been given to the relationship between his films and the music. This study asks several questions: What kind of music ...

An audio-visual Gallivant: Psychogeographical soundscapes in the films of Andrew Kötting
The Soundtrack (2010) Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 125-130

Andrew Kötting is one of the most innovative film-makers working in Britain today, using his distinctive Punk multimedia aesthetic to circumvent not only the conventions of narrative cinema, but also the conventions of experimental film and fine art. One of ...