The RESFEST from the USA is the first and most famous international digital film festival based in San Francisco and New York. In the context of ZKM's current special exhibition, FUTURE CINEMA, festival director Jonathan Wells and Holly Willis, editor-in-chief of RES magazine, will present the highlights of the RESFEST's current touring program.
Friday, 01/24/ 2003:
8 pm :: Short Film Program
»State of the Art« - Short films that come up with hyper-stylization and cross visual borders in their picture stories.
10 pm :: Music Video Program
»Cinema Electronica« - The best electronic music videos of the past years have been united by the astonishing diversity of their visual forms, ranging from cartoon Disney classics to an ultra-real pictorial language.
7 pm :: Lectures (in English)
Jonathan Wells : »From the magazine to the digital film«
Holly Willis: »Contemporary developments of digital film and its possibilities of distribution«
8 pm : Short Film Program
»By Design« - With a focus on the graphics and the aesthetics of pictures, this selection of films is concerned with the central obsession of this hybrid film/design-genre.
10 pm ::
»Chris Cunningham Retrospective« - Chris Cunningham belongs to the guild of excellent music clip directors with masterpieces such as For Björk, Aphex Twins and Portishead.