Wednesday, March 23, 2011

3/23/11 Bill Brand

Bill Brand's films and videos have screened since 1973 in the US and abroad in museums, festivals and independent film showcases. His 1980 Masstransiscope, restored in 2008, is a mural in the subway system of New York City that is animated by the movement of passing trains. Bill Brand lives in New York City and is Professor of Film and Photography at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. Since 1976 he has operated BB Opti...cs, an optical printing service specializing in 8mm blow-ups and archival preservation for independent filmmakers, libraries, museums and archives. Since 2005 he has taught film preservation at the New York University Moving Image Archiving and Preservation graduate program.

1972 b/w, sound, 25 min

Before The Fact

1974, 16mm, color, sound, 6 min. with Saul Levine

Chuck's Will's Widow
color, silent, 13 min

from Suite 1996-2003:

My F
ather's Leg, 1996, color, silent, DV video, 3 min
Interior Outpost, 2003, color, sound, DV video, 10 min

s Island
2005, color, sound, 16mm, 5 min. with Katy Martin

Susie's Ghost
1, 16mm, color, sound, 7 min. with Ruthie Marantz

Flattened City

2011, HD, color, sound, 5 min. text by Carolina Noblega

Montevideo, Uruguay: Works-in-Progress
HD, color, sound, 20 min.