Short on Experiments
Local Sightings Film Festival 2013
Wednesday, Oct 02 at 09:00PM
It's a Short-stravaganza at Local Sightings 2013! See all of the short film programs in this year's festival at the discount price of $24 Film Forum Members, $40 General Admission.
Short On Experiments
$500 of Party
Nandan Rao Corvalis, OR 14 min
A grant of $500 is offered as a re-grant to someone who has a good party idea. The only catch is that they must submit a video proposal explaining why they're a deserving party.
A Beginning, Middle And An End
Jon Behrens Seattle, WA 5 min
A truck explodes into a kaleidoscope of painted, optically-printed animation.
Betwixt and Between
Catron Booker Seattle, WA 10:26 min
A journey through the archives and a tribute to the jazz virtuoso, Ms. Valaida Snow.
Brilliant - A Short Story
Austin Halvorsen Klamath Falls, OR 3:35 min
This short abstract/experimental animation takes place in a world without creative minds. Industry has defaced the world, turning everything the same shade of grayincluding the people.
By the Salish Sea
Serge Gregory Seattle, WA 11:33 min
On the Northwest coast, a Salish native ís on a vision quest and disturbed by the arrival of a tall ship.
Charade Salise Hughes Seattle, WA 8 min
Based on and using manipulated footage from the 1963 film of the same name, with Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn, this film is about a man who is constantly changing his identity.
Kithkin - Fallen Giants
Ben Anderson Seattle, WA 4:25 min
The castaway Cascadian crew, Kithkin, sits down for a usual evening of whittling and playing games. Everything seems normal until Bigfoot Wallace rolls a 1 and summons a light beast who drags him away to his lair. Guided by the Chinese Lion spirits of the forest, the remaining Kithkinites embark on a quest to save their friend.
Steve Demas Seattle, WA 5:25 min
Archival footage and a jazzy soundtrack contrast with modern, dark humor.
They Look Right Through You
Tess Martin Seattle, WA 9:05 min
Whether cat people or dog people, we all think we have relationships with our pets. But do our pets feel the same way? Can we ever really know how our animals see us, or are our relationships with them ultimately a leap of faith? This marker-on-glass animated short uses interviews to explore the depth and limitations of human-pet relationships and how we communicated, feel for and understand each other.
Tess Martin - Seattle, WA - 1:23 min
Life models sometimes don't stay as still as you'd like, and drastic measures are necessary.
Walk in the Woods
Tess Martin - Seattle, WA 1 min
Beware the forest, beautiful yet treacherous. This one minute short was created at the I-Park artist residency in East Haddam, Connecticut.
Reel Grrls - Seattle, WA- 3:01 min
An experimental youth-produced film, depicting the contrast between a drab and an illuminated day, which asks the viewer to open their eyes and change their ways.
Justin Mata - Seattle, WA - 11:37 min
This animated Western uses photographic reproductions from historical, cinematic and editorial references in a stop motion style video.
Luck One X Dizz - Dem Say Yeah
Ben Anderson - Seattle, WA - 3:29 min
In an age where media controls our lives, Luck-One is the voice of the people, freeing them from the hypnotic bonds of the unknown villain behind the mass media messages.
Longhouse Media - Seattle, WA 5 min
The hummingbird dives and darts with great agility, representing fertility and joy; this short is an expression of willpower, strength, and survival, carried forward through dance.
Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122