45th edition 27 January - 7 February 2016

Shorts Special: Vertical CinemaSH-2014

Vertical Cinema is a programme of 10 35mm films, made by 13 renowned experimental artists and filmmakers in a monumental vertical CinemaScope format.

Chrome

Chrome

Chrome is inspired by the Autochrome process, a colouring technique for black-and-white photographs invented by the Lumière brothers in 1903. Esther Urlus, 2013, Netherlands, 8 min.
#43

#43

Similar to cells absorbing energy from the environment to sustain themselves, the pixels in #43 feed on beautiful noise to stay alive. Joost Rekveld, 2013, Netherlands, 11 min.
Louver

Louver

A hypnotic mechanical dance of fluorescent light fittings slowly swaying into an abyss. Horizontal images against a vertical backdrop. Björn Kämmerer, 2013, Germany, Austria, 6 min.
V~

V~

Geometric figures and lines come to life as an ancient creature forever creating and destroying itself. An organic geometry thriller. Manuel Knapp, 2013, Austria, 10 min.
Bring Me the Head of Henri Chrétien!

Bring Me the Head of Henri Chrétien!

There’s no sentiment as bold as the one in a duel shot in cinemascope, no emotional drop as high as the one in a vertical movie. Billy Roisz, Dieter Kovacic, 2013, Austria, 9 min.
Lunar Storm

Lunar Storm

Vertical explorations of lunar maria, swarms of unstable lunar particles swirling in the ‘glowing dust fountains’ caused by solar radiation. Rosa Menkman, 2013, Netherlands, 5 min.
Deorbit

Deorbit

An observation mission with a mind of its own - a journey from outer space to the celluloid grain. Telcosystems, Makino Takashi, 2013, Netherlands, 18 min.
Pyramid Flare

Pyramid Flare

A vertical film about the most enigmatic of man-made structures, and an exploration of basic cinematic mysteries: time, form and structure. Johann Lurf, 2013, Austria, 6 min.
Colterrain

Colterrain

Colterrain is a colourful landscape, a terrain described by mapping sound. What you hear is what you see - literally. Tina Frank, 2013, Austria, 11 min.
Walzkörpersperre

Walzkörpersperre

What happens when you laser-bomb a WW2 anti-tank wall? An uncompromised barrage of light and sound explode in this 11-minute megaton film. Martijn van Boven, Gert-Jan Prins, 2013, Netherlands, 12 min.
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