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    Motion Studies #12: Everything Is a Remix

    An exploration of the remix techniques involved in producing films.

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    Motion Studies #11: Razzle Dazzle Part 6: The Takeaway

    A stunning montage that tunnels through the media distortion field as depicted in dozens of movie and video clips.

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    Motion Studies #10: Pure

    A slew of visual cues from action movies create a kind of auto-critical futurist paean to maximum velocity.

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    Motion Studies #9: Rose Hobart

    The original movie remix.

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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #8: Following

    From now through April, the Oberhausen International Short Film Festival will present "Film Studies in Motion", a Web Series curated by Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee. This series, available on the festival's website and Facebook page, presents weekly ...

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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #7: Low Budget Eye Candy

    Even George Lucas started out as a resourceful low-budget filmmaker, as detailed in this video essay manifesto on DIY film production.

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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #6: Chaos Cinema Part 1

    This popular video, first featured on Press Play, explores how chaos reigns in the techniques used to make contemporary action films.

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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #5: Variation on a Sunbeam

    A 12 minute D.W. Griffith short is dissected and rearranged into multiple spaces playing out in real time, providing a revelatory view of Griffith's approach to storytelling and space.

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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #4: Godardloop

    47 films spanning 50 years of filmmaking are channeled into a stream of images that attest to the inimitable talent of Jean-Luc Godard.

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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #3: Falling: The Architecture of Gravity

    The video essay at its most direct, eloquent and illuminating, by virtue of simple comparison and astute observation.

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