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    Motion Studies #9: Rose Hobart

    The original movie remix.

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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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    VIDEO: Motion Studies #2: A Diary on David Holzman

    This video essay links an under-seen 1967 American independent film with the current wave of reality TV and video blogs that pervade contemporary culture.

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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #1: The Substance of Style

    A sampling of exemplary works from the emerging genre of online video essays on cinema. What better way to kick off the series than with an opening credit sequence, unpacked in such a way that can only be done via video essay?

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