BAICC 3rd edition concludes: Interview to Valentina Alvarado

BAICC 3rd edition concludes: Interview to Valentina Alvarado

The first International Artist Residencies for Film Creation – BAICC started in 2017 thanks to the support of AC/E and the LIFT, reaffirming the strong commitment of the Mostra with supporting production and artistic creation in alternative spaces. After this...

Ana Domínguez and Ángel Rueda. Ten Years of a Utopia

Ana Domínguez and Ángel Rueda. Ten Years of a Utopia

When, how, and why did you come up with the idea of creating a festival? Ana Domínguez: We were tired of working according to commercial models of cinema and television. We’d been there for a while, I was part of the art department (set, atrezzo). It’s a job that one...

Malcolm Le Grice. Let the Spectator Work

Malcolm Le Grice. Let the Spectator Work

The Co-op + Creating & Exhibiting Art My background, my influences were not from film, from cinema. I mean, I knew cinema very well, and in London, as a student, I saw all the Godard, Antonioni… the new-wave, and the supposed advanced cinema, but I wasn’t so...

Charlotte Pryce. Alchemy in Motion

Charlotte Pryce. Alchemy in Motion

Painting and Natural History When I was making artwork, originally I was interested in painting. But then I felt that painting was too static, and somehow the end result was not reflective of all the processes of thinking that were going on in my mind, obviously, in...

Madi Piller. Memories Engraved with Light

Madi Piller. Memories Engraved with Light

Experimenting with the material and trying to find new images plays a major role in most of your films. Where does that come from? Well, one looks for a way to express things. I always thought: if you have a camera, and you buy a lens for it, all your pictures will...

Bill Brand. Creating and Preserving

Bill Brand. Creating and Preserving

You’re a filmmaker and a preservationist, or, as you have said yourself, “an accidental preservationist”. How did you start preserving and restoring film? When I started making films, my first jobs were in animation, with an animator camera. That led me to thinking...

Mark Toscano. Two Passions, One Destiny

Mark Toscano. Two Passions, One Destiny

How did you get to specialize in experimental films? I’ve been a film lover since I was pretty young. And most people that get very passionate about film usually start with the more obvious stuff, the classics, or the new exciting movies when you’re young, and that...

Ross Lipman. The Crossroads Experience

Ross Lipman. The Crossroads Experience

How you came up with the idea of the kind of performative lecture you’ll be offering? I’ve always been very inspired by the long tradition of illustrated lectures, which goes back many hundreds of years, within film history. But within history, you have also the...