animate! Stirring the Past at Halloween Festival London

Saturday 6 January 2007 19:00

animate!’s Stirring the Past: Live Personal Journies invites two artists, Run Wrake and Max Hattler, to be VJs for the night and to re-visit each of their personal histories via their own home movie and video footage, accompanied by music important to events in their past.

The evening is part of the 4th Halloween Short Film Festival and takes place at the Roxy Bar & Screen, a new venue at London Bridge establishing itself as a hub for showcasing VJ sets from new and established names on the scene.

animate! comes to this event with a history of risk-taking projects since 1990, and approached the two filmmakers after being inspired by Tarnation, Jonathan Caouette’s groundbreaking documentary feature mashed up from his home movies. Stirring the Past brings a live - and possibly dangerous! - aspect to this same territory.

Run Wrake is the award-winning director of Rabbit, commissioned by animate! in 2004, and Jukebox, funded by animate! in 1994. He has worked on idents, live tours and music promos for MTV, U2, Howie B, The Charlatans, Oasis and many others musicians, as well as making various commercials.

Max Hattler graduated in Animation from the Royal College of Art in 2005 with Collision which won the LUX Award for Best Experimental Film at the 2006 Halloween Short Film Festival. As a VJ he has performed live throughout Europe, and has created promo videos for several bands.

Also screening on the night is Sound Mirrors, the latest work from Coldcut.

Roxy Bar & Screen
128-132 Borough High Street
London SE1 1LB
nearest tube station: London Bridge or Borough
admission: free, non-ticketed on a first come first served basis

Saturday 6 January 2007 19:00 Roxy Bar & Screen website › Map ›

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