Our special guest will be experimental animator Edwin Rostron, a London-based artist and animator (www.edwinrostron.net), who also runs Edge of Frame, a blog about experimental animation (http://www.edgeofframe.co.uk/about/).
At our event, Edwin will be presenting a selection of his own work, alongside some work by fellow experimental filmmakers from around the world, including Alexander Stewart, Caleb Wood and Al Jarnow. Edwin has sent me these details and links about them:
Alexander Stewart’s short films have screened internationally, including at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Tribeca Film Festival, and ImageForum in Japan. He is co-director of the Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation, and teaches animation at DePaul University in Chicago.
A film by him here:
Edge of Frame interview with him and Lilli Carre about their experimental film festival Eyeworks here: http://www.edgeofframe.co.uk/eyeworks/
An interview with him here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmQadfYdM-0
Edge of Frame will be featuring an interview with Alexander about his film work in the future
Caleb Wood is one of the most talented and hardworking young experimental animators around today. Since graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2011, Caleb’s work has been shown widely around the world in numerous festivals. He was chosen for the prestigiousJAPIC Animation Artist in Residence Tokyo programme 2012-2013, he is part of the international animation collective Late Night Work Club and was the 2014 Festival Guest at Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation.
Edge of Frame interview with Caleb here: http://www.edgeofframe.co.uk/caleb-wood/
A film by him here
Al Jarnow is an animator, artist, sculptor, and filmmaker, whose video and animation works encompass sequences for Sesame St, including the legendary Cosmic Clock, and more personal explorations of light, shape and form. His work has influenced a generation of artists and animators, and his work has been shown at museums, festivals, universities, schools, and televisions around the world.
Documentary on Al’s work here:
Al’s website is here: http://www.protozone.net/AJ/Jarnow.html