Roy Colmer

Metamorphosis (1973) 16mm, color, 30 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Body, Technology

The original material for the film was made from black and white video tapes of nude models -- the result of work sessions over a period of three months. The best sequences were taken and fed into a quantizer, which transfer the black and white tapes to color. The quantizer is sophisticated equipment: color complexity and juxtaposition can be altered to a high degree. A 16mm color film was made from the screen of the quantizer. Concentration in the film is of one and sometimes two models continually moving through the frame; as the film progresses, the figures become more and more abstract. The music I programmed and recorded live from ARP synthesizer and it consists of basic rhythms which change slowly as the images in the film evolve.

Rental: $40.00
16mm Rental: $40.00

Roy Colmer

278 (1976) 16mm, color, 11.25 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Landscape & Architecture, Technology

"Colorized video tape transferred to film, of cars on Route 278 in Brooklyn. The screen an electronic canvas where color is unified with the elegance of speeding machines. 278 transforms into pulsating luminescent imagery, to my mind surreal film paintings. 278 having the pastel shadings and mystery of an Odilon Redon."

Rental: $50.00
16mm Rental: $50.00

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