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Contact Light (2012)

story © Michael Betancourt | published March 18, 2012 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



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Viral Underground (2011)

story © Michael Betancourt | published December 10, 2011 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



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2.5 min
Designed by Rey Parla and Michael Betancourt

This movie was produced as a collaboration between the scratch film maker Rey Parla and digital movie maker Michael Betancourt. It developed from several years of discussions about collaborating on a project, and finally began when Parla sent a drive with material to Betancourt in the summer of 2011, which he then combined with some of his own material. The finished movie is a dialogue between their approaches and techniques, combining scratch, glitch, analog processing and digital compositing to create a hybrid.






 
conjunction (2011)

story © Michael Betancourt | published November 1, 2011 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



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This movie is a diptych (2 panel) piece that I just finished. It was made using glitches as the basic source material. It's in HD, but this sample combines the two separate elements into a single movie.






 
Year

story © Michael Betancourt | published August 2, 2011 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



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I have uploaded this longer, abstract movie that was made to be seen in both 2D and 3D (using the chromadepth technology):




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Eigengift (updated)

story © Michael Betancourt | published March 6, 2011 | permalink | TwitThis Digg Facebook StumbleUpon  |  Print



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Eigengift is a short video prepared using the taxonomy for abstraction that was published by Leonardo magazine.

Update: Abstracting the External: iotaSalon 2.11 screened this movie at UCLA's Broad Art Center on February 21, 2011.




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