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Athanasia (2017) | 14th Muestra De Cine de Lavapiés (Madrid, Spain)

So glad that film “Athanasia” in collaboration with Musician Rey Eisen is selected at the 14th Muestra De Cine de Lavapiés from 23rd of June to 2nd of July 2017 (Madrid, Spain).

 

 

The “Muestra De Cine de Lavapiés” is an event organized by a group of neighbors. A week of projections that is celebrated at the beginning of each summer in diverse spaces of the neighborhood. We like to take the cinema to the street. In this project nobody charges, nobody pays, we bet because the desire flows; not the money. A third and a half of the program of the show are integrated works that come to us through this annual call we now launch. We call on all friendly tribes to send us free audiovisual works: experimental pieces, shorts, menhirs, tasty stories, boars, insurgent documentaries, pirate ships and even bards.

 

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(*Lavapiés, aka Lavapiex: “Small neighborhood in the center of Madrid that now and always resists the invader”)

Screening and Program:
http://lavapiesdecine.net/programa

Film “Athanasia” (2017) available:
http://lavapiesdecine.net/pelicula/2272/athanasia

 

 

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Member of Jury | Meters International Film Festival (MIFF) New York

I am so pleased to be Jury member of the ‘Meters International Film Festival’ (MIFF) to be held on April 1, 2017 at Bristol Valley Theater, New York.

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The Meters Film Festival (MIFF) is a not for profit organisation that has been set up to give audiences a chance to see films that might not be available in other local public venues, while also inspiring local film makers with access to workshops led by leading industry experts.

It is the mission of the MIFF to support the work of talented and dedicated filmmakers and to share their work so that it may inspire, educate, and transform youth and professionals in the youth work field. Our main target group is the generation of developing young filmmakers but we are very delighted at every entry. The essence of this success is to motivate common activity among young inland filmmakers and other international organizations taking part in the audiovisual program.

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The list of movies selected for exhibition by the jury will be presented in the Official Selection section of our official website.

Event date: April 1, 2017, 7 pm.
Festival website:
http://metff.com/
List of jury: http://metff.com/judges/

 

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Athanasia (2017) | Film now available

Athanasia (2017)
Project by Fred L’Epee
Music composer Rey Eisen
Produced by Helicon Films

Genre Experimental fiction
Year 2017
Duration 05mn. 30s

Synopsis
“When this corruptible body has assumed its incorruptibility, and this mortal body has clothed itself with immortality (athanasia), then the word that is written will be fulfilled: Death has been engulfed in victory”
(1 Corinthians 15 : 54)


Helicon Films 

Executive producer:
Fred L’Epee
Co-producer:
Jean-Baptiste Lozac’h

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Official selection | Film ‘Fahrenheit 4.33’ MADATAC 8th Edition (Madrid, Spain)

Fahrenheit 4.33 (2016)
MADATAC 8th Edition
From January 12 to February 5, 2017
Cultural Center Conde Duque
Madrid (Spain)

MADATAC is an independent and non-profit springboard, with an cultural diversity approach for cutting edge experimental and new media audio-visual culture, that particularly values innovation, originality and risk-taking art projects.

This unique and leading international event take ‘s place in Madrid (Spain) each December within the city Mile of Art. Our objective is encourage the participation of citizens in the fields of audiovisual art, video art, digital new media art culture and to promote the exchange of knowledge between professionals with collaborative projects which serve as a collective laboratory were artists can present their most recent creations to the greater public, critics, commissioners, scholars from university institutions, curators, collectors, institutions and companies, as well as other trained members the community.

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This is intended to support and spotlight rising investigations, research work and papers on this field employing new technologies, awarding creative excellence of artists who best fuse in a single work technology and imagination and challenge conventional cinematic narratives, in order to build worldwide networking intercultural bridges between regions, artists and organizations overturned towards the most transforming future art.

Program: Festival guide to audio-visual digital art in Madrid: https://issuu.com/madatac/docs/catalogo_madatac_08_lectura

Website: http://madatac.es/

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Festival of Sound Video Art | ACTIVA 2016 Sala Lai Gallery (Gijón,Spain)

We are very proud to announce that film “The White Widow” has been selected to be screened as part of ACTIVA 2016 | Festival of Sound Video Art at Sala Lai Gallery.

Screening on Saturday, November 26th, Gijón, Asturias (Spain).

The White Widow (Film poster)

Sala Lai
Sala Lai Art is an independent space, a transnational work in progress for today new and innovative arts, exhibitions and interaction betwen artists working in differents ways, countries and technologies.

Website: http://www.laimuseum.com/

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Curator: Jaime Rodriguez | ACTIVA 2016 | Website http://www.kaosart.org/

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12th MARFICI | International Film Festival ‘Mar del Plata’ (Argentina)

Fahrenheit 4.33 (2016) is selected for the 12th MARFICI Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente (Mar del Plata, Argentina) which will held from 6th to 13th of August 2016.

 

 

The MARFICI festival is the third largest private company in Latin America, a region where the film is to distribute the most independent channels of expressions that are not accessible. The goal is to create a diffusion space of independent film productions with an international, national and local level.

 

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Program: http://marfici.org/catalogo/tren/
Official website:http://marfici.org/

 

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The White Widow | IN-SONORA (9th edition)

The White Widow (2015)
IN-SONORA | 9th Edition
Muestra de Arte Sonoro e Interactivo
From 2nd to 15th March
Madrid (Spain)

 

 

In-Sonora is an independent and non-profit project that has positioned itself as an nationally and internationally avant-garde proposal. Thanks to the collaboration between artists, professionals, cultural operators, public and private institutions, and a wide audience. This 10 years of projects will take place with this new edition of the show. From 2nd to March 15 at “La Casa Encendida”, “El Águila”, “Centro Centro”, “IED Madrid”, “Medialab-Prado”, “Joy Gallery” and “Gallery Swinton and Crossroads”.

 

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The aim of this biennial show is to expand the visibility of national and international artists, supporting experimental contemporary proposals that sound and interactivity that are key visual elements.

The press conference will be conducted by Maite Camacho, director and curator of IN-SONORA, who will talk with the audience about the idea and development of this project which has already more than 10 years of existence. It will be presented the full program of activities that make up this edition and the most important developments.

 

Artist profile: Fred L’ Epee | In-Sonora (9th edition)

Official website: http://in-sonora.org/

 

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Derive (2016) | Barcelona Planet Film Festival

Derive (2016)
Barcelona Planet Film Festival
Short Films Competition
From 3th to 26th february 2016
Barcelona (Spain)

 

 

Barcelona Planet Film Festival is a monthly international event meant to showcase innovative independent cinema from around the world by up-and-coming artists.

The festival hopes to be the voice and representation for films with a unique voice and message, regardless of how low the budget might be.

Each month film industry specialists watch and vote for The Best of The Festival in each category. Aiming to inspire, motivate and award new talent.

 

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Categories:
Best Narrative Feature Film
Best Documentary Feature Film
Best Animation Feature Film
Best Narrative Short Film
Best Documentary Short Film
Best Animation Short Film
Best Trailer/Teaser

 

Website: http://barcelonaplanetfilmfestival.weebly.com/january-2016.html

 

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Derive (2016) | Film now available

Derive (2016)
Film by Fred L’Epee and Jean-baptiste Lozac’h.
Music by William Ryan Fritch.
Helicon Films

 

 

Genre Experimental/Fiction
Year 2016
Duration 15mn. 50s.

 

Between an inexhaustible past and a non-unfoldable future: a chase after the horizon and some areas of refuge. Between what we believe, what we lived and what we would like to live. Life, perhaps…-Synopsis

 

Helicon Films 2016
This work is licensed under Creative Commons.
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.

 

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Festival of Sound Video Art
 | Activa 2016 (Aviles, Spain)

We are very proud to announce that film “The White Widow” has been selected to be screened as part of ACTIVA 2016 | Festival of Sound Video Art at the Municipal Center of Arts & Exhibitions (CMAE) from 19th January until 19th February to Aviles (Spain)

 

 

Jaime Rguez is pleased to send the invitation for the exhibition ‘ARTE ALTER’ which will be screened to the “12th edition SINEDIE” as well as the continuous projection of selected works “ACTIVA’2016”. This event opens on January 19, 2016 from 18pm. and will be on display until 19 February in the CMAE. Municipal Arts Center & Exhibitions of Aviles, Spain.

 

Festival of Sound Video Art
 "Activa 2016"

 

The term sound-videoArt pretends to give a new concept to the digitalized works in which sonorous-musical creativity and image in video are combined to generate a symbiosis that is shown as an audiovisual canvas in movement.

The exhibition is directed by Jaime Rguez and coordinated by Encarnación Domingo with Jaime Rguez . The Municipal Foundation of Culture of the City of Avilés will publish a reasoned exhibition catalog written by Juan Carlos Aparicio Vega.

 

More info: http://www.kaosart.org/ACTIVA/2016/ACTIVA-2016.htm
Official websitehttp://www.kaosart.org/

 

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Solar Love | Award winner @DOTR FF 2015 Cineclub Detour (Roma, Italy)

We are pleased to announce that film “Solar Love” (2015) is Award winner in the section of Experimental Cinema of “DETOUR ON THE ROAD FILM FESTIVAL 2015”, Cineclub Detour (Roma, Italy).

 


 

DETOUR ON THE ROAD FILM FEST 2015

Edition – Landscape / Escape. Landscapes / Escape routes.
International festival of independent cinema on the road, wandering and border, disorientation and drifts psychogeographic. An international independent film festival, both on the road and borderline. Errant images, displacements and Psychogeographical drifts.

 

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The cultural association DETOUR is active in Rome since 1997. It manages a screening room of more than seventy places in the historic center of the city, recently renovated and expanded, offering for its members an eclectic program of screenings and talks selecting cinema, music and theater, exhibition of visual art media, photography and painting, book presentations and cultural events in Rome and Lazio.

Detour film adheres to the FICC (Italian Federation of Film Societies) since its establishment in December 2014 and is affiliated all’ENAL (National Support Workers)

 

DOTR ff 2015 | Palmares | Award Winners:
http://www.cinedetour.it/newsletter/2015/12/06/dotr-ff-2015-palmares-award-winners/

Official website: http://www.cinedetour.it

 

 

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Solar Love (2015) | International Film Festival “On the road ” (Roma, Italy)

Solar Love (2015)
Official selection
International Film Festival “On the road”
November 18th to December 5th 2015
Detour Cinema (Roma, Italy)

 

 

DOTR FF 015 , International Film Festival “On the road”. Landscapes and Escape routes is the theme of this year : Wonderland in erosion with changing landscapes, the possibility and impossibility to escape from when the landscape is no longer home. The Presidents of the Jury for the three competition sections are: the critic Roberto Silvestri , director Daniel Cyprus and computer artist Ida Gerosa . A section out of competition with world premieres ; a silent film masterpiece Brazilian surrealist , limit , live soundtrack by Mike Cooper and Alipio Carvalho Neto , one of the greatest exponents of the musical world , as a special event final.

 

International Film Festival "On the road "

 

Official program:
http://www.cinedetour.it/newsletter/2015/12/27/detour-on-the-road-film-fest-015-official-selection-2015-in-competition/

Official website:
wwww.cinedetour.it

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Helicon Films available on Vimeo

Helicon Films

Helicon Films is an independent film production company based out of Switzerland and the United States that produces short films. The films are three to twenty-four minutes in running time. The films are in black and white, in color, or in a combination of both. The genre for these films is experimental with an emphasis on exploring existential themes. We produce three or four films per year. There are three divisions of our production company: production, preproduction, and postproduction.

Executive producer:
Fred L’Epee
Co-producers:
Jean-Baptiste Lozac’h
Ed Alvarado

Official website: https://vimeo.com/channels/heliconfilms

Helicon Films production:
http://fred-lepee.com/production/

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Solar Love (2015) | Film now available

Solar Love (2015)
Film by Fred L’Epee and Jean-Baptiste Lozac’h
Music by Angel Sanchez Cervera
(Hortus Conclusus Records 2015)

 

Genre Experimental/Fiction
Year 2015
Duration 06 mn 50s

 

Helicon Films 2015
This work is licensed under Creative Commons.
Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.

 

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Festival Cel·AV | Art Center of Central Catalonia (Barcelona, Spain)

BIPOLAR (2014)
1rst edition of Festival Cel·AV | Vídeo a Konvent
Contemporary Art Center of Central Catalonia
From 18th to 20th September
Barcelona (Spain)

 

 

The collective project of “HearteartH” will be presented to Barcelona, at the festival Cel·AV | vídeo a Konvent! On 18th, 19th and 20th September will be held the first edition of Cel·AV. A videoart festival organized by Konvent, the Contemporary Art Center of Central Catalonia specialized in new artistic languages and the relationship between culture and territory.

 

Festival Cel·AV | vídeo a Konvent

 

The curators of HearteartH prepared a presentation of all the videos so far involved in the project, for the dissemination of video art and especially for Konvent. Videos from around the earth show the huge variety of sensibilities and techniques approaching the theme of HearteartH, and thus are employed to show our world. The peculiarity of this presentation is that there will be fragments of all the videos of the collective project so it is going to be an intense artistic mosaic, inciting to complete the visions on our own.

 

Participating video- and sound artists: Pendar NasserSharif, Jean François Réveillard, ZIL & ZOY (Silke Kuhar & Zoy Winterstein), Tariq Abdus-Sabur, Juan Behrens, Sonia Laura Armaniaco aka §vonica, Ocadium, Sebastian Wiedemann, Max Cooper and Tom Hodge, Murat Sayginer, Shiri Malckin, Maria Felix Korporal, Astrid Astra Indricane, Rafael C Teles, Gianluca Shango Pellegrino, Lino Strangis, Volker Harrach, Larry Wang, Marcantonio Lunardi, Kent Tate, Bob Peterson, Marzena Brandt, Viviana Boscardin, Edoardo Pistolesi Somigli, Duo Strangloscope (Cláudia Cárdenas & Rafael Schlichting), Rolandson, Myriam Thyes, Michael Gaddini, Maria Gill, Jumbo Pimp, Cristina Pavesi, Fred L’Epee, Marta Moretto, Brian Kane, Nicholas Miller, Sylvia Toy St. Louis, Libera Mazzoleni, Mark Tholander, Pinina Podestà, Eija Temisevä, Maria Takeuchi, Francisco Orallo, Yvana Samandova and Borjan Zarevski, Katya Sanna, claRa apaRicio yoldi, B K, Cavestar, Pèninsolar, Michael König.

 

Website of the festival Cel·AV | vídeo a Konvent:
https://celav.wordpress.com/

 

Portfolio dedicated to HearteartH: https://celav.wordpress.com/portfolio/heartearth/

 

Websites of HearteartH:
http://www.heartearth.xyz (video-wall)
http://www.animatedgifs-call-heartearth.weebly.com (animated gifs)
http://www.soundcloud.com/heartearth (sound)

 

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