• ExFEST 2014!

    ExTV Presents: EXFEST 2014 Grab your friends, find some popcorn, pop a seat, and save the date for SAIC’s film festival! Once known as the Undergraduate Film/Video Festival, ExFest is dedicated to exhibiting time-based work by the SAIC community. It’s that time of year where we gather together and celebrate the hard work of the study body. This festival represents everything from narrative film work, experimental video, animation, new media, and performative pieces. To provide more opportunities for the students, we also have a established filmmakers and animators as a part of our jury! Introducing: Casey Puccini– Known for his works on Control(2009), Geranium (2011), and his recent short film called Children Without Parents (2013), Casey is a local Chicago filmmaker that teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago part of the Film/Video department. Meghann Artes– An award-winning filmmaker and animator who has worked with Sesame Street, Dreamworks, Nickelodeon, […]

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  • Web Program 1.3: Em[body]ment

    This collection focuses on the body. Pieces range from performance documentation to experimental 3D animation, from screen captured desktops to animated gifs – all employing sculptural techniques with the body in time-based environments.

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  • Web Program 1.2: Txt.ures

    How does time erode memory? Is media more honest when its flaws are made visible? These videos inhabit the unstable space between digital and analog, blending old with new to create beautiful but broken poems. Textures fill the frame, leaving space for the viewer’s own meditations.

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  • Web Program 1.1: Let Me Talk To You

    In this pair of shorts, narration plays a central role in the storytelling. Humor, mysticism, and nostalgia collide as our vocal guides give us a rare glimpse inside their own heads.

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