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  • onedotzero festival 2011: wow+flutter 11 review

    onedotzero festival 2011: wow+flutter 11 review

    wow+flutter has always served as a showcase for new styles. This year was of course no different in showcasing some of the freshest and inspiring ways to make video graphics an artform. Compared to some of the other screening programmes, this is probably the most diverse in content – the others stick to their certain [...]

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  • onedotzero festival 2011: j-star 11 review

    onedotzero festival 2011: j-star 11 review

    A firm favourite of every onedotzero festival, j-star returned with another great line-up. Introduced by Shane Walter, director of the festival he explained that the original idea of j-star was to present to a wider audience the contemporary animation and motion graphics that goes on in Japan. Until then it was very difficult to see [...]

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  • onedotzero festival 2011: nightfall 11 review

    onedotzero festival 2011: nightfall 11 review

    Each year the onedotzero festival line-up of screenings has featured certain staples since the beginning, programmes such as wow+flutter, j-star and extended play. Last year a new category was introduced – nightfall. Last year’s programme was very good, it clearly proved popular with the organisers and audience alike, and this was year it was back! [...]

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  • French Cancan Review

    French Cancan Review

    5/5
    Before Luhrman’s glossy Moulin Rouge there was Renoir’s French Cancan, a beautifully constructed musical comedy about the cabaret club’s origin. Renoir’s classic follows entrepreneur Henri Danglard (Jean Gabin) as he sets about creating a new cabaret club after discovering talented dancer Nini (Francoise Arnoul). Although the jealousy of his mistress, his fickle financial backers and Nini’s various suitors all threaten the [...]

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  • BUG: Moby Retrospective at BFI Southbank Report

    BUG: Moby Retrospective at BFI Southbank Report

    Last night BUG returned to the BFI Southbank with a retrospective look at Moby‘s output and involvement with moving image production. For those not fortunate enough to have gone to one of these events before, BUG: The Evolution of the Music Video sets out to showcase various new and innovative music videos. This is accompanied [...]

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  • BUG 25: The Evolution of Music Video @ BFI: Review

    BUG 25: The Evolution of Music Video @ BFI: Review

    The latest edition of the increasingly popular BUG did not disappoint. This time we were also celebrating its 25th edition, in its fifth year. It’s always a sell out crowd and its easy to see why. Cutting edge music videos blended with some true comedy genius from Adam Buxton. It’s a very good mix and [...]

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