From This World To That Which Is To Come
From This World To That Which Is To Come is a feature length artist film co-directed and produced by Fritz Stolberg and Nissa Nishikawa. It was commissioned by the Jersey Arts Trust as a result of a community orientated artist residency on the island of Jersey. The film was shot on Super-16mm involving members of the island community in front and behind the camera alongside a small group of international friends. The research for the film is rooted in the folklore of the island while highlighting the voice of Nature and human's position within. With Akihide Monna Josephine Foster Michele Occelli Mahab Kazmi Alice de la Haye William Howell Jackson Fox and Vixen Grupo de Folclore Madeirense Jersey Special Gymnastics Team Jersey Trial Bike Team Director of Photography: Raquel Fernandez Nuñez 1st AC: Andy Evans Sound Recording and Design: Jamie Hamilton Original Score: Kohhei Matsuda (with Bo Ningen) Music Recording: Kristian Craig Robinson Editing: Fritz Stolberg, Herbert Hunger, Michael Ho Animation: Nicholas Brooks Colour Grade: Gareth Bishop at Dirty Looks Costume: Myrto Sarma Production Manager: Kate Parker Pre-Prod. Manager: Carla MacKinnon Unit Prod. Manager: Alice Bravery Prod. Assistant: Meredith Richards Exec. Prod: Thomas Dingle, Xanthe Hamilton
THE MOON’S IMPOSSIBLE DREAM TO SHINE ITS OWN LIGHT
20min live multi-screen film projection by Fritz Stolberg with improvised music score by Kohhei Matsuda (Bo Ningen). THE MOON'S IMPOSSIBLE DREAM TO SHINE ITS OWN LIGHT takes its departure from the poetic notion that if the moon had a dream, it would be to switch off the sun forever to see if it can shine on its own. The nature of the piece being a live film-projection performance ties in with its content of the moon being the ultimate celestial projection screen. This project is the first instalment of a series of live film and sound events, which I recently started in collaboration with Kohhei Matsuda. The piece so far was presented as part of I Like Dalston And Dalston Likes Me, at the FARM:shop in Dalston (curated by Nissa Nishikawa) and at Analogue Recurring, Lo and Behold Gallery, Shoreditch (curated by David Leister and Bea Haut). Born from our conversations about improvisation and the interplay of chance within the creative process, we decided to start working on a series of live events that revolve around possibilities of improvising with the projection of moving image in relation to improvised soundscapes. In an attempt to gain a level of spontaneity in creating a freeform narrative, the existing vocabulary of experimental filmmaking is applied to 8mm archive footage (all of which to this point is my own footage) as it is running through several projectors by manipulating the strips of film by applying heat, chemicals, paint, scratches or feeding several strips of film through the projectors at once to create effects of super-imposition. Different prisms or filters are used in front of the projector lenses to add further sub-plots to the projected image. In this first part of the planned series, three 8mm projectors were used for the visual side and one electric guitar for the live audio. Every event sees the emergence of a unique film piece being made as a live performance.
Pulp Pictures Presents ”Holy Disaster" CAST Shuntaro Yanagi Yusuke Oshiba Mademoiselle Yulia Akira Kameyama Tenko Iruka Ayumi Uehara CREW Written & Directed by Yusuke Ishida Producer : Toshihiro Hanyu / Tatsuya Shimada Executive Producer : Takahiro Komatsu Cinematography : Tetsuro Hirano Lighting : Takashi Watanabe Set Design : Chihiro Matsumoto Costume Design : Tatsuya Shimada Hair and Make-Up : Tori. Music : Kohhei Matsuda / Albino Sound Photography : Yusuke Yamatani Sound Engineer : Takuma Kase Colorist : Toru Miura(Balance) Graphic Design : Ryota Arai Subtitle : Maiko Nishikawa Supported by rockstar hotel & watowa inc.