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27 June 2016: Celluloid Symposium: Analogue! Accident! Alchemy!


Four Corners and the East End Film Festival present a panel discussion, chaired by Helen Dewitt, focusing on the use of analogue film technologies in a predominantly digital age; with the participation of Nicholas Abrahams, Douglas Hart, Bea Haut. With extensive experience working with Super 8, 16mm, alternative chemical processing and analogue video this panel will discuss the pros, cons, pitfalls and practicality of such technology.

Nick Abrahams – Director of music videos and experimental documentaries, including acclaimed collaborations with Jeremy Deller and Sigur Ros.
Bea Haut – International exhibiting artist who works with 16mm film in an expanded form.  She also jointly runs Film in Process, an artist film processing and printing service with Karel Doing.
Douglas Hart – Founder member of The Jesus and Mary Chain and accomplished music video director, favouring small gauge film formats since the mid '80s.
Helen Dewitt – Head of Cinemas at the BFI, lead Programmer of London Film Festival’s Experimenta section of Artists' Film and Video.

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