Experiments in Motion Graphics1967
Dir. John Whitney, 16mm Color Sound 00:13:00
In this film, Whitney explains the elaborate processes involved in programming and animating his abstract computer-animated designs, particularly those used in the production of his film, PERMUTATIONS. He discusses the difficulties in creating images that 'impinge upon the emotions and feelings directly'; attempts to define 'motion graphics' through comparisons with music and language; and finally concludes that 'motion graphics' is a unique form.
The narration makes it possible for a layman to understand how films are made by a computer. -- FILM NEWS.
In voice-over narration, filmmaker Whitney discusses the background and describes the creation of his film PERMUTATIONS. His explanation of the intricate process of 'motion graphics' is clear, unpretentious, and fascinating.
[Source: MEDIA & METHODS]