Under the Heat Lamp an Opening
2014 / 10 min / 16mm on HD

An expanded view of the lunch crowd at an open-air restaurant, from a bird's-eye of the exterior to the depths of the interior.

lights / camera assistance: Samuel Breslin
production assistance: Alexes Bowyer
percussion: Daniel Pearce

with: Kal Bernhardt
        Alexes Bowyer
        Samuel Breslin
        Mike Ketchel
        Karen Kruger
        Sophie Labaree

Gary Leung
Austin Pate
Jeffrey Pedroza
Jan Tatarsky
Kevin Woodruff


SCREENINGS:

2017      MIEFF touring program - St Petersburg, Russia
              Process - Riga, Latvia
              Nocturnal Reflections - Milan, Italy
2016      Moscow International Experimental Film Festival - Moscow, Russia
              Screen and Audiovisual Research Unit - London, England
              Art Cinema OFFoff - Ghent, Belgium
              Copenhagen Short Film Festival - Copenhagen, Denmark
2015      Cinema Contra - Denver, CO
              Janela Internacional de Cinema do Recife - Recife, Brazil
              Imagine Science Film Festival - New York, NY
              Magic Lantern Cinema - Providence, RI
              San Diego Underground Film Festival - San Diego, CA
              DINCA Vision Quest - Chicago, IL
              Backup Kurzfilmfestival - Weimar, Germany
              Chicago Underground Film Festival - Chicago, IL
              Milwaukee Underground Film Festival - Milwaukee, WI
              San Francisco International Film Festival - San Francisco, CA
              Experiments in Cinema - Albuquerque, NM
              Clink Street Studios - London, England
              San Francisco Cinematheque's Crossroads Festival - San Francisco, CA
              Ann Arbor Film Festival - Ann Arbor, MI
              Moving 2015 - Kyoto, Japan
              FLEXfest - Gainesville, FL
2014      Alternative Film/Video Festival - Belgrade, Serbia
              Antimatter Film Festival - Victoria, Canada
              Transient Visions Festival of the Moving Image - Johnson City, NY
              New York Film Festival - New York, NY
              Roxie Theater - San Francisco, CA
              Edinburgh International Film Festival - Edinburgh, Scotland
              Experimental Film Festival Portland - Portland, OR


AWARDS:

Special Jury Prize, Moscow International Experimental Film Festival
Honorable Mention, Milwaukee Underground Film Festival


PRESS:

Max Goldberg, "Frames of Mind: Crossroads 2015," SFAQ
Daniel Kasman, "NYFF 2014 First Projections," MUBI
Pedro Vaz Simões, "EIFF 2014 - Day 10," Mirrored Screens
Harriet Warman, "Brain-Benders of the Black Box," Sight & Sound