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Rectangle & Rectangles : Rectangle et Rectangles

Author: National Film Board of Canada.
Publisher: Montreal : National Film Board of Canada, 1984.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Animation : Clipart/images/graphics : National government publication : No Linguistic ContentView all editions and formats
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This is a didactic film in disguise. A progression of brilliant geometric shapes bombard the screen to the insistent beat of drums. The filmmaker programmed a computer to coordinate a highly complex operation involving an electronic beam of light, colour filters and a camera. This animation film, without words, is designed to expose the power of the cinematic medium, and to illustrate the abstract nature of time.
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Publications officielles
Vidéo
Experimental films
Short films
Material Type: Animation, Clipart/images/graphics, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 875167964
Credits: Director/animation, René Jodoin ; producer, Robert Forget ; sound, Louis Hone ; music, Normand Roger.
Description: 1 online resource (1 vidéo en continu (8 min.)) : numérique, stéréo, son, coul
Responsibility: National Film Board of Canada.

Abstract:

This is a didactic film in disguise. A progression of brilliant geometric shapes bombard the screen to the insistent beat of drums. The filmmaker programmed a computer to coordinate a highly complex operation involving an electronic beam of light, colour filters and a camera. This animation film, without words, is designed to expose the power of the cinematic medium, and to illustrate the abstract nature of time.

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