Instructions on How to Make a Film

2018 | 00:13:16 | United States | English | B&W | Stereo | 4:3 | 16mm film

Collection: New Releases, Single Titles

Tags: Experimental Film, Film or Videomaking

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Materials: 3378 hi-con, Laser engraver, Exacto knife

Shot at the Film Farm in Mt. Forest, this comedy is a quest about performance, educational voiceover, analogue filmmaking, ASCII, language, ethics of ethnography and narrative storytelling under a metaphor of instructions to farm land.

Text by Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett and Wikihow/shoot-film.

Prizes + Awards

2020, More With Less Award - Images Festival

2019, Best of Fest - Onion City Film Festival

Exhibitions + Festivals

2021, Expanding the Frame Part 2, Walker Art Center, Online/Minneapolis, MN

2020, 36th Kurzfilm Festival, Hamburg, Germany

2020, Images Festival, Online/Toronto, ON, Canada

2020, 17th London Short Film festival, London, England, UK

2019, 8th edition of Home Works: A Forum on Cultural Practices, Beirut, Lebanon

2019, BFI London International Film Festival, London, England, UK

2019, Moscow International Experimental Film Festival, Moscow, Russia

2019, Filmverkstaden, Vaasa, Finland

2019, FILMADRID, Madrid, Spain

2019, European Media Art Festival, Osnabrück, Germany

2019, BAFICI, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2019, Punto de Vista Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

2019, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands