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  6 minutes, © 2002
A collaborative work by Stephanie Maxwell (animator) and Allan Schindler (composer)
Mastered on DVCAM; multiple analog and digital formats release

An abstract film/music composition which conjures an atmosphere where an aerial mobile is magically suspended in a three-dimensional space. The floating pendants of the mobile each reveal a mysterious world filled with unique visual and aural forms, movements and gestures. The visuals have been created using hand-cut animated mattes in combination with hand-painted and etched clear and black 35mm motion picture film. The computer-generated music consists of continuous variations and transformations of a seemingly simple but open-ended harmonic theme that caroms through many key centers. However, this theme takes shape gradually, and is heard most clearly in a choral setting only after all five "protagonists" of the work have been introduced.

Distributors: Light Cone (Paris) and Stephanie Maxwell

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