THE UNDERGROUND FILM STUDIO: AN INTERVIEW IN 12 PARTS. PART 6: FILM PANIC MAGAZINE

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Here’s Part 6 of our year long interview which is being conducted by Bradley Tuck as a part of our artist residency at Exploding Appendix.

 

In this installment we discuss our publication Film Panic Magazine, the ins and outs of our writing process, some key books that have influenced us, and the many contemporary filmmakers we have interviewed including Rouzbeh Rashidi, Gurcius Gewdner, Hooroo Jackson, Toby Tatum, David Finkelstein, Sarahjane Swan & Roger Simian, Marnie Weber, Scott Barley, Atoosa PourHosseini, Janja Rakuš and Susu Laroche.

 

“Creative work has its own authority and we are not interested in illustrating any particular theory or anyone’s ideas, not even our own, sometimes the films themselves do not necessarily illustrate our film philosophy, they might even contradict or expand it beyond where we had previously reached with words. Our writing is always an attempt to catch up with ourselves, understand what we are doing and find clues of where we might be heading next.”

 

“The magazine will no doubt continue to transform and we are not precious about where it goes, for us Film Panic is our public journal and workbook, it is a place to gather our research and document the projects that excite us, so as our work as filmmakers evolves the magazine will too, and it could take us anywhere!”

 

Read the full text:

The Underground Film Studio: An Interview in 12 Parts. Part 6: Film Panic Magazine

 

Many thanks to Exploding Appendix’s Bradley Tuck for his ongoing support and collaboration!

 

Daniel & Clara

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