Created from found footage which I manipulated in realtime in the CalArts Videographics lab, using analog synthesizers and fx processors. This is an edit from those realtime-generated animations.
The sound is the "sound of the Big Bang," created by translating the math of the birth of the universe into audio signals - by John G. Cramer.
Waves of Grain
Images by Keith Skretch
Sound by Ennio Morricone, "The Big Gundown"
To create this strata-cut animation, I planed down a block of wood one layer at a time, photographing it at each pass. The painstaking process revealed a hidden life and motion in the seemingly static grain of the wood, even as the wood itself was reduced to a mound of sawdust.
Official Selection, Chicago Underground Film Festival 2013
Official Selection, Brooklyn Film Festival 2013
Official Selection, Provincetown International Film Festival 2013
Official Selection, Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival 2013
Official Selection, DC Shorts Film Festival 2013