Figure Studies (2012)

Applies the technology of high-speed HD video toward capturing scenes and subject matter reminiscent of the famous Eadweard Muybridge and Etienne-Jules Marey photo-studies of human movement... See full summary »

Directors:

David Michalek, Razor Rocco Rizzotti (co-director) (as Rocco Rozzotti)

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Credited cast:
Amina Amina ... Herself (as Amina Munster)
Chris Berlin Chris Berlin ... Himself
Elijah Blumenkranz Elijah Blumenkranz ... Himself
Tobias Blumenkranz Tobias Blumenkranz ... Himself
Rebeccah Bogue Rebeccah Bogue ... Herself
April Castelo Branco April Castelo Branco ... Herself
Lemoni Castelo Branco Lemoni Castelo Branco ... Herself
Sid Matos Castelo Branco Sid Matos Castelo Branco ... Himself
Barbie Brown Barbie Brown ... Herself
Kyra Caldwell Kyra Caldwell ... Herself
Daniel R. Case Daniel R. Case ... Himself
Harper Cohen Harper Cohen ... Herself
Adrian Danchig-Waring Adrian Danchig-Waring ... Himself
Michael S. Duffy Michael S. Duffy ... Himself
Abigail Ekue Abigail Ekue ... Herself
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Applies the technology of high-speed HD video toward capturing scenes and subject matter reminiscent of the famous Eadweard Muybridge and Etienne-Jules Marey photo-studies of human movement. Both of these bodies of work, which constitute some of the greatest achievements of 19th century photography, are also considered early progenitors of cinema. The core premise of the project was quite simple: record a small slice of time (a mere five seconds of movement) at extremely high frame rates (3000 frames per second), so that when played back in real time, the seconds would stretch to a glacially-paced ten minutes. Figure Studies applies that methodology to a diverse range of human subjects: specialized bodies shaped by athletics, dancing, and physical labor, as well as non-specialized bodies. Within each group, there is a broad range of ages and body-types as well as ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Each subject is seen executing a particular movement sequence or concept that was arrived ... Written by David Michalek

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

3 August 2012 (UK) See more »

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Moving Portrait See more »
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