Archive for September, 2009

Black Cat festival V

September 20, 2009

A Fine Art, Fashion, Film & Video, Music, & Wine, Champagne, Tequilla, Mezcal Tasting Event at The Black Cat Gallery, 11523 W Washington Blvd, Culver City, CA

peter bill will be showing paintings, spinning video loops, and pushing pixels this weekend, Saturday, September 26th at 7:00pm and Sunday, September 27th at 12:00am.

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Recording Voice Overs with Rodrigo Galvan at HSR in Manhattan

September 20, 2009

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At Howard Schwartz Recording studios on 420 Lexington at Grand Central, recording the voice overs for the up coming Obscure Object Films release of Peter Bill’s animated short, “the Rat Who Stole the Sun”.
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LA gets a post-nuke-svankmeyer-vermin rife treatment in this dark modern adaptation of a traditional Native American Indian tale. (more…)

“Yosemite Schematic” Wins Gold at Yosemite Film Festival

September 15, 2009

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We congratulate Obscure Object Films/ Labtest colleague, Peter Bill’s award of the the John Muir Gold Award for his “Yosemite Schematic” short film in the Environmental Film Competition of the ’09 Yosimite Film Festival.
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Another in his California landscape series of time lapse films, this beautiful panoramic montage of digital still and super 8mm film, time lapse footage was shot on Nikon D200, Canon S50, and super-8 cameras. (more…)

Location Shots for the Next Production

September 14, 2009

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Some location stills for an upcoming Obscure Object Films production. Johannes Kirsch is a 19th century German church in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. (more…)

“Obscure Object Part 4” Fills the Night Sky in Dumbo, NYC Sept. 10th

September 3, 2009

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We’ll have a free screening of “Obscure Object Part 4” outside on the walls of 33 Washington St., Rabbithole Studio and under the Manhattan Bridge at 5 Front Restaurant from 5:30 to 9pm, in Dumbo, NYC for Brooklyn Art Project’s First Thursday Art Walk event Sept. 10th ( we know its actually the second Thursday ).
The latest in the “Obscure Object” series of short films is shot as digital stills by photographer Tal Shpantzer on location in Greenpoint and Dumbo, Brooklyn. From storyboard to final scoring, Stephen Dirkes has created a unique world inhabited by media agents, spies, lovers, watchers and hunters. (more…)

“the Object” with Dirty Martini in Post

September 1, 2009

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Locking down the edit for the most recent Obscure Object Films release, “the Object” starring Dirty Martini and Paul Richard. This 5 minute short film takes us backstage to the steamy intrigue of a 1930’s New York City Burlesque Nightclub.

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Photographer, Tal Shpantzer, successfully wrangled audience scenes, cast almost exclusively with French actors visiting NYC. These young Frenchmen were masters of; wearing hats, smoking lustily and the subtle skill of feminine charms appreciation. (more…)