Exploratory Short Films made in S.A.
Exploratory Cinema from South Africa
This is the heart of the iMPAC Festival – a curated collection of locally produced innovative short films that explore the possibilities of the moving image.
WHAT IS AN EXPLORATORY SHORT FILM?
Exploratory films are idea-driven, low-budget animated or live action shorts where filmmakers are free to develop innovative ideas, geographically appropriate content and fresh filmmaking techniques without the pressures and demands associated with big budget/studio filmmaking.
These films explore the possibilities of the audio-visual medium and challenge popular and conventional modes of viewing cinema. “Exploration” can be in terms of innovative technology, experimental live action and animated content, groundbreaking performance, unusual technique, cutting edge comedy, provocative documentary, and genre blending experiments in image and sound. Building audiences that understand the medium at a more substantial level is as important as building filmmakers that seek a meaningful engagement with the medium specific to their location and culture.
Boy under the sea (1:36) – Created by Jason Chamberlain
Cherry Tree (3:03) – Created by D J le Roux
Coke Ad (1:12) – Directed by Gerhard Pistorius
Dead Girls (4:09) – Directed by Daniel Botes, Caitlyn Hamilton-Hoskins, Janene Oosthuizen
Don’t Fence Me In (4:45) – Directed by Robin Burke
God Went to the Sea (5:00) – Directed by Jaco van der Merwe
Goodies Gone (3:19) – Directed by Louis Ciliers
Grandma’s house (3:03) – Directed by Rochelle Regard
Kim Kardashian is Dead (10:49) – Directed by Jaco Van der Merwe
Konstellasie-Kaart (04:00) – Directed by Jaen Kleynhans
Moist (1:11) – Directed by Hannah Hamilton
Mojo (1:16) – Directed by Wihann Strauss
Pink (2:53) – Directed by Olivia Mortimer
Playing Pong (2:30) – Directed by Marius Jooste
Shack (2:28) – Directed by Michael Leask
Splice (2:30) – Directed by Nicolas Crysanthou
The Cheese (3:00) – Created by Shane Stone
The Lost Boys (1:57) – Directed by Michael Nel
Till Death Do Us Part (7:40) – Directed by Annerie Bothma, Jacinda Barker
Valhalla (07:06) – Directed by Daniel Marais
Name Exploratory Cinema
Date Fri 18 Aug 16:30