Transmutation, 1947, 16mm, b/w (lost)Improvisation #1, 1948, 16mm, b/w (lost). Still from 1952 AFA publication Films on ArtMambo, 1951, 16mm, color, soundCaravan, 1952, 16mm, color, soundBop Scotch, 1952, 16mm, color, soundMandala, 1953, 16mm, color, soundRaga, 1958, 16mmSeance, 1959, 16mm, color, soundAllures, 1961, 16mm, color, sound. Sound: Jordan Belson and Henry Jacobs.Re-entry, 1964, 16mm, color, sound. (Ford Foundation Fellowship)Phenomena, 1965, 16mm, color, soundSamadhi, 1967, 16mm, color, sound. (Guggenheim Fellowship)Momentum, 1968, 16mm, color, sound (AFI Grant)Cosmos, 1968, 16mm, color, soundWorld, 1970, 16mm, color, sound, 6 mins. Sound by Andre VandenbroeckMeditation, 1971, 16mm, color, soundChakra, 1972, 16mm, color, soundLight, 1973, 16mm, color, soundCycles, 1974, 16mm, color, sound, 10 min. (collaboration with Stephen Beck, AFI Grant). Sound: Stephen Beck . Pyramid Film Notes (pdf)Music of the Spheres, 1977 and 2002 versions, 16mm, color, sound (abridged version, 2002)Infinity, 1979Fountain of Dreams, 1984 and 2007, color, sound. Music: Franz Liszt (completed on video; released in 2007)Northern Lights, 1985, color, sound. Sound: John Luther Adams.Thoughtforms, 1987Mysterious Journey, 1997, color, sound, 30 mins (completed on video). Music: Arya Bruce BeeVar, Dawn of Awakening; Somei Satoh, The Heavenly Spheres are Illuminated by Light; Mychael Danna, Sky 9; and Raphael, Resurrection.Bardo, 2001, color, sound (completed on video). Music: Maggi PayneEpilogue (completed on video), 2005, color, sound. NASA Art Program Grant, Commissioned by The Hirshhorn Museum for the 2005 Visual Music exhibition. Music: Sergei Rachmaninoff.
Journey to the Far Side of the Sun (1969) - work purchased for the film, not commissioned
Demon Seed (1977) - work purchased for the film, not commissioned
The Right Stuff (1983) - commissioned work
The End, Dir: Christopher Maclaine (1953)
Obmaru, Dir: Patricia Marx (1953)
Compiled by C. Keefer/CVM (with Jordan Belson until 2011).
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