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Fischinger on DVD! First DVD in a series from CVM

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Oskar Fischinger: Ten Films DVD

Contains 10 of Oskar Fischinger's classic Visual Music films

 
Spirals
Study no. 6
Study no. 7
Kreise
Allegretto
Radio Dynamics
Motion Painting No. 1

   and 3 Early Films:

Wax Experiments

Spiritual Constructions
Walking from Munich to Berlin

 

  Special Features

Released May 2006. Order below

Produced by The Center for Visual Music
in association with The Fischinger Trust and Jack Rutberg Fine Arts

 

 

Decades before computer graphics, before music videos, even before "Fantasia" (the 1940 version), there were the abstract animated films of Oskar Fischinger (1900-1967), master of "absolute" or nonobjective filmmaking. He was cinema's Kandinsky, an animator who, beginning in the 1920's in Germany, created exquisite "visual music" using geometric patterns and shapes choreographed tightly to classical music and jazz. (John Canemaker, New York Times)

Oskar Fischinger is one of the greatest artists of the 20th century, embracing the abstraction that became the major art movement of that century, and exploring the new technology of the cinema to open abstract painting into a new Visual Music that performs in liquid time. (Biographer William Moritz)

 

 

 

Films and Photographs Fischinger Trust
DVD Center for Visual Music, 2006

Licensed for private home use only, all other rights reserved

DVD, NTSC, Region-free
Color and B/W-Tinted; Sound and Silent
ISBN 0-9764320-1-3


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Private home use Orders - US$30

Order here: online via credit card (secure server)

This part of our store is closed for several weeks. You can place an order, but it won't ship until after May 5.

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Note, LA County sales tax for California sales will be charged at actual current rate.

2013: postage increase for international packages - shipping fee will be adjusted to $11 for DVDs shipped outside North America.

 

 

Use this form to purchase via Mail: Private Home Use order form by Mail (PDF) - shipping and tax will be updated, per above notes


Institutional Orders - US$200

 

Order online via credit card here

This part of our store is closed for several weeks. You can place an order, but it won't ship until after May 5.

Note, LA County sales tax for California sales will be charged at actual current rate.

2013: postage increase for international packages - shipping fee will be adjusted to $11 for DVDs shipped outside North/South America.

Limited educational license allows for screenings in classrooms and library/research collection use only. Public Performance Rights are not included (screenings for public or paid audiences, and exhibition in museums and galleries are not permitted under this license, other uses require additional permissions and licenses).

Order via mail with this form: Institutional Order form (PDF)


In New York, the DVD is usually available at the bookshop of The Whitney Museum.

In Europe: BFI Southbank Filmshop, London. Also available in Paris at HEEZA, at Palais de Tokyo shop, Paris, and sometimes through Image Movement, Berlin; EYE Amsterdam and Walter Koenig in Germany.

In Japan - Meditations (online).

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Center for Visual Music is a nonprofit film archive dedicated to visual music, experimental animation and avant-garde media.

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