Views Read Edit View history. Not only does Frank Film stand as a fine art film in its own right, it also serves a great example of a time when even artsy oddities were found to have merit: So I filmed another foot roll of Kodachrome II, edited that into the first film, and added sound from our home collection of pop records. Related News Frank Sidebottom: Frank Film 6. They have selected several examples of their work and the work of other independent makers to present a celebration of short films. Archived from the original on

Sign in Continue with Facebook Continue with Google. We art students talked our way into the class, and had a blast, as hardly any playwrights picked up a camera Ron Whyte started a documentary on New Haven drag queens, which, you might say, probably influenced Caroline and I to do screentest six years later in NYC. Related News Frank Sidebottom: This Oscar-winning animation is a giant headache and could easily be used by evil, repressive governments to torture and brainwash their people and is one of the best examples of a truly awful film that somehow won this award. He has three Oscars, and counting. Audible Download Audio Books.

Yet, another effect of the rapid mourie of images is a sense of shared humanity. Was this review helpful to you? Archived copy as title All stub articles. The movie is a compilation of images co-creator Frank Mouris had collected from magazines interwoven with two narrations, one giving a mostly linear autobiography and the other stating words having to do with the images, the story the first voice is relating, or neither.

Original as it is, there are definite antecedents in the art of Terry Gilliamhimself influenced by collage artist Stan van der Beek and others, all of whom owe something to the works of several Dada artists, namely Hannah Hoch and Kurt Schwitters. More on Shirley Clarke’s Ornette. Caroline MourisFrank Mouris.

Not only does Frank Film stand as a fine art film in its own right, it also serves a great example of a time when even artsy oddities were found to have merit: My Best Films of Caroline and Frank Mouris: For the Birds The ChubbChubbs!

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Aside from the constantly morphing image collages, which seem to tire of staying on any one idea for very long, Mouris himself confounds the viewer with his overlapping voice over narratives. So I filmed another foot roll of Kodachrome II, edited that into the first film, and added sound from our home collection of pop records.

Frank Film is a American animated short film by Frank Mouris.

It will result in a new preservation negative, screening print, and digital reference copy of each film. Frank Film is included on the DVD five by two: Share this Rating Title: Here are some samples of his work on Vimeo. He removes a flower from the box, which contains a fairy This animated short features two soundtracks croline in one, Frank narrates an autobiography,in the other, he reads iflm a list of words beginning with the letter “f.

Retrieved from ” https: The Further Adventures of Uncle Sam Frank Film would open doors for Frank Mouris, who is now 70, and Caroline Mouris, his production partner and sincewife. He hopes that restoration and preservation of the original film elements will be completed by earlywith audio-restoration on one film, to be done by Audio Mechanics in Los Angeles, the most time consuming.

A comedy of errors results from his attempts to hide the body. The film has no commercial appeal whatsoever and is great for people who like artsy and pretentious film–otherwise carpline, as it’s totally painful and annoying. English-language films films animated films s American caroliine films American films s animated short films Collage film American avant-garde and experimental films American animated short films Best Animated Short Academy Award winners United States National Film Registry films Cutout animation films Short animated film ftank.

He then reels off a list of girls he had crushes on as miscellaneous presumably female body parts — uh, not those… eyes, noses, etc. For the film, see Frank film.

Edit Storyline This animated short features two soundtracks – in one, Frank narrates an autobiography,in the other, he reads off a list of words beginning with the letter “f. The supervising faculty member was Irving Kriesberga painting instructor in the art school, who had made his own animated films of his ahem frog paintings.

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So, painting was out, as was a sculpture or printmaking concentration. Audible Download Audio Books. Levine had funded a class to encourage top off-Broadway playwrights to take the train up to New Haven weekly to learn about film, i. InFrank Film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”.

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Frank Film is a animated short film. The soundtrack was created by Tony Schwartz. But every once in a while Mouris throws in content that seems a tad incongruous.

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Frank Film by Frank and Caroline Mouris

There are images galore, constantly moving, shifting, morphing into things, disappearing… Just as your eyes are struggling to keep up with the imagery, your ears are confounded by the voices, both produced in a droning manner by Frank himself.

An artist creates a painting of the landscape he sees, then finds he can literally climb into the picture to see the fantastic world inside. Other short films by the Mouris’s to be shown include Coneya stop-motion documentary, Screentestan experimental documentary funded by an Crank Film Institute grant, and Caro,inean example of abstract animation.

Mouris is a curious artist.