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  1. city song (my life in pittsburgh as a series of shapes)

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    304 Plays / / 1 Comment

    Shot on Kodachrome Super 8, transferred to HD. These three rolls of Kodachrome were some of the last ever to pass through Dwayne's Photo in December 2010. This type of film can no longer be…

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    • Dreamer

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      271 Plays / / 2 Comments

      An isolated man finds his daily interactions with the misanthropes of the world mirrored in a series of surreal nightmares. Shot on the Canon 5D.

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      • Broke Down Mill Town

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        1,200 Plays / / 3 Comments

        Filmed mainly in McKeesport, PA, this film explores the visual landscape of a town devastated by the collapse of the steel industry. The soundtrack was composed for the film by the band Black Yodel…

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        • bird.land

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          16.8K Plays / / 52 Comments

          Shot on Ektachrome Super 8, transferred to HD. First shown at the Harris Theatre in downtown Pittsburgh, as part of the 2009 Film Kitchen contest and the Three Rivers Arts Festival.

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          • train city 2

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            522 Plays / / 1 Comment

            A one-minute reprise of PGH (train city), using all new footage, created for the "Caught Looking 3" Jumbotron contest. Shot on Tri-X Super 8, hand processed in a rewind tank, and transferred…

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            • The Steelers Win Superbowl XLIII - Pittsburgh Riots

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              Thousands of people in Oakland (Pittsburgh's college neighborhood) celebrate the Steelers' victory in Superbowl XLIII. A montage of clips shot throughout the night, this video captures the…

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              • PGH (train city)

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                646 Plays / / 6 Comments

                A short film centered around Pittsburgh's railways. Including a few seconds of archival footage, this film was made for the celebration of Pittsburgh's 250th anniversary and was part of…

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                • Swirl

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                  200 Plays / / 1 Comment

                  A short abstract film based on a poem by Carl Sandburg.

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                  • Red Radio

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                    After the collapse of civilization, a strange radio signal lures a lone man to search for its source.

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                    • Mysterons

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                      An eerie dance with masks, shot on a toy Pixelvision camera.

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                      • Journey

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                        362 Plays / / 3 Comments

                        A trip through the lowlands of New Mexico...

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                        • Date

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                          240 Plays / / 4 Comments

                          A man prepares for an important anniversary. Shot with a Pixelvision, a toy camera from the 80s.

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