Denise Hauser's graduate film produced at the Royal College of Art, London.
"Copy City" is an experimental exploration into marginal worlds having it's roots in the new media development, web 2.0 and real/virtual life. A variety of techniques are employed such as printing out stills of video footage and animating objects on top, folding and tearing of paper, animating spaghetti, beans and beads.
Producer: Royal College of Art
Writer: Denise Hauser
Director: Denise Hauser
Editing, Compositing, Animation & Effects: Denise Hauser
Director of Photography: Claudio Rietti
Narrator: Nick Jesper
Actress: Julia Reimann
Sound Design and Mix: Henning Knoepfel
Special Thanks: Emelia Carrere, Stian Ward Bugten
Örebro Video Art Festival (Sweden), International Video and Contemporary Art Festival Waterpieces 2010 (Riga, Latvia), Hiroshima 2010, Festival International de Film et Video de Creation (Beirut, Lebanon), International Women's Film Festival (Seoul, Korea), Oslo Screen Festival (Oslo, Norway), Minimalen Short Film Festival (Trondheim, Norway)
International Short Film Festival Leuven (Belgium), Britspotting (Berlin), l'Alternativa 2009 (Barcelona), Cultural Sundays (Utrecht), Onedotzero_ch (Zurich), Ourense International Film Festival, Anim’Est Bucharest, Kyoto Cross Media Conference (Japan), In Vervoering (Netherlands), Axis Festival (Netherlands), Netherlands Film Festival, London International Animation Festival, Anima Mundi (Brazil), Melbourne International Animation Festival, Animayo (Spain), Nation of Shopkeepers (Leeds, UK), China International Cartoon & Animation Festival, Riverrun International Film Festival (USA), Black & White Audiovisual Festival (Porto), European Independent Film Festival (Paris), Monstra Festival 2009 (Lisbon), Birds Eye View Film Festival, (London), Cinéma Le Festival (Bègles, France), Tricky Women Festival (Vienna), Contemporary art museum KUMU (Tallinn, Estonia), Estonian Academy of Arts (Tallinn, Estonia), International Festival of Animated Objects (Calgary, Canada),
Anilogue Budapest, E-magiciens Festival (France), Black Nights Film Festival (Tallinn, Estonia), London International Animation Festival 2008, YCN LIVE (Bloomberg offices, London), The Show 2008 (Royal College of Art, London)