Scott Stark (scottstark.com) has made over 90 films and videos since the early 1980s, and has created numerous moving image installations, live performances and photo-collages. He received an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and served on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Cinematheque from 1984-1991. His work has shown nationally and internationally in venues as diverse as New York’s Museum of Modern Art, the San Francisco Cinematheque, the Film Festival Rotterdam, the Tokyo Image Forum, and many others. His 16mm film Angel Beach was invited into the 2002 Whitney Biennial, and in 2007 he received a Guggenheim Fellowship. His 2013 film The Realist showed at numerous worldwide film festivals and was on several year-end “best” lists. His work has garnered numerous awards. He lives in Austin, Texas. He is the webmaster for Flicker (hi-beam.net), the web resource for experimental film and video.
In February 2012 Scott initiated an avant garde film screening series in Austin called Experimental Response Cinema (ercatx.org). Since then ERC has presented programs of film and video, including many one-person screenings with the filmmakers in attendance, as well as numerous group shows and collaborations with other arts organizations.