A Fragile Medium of Necessity

Cinechrome 100d kinesthetic meditation shot with a hand cranked Cinezoom 512. Soundtrack furnished by synth modules 208c + 261e.

Andrew Douglas Rothbard - Film + Music

Kit List

Bolex H-8 REX-4 8mm Camera, 
Buchla 208c Easel Command
, Buchla 259e Twisted Waveform Generator
, Buchla 281h Dual Function Generator, 
Buchla 292h Dual Lowpass Gate, 
Canon Cinezoom 512, 
Cinechrome Reversal Film 100D 7285 8mm, 
C-8 Tele converter 1.6x
, Ehx Cathedral
, Kern-Paillard 5.5mm Switar, H8 RX f1.6 Lens C Mount, 
Kern-Paillard 12.5mm Switar H8 RX f1.3 Lens C Mount, 
Kern-Paillard 36mm Switar H8 RX f1.4 Lens C Mount
, Lasergraphics Scanstation 5k
, Pigdog JuJu 4x OC72 Transistors
, Roland MC4 Sequencer, 
Roland Juno 60, 
Serge Dual Universal Slope Generator
, Serge Resonant EQ
, Serge Variable Q VCF, 
Serge New Timbral OSC
, Sola Sound Mk IV OC140 Silicon Hybrid Fuzz

Filmed in San Francisco, Santa Cruz and Venice CA. Final Cut Rendered July 2022

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  • Andrew Douglas Rothbard
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    11 minutes 21 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 11, 2022
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    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Andrew Douglas Rothbard

Andrew Douglas Rothbard is a magnetic tape imprinting and motion picture development technician from San Francisco, CA.

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