Profiles In: Art

Presented as a found educational film from the 1970s, 'Profiles In: Art' documents the creation of a realist painting from the first brush stroke to the last through the use of stop motion photography. A brief prologue provides an overview of the artist's background and creative process to lend context to the animated portion of the film.

  • Eric Chauvin
  • Eric Chauvin
  • Alexander Nakarada
    Musical Score
  • Alan Courtright
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    29 minutes 6 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 10, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    DSLR, Black Magic 4K
  • Aspect Ratio:
    4:3 and 16:9
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Eric Chauvin

Though I've worked in "the industry" for over 30 years, 'Profiles In: Art' is my first film.

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Director Statement

Given the perilous state of my country and the world at large, I wanted to make a film that gives the viewer a respite from the outside world and simply see something beautiful unfold before their eyes - enveloped in the look and feel of the educational films I grew up watching as a kid in school.