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  • Dates and Venues for Eyeworks 2018

    Dates and Venues for Eyeworks 2018

    The 9th annual Eyeworks Festival is coming in November! Official dates and locations for the 2018 festival: 

    November 3rd, 2018: REDCAT, Los Angeles

    November 10th, 2018: Block Cinema, Chicago

    November 26, 2018: Pioneer Works, New York

    Very excited about this year's festival artwork above, created by Robert Beatty.

    Lineups and more info will be posted in the coming weeks!

  • Eyeworks at Funhouse

    Eyeworks at Funhouse

    This month Eyeworks is coming to The Drawing Center in NYC! Funhouse is organized by Desert Island and The Drawing Center, and is a new interactive book fair at which guests can make their own books in collaboration with resident artists. As part of the Funhouse programming, Eyeworks will be presenting a one-hour animation screening on

    Sunday, March 25th


    at The Drawing Center

    35 Wooster Street, New York, NY 10013

    Tickets to the fair are $10 and you can get them here. The tickets include the screening, but you need to RSVP here.


    Paper Trail, Jake Fried, 1:00, 2017

    No Stories Now, Chris Bishop, 4:24, 2017

    The Classroom, Masha Krasnova-Shabaeva, 2:57, 2012

    Mirror People, Kathy Rose, 5:00, 1974

    Everybody, Steve Reinke + Jessie Mott, 4:05, 2009

    Monster Movie, Takeshi Murata, 4:20, 2005

    No Place Like Home, Karen Yasinsky, 5:17, 1999

    Moon Breath Beat, Lisze Bechtold, 5:00, 1980

    The Beholder, Chris Sullivan, 8:36, 1983

    Krell Experiment Recording 7, Sam Bell, 3:34, 2017

    Ecto Petrol Patrol, Matthew Thurber, 1:27, 2018

    Mountain Castle Mountain Flower Plastic, Annapurna Kumar, 3:08, 2017

    Soft Body Goal, Jaakko Pallasvuo, 3:37, 2017

  • Eyeworks 2017 Preview Trailer

    Trailer credits: 
    Hans Richter, Filmstudie; Ted Wiggin, Lo; Johan Rijpma, Extrapolate; Annapurna Kumar, Mountain Castle Mountain Flower Plastic; Elisabeth Belliveau, Troisieme; Sarina Nihei, Rabbit's Blood; Simon Gerbaud, saVer; Lilian Hardouineau, Invocation; Shelley Lake, Polly Gone; Sam Bell, Krell Experiment; Wojciech Bąkowski, Dry Standpipe; Steve Reinke & Jessie Mott, Eat Your Secrets; Jaakko Pallasvuo, Soft Body Goal; Chris Bishop, No Stories Now.

    Eyeworks 2017 illustration by Stefanie Leinhos

  • 2017 Eyeworks Festival

    The 2017 Eyeworks Festival is happening Saturday, October 21, at the REDCAT theater in Los Angeles. The festival programs will screen at the Block Cinema in Chicago on Nov. 11, at Pioneer Works in Brooklyn on Nov. 28, and in Richmond, VA on Nov. 30

  • Eyeworks 7 Preview Trailer is now up!

    Eyeworks Festival 7

    Nov. 11 & 12, Block Cinema, Northwestern University, Chicago
    Nov. 19 & 20, REDCAT Theater, Los Angeles
    Nov. 26, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn

    Trailer credits:
    Eri Kawaguchi, Wild Wild Ham; Anibal Bley, Siniestro del Jefe; Jim Trainor, The Moschops; Jaques Verbeek & Karin Wiertz, The Case of the Spiral Staircase; Martin Sulzer, King James Version Genesis Chapter Nineteen; Ryo Orikasa, Datum Point; Peter Burr, The Mess; György Kovásznai, Habfürdő; Ryoya Usuha, Open a Manhole Cover While Walking; Karl Sims, Evolved Virtual Creatures; Hoji Tsuchiya, Visit from Hotoke at the Cape; Sabrina Ratté, Portals; Barry Doupé, A Boy on a Dock Blowing His Nose; Brian Smee, Lazy Daze.

    Eyeworks 2016 illustration by Alexis Beauclair

  • 2016 Eyeworks Festival

    The 2016 Eyeworks Festival is being planned for Nov. 19 & 20 at the REDCAT theater in Los Angeles. Screenings will also take place in Chicago and New York. Details to follow!

  • Eyeworks at Animation Block Party, July 31 2015

    Image from Tanka, David Lebrun, 1976

    Eyeworks will present a program representing five years of the festival at the 2015 Animation Block Party at BAMcinematek in Brooklyn on July 31. The program features classic and contemporary works, including a brand-new digital restoration of David Lebrun's 1976 film Tanka. The Eyeworks program runs at 7PM at the BAM Rose Cinemas, with other Animation Block Party screenings taking place throughout the weekend.

    Lillian Schwartz, Pixilliation, 1970, USA, 4:00

    Ian Cheng, bbrraattss, 2013, USA, 3:15
Stefan Gruber, Kevin Glick, & Lienors Allen, Light Weight, 1999, USA 3:00
Larry Cuba, Two Space, 1979, USA 8:00
Florence Miailhe, Hammam, 1992, France 9:00

    Yoriko Mizushiri, Futon, 2012, Japan 6:00
Sally Cruikshank, Make Me Psychic, 1978, USA, 8:00
Jim Trainor, The Presentation Theme, 2008, USA 14:00
Brandon Blommaert, aaa[A]aaa, 2012, Canada, 2:30

    David Lebrun, Tanka, 1976, USA 10:00