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American short films [videorecording]
Alternate Title Cinema 16: American short films [videorecording]
[Great Britain] : Cinema16, [2006]
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PN1997.A1 A44 2006    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Short films
Experimental films
Subject United States -- Drama
Subject(s) Motion pictures -- United States
Physical Description 1 videodisc (ca. 209 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([12] p. ; 18 cm.)
Note - System Details DVD, all regions, NTSC
Language In English; optional subtitles in French, German, Italian, Japanese or Spanish
Note Collective title from container
Originally released as 16 short films between 1943-2005
Special feature: optional audio commentary track for each film
Booklet (laid in container) includes notes on each film in English and French
Summary A collection of 16 short films by America's filmmakers, some of which are incredibly rare. The set includes works by Tim Burton, Andy Warhol, Alexander Payne, Todd Solondz, George Lucas, and Gus Van Sant, among others. Most of the films are accompanied by optional audio commentary, almost always by their respective directors
Contents The lunch date [videorecording] (c1989, 10 min., b&w) / a film by Adam Davidson ; director of photography, Anghel Deca ; music, Thomas Cabaniss -- Five feet high and rising [videorecording] (c1999, 29 min., col.) / photography, script and direction, Peter Sollett ; produced by Emma Wilcockson, Eva Vives ; edited by Eva Vives, Peter Sollett -- Freiheit [videorecording] (1966, 3 min., tinted b&w) / a film by [George] Lucas -- [Daybreak express] [videorecording] (c1958, 5 min., col.) / by D.A. Pennebaker ; music by Duke Ellington -- Vincent [videorecording] (c1982, 6 min., b&w) / Walt Disney Productions presents ; narrated by Vincent Price ; written, designed and directed by Tim Burton ; produced by Rick Heinrichs ; director of photography, Victor Abdalov ; music, Ken Hilton ; sculpture and additional design, Rick Heinrichs ; animation, Stephen Chiodo -- Terminal Bar [videorecording] (2002, 22 min., col.) / Tourist Pictures ; photography by Stefan Nadelman ; a film by Stefan Nadelman ; music by Dick Zved, Steve Rossiter, Michael Reid ; narration by Tom Clifford -- Terry Tate: office linebacker [videorecording] (2003, 4 min., col.) / written and directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber ; produced by Jason Ajax Mercer, Gary Bryman, Steve Hein ; director of photography, Eric Haase ; editor, Jason Painter ; composer, Dave Hutten -- Necrology [videorecording] (c1969, 11 min., b&w) / [a film by] Standish D. Lawder -- The discipline of DE [videorecording] (1982, 9 min., b&w) / Gus Van Sant presents ; from the story by William S. Burroughs -- The wraith of Cobble Hill [videorecording] (c2006, 15 min., b&w) / written and directed by Adam Parrish King ; produced by Monique Zavistovski ; art direction, cinematography, animation, sound design, Adam Parrish King ; editing, Adam Parrish King, Monique Zavistovski ; composer, Steven Gutheinz -- George Lucas in love [videorecording] (c1999, 9 min., col.) / directed by Joe Nussbaum ; produced by Joseph Levy ; written by Joe Nussbaum & Daniel Shere ; story by Joe Nussbaum & Timothy Dowling ; director of photography, Eric J. Haase ; film editor, Ryan Gold ; music by Deborah Lurie ; produced in association with Quality Filmed Entertainment -- Meshes of the afternoon [videorecording] (1943, 14 min., b&w) / a film by Maya Deren and Alexander Hamid ; music by Teiji Ito -- Carmen [videorecording] (1970, 18 min., col.) / original music composed and performed by Alexander Payne ; director of photography, João Penna ; written and directed by Alexander Payne -- Feelings [videorecording] (1984, 3 min., b&w) / camera, Andy Day ; a film by Todd Solondz -- Paperboys [videorecording] (2001, 41 min., col.) / Jack Spade presents ; a Directors Bureau production ; conceived by Katie Powell & Andy Spade ; directed by Mike Mills ; produced by Ned Brown, Katherine Kennedy, Julia Leach ; director of photography, Joaquin Baca-Asay ; edited by Haines Hall -- [Screen test : Helmut] [videorecording] (1964, 5 min., b&w) / [Andy Warhol]
Credits Producer, Luke Morris
Alternate Author Davidson, Adam, 1964-
Sollett, Peter, 1976-
Lucas, George, 1944-
Pennebaker, D. A
Burton, Tim, 1958-
Nadelman, Stefan
Thurber, Rawson Marshall, 1975-
Lawder, Standish D
Van Sant, Gus
King, Adam Parrish
Nussbaum, Joe
Deren, Maya
Hammid, Alexander
Payne, Alexander, 1961-
Solondz, Todd
Mills, Mike, 1966-
Warhol, Andy, 1928-1987
Cinema16 (Organization : London, England)

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