Whirr

Whirr
Scene from "Whirr" (photo © Timo Katz)

By combining manifestly redundant views of town houses into a linear tracking shot, the film achieves a view of how appearances oscillate around their basic idea without ever having an exact description.


Timo Katz was born in 1977. He studied Photo and Film Design at the University of Applied Sciences Bielefeld, graduating in 2006. His works include: the clip Panorama (2004) and the experimental DVD Kassettentausch (2005) and Whirr (2006).
Genre Animation
Category Short
Year of Production 2006
Director Timo Katz
Screenplay Timo Katz
Cinematography Timo Katz
Timo Katz
Cheason, Keiichi Sugimoto
Animation Timo Katz
Producer Timo Katz
Production Company Fachhochschule Bielefeld
Length 3 min
Format 35 mm, color
Original Version
 no dialogue
Sound Technology Dolby SR
Festivals  Vila do Conde 2006, Melbourne 2006, Hiroshima 2006, Hull 2006, Milan 2006, Encounters Bristol 2006, Verden 2006, Badalona 2006, Asolo 2006, Barcelona 2006, Norwich 2006, Wiesbaden 2006, Gainesville 2006, Pouchon 2006, Berlin 2006, Cologne 2006, Aix-en-Provence 2006, Ljubljana 2006, Paris 2006, Tirana 2006, Angers 2006, Rotterdam 2007, Copenhagen 2007, San Francisco 2007, Nice 2007, European Media Art Festival Osnabrueck 2007, Molodist Kiev 2007
Awards Special Jury Mention Hull 2006, Jury Prize Verden 2006, Second Prize Short Video Section Gainesville 2006, Prix de la Meilleure Musique de Film Aix-en-Provence 2006, Award for Best Idea Copenhagen 2007

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