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“I Was Basically Operating as a One Man Band”: DP Nelson Walker on Nam June Paik: Moon Is the Oldest TV

1 month ago   |   By Filmmaker Magazine

Seminal video artist Nam June Paik and his extensive roster of iconic collaborators are the subject of Amanda Kim's documentary Nam June Paik: Moon Is the Oldest TV. Utilizing archival footage and interviews with Paik's contemporaries, the film also features Steven Yeun reading excerpts from Paik's journals and artistic statements to bring the revolutionary creative to life anew. Cinematographer Nelson Walker discusses how he approached lensing the project, which began remotely due to COVID protocols. See all responses to our annual Sundance cinematographer interviews here. Filmmaker: How...
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“The Second Act Is Always a Challenge”: Editor Taryn Gould on Nam June Paik: Moon Is the Oldest TV

“The Second Act Is Always a Challenge”: Editor Taryn Gould on Nam June Paik: Moon Is the Oldest TV

1 month ago   |   By Filmmaker Magazine

In filmmaker Amanda Kim's feature debut Nam June Paik: Moon Is the Oldest TV, the revolutionary 20th century video artist is conjured through archival footage, interviews with collaborators and journal excerpts read by Steven Yeun. The film charts Paik's creative career and eventual relocation to the U.S., dissecting how his art has since influenced our understanding of moving images and the technology that produces them. Editor Taryn Gould discusses cutting the film, including the importance of highlighting Paik's palpable sense of humor. See all responses to our annual Sundance editor...
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“I Saw the Benefits of Technology” | Amanda Kim, Nam June Paik: Moon Is the Oldest TV 

“I Saw the Benefits of Technology” | Amanda Kim, Nam June Paik: Moon Is the Oldest TV 

1 month ago   |   By Filmmaker Magazine

Every production faces unexpected obstructions that require creative solutions and conceptual rethinking. What was an unforeseen obstacle, crisis, or simply unpredictable event you had to respond to, and how did this event impact or cause you to rethink your film? I'm sure many productions experienced this unforeseen obstacle, but no one expected a pandemic in early 2020. And at the height of it when the world was shutting down, our production was scheduled to begin. I wasn't sure when and how we were going to continue production. But during the quiet of the first couple of months in...
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