Author: Chris

The Archive and OKJA!!

“The Archive of the Movements of Inanimate Object” is playing as a short opener for “Okja” at the IFS in Boulder on the evening of Sunday Nov. 4th and Monday Nov. 5th. I know it’s on Netflix, but it’s better

Profound (or shallow?) Objectification

Profound objectification is a method of practicing a mind state of equanimity that a lot of artists are familiar with because it comes from practicing drawing, or photography, or painting, or sculpting, or any art practice where you’re doing a

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The Archive: notes…

  The Archive of the Movements of Inanimate Objects “I want people to take as much as they can from the movie. “It started as a basic psychodrama, with a character entering a space and investigating what seems strange and

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A Cultural History of Tai Chi

Working with both Scott Phillips, and a fantastic group of student filmmakers at the Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design, was an enlightening experience. Teaching filmmaking techniques while negotiating the extensive combination of history, kinesthetics, art, dance, music, and

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The A.M.I.O. at MIFFonEdge, July 2015

If you’re in the Waterville, Maine area and want to take in some art, my new film, (take a breath first) “The Archive of the Movements of Inanimate Objects”,  is in the MIFFonEdge exhibition there for a week or so. I won’t

JCOS Animation Workshop

I was at the Jefferson County Open School this Spring to teach another animation workshop! Possibly the best public school in the world. On entering the building each afternoon I was fed by the pervasive enthusiasm of every learner in the building. This is

September School Visiting Artist Workshop

I was invited to be the visiting artist at the September School for the first week in November. The fantastic art teacher Angela and the students took the challenge of making a metamorphic exquisite corpse animation as a group, and

Bill, The Galactic Hero World Premiere – DEC. 12th – 7:30 & 9:30 – IFS – Muenzinger – Boulder

                    !!! Bill, The Galactic Hero – FEATURE FILM !!! World Premiere – DEC. 12th – 7:30 & 9:30 – IFS – Muenzinger – Boulder New Link 2016!!!! – Bill the Galactic Hero Feature

Telluride Film Fest 2014 review

20 fascinating films in 4 days. Inbetween all those films the mind is filled with ideas. What better way to pass the time than make motion sketches. Blink, like the eyes of the aspens, and you may miss a few

The Portal

I worked for over two years with the producer/director of The Portal actualizing his visions and designing his experiments into an HD feature. This feature plays behind a live band of extremely talented musicians to create an immersive rock-concert-cinematic-experience. The entire show

Opening Titles for “Tall Tales of the 3 Fingered Man”

Tall Tales of the 3-FIngered Man Titles

3FingeredManTitles from Chris Pearce on Vimeo. “Tall Tales of the 3 Fingered Man” is a personal documentary made by Kimby Caplan, a good friend of mine. This is the opening title sequence for the film. I tried to make it

Snowmass Villiage Glacier Animation

SnowMastodon animation, 2012

SnowmassGlacierAnimation from Chris Pearce on Vimeo. This 20 seconds of animation was for a short documentary segment as part of the new Denver Museum of Nature and Science Mammoth and Mastodon Exhibit. It plays on a screen about halfway into

Paper Motion Studies

Quick motion studies to work out ideas about continuity, discontinuity, and narrative in a frame series.   Blank Page: A stab at illustration of a mental construct without direct representation, but I had to rely on sound.    Something Else

Movie poster for software development team

Ultipro Movie Poster

A software development team was doing some group building and wanted to use the aura of the cinema to hang their enthusiasm on. They asked me to develop a “movie” poster for their team to communicate to the larger company

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