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  • Image Union, episode 0001

    Image Union, episode 0001

    …By My Sister’s Cutting Room. 34:50 Image Union mid-show re-introduction. 35:21 “The Bums” by Scott Jacobs and Valjean McLenighan 1976. A group of bums under a bridge near San Francisco talk about homeless life and begging for money. 42:35 Footage of a 1968 press conference held by Mayor Richard J. Daley about the protests in Lincoln Park during the Democratic National Convention. He makes one of his famous blunders: “The… Continue reading

  • Image Union, episode 0021

    Image Union, episode 0021

    …organization’s efforts to keep housing managed and maintained. 25:11 “Continued to Death” by Scott Jacobs, Tony Medici, and Mirko Popadic. B&W video. Another short documentary about Organization of the Northeast (ONE), a community group fighting Chicago’s ineffective housing court to keep affordable housing in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood, a neighborhood giving way to rapid gentrification. 31:02 Image Union end… Continue reading

  • Video News Intersection Sampler

    …ey each work. The women then tells us about the different departments in the building and gives us a peek into how City Hall works. “Patronage workers work their ass off – trust me – it’s the civil service workers who sit on their ass” By Nick Despota and Scott Jacobs. 11:14 Inside Spring Training 1978. Audio very quiet even though levels look good. White Sox player Thad Bosley practices batting. 13:00 End of tape…. Continue reading

  • Pop Video Test: Chicago Video Art, part 2

    Pop Video Test: Chicago Video Art, part 2

    01:12 “Video Weavings” by Steve Beck. This segment explores the analogy between weaving and the construction of a television image, featuring colorful and dynamic patterns. 10:41 “Seven Second Interval” by Catherine DeJong, Richard Mandeberg, Kaja Overstreet. This segment feature silhouettes and outlines of people dancing. 22:46 “Cetacean” by Phil Morton, Chip Dodsworth, Barry Brosch. This segment simulates wa… Continue reading

  • Pop Video Test: Entertainment, parts 1 and 2

    Pop Video Test: Entertainment, parts 1 and 2

    “The Pop Video Test” was a joint effort between Scott Jacobs and Tom Weinberg of the Chicago Editing Center, and the Video Group of the Bell and Howell Corporation. This cooperative effort between the independent video community and a corporate video distributor was intended to test the viability of the home video market. The videomakers assembled ten hours of video pieces meant as an alternative to available pre-recorded programming (ie Hollywood movies). Fifty VCR owners in the Chicago area agreed to examine and review the tapes. Test viewers then received the programming two hours at a time, in groupings labeled Video Art, Documentary, Entertainment, and Potpourri…. Continue reading

  • Pop Video Test: Chicago Video Art, part 1

    Pop Video Test: Chicago Video Art, part 1

    01:30 Title slides mark the beginning of “Trilogy,” music by Keith Jarrett. Through the tape interference, a silhouetted visual plays. 04:15 “Trilogy” ends and “Weightless” begins. A similar silhouette visual accompanies it. 05:48 “Weightless” ends and “Rhythms” begins. Again, a similar visual plays. This visual incorporates more color than previous ones. 09:28 “Rhythms” ends, and a more elaborate title slide, for “Spiral 4 A.C.M.” plays. It not… Continue reading

  • Pop Video Test: Potpourri, parts 1 and 2

    Pop Video Test: Potpourri, parts 1 and 2

    0:00 Pop Video Series graphics 0:34 The Wizard by Lillian Somersaulter. 1:00 Animated story about a wizard who makes mischief by ruining the pies of women in town or turning people into animals. 8:25 Greetings from Lanesville, home of the world’s smallest TV station. The home of the Ginsbergs, where a cousin from the Soviet Union is visiting. The family speaks in Russian and then decide to watch Lanesville TV. We then see the program they… Continue reading

  • Pop Video Test: Chicago Video Art, part 1

    “The Pop Video Test” was a joint effort between Scott Jacobs and Tom Weinberg of the Chicago Editing Center, and the Video Group of the Bell and Howell Corporation. This cooperative effort between the independent video community and a corporate video distributor was intended to test the viability of the home video market. The videomakers assembled ten hours of video pieces meant as an alternative to available pre-recorded programming (ie Hollywood movies). Fifty VCR owners in the Chicago area agreed to examine and review the tapes. Test viewers then received the programming two hours at a time, in groupings labeled Video Art, Documentary, Entertainment, and Potpourri…. Continue reading

 

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