for other VJs:
use the web to find out how to be better VJ's, so are
keen to share information with other VJ's as well.
all our behind-the-scenes technical stuff, FYI:
also uploaded the Painting
with Light Handbook from our courses
held in 2006 - it's probably the closest thing
to a "How To VJ Manual" that's available
for newbs. Hope it's of some help. It's linked
off our main page as we have to move it when we go over bandwidth.
are some links you might like to check out:
Brief History of VJing in Australia by Sean Healy
(VJ Jean Poole)
Central - THE centre of online VJ culture. Technical
queries, reviews, discussion - it's all there.
VJ - compare all the major VJ softwares available.
Awesome resource - so simple, and yet so useful.
are more links on our Links Page.
an interview for ANAT
(read the rest here)
jean_pØØle from Melbourne: What
do you think distinguishes today's push for an 'expanded
cinema', from other pushes in decades just past?
from Germany: Oh what a lovely question :) I
think the VJs finally have the tools that are easy
enough to use and offer such a great diversity that
for the first time ever in history we can create
moving images from our imagination "live".
For example imagine Oskar Fischinger with tools
like we have today and how much gorgeous content
he might have produced with it and how he could
have really redefined motion picture media. Now
today everyone is in the position to be an Oskar
Fischinger but what is still lacking is the content.
If the VJs can put meaning into their visuals through
whatever means I think we are on a new media platform
that might stand next to Cinema and Television as
the third option.
behind the desk. Note the cable-spaghetti under the desk,
the bane of our life! Oh, for a truly wireless setup.
is a type of performance that combines the visual possibilities
of filmmaking with the improvisational pleasures of jazz"....
VJ Book: Inspirations and Practical Advice for Live Visuals
Performance by Paul Spinrad, Jon Schwark