News and Updates

  • Project at Bonobostudio in Zagreb, Croatia

    This summer I have been working on a new animation project at Bonobostudio in Zagreb, Croatia. The piece is called "Here There" and uses a combination of audio field recordings and abstract drawn animation. This funny little cloud fragment was the result of some experimentation this week. 

  • New York screenings, May 2014

    Two screenings in New York:

    Friday May 9 at Pioneer Works, I'll present a program I curated of classic experimental film work shown on 16mm. Titled "Under the Lid of the Id," this program is centered around Freudian double-speak and loaded puns. Featured in the progam are six films, including work by Jim Trainor, John Smith, Jim Henson and Kenneth Anger. 159 Pioneer St., Red Hook, Brooklyn

    Monday May 12 at Millennium Film Workshop, I'll screen the "Accumulations" program, collecting my experimental film and video work from 2005-2014. Included in the program is the New York premiere of Fort Morgan. At Fireproof Gallery, 119 Ingraham St., Brooklyn.

  • Accumulations: Films by Alexander Stewart at Roots & Culture, April 27

    A program of twelve of my films will screen at Roots & Culture on April 27 at 7:30 pm. The lineup features selections of my films from 2005-2014, including works on 16mm and video, collaborations with Peter Miller and Lilli Carré, and several music videos. The centerpiece of the program is the Chicago premiere of Fort Morgan.

    Accumulations: Films by Alexander Stewart

    Program
    Errata, 2005, 6:00, 16mm
    On the Logic of Dubious Historical Accounts 1969-1972, 2008, 8:30, 16mm
    Very Similar To, 2009, 2:45, 16mm
    The Battle of the Stand-Stills, 2010, 15:46, HD

    100 Foot Pull, 2010, 2:45, 16mm

    4000 Frame Throw (Pitchin' Machine), 2011, 2:45, 16mm

    Disappears, Power, music video. 2013, 4:15, HD
    Acteurs, Cloud Generating, music video. 2013, 4:07, 16mm on HD 
    What I Want, 2013, 6:25, NTSC
    Crux Film, 2013, 5:07, HD
    Fort Morgan, 2014, 22:00, 16mm on HD
    Peacock, 2014, 5:00, 16mm on HD

  • New Acteurs

    I'm really excited about some new stuff I've been working on for Acteurs! Details soon.

  • Fort Morgan trailer

    Fort Morgan, Alexander Stewart, 16mm on HD video, 22:00, 2014

    Cameras: Peter Miller & Christopher Becks
    Score: George Monteleone
    Sound mix: Alex Inglizian
    Production assistance: Kevin Eskew, Lilli Carré & William Stewart
    Colorist: John Waterman

  • Spring Screenings

    Some upcoming screenings this spring:

    Peacock will premiere at the Chicago Underground Film Festival on April 3, and will screen on April 4 at the Crossroads festival in San Francisco.

    Fort Morgan will premiere at the Crossroads festival on April 4, and will play at the European Media Art Festival (EMAF) in Osnabrück, Germany on, April 24.

    Crux Film will play at the 52nd Ann Arbor Film FestivalCrux Film also recently won First Prize at the 2014 Punto y Raya festival in Reykjavik, Iceland.