Found Footage Magazine

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Found Footage Magazine is an independent semi-annual publication distributed worldwide and printed both in English and Spanish, offering theoretical, analytical and informative contents related to found footage filmmaking. The contents for the first issue, to be released on October 2015, include the extensive monograph on Bill Morrison, 'A Poetic Archaeology of Cinema', by Matt Levine, plus an interview with the filmmaker; essays on the 'ethics of appropriation', and the work of Martin Arnold, Peter Tscherkassky and Santiago Álvarez. The issue also features several articles, including a recount of the most recent edition Festival of (In)appropiation by its director Jaimie Baron, and reviews of contemporary works and recently published books on found footage films.

Table of contents:

A Poetic Archaeology of Cinema, by Matt Levine.


Facing Time, by Adrian Danks
Knights Moves, by Dirk de Bruyn
The Ethics of Appropriation: Found Footage between Archive and Internet, by Thomas Elsaesser
Santiago Álvarez: The Revolutionary Filmmaker as a Materialist Historian, by Jonathan Palomar
Lost and Found in the Arctic, by Scott MacKenzie
Found footage in televisual practices: images as lightning flashes, by Ingrid Guardiola 


Artists in an Archive, by Alan Berliner
Un bigote para dos: The origins of Spanish found footage revisited, by Jorge Loste
The Festival of (In)appropriation 2015, by Jaime Baron
Women Under the Influence: The Claustrum of Jay Rosenblatt, by César Ustarroz

Film reviews Cut’n’paste, by Albert Alcoz.

Iterations (Gregg Biermann, 2014)
A Movie by Jen Proctor (Jennifer Proctor, 2010-12)
Las variaciones Schwitters (Alberto Cabrera Bernal, 2012)
Let Me ASMR You (Clint Enns, 2014)
Iowneom Streets (Lucía Moreno, 2014)
Pure Virtual Function (Péter Lichter, 2015)

Book reviews

The Archive Effect: Found footage and the audiovisual experience of history. Author: Jaimie Baron. (London, Routlege, 2013)
Found Footage: Cinema Exposed. Editors: Giovanna Fossati and Jaap Guldemond. (Amsterdam, Amsterdam University Press/EYE Film Institute Netherlands, 2012)