New York Comics and Picture-story Symposium: March 29, Ted Wiggins

March 29, 2016  – Ted Wiggins – Optical Hopscotch: Tricks of perception in experimental animation

7-9 PM

Room M 101 (Bark room), 66 Fifth Ave., lobby level

Filmmaker and software developer Ted Wiggin will discuss tricks of perception used by 20th century experimental filmmakers, their evocative potential, and impact on contemporary independent animation. Ted Wiggins is a filmmaker and software developer who strives to bend the computer towards traditional animation and analog techniques. His films attempt to show rational systems that transcend their own logic. After graduating from RISD in 2011, he moved to New York and now works at Hornet Inc. Ted also makes software for non objective filmmaking, which is user friendly, versatile and freely available online.