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Director: Lars Jan

Screenwriters: Paul Abacus, Lars Jan

Institute History

  • 2012 Sundance Film Festival

Description

Riding the wave of TED talk fanaticism and armed with the latest wizardry in media technology and data visualization, the visionary/prophet/madman/cult icon Paul Abacus comes to Sundance to surf the boundary of what is real and what is hyperreal and preach visions of a world without national borders. Culminating in three performances at New Frontier, Abacus delivers a master class in persuasion for the Screen Age that promises to usher civilization into a new era.

Originally Commissioned by the Experimental Media & Performing Arts Center (EMPAC)

Additional Credits:
Lighting Designer/Production Manager: Christopher Kuhl
Steadicam Operators: Nicholas Konow, John Luna
Online and Public Choreographer: Blaine O’Neill
Associate Producer: Miranda Wright
Printed Design: Thirst, Rick Valicenti, John Pobojewski, Bud Rodecker
Anchor: Wilson Kello
Documentarian: Luke Norby
Executive Producer: Thea Duell

Screening Details

  • Section: New Frontier Artist
  • Film Type: Artist
  • Country: U.S.A.
  • Run Time: 55 min.
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