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MEET THE FILMMAKER AND WATCH “MINECRAFT: THE STORY OF MOJANG”

MEET THE FILMMAKER AND WATCH “MINECRAFT: THE STORY OF MOJANG”

Last Saturday Rooftop screened an excerpt from the film Minecraft: The Story of Mojang, a documentary about Notch and the others behind the gaming phenomenon of Minecraft.efore the screening we had the chance to speak to Paul Owens of 2Player Productions about the process behind making the documentary as well as about his feelings about gaming culture in general.

MEET THE FILMMAKER: CHRISTEN BACH (“BEAR_UNTITLED”)

MEET THE FILMMAKER: CHRISTEN BACH (“BEAR_UNTITLED”)

A hunter and a bear were in love, but now the bear no longer loves the hunter. Bear_Untitled, Christen Bach’s animated short takes an ironic approach to heartbreak that says quite a bit about real love in just a minute of 8-bit monotone. We spoke to Christen regarding how he conceived his intriguing work, and the relevance of video game aesthetics in deeply impassioned contexts.

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