David Gatten

In his films, David GATTEN (1971, USA) investigates the intersection of the printed word and the moving image. Gatten graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. When he is not teaching, travelling or making films, David spends his time in the Rocky Mountains with filmmaker Erin Espelie. In 2012, Cinemascope named Gatten one of the 'Fifty Best Filmmakers Under Fifty' .

Filmography

(all short) Hardwood Process (1996, short), What the Water Said, Nos. 1-3 (1998, short), Moxon’s Mechanick Exercises (1999, short), The Enjoyment of Reading, Lost and Found (2001, short), Secret History of the Dividing Line (2002, short), Fragant Portals, Bright Particulars and the Edge of Space (2003, short), The Great Art of Knowing (2004, short), Film for Invisible Ink Case No. 71: Base-Plus- Fog (2006, short), Shrimp Boat Log (2006, short), Today! (Excerpt) (2007, short, co-dir), What the Water Said, Nos. 4-6 (2007, short), How to Conduct a Love Affair (2007, short), Today! (Excerpts) (2008, short, co-dir), Today! (Excerpts #28 and #19) (2008, short, co-dir) Film for Invisible Ink Case No. 142: Abbreviation for Dead Winter [diminished by 1,794] (2008, short), Ordinary Time, Equivocal Inventory (2009, short), Journal and Remarks (2009, short), Shrimp Boat Log (2010, short), Film for Invisible Ink case no. 323: Once Upon a Time in the West (2010, short), The Matter Propounded, of its Possibility or Impossibility, Treated in four Parts (2011, short), By Pain and Rhyme and Arabesques of Foraging (2012, short), The Extravagant Shadows (2012)


David Gatten op IFFR