Moviestar is an interactive installation that moulds old and new media together in order to create a reallife moving filmset.Classic film, animation, robotics, sound and motiontracking are utilised to simulate a moviescene where visitors play the mainrole. They will find themselves on a filmset surrounded by cameras, lights and a greenscreen studio, projected into a world that consists of monsters, UFO´s and other slightly surreal events that are controlled by the visitors movements in front of the camera
The installation forms a tribute to the evolution of Special E ffects, which since the existence of Film opened up oppertunities for filmmakers to produce imaginative movies by putting together diff rent filmed scenes. By blending real actor recordings with stopmotion animations and prerecorded material, Filmmakers were able to create characters and filmsets using clay, wood and gardenutilities for their imaginative movieplots. Allthough Fi lms using these technologies looked far from realistic, they graduately gained acceptance from the public, and changed the way we looked at fi lm forever.
Norwegian Film Institute
The event is hosted and supported by Norwegian Film Institute, and produced and supported by BEK.