tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE Filmography

(from late 1975e.v. to march 2016e.v.)

(in order of most recent to oldest)

{tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE can be contacted @ <idioideo at verizon dot net>}

 

203. a. "Where We're"

- w/ text written by tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE etta cetera

- w/ readings from tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE; etta cetera; Sharyn Lee Neccai; John Evans; Phat Man Dee

- synthesizer usic from tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE w/ violin samples from David Prentice

- shot in Pittsburgh; Founders Grove, Humboldt Redwoods State Park; Black Rock City, Nevada (during Burning Man '99); etc.. - using found filmstrips provided by Jubal Brown + 35mm motion picture film provided by Laura Kikauka

- 35mm filmstrip w/ prerecorded sound

- 2:03:30

- october '98 - november '99

b. "Where We're"

- w/ transfer assistance from John Evans

- 35mm filmstrip & recorded sound transferred to 1/2" VHS cassette both as a filmstrip & as a 35mm film (this latter in 16 ways)

c. "Where We're Trailer #1"

- 35mm filmstrip & recorded sound transferred to 1/2" VHS cassette as a 35mm film (in 16 ways)

- 11:16

d. "Where We're Trailer #2"

- 35mm filmstrip & recorded sound transferred to 1/2" VHS cassette as a 35mm film (in 8 ways)

- 5:37

e. "Where We're" (w/ Windsor Generic Tour)

- In the collection of Peter "Brainpang" Warner

- similar to a. except that various vaudeo f/x are used as well as slightly more complicated transfer techniques + footage from the Generic Tour in Windsor is added + a snippet of mystery footage + additional sound from "Livid at the Schmaltzwald" by John Henry Nyenhuis & tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- 2:01:56

f. "Where We're" (w/ Windsor Generic Tour, etc..)

- similar to e. except that additional footage from the Pittsburgh Generic Tour, the "Black Rectangle over the Eye" presentation in Baltimore (that involved a screening of the filmstrip version of "Where We're"), & the American Urological Association is inserted

- 2:01:56

 

201. a. "Shuffle Mode"

- 35mm filmstrip w/ spoken or prerecorded sound

- 3:03

- september - october '99

b. "Shuffle Mode"

- slide show w/ spoken or prerecorded sound

- variable duration - app. 5:00

 

195. a. "In Perplexing Pursuit of the Prodigy Paleontologist" {version 1}

- shot in Northern California @ Lassen National Volcanic Park & @ Founders Grove, Humboldt Redwoods State Park

- 35mm Möbius strip filmstrip & audio cassette

- 18:25

- october '98 / march '99

b. "In Perplexing Pursuit of the Prodigy Paleontologist" {version 2}

- shot at the Southern Rim of the Grand Canyon in Arizona, at the Painted Desert & Petrified Forest in New Mexico, & at a lava field in New Mexico

- 35mm Möbius strip filmstrip & audio cassette

- 17:31

- october '98 / march '99


194. "Say Cheese! - 5 Days in Wisconsin"

- a trip thru the House on the Rock to Dreamtime Village to Dr. Evermor's Forevertron to Sid Boyum's backyard to the Hmong Reception & Banquet for General Vang Pao at the La Crosse Civic Arena

- with the assistance of etta cetera

- 35mm filmstrip & audio cassette

- 53:27

- october '98 - january '99

193. a. "Air Drops" {filmstrip version}

- quasi-documentation of a project in collaboration with Delta Bravo

- with the assistance of Juliet Lima & Sierra Lima Foxtrot November

- 35mm filmstrip

- indefinite duration

- september-november '98

b. "Air Drops" {vaudeo version 1}

- tANGO, aLPHA cHARLIE

- quasi-documentation of a project in collaboration with Delta Bravo

- with the assistance of Alpha Charlie, Juliet Lima, Juliet Papa, Sierra Lima Foxtrot November, & Mike Juliet

- 35mm filmstrip, 8mm vaudeo, slides, stills, audio cassette -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 19:30

- september '97 - september '98

c. "Air Drops" {vaudeo version 2}

- using snippets from Current Affairs Films' "UFO'S: WHO'S WATCHING US?" & George Antheil's 2nd Piano Sonata: "The Airplane" (1st movement)

- 35mm filmstrips, 8mm vaudeo, slides, stills, audio cassettes -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 14:20

- september '97 - november '98

 

192. "A History of the Toronto Railway Lands Central & West - Part 3"

- tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE etta cetera

- 35mm filmstrip

- indefinite duration

- august '98

 

191. "Death Bed Aerobics"

- Party Teen on Couch #2 etta cetera

- 2 35mm filmstrips & audio cassette

- 4:45

- july '98

 

176. "The Postman Always Rings the Homunculous of Woody Allen & Hollis Frampton Twice"

- 35mm filmstrip & audio cassette -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 8:24

- july '96

 

175. "Satanic Liposuction, Neoasm?!, & YOU!!"

- a collection of footage donated to me by John Berndt (4 X 50'), Mannette Letter (2 X 50'), Laure Drogoul (app 50'), Richard/Susan Henderson (2 X 50'), Florian Cramer (app 8 X 50'), Gen Ken Montgomery (7 X 50'), Boris Wanowitch (50'), Monty Cantsin/Istvan Kantor (app 10'); + excerpts from a home-movie version of "War and Peace"; + "porno" made by "unknowns"; + excerpts from "Mike Film" (see #3), "Crab Feast(s)" (see #11), "Luskin's" (see #56), "International Neoist/Tourist Day" (see #60), "Sponging off the Mandlebrot Set" (see #128), + out-takes from "Balling Tim Ore is Best" (see #49), "6 Fingers Crossed Country T.Ore/Tour" (see #55), "Vex 1990E.V." (see #135); + the entirety of "It's Not A Matter of Life & Death: Part Z: Stereo Brain (preface)" (see #62) & "Re-Runs" (see #132); + previously unused footage labelled: "Finish Off the Roll Film Using Intervalometer Shot from my House to Second Story Books to the Science Fiction Book Store etc..", "'Live' Autopsy" (shot for me by Martha Colburn w/ the assistance of Bill Haas), & "Funny Farm Disco Room"; + footage shot especially for it including the title, credit, & "Satanic Liposuction" scene (shot by Greg Pierce), etc..

- (cr)edited (to/)by anonymous

- soundtrack provided by Anonymous, John Berndt, & Gen Ken Montgomery

- super 8

- 1:17:00

- (footage from '78 - '98) edited from fall '95 - summer '98

 

{170. a. "Collective Film Production"

- made by The Embodiment of the Institute - mainly instigated & w/ found footage provided by Terry Klein

- vaudeo portion shot by Julia Dzwonkoski & tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- super 8 manipulations by Terry Klein, Julia Dzwonkoski, Ghen Dennis, tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE, Jody Lafond, Barb Lattanzi, Keith Sanborn, & Anya Lewin

- 8mm vaudeo & super 8 -> 8mm vaudeo

- 18:30

- october 24, '95

b. "Collective Film Production"

- 8mm vaudeo & super 8 -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 15:54

- october 24, '95 / may 16, '99

c. "Collective Film Production"

- 8mm vaudeo & super 8 -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 15:36

- october 24, '95 / may 17, '99

- my contribution was somewhat small - hence the bracketing}

 

167. a. "Volunteers Collective 21"

- in collaboration with Orgone Cinema, Sharyn Lee Frederick, & David Prentice (shot by Alisa Dix)

- 'directed' by & played in by tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- {unfinished}

- 16mm sound

- app. 12:00

- July '95

b. "Volunteers Collective 21"

- 16mm -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- limited interest almost presentable fall '96 edit by tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

 

166. "Peterson's Restaurant"

- in collaboration w/ Orgone Cinema (shot by Michael Johnsen)

- 16mm -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 14:56

- 1st 1/2 of '95

 

165. "Grounded!"

- 16mm -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 6:00

- May '95

 

164. "How Orgone Cinema Treats Its Visiting Filmmakers"

- in collaboration w/ Orgone Cinema (shot by Michael Johnsen)

- 16mm -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 5:40

- january-may '95

 

163. "Funny Farm Summit Meeting"

- 16mm -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 14:00

- august '94 - july '95

 

162. a. "Psychological Playfair"

- 16mm -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 5:30

- march-may '94

b. "Boota"

- 16mm & 1/2" VHS cassette -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 5:58

 

161. "Diszey Spots"

- 16mm

- 11:20

- october-december '93

 

154. "National Cancer Institute Documentary"

- 16mm

- 3:20

- '93

 

149. a. "Our"

- w/ Rebecca Barten

- 16mm (silent)

- 11:49

- '92

b. "Our"

-> 1/2" VHS cassette (w/ sound)

- '92/'93

- YouTube URL: http://youtu.be/u4nZGBPPOyM

- YouTube EMBED: <iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/u4nZGBPPOyM" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

c. "Our"

-> 1/2" VHS cassette (telephoto circle transfer)(w/ sound)

 

145. a. "Bob Cobbing/Movie Trivia/Hypnopedagogy"

- 16mm -> 1/2" VHS cassette (single layer fish-eye transfer w/ white spandex screen)

- 28:30 or 57:00

- '91-'93

b. "Bob Cobbing/Movie Trivia/Hypnopedagogy"

- 16mm (double layer optical print)

- 29:45 or 59:30

- '91-'94

 

144. a. "The "Official" John Lennon's Erection as Blocking Our View Homage & Cheese Sandwich"

- 16mm -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 25:30

- '90-'92

- YouTube URL: http://youtu.be/z9f7mzn2euc

- YouTube EMBED: <iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/z9f7mzn2euc" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

b. "The "Official" John Lennon's Erection as Blocking Our View Homage & Cheese Sandwich" ("techno-sensualist" version)

- 16mm -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 25:30

- '90-'93

c. "The "Official" John Lennon's Erection as Blocking Our View Homage & Cheese Sandwich"

- 16mm -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 1:24:00

- onesownthoughts YouTube channel URL: http://youtu.be/nRqfWwHAdqA

- EMBED: <iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/nRqfWwHAdqA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe

 

141. "Double Height" {pronounced like "Hate"}

- 2 regular 8 films for 2 side-by-side projections (also transferred to 1/2" VHS cassette)

- 2:00

- '91

 

[138. ""Official" part of "Singing Bridges""

[in the possession of the "Coyotes" - shelved due to lack of finances]

- duration unknown (less than 5:00)

- 16mm

- '90]

 

132. a. "Vex 1990E.V."

- w/ sound from Dick Turner

- super 8 -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 6:20

- march 19 & 20, '90 (etc..)

b. "Vex 1990E.V." (for YouTube)

- w/ titles added december 25, '09

 

[131. "Assateague"

[film version in the collection of Dee-Dee Ranged]

- super 8 (transferred to 1/2" VHS cassette)

- 2:00

- '90]

 

129. "Barfroom"

- 16mm w/ optical sound

- 4:15

- '89-'90

 

128. "Ward of Mouth"

- shot by Richard Tryzno Ellsberry

- directed, edited, & DidActed in by tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- 16mm w/ optical sound

- 4:50

- '89

 

[126. "Re-Runs"

[incorporated into "Satanic Liposuction, Neoasm?!, & YOU!!"]

- super 8

- app 3:00

- '90]

 

[125. "Sponging off the Mandlebrot Set"

[excerpts incorporated into "Satanic Liposuction, Neoasm?!, & YOU!!" with the remainder discarded]

- super 8

- app 3:00

- '89]

 

119. "Filmers Almanac Contribution"

[in the collection of S'Pool]

- super 8

- 3:20

- '88

 

94. "Appearing Act"

[in the collection of Laura A. Trussell]

- w/ Laura A. Trussell

- super 8

- 2:30

- '88

 

93. "You Haven't Heard the Record, You Haven't Read the Book, Now! Don't See the Movie!"

- super 8 -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 27:00

- '88

 

62. "It's Not A Matter of Life & Death: Part Z: Stereo Brain (preface)"

[the film version is incorporated into "Satanic Liposuction, Neoasm?!, & YOU!!"]

- shot by Nathan Long

- directed by tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- super 8 -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 3:20

- '87

 

61. "15 Hours of Video at 23 Times Its Original Speed"

- {regular 8, super 8, unsplit regular 8, 16mm, & 1/2" VHS cassette -> 1/2" VHS cassette ->} super 8

-> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 39:47

- '87

 

60. "International Neoist/Tourist Day"

[excerpts of the silent film incorporated into "Satanic Liposuction, Neoasm?!, & YOU!!" - with the remainder discarded]

- w/ John Sheehan, Martha Peterson, & Laura Trussell

- super 8 -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 3:20

- march 24, '87 (etc..)

 

56. "Luskin's"

[only "worth" presenting as an A.V. aid to a description of the event that it's a quasi-document of - excerpts from the film incorporated into "Satanic Liposuction, Neoasm?!, & YOU!! - with the rest discarded]

- super 8 -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 9:15

- december '86

 

53. "War & Peace"

- super 8

- app 1:10-1:45

- '86

 

[52. "International Neoist Day"

[present location unknown - probably in the collection of 1 of the members of the 6 Fingers League]

- w/ Joan Lobell

- super 8 -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 3:20

- march 24, '86]

 

50. "Transparent Smile (Monty Cantsin Performing With White Colours)"

- Monty Cantsin (ie: Steve Estes), Monty Cantsin (ie: Joan Lobell), Monty Cantsin (ie:tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE) w/ sound by various Monty Cantsins (primarily John Berndt & Jimmy Hedges)

- 16mm w/ optical sound

- 17:00

- '85

 

49. "Balling Tim Ore is Best"

- Dick Hertz & Tim Ore (ie:tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE)

- super 8 -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 16:00

- august '85

 

48. "Fuckin' @"

[the film version of this is incorporated into "Satanic Liposuction, Neoasm?!, & YOU!!"]

- directed, shot, & acted in by unknowns

- sound added by tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- title suggested by Alan Barysh

- super 8 -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 5:00

- '85

 

47. "July 4th Anti-Patriotic Picnic"

- w/ O.J.Dart

- super 8 -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 3:20

- July 4th, '85

 

46. a. "See-Saw" {version 1}

- See-Saw made by O.J.Dart

- regular 8 -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 15:20

- '85

b. "See-Saw" {version 2}

- w/ processing overkill

 

43. "Les Promenades Hysteriques"

[double film/double projection version destroyed by Reinhardt U. Sevöl]

- made as part of TON TOCOCK SCHISME (Reinhardt U. Sevöl, Via Vidorae, &tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE)

- super 8 -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 10:00

- '84

 

42. "Neoist Guide Dog"

- super 8 -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 2:30

- '84

 

31. a. "Sound Along w/ t he Bounding Ball(s)" {version 1}

[in the collection of the Enoch Pratt Free Library Audio Visual Department]

- shot by Steve Estes

- Norkin Grip (Leanne Johnson)

- directed by tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- 16mm (primarily negative) (silent)

- 9:40

- '83 (etc..)

b. "Sound Along w/ t he Bounding Ball(s)" {version 2}

- (primarily positive)

c. "Sound Along w/ t he Bounding Ball(s)" {version 3}

- version 1 transferred to 1/2" VHS cassette w/ sound added

d. "Sound Along w/ t he Bounding Ball(s)" {version 4}

- version 3 intercut w/ the screening of version 2 @ Jefferson Presents (as shot by Gordon Nelson) on Jan 27, 2007 w/ live soundtrack from LaDonna Smith; Greg Pierce; Steve Boyle; & tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- w/ soundtrack credits added

- 9:53

- edit finished december 24, '09

 

29. a. "Pee on "Bob"'s Head" {version 1}

- shot by Lizard Media Systems

- directed & DidActed in by tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE

- 1/2" VHS cassette

- 7:40

- early '83

b. "Pee on "Bob"'s Head" {version 2}

- reshot off TV screen by Chris [last name forgotten]

- 16mm (mostly negative) w/ optical sound

- 10:40

 

28. "Exquisite Corpse"

- 1st layer shot by Nancy Andrews & tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE, 2nd layer shot by John Ellsberry

- 16mm loops

- indefinite duration

- october '82

 

26. "Skin Exchange"

[discarded - a vaudeo version exists as part of "A Night at des Refusés during the 5th International Neoist Apartment Festival"]

- regular 8

- unknown duration

- march '82

 

25. a. "Subtitles (16mm version)" {version 1}

[in the collection of the Enoch Pratt Free Library Audio-Visual Department]

- 16mm

- 9:55 (at 24FPS)

- '80-'82

b. "Subtitles (16mm version)" {version 2}

- 12:30

 

24. "A Double Negative As Not A Positive"

- w/ Hannah Aviva (tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE DidActing under the name of E.G.Head)

- unsplit regular 8 -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 2:00

- '82

 

21. "Subtitles (unsplit regular 8 version)"

- unsplit regular 8

- 9:50

- '81-'82

 

20. a. "Seriousness is Death" [film version discarded] {version 1}

- w/ Hannah Aviva

- regular 8 -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 4:30

- '82

b. "Seriousness is Death" [film version discarded] {version 2}

- vaudeo version reedited & soundtrack changed

- 3:14

- '82/'93

c. "Seriousness is Death" {version 3}

- March 25, 2016 version with some explanatory titles added

- 5:13

- on my onesownthoughts YouTube channel here: https://youtu.be/fIr1_U-dDHI

 

19. "Subtitles (regular 8 version)" [film version discarded] (includes "Seriousness is Death")

- regular 8 -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 27:00

- '81-'82

 

[17. "Testing" [given away]

- super 8

- app 3:00

- '81]

 

16. "____________________________________ "

- regular 8

- app 3:00

- '81

 

14. "Silent Speed"

- 16mm loops

- indefinite duration

- mid '81

 

11. "Crab Feast(s)" [the only section "worth" presenting of this, "Crab Feast 2&1/2ish" {app 3:00}, was conceived of & shot by John Ellsberry - excerpts from the film "Crab Feast 2" (conceived of & directed by Gayle 26/X & shot by Susan Henderson) are incorporated into "Satanic Liposuction, Neoasm?!, & YOU!!" - all other film portions were discarded]

- super 8 -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 10:35

- '79-'80 (etc..)

 

10. "Subtitles (super 8 version)"

- soundtrack made in collaboration w/ Richard (Ellsberry), Patti Karl, Kirby Malone, Pam Purdy, Ed "Lizard" Rosen, Steve Stec, Laurie Stepp, David Yaffe, & Norman Yeh

- super 8 -> 1/2" VHS cassette

- 52:20

- '80-'82

 

[5. "Collaboration w/ Marshall Reese" [discarded]

- super 8

- app. 3:00

- fall '78]

 

4. "Ghost*

(of Lamar "Chip" Layfield / Carol / Pat Brown /tentatively, a convenience)

(of films by entities other than myself)

of my Mike Film project

* - a Projectionist's Nightmare"

- super 8 (an 'inappropriate' 1/2" VHS cassette version exists)

- indefinite duration

- fall '78 (etc..)

 

3. "Mike Film"

- super 8

- indefinite duration

- fall '78

 

1. a. "Lamar "Chip" Layfield / Carol / Pat Brown /tentatively, a convenience"

- super 8

- indefinite duration

- fall '74

b. "Lamar "Chip" Layfield / Carol / Pat Brown /tentatively, a convenience" {'inappropriate' quasi-document of semi-correct gambling presentation}

- featuring Dan Sacktan as the gambler

- 1/2" VHS cassette

- 32:10

- fall '74/january '95

 

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