PROJECTS & EVENTS
One of the Top Ten Dance
Events of 2003-LA Times
with Loretta Livingston & Dancers for City of Los Angeles Award Receives
Rave Review by Los Angeles Times
collaborated with celebrated modern choreographer Loretta Livingston in May
2003 to create "Leaving(Evidence)", a multi-media live dance concert
exploring the things we leave, or don't leave, when we leave the world. L.A.
Time's dance critic called the evening, "Unforgettable, thrilling, supremely
accomplished...maybe the most forthright and searching self-examination ever
launched by a member of the local dance community". It was also the Dance
Pick of the Week for the L.A. Weekly and the L.A. Times.
Broad 70th Birthday~EZTV designs Video Installation celebrating the
renowned Contemporary Art Collector and Philanthropist
Ballet Russes Star, Mia Slavenska Documentary
Written & Directed by her daughter, Maria Ramas
with editing & design by EZTV's Kate Johnson, the docu-mentary is an insightful
look at the career of an amazing ballet star who graced the stages of Europe
and America, starred in one of the most celebrated dance films in the early
30's "Le Mort du Cyne" (or it's American title "Ballerina"
and went on to teach some of the most influential ballet and modern dance
performers today. It premiered at UCLA to an audience of her contemporaries
and scholars. It is currently being re-edited for distribution to a wider
Woodrow Wilson Enhanced TV Project Awarded Communication
Art Magazine's 2003 Award of Excellence for Interactive Design
EZTV teamed up with Interactive writer and director
Douglas Varchol and designers at H Design to create segments of the enhanced
tv project based on the documentary on Woodrow Wilson that aired in January
2002. Over 90 short docs and segments were created at EZTV for the interactive
the Bones" fall 2003 collaboration with Loretta Livingston & Dancers
called "a total revelation"
by L.A. Times
once again created video art for the performance of "Read the Bones"
at the Mark Taper theatre inside the Central Library in downtown Los Angeles.
Along with additional video by Michael Masucci, Johnson and Masucci's work
was called a "total revelation". The piece, inspired by the Jud
Fine installation art on the grounds of the library, looked at the development
of relationship, language and expression. Behind the dancers video was projected
of text scapes, underwater and movement scenes, ancient texts flipping pages,
and the merging of ancient artifacts, DNA, water and dance.
NEWS FLASH: A very exciting collaboration between EZTV and the Art Institute
of California/Los Angeles is in pre-production, under the sponsorship of Adobe
Software. The project, will use Adobe's Atmosphere software to create an EZTV
Virtual Museum online, which will include many aspects of EZTV's rich history.
Details to come...
Also Currently in Production:
A Video Art Dance Collaboration
between EZTV & Nina Kaufman as well as another Dance Video Collaboration
with Lauren Denker
Michael Masucci and Kate Johnson gave lectures at Highways Perfromance Space
for Dance Camera West's co-director Lynette Kessler about issues concerning
video, dance and art. Masucci
gave a lecture on directing and Johnson gave a lecture on editing.
will once again be a speaker and panelist in New York at the Global Entertainment
& Media Summit