Date published: August 20, 2018
PGR student presents films at leading media arts centre
Pavel Prokopic, a filmmaker and AHRC North West Consortium funded PhD candidate in the School of Arts and Media, is presenting his films at leading media arts centre, FACT, in Liverpool, from 21st-23rd August.
Pavel has been on placement at FACT for the past 6 months, where he has been developing his practice-based research in ‘affective cinema’. Rather than focusing on story and character development as many films do, affective cinema instead aims to create moments of strong feeling, through alternative approaches to cinematography and the directing of performers. As Pavel says, affective cinema ‘does not aim to tell a story’, rather it explores ‘the beauty of images and unpredictability of reality’, through ‘the infinite palette of cinema’.
Ten of Pavel’s short films will be presented at the venue, as part of an experimental video installation: