The short film Patent Nr. 314805 (dir. Mika Taanila, 2020, 2 min, produced by Testifilmi)is screening on Sunday 2 August 2020 at EXiS, Experimental Film & Video Festival in Seoul, South Korea. The screening is entitled EX-Choice 12 and includes sonic abstraction shorts by László Moholy-Nagy, Guy Sherwin, Mary Ellen Bute and many others. The venue is Indie Space and the time is 19:00h.
Patent Nr. 314805 is a composition based on Finnish engineer Eric Tigerstedt’s experiments in solving the problem of sound-on-film already before the First World War. All images and sounds in this short film are produced from the surviving test materials originally created in 1914.