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The world's leading digital film festival

Kicking off each year in the United States and travelling to over thirty cities, RESFEST is a global festival dedicated to profiling digital film, music, art, design and technology.

Returning to ACMI for the third time, highlights include a retrospective of the works of celebrated director Jonathan Glazer (Sexy Beast and the forthcoming feature Birth, starring Nicole Kidman); three collections of international short films; Bushwhacked!, a program of politically oriented shorts; By Design, a showcase of experimental design films; two music video programs (Cinema Electronica and Videos That Rock); and a program of rare works from the highly sought after UK animation collective Shynola, known best for their collaborations with Radiohead.

Friday 3 December - Tuesday 7 December 2004
Australian Centre for the Moving Image

Thursday 9 December - Sunday 12 December 2004
Dendy Opera Quays and The Studio, Sydney Opera House

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the new world

'Malick brings his film very close to a state of grace' Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

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resfest shorts #2

Wry humor threads its way through this program of shorts as filmmakers respond to life's daily travails.

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branded entertainment

The branded entertainment trend continues with short film initiatives from Diesel, Getty Images, Nike, Bombay Sapphire, Dr. Martens and Converse.

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dig! after party

Join Brent DeBoer from The Dandy Warhols and Matt Hollywood from The Brian Jonestown Massacre in a wild, unwired, and strictly hush-hush gig.

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res lounge

Chill out between sessions on the weekend in the RES LOUNGE.

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jonathan glazer retrospective

Tracing the career of British director Jonathan Glazer (Sexy Beast and forthcoming Birth), including his exceptional music videos and commercials.

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Australian premiere of the second feature-length surf documentary by accomplished painter and photographer Thomas Campbell.

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Australian premiere of Ondi Timoner's brilliant rock-doc following underground musicians Anton Newcombe and Courtney Taylor on a ten-year journey.

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resfest shorts #1

Mixing animation, live action and graphics-oriented work, this program gives viewers a taste of Resfest's unique blend of filmmaking techniques.

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resfest shorts #3

Exploring the flimsy divide between real life and fantasy, this program features an array of idiosyncratic portraits.

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Featuring new work from the world's smartest media-jamming filmmakers.

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shynola rarities

Shynola's stellar videography includes work for UNKLE, Quannum, Radiohead, Steve Malkmus, Lambchop and Queens of the Stone Age.

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videos that rock

This year's Videos That Rock program is a rollicking survey of rock-oriented projects, with a good number of animated videos.

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digital projections

To coincide with RESFEST, ACMI curates a program of locally produced music videos, animations, fiction shorts, motion graphics and artist films.

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by design

A showcase for preeminent motion graphics and broadcast design from around the world.

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warp vision

RESFEST celebrates the visionary Warp Records 15 years of supporting experimental electronica.

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cinema electronica

RESFEST's seminal music video showcase returns with a slate of brilliant new work.

Visit the RESFEST website

Australian Presenter: ACMI  Venues: ACMI, Dendy, SOH  With thanks: Tsuki  Global Presenting: Panasonic  Australian Program Partners: British Council, Doc Martens, Electric Sunglasses, General Pants, Madman, Palace  Australian Media Partners Channel [V], FBI, Film Ink, RRR  Global Program Partners:, Diesel Dreams, Getty Images, Fuel TV, Warp Res Friends: Crumpler, Design is Kinky

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