Synchromy = Synchromie

Canada, 1971

Film
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Here are pyrotechnics of the keyboard, but with only a camera to “play the tune.” To make this film, Norman McLaren employed novel optical techniques to compose the piano rhythms of the sound track. These he then moved, in multicolour, onto the picture area of the screen so that, in effect, you see what you hear. It is synchronisation of image and sound in the truest sense of the word. (Eight awards, including San Francisco; Barcelona; Melbourne.)

Credits

producer/director

Norman McLaren

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Duration

00:07:30:00

Colour

Colour

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