Short Film: Baggs: The Movie
Prepare yourself for the best ’80s movie made in the mid-aughts: Jon Clark’s Baggs: The Movie. Imagine an alternate past in which the hackey sack fad of the ’80s — like many fads of the ’80s like “hot dog” skiing, videogames and police academies– inspired a low budget exploitation feature. Two competing bag superstars duke it out in a competition to find out who’s the “baddest of the bag.”
Synchronicity Space: Spectrum Hunter World Premiere
’80s retro filmmaker Jon Clark unleashes his latest 30-minute epic, Spectrum Hunter, during “Night School 2,” an art exhibition including the film and an installation.
Music Video: LA Vampires: So Unreal
Jon Clark and Spencer Longo’s video for LA Vampires’ “So Unreal” is a pitch-perfect throwback to ’80s era deliciousness.
Crowdfunding: The Affair And Spectrum Hunter
Filmmakers Chris Hansen and Jon Clark are using Kickstarter to help fund their latest projects. Please help them out, if you can.
2010 Calgary Underground Film Festival: Official Lineup
The 7th annual Calgary Underground Film Festival looks like it’ll be another dynamite year with films by Michael Petersen, Jon Clark and more.
Jon Clark: “Video Challenge” By Anamanaguchi
Jon Clark, who perfectly channels ’80s music videos, is a perfect match to direct this unofficial music video for “Video Challenge” by Anamanaguchi.
2009 Zero Film Festival: Official Lineup (Los Angeles)
The 2nd annual Zero Film Festival in L.A. is screening Zach Clark’s Modern Love Is Automatic, plus films by Clint Enns, Leslie Supnet, Jon Clark and more.
2009 Atlanta Underground Film Festival: Official Lineup
The 2009 Atlanta Underground Film Festival is screening The Man Who Would Be Polka King, Random Lunacy, Modern Love Is Automatic and more.
2009 Arkansas Underground Film Festival: Official Lineup
This year sees the first ever Arkansas Underground Film Festival in Hot Springs, screening work by Andy Warhol, Stan Brakhage, Jon Clark and Neil Ira Needleman.
2009 Portland Underground Film Festival: Official Lineup
The fifth annual Portland Underground Film Festival runs on June 11-14 and features short films by Leslie Supnet and Jon Clark, and loads more fun.