Underground Film Journal

Paul Clipson

Paul Clipson is an American experimental filmmaker based in San Francisco. He works exclusively in Super 8mm film, although for some films he mixes Super 8mm with 16mm. His work typically focuses on dreamlike, hazy representations of specific locations.

His films are also frequently collaborations with musician/composer Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, either solo or with Cantu-Ledesma's band Tarentel. Clipson is also a fine artist and creates film/video gallery installations.

You can learn more about this filmmaker at his official website.

Watch Streaming Films By Paul Clipson:

Filmography

Union (2010)
Light From the Mesa (2010)
Chorus (2009)
Within Mirrors (2008)
Sphinx on the Seine (2008)
Bend Sinister (2007)
The Phantom Harp (2007)
Tuolumne (2007)
Echo Park (2007)
Sun Place (2007)
Corridors (2007)
Passageways (2007)
Constellations (2006)
The Lights & Perfections (2006)
Watercolor Night Montage No. 7 (2006)
Over Water (2006)
Earthlight (2006)
Two Suns (2005)
Put It on the Ground (2004)
Big Black Square (2004)
Bump Past Cut Up Through Windows (2004)

Articles:

Spectral Ascension — Paul Clipson
Spectral Ascension by Paul Clipson (2017) This film is a collaboration with experimental musician Byron Westbrook. It was filmed in 16mm with title and end credits added digitally. It appears the film had its premiere at the Echo Park Film Center in Los Angeles on Friday, April 28, 2017 at a retrospective of Clipson’s work.
2015 Winnipeg Underground Film Festival: Official Lineup
The 3rd annual Winnipeg Underground Film Festival is a three-day showcase on of experimental short films from all over the globe, plus a screening of a locally produced feature film. The fest runs on June 5-7 at the Frame Arts Warehouse. The sole feature film of the fest is FM Youth by Stéphane Oystryk, which captures
2014 Milwaukee Underground Film Festival: Official Lineup
This year’s student-run Milwaukee Underground Film Festival will screen on May 1-4 at various locations on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus and off-campus at the Microlights Cinema. Once again, the festival will feature eclectic and amazing avant-garde and experimental short films in video, 16mm and 8mm formats. The fest opens on May 1 with a