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2007 EDITION

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The Forum des Images is a major cinema center and film archive created by the City of Paris, dedicated to the exploration of relations between cinema, technology and society. The 3rd edition of the Pocket Films Festival, festival of films made with cellular telephones organised by the Forum des Images, will take place at the Georges Pompidou Center in Paris, on June 8-9-10 2007. In 2005, The Forum des Images launched the Pocket Films Festival. Our mission is to explore and stimulate (...)
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2006 EDITION

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Awards ceremony © Nathalie Prebende The “voices” of exploration The observation of artistic practices has always confirmed their links to technological advances. Are they not true tools of creation once the artist transforms them that way ? That’s why, during the production of « Chronique d’un été », Jean Rouch contacted the engineer Coutant every other day in order to adapt to the shooting needs of the 16 mm camera, conceived by Coutant. And thus invented cinema verité with Edgar Morin. (...)
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2005 EDITION

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Opening night Cinema at your fingertips With the development of technologies which enable receiving, recording and transmitting video images with the mobile phone, a new field of exploration may open up for the creation and writing of images. Shooting in video, seeing films on the telephone screen, sending one’s own films to the phones of others, is now possible thanks to the arrival of 3G mobile phones. To evaluate the approaching intersection of cinema and the latest technological (...)
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