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Time Farmers is a celebration of experimental and independent animation

 Time Farmers started as a traveling program of short animated films made by independent contemporary animators from across North America and has since expanded to include a series of video portraits. I don’t know if I can call it a series just yet because only one has been produced so far, but I am very excited to make more of these mini-features. You can watch the first episode below. If you’d like to hear when the next episode is available, please follow @timefarmers on Instagram.

The first Time Farmers collection of films was organized to screen along-side my film ‘Lord I : The Records Keeper’.  I traveled with this program to different corners of the US and Canada in an effort to bring unconventional animated art to a wide array of communities that may not otherwise have access to this type of work. Time Farmers screened in theaters, galleries, backyards, and anywhere that would make a good site to host motion picture gazers. The Time Farmers program includes a diverse array of narrative & non- narrative films produced through both hand-crafted and digital techniques. Below you will find more information on the films and filmmakers that are included in this program.

If you are interested in bringing Time Farmers to your town please let me know!

Music for trailer by Nick Damiano.  Click HERE for more of his marvelous creations.

TIME FARMERS PROGRAM

Chapter Three by Jo Dery – 2:24 m

Rebellious Bird by Jennifer Levonian – 8:24 m

Wee Wee Attractors by Leif Goldberg & Ursa Goldenrose – 4:15 m

Move Mountain by Kirsten Lepore – 11:13 m

Blanket Statement No. 1: Home Is Where The Heart Is by Jodie Mack – 2:53 m

Edible Rocks by Stefan Gruber – 2:49 m

Pout Melody by Lilli Carré – 4:11m

Inside The Weeping Volcano by Trixy Sweetvittles – 2:16 m

Sleeping Beauty by Amy Lockhart – 0:58 m

Water Stalking by Amy Lockhart – 0:57 m

Night Moves by Takeshi Murata & Billy Grant  - 6:02 m

Lord I : The Records Keeper by Lori Damiano – 15 m


TIME FARMERS IN CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA - QUICKDRAW ANIMATION SOCIETY / RED TRUCK GALLERY


TIME FARMERS IN JOSHUA TREE, CA - ART QUEEN COMPOUND - THANKS TO SHARI ELF, KEVIN NAGLER, ALISON JEAN COLE


TIME FARMERS IN PHILADELPHIA, PA - INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART - THANKS TO THOM LESSNER & GRACE AMBROSE


TIME FARMERS IN SEATTLE, WA - THANKS TO STEFAN GRUBER & VIDA ROSE


TIME FARMERS IN PORTLAND, OR - HOLLYWOOD THEATER - THANKS TO GRIDLORDS & SEAN CHRISTENSEN