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ANIMIX – Animation and Music Fusion

Saturday 9 November 2013 from 6.30pm till late @ KingKong

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One way trip to an enchanted animated world into futuristic cities, endless universal horizons and aquatic worlds… We can’t stop DJ Oof’s surreal imagination and creativity… Experience the “Oof nest of well-being” while DJ Oof is in South Africa. To get a feel for his world, click here.

Digital music and animation encounter when the French pioneer of the DVJ shows (also known as DVD jockey or DVDJ) takes the stage. This «DJ-director» has directed about 40 music videos of found footage movies (mashup) where he synchs music, image & sounds. He has been giving about 400 audiovisual concerts abroad in the best museums, film & music festivals ever since 2003.

His hit and signature project Cinemix is a collection of reinterpretations of the greatest original soundtrack from the 60′s and 70′s, a crossroad between past and present and a successful meeting between electronic music and cinema.

 On Saturday 9 November, DJ Oof will take part in the Animix evening dedicated to animation and music at KingKong with the Joburg skyline in the background. The alternative multi-disciplinary art venue with a urban spirit ambiance will host the screening of the hit film at the Berlin Film Festival Tales of the Night (Contes de la Nuit) by renowned French animation auteur Michel Ocelot, as well as DJ Oof’s musical and digital creation inspired by the best off of South African / French animations and screenings of shorts.

 On Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 November, DJ Oof will also lead workshops on DVJing and perform as part of 14th edition of LPM, the annual Live video performers, visual artists and vj meeting, which will take place from 13 to 16 November in Cape Town.

ANIMIX – Animation and Music Fusion… 
Saturday 9 November from 6.30pm till late
Venue: KingKong, 6 Verwey Street, Troyeville
6.30pm for 7pm - onwards: Screening of Tales of the Night (Contes de la Nuit) by Michel Ocelot and French shorts
9.00pm: DVJing performance of DJ Oof
Food and Drinks Available | R50 entrance fee

DVJing Performance and Workshops 
Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 November
As part of the annual LPM (Live Performers Meeting), Live video performers, visual artists and vj meeting
Venue: Cape Town City Hall
Workshops: Wed 13 and Thurs 14 November | 6.00pm-9.00pm | Cost: € 50 / R.620
Performance: Wed 13 November | 9.40pm-10.40pm
2013za.liveperformersmeeting.net/artists/Oof/ 

DJ Oof performances and workshops in South Africa are presented with the support of the French Institute of South Africa. 
 In Johannesburg, Animix is presented in partnership with King Kong. The creation of DJ Oof’s animations at Animix is inspired by the Best Off of Annecy International Animated Film Festival. Contes de la Nuit (Tales of the Night) by Michel Ocelot is provided courtesy of the Institut Français. 
 In Cape Town, DJ Oof’s workshops and performance at LPM is presented in partnership with Live Performers Meeting.


About DJ Oof
Oof is a «DJ-director », he’s been directing about 40 music videos of found footage movies (mashup) where he synchs music, image & sounds.
French pioneer of the DVJ shows, he has been giving about 400 audiovisual concerts abroad in the best museums, film & music festivals ever since 2003. Thanks to the «Cinemix» album, he produced on Universal Jazz, remixes of the most famous French soundtracks (from C.Craig to S.Gainsbourg or E.Morricone). His latest creations are 4 mashups with the aeronautic archives, some for Walt Disney, 11 with the films of the cult animator Norman McLaren and with J.Tati’s movie : Les Vacances de monsieur Hulot (Technicolor foundation). 
Oof writes electro-dreamy-pop music as Lunivers (with Lena Kaufman) or under the Zzouf name (with Zero dB), a mixture of electronic and psychédelic rock released under the labels Truthoughts and Fluid Ounce.
Founder of pingpong.fr, a cultural marketing agency that has been taking care of Ninja Tune since 1998 in France, & has been producing since 1997 160 events in Paris, festivals & conceptual nights of total art : 40th Bday of May 68 or Eros 69 and the Nuits Ouf on the 104th venue. 
As a psychedelic art collector, he has curated about ten exhibitions & has a men fashion blog (see section on the home page).
Finally, he has launched the «Dance Conscious» audiovisual show, his most accomplished creation, originally made for a European research program from the London Metropolitan university, HEC Liege & Paris La Sorbonne. It consist of several protest mashups that have been directed by Oof for a better future & well-being, denouncing individualism, working conditions, corruption, multinational companies, non-ethical finance, food industry, oil, nuclear power...
www.oof.cx

About ‘Tales of the Night’ (‘Contes de la Nuit’) by Michel Ocelot
Every evening, a girl, a boy, and an old technician get together in a small movie theatre. Although the theatre no longer seems to be operating, it is full of wonders. The three friends invent, drawn, dress up, and become characters in any story they feel like telling during one magical night when everything is possible. There are witches and fairies, powerful kings and stable boys, werewolves and beautiful, cruel ladies, cathedrals and sequins, cities of gold and dark forests, harmonies of vast choirs and the spells of a single drum, devastating malice and triumphant innocence.

Watch the trailer.

 

 

 


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ANIMIX – Animation and Music Fusion
Sat 9 Nov 2013 @ KingKong

Screening of hit animation film ‘Tales of the Night’
and performance of DJ Oof, French pioneer of DVJ shows

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One way trip to an enchanted animated world into futuristic cities, endless universal horizons and aquatic worlds… We can’t stop DJ Oof’s surreal imagination and creativity… Experience the “Oof nest of well-being” while DJ Oof is in South Africa. To get a feel for his world, click here.

 

Digital music and animation encounter when the French pioneer of the DVJ shows (also known as DVD jockey or DVDJ) takes the stage. This «DJ-director» has directed about 40 music videos of found footage movies (mashup) where he synchs music, image & sounds. He has been giving about 400 audiovisual concerts abroad in the best museums, film & music festivals ever since 2003.

 

His hit and signature project Cinemix is a collection of reinterpretations of the greatest original soundtrack from the 60′s and 70′s, a crossroad between past and present and a successful meeting between electronic music and cinema.

 

<!--[if !supportLists]-->è <!--[endif]-->On Saturday 9 November, DJ Oof will take part in the Animix evening dedicated to animation and music at KingKong with the Joburg skyline in the background. The alternative multi-disciplinary art venue with a urban spirit ambiance will host the screening of the hit film at the Berlin Film Festival Tales of the Night (Contes de la Nuit) by renowned French animation auteur Michel Ocelot, as well as DJ Oof’s musical and digital creation inspired by the best off of South African / French animations and screenings of shorts.

 

<!--[if !supportLists]-->è <!--[endif]-->On Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 November, DJ Oof will also lead workshops on DVJing and perform as part of 14th edition of LPM, the annual Live video performers, visual artists and vj meeting, which will take place from 13 to 16 November in Cape Town.

 

ANIMIX – Animation and Music Fusion…

Saturday 9 November from 6.30pm till late

Venue: KingKong, 6 Verwey Street, Troyeville

6.30pm for 7pm - onwards: Screening of Tales of the Night (Contes de la Nuit) by Michel Ocelot and French shorts

9.00pm: DVJing performance of DJ Oof

Food and Drinks Available | R50 at the door

 

DVJing Performance and Workshops

Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 November

As part of the annual LPM (Live Performance Meeting), Live video performers, visual artists and vj meeting Venue: Cape Town City Hall

Workshops: Wed 13 and Thurs 14 November | 6.00pm-9.00pm | Cost: € 50 / R.620

Performance: Wed 13 November | 3.00pm

2013za.liveperformersmeeting.net/artists/Oof/

 

DJ Oof performances and workshops in South Africa are presented with the support of the French Institute of South Africa.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->è <!--[endif]-->In Johannesburg, Animix is presented in partnership with King Kong. The creation of DJ Oof’s animations at Animix is inspired by the Best Off of Annecy International Animated Film Festival. Contes de la Nuit (Tales of the Night) by Michel Ocelot is provided courtesy of the Institut Français.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->è <!--[endif]-->In Cape Town, DJ Oof’s workshops and performance at LPM is presented in partnership with Live Performers Meeting.

 

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About DJ Oof

Oof is a «DJ-director », he’s been directing about 40 music videos of found footage movies (mashup) where he synchs music, image & sounds.

 

French pioneer of the DVJ shows, he has been giving about 400 audiovisual concerts abroad in the best museums, film & music festivals ever since 2003. Thanks to the «Cinemix» album, he produced on Universal Jazz, remixes of the most famous French soundtracks (from C.Craig to S.Gainsbourg or E.Morricone). His latest creations are 4 mashups with the aeronautic archives, some for Walt Disney, 11 with the films of the cult animator Norman McLaren and with J.Tati’s movie : Les Vacances de monsieur Hulot (Technicolor foundation).

 

Oof writes electro-dreamy-pop music as Lunivers (with Lena Kaufman) or under the Zzouf name (with Zero dB), a mixture of electronic and psychédelic rock released under the labels Truthoughts and Fluid Ounce.

 

Founder of pingpong.fr, a cultural marketing agency that has been taking care of Ninja Tune since 1998 in France, & has been producing since 1997 160 events in Paris, festivals & conceptual nights of total art : 40th Bday of May 68 or Eros 69 and the Nuits Ouf on the 104th venue.

 

As a psychedelic art collector, he has curated about ten exhibitions & has a men fashion blog (see section on the home page).

 

Finally, he has launched the «Dance Conscious» audiovisual show, his most accomplished creation, originally made for a European research program from the London Metropolitan university, HEC Liege & Paris La Sorbonne. It consist of several protest mashups that have been directed by Oof for a better future & well-being, denouncing individualism, working conditions, corruption, multinational companies, non-ethical finance, food industry, oil, nuclear power...

www.oof.cx

 

About ‘Tales of the Night’ (‘Contes de la Nuit’) by Michel Ocelot

Every evening, a girl, a boy, and an old technician get together in a small movie theatre. Although the theatre no longer seems to be operating, it is full of wonders. The three friends invent, drawn, dress up, and become characters in any story they feel like telling during one magical night when everything is possible. There are witches and fairies, powerful kings and stable boys, werewolves and beautiful, cruel ladies, cathedrals and sequins, cities of gold and dark forests, harmonies of vast choirs and the spells of a single drum, devastating malice and triumphant innocence.

Watch the trailer

 

 
 

 

 

 

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