Vincent Morriset, director of the Arcade Fire interactive video, just wowed the audience here at Click NY with his beautiful work
Morisset, who is based in Montreal, won worldwide acclaim for his Neon Bible interactive video for Arcade Fire
His experiements in interactive film began before that however. At Click NY the audience were all give little envelopes containing on red square of plastic and one blue one.
Morisset then played us Colorblind Clyde (below), a film (watch it here) that he shot some years ago for a festival in Montreal in 48 hours. It uses red and blue imagery superimposed on the screen – look through the red square and you see one set of images, the blue and you see another.
Morisset calls the technique Bicolorama
Morisset then alsow showed a wonderful new project from French singer Emilie Simon – a series of interactive vignettes which can be viewed here
For the song Rocket to the Moon, viewers can rewind the track by clicking on the spinning disc
While a click on the same disc during Chinatown releases puffs of beautiful colour. Magical.
Morisset is currently working on a 70-minute film for Sigur Ros and a new interactive project for Arcade Fire will follow in the spring