Random Acts Secret Monsters Commission – Animate Projects/Channel 4 (2013)
Two films were commissioned, the other being “We Are Not Amused”
Title of film: The Golem, An Inanimate Matter
Name of filmmaker(s): Vicki Bennett
Synopsis of film: The Golem, a monstrous being of inanimate matter from Jewish folklore, is accidentally summoned from a book wreaks havoc through a library.
We Are Not Amused – the second of our two films made for Animate Projects / Random Acts on Channel 4 TV will screen this Thursday 5th Septembernight at ten past midnight (UK) on Channel 4. It is listed as the program “Random Acts”. Co-written with artist Ergo Phizmiz. Update: the film is now archived on the Channel 4 Random Acts website.
Synopsis of film: Who knows where ideas come from? You or me? Or THEM? The Muses are angry and they want their ideas back! This is a story of thieving and reappropriation, staged on a mythological platform.