Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Take 5 with "Dance in B' Minor"

Myria Christophini, Dance in B' Minor

As we gear up for the Oxford Film Festival 2012 to be held at the Malco Studio Theater on Feb. 9-12, 2012 and also at the Lyric Theater on Saturday, Feb. 11 as part of the Oxford Music Festival line-up where we will show music films, videos and a panel on music + film, we thought we might introduce you to some of the people behind the movies we can't wait to show you. For the full schedule and description of the films, visit

Meet Take 5 filmmaker, Myria Christophini, director and animator of “Dance in B’ Minor.”

Q. 1: In 140 characters or less, describe your movie and why someone should see it.
A: Dance in B' minor is a simple silent love story with a very distinctive visual style and beautiful music.

Q. 2: Biggest lesson learned in getting the film made? Best part in getting the film made?
A: Well, I improved my animating techniques and learned that animation takes forever, especially if you are a one-person studio!

Q. 3: Tell us about you. What is your movie making background?
A: I am a fine artist working with animation, drawings and installations. 

Q. 4: What's your dream distribution plan for the film?
A: -

Q. 5: What does the future hold in store for your film and for you?
A:  My film is part of a research I do at the Glasgow School of Art that examines the potential of animation to act as a tool for peace building. Reactions to the film assist in creating artwork to which the public responds better.

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