2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Ricerca: Animated Storytelling in Physical Space

Saturday, March 12
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Ballroom C
531 E 4th St


RICERCA, which in Italian means “search,” is an animated installation experience. In it, we follow the life of a man on a search who travels through different memories and worlds to find something he has lost. This film is experienced on 5 different projection screens in a gallery space with custom-designed surround sound, effectively immersing the viewers and allowing them to actively participate in their own individual experiences of searching through time. RICERCA pushes boundaries in storytelling by using physical space- aligning sound design to specific parts of the room, inviting viewers to walk in, around and out the film, and defying linear format in a looped 12 minute experience.

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Elle Callahan at SXSW

Elle Callahan

Sound Designer

Elle Callahan Sound

Elle Callahan was born on February 9, in Westborough, MA, USA as Elizabeth Wilkinson Callahan. She attended the University of Southern California where she studied Film & Television Production at t...

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Michael Matchen at SXSW

Michael Matchen



I am a composer, electronic musician, and wanderer currently residing in New York. I do not talk in the third person. Through music, I try to use technology as an extension of myself, becoming a be...

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Will  Cherry  at SXSW

Will Cherry


I grew up on a tiny ranch outside a small farm town in Delaware, and came to Los Angeles to tell stories.

During four years at USC School of Cinematic Arts I learned just what it means to be a ...

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Yo-Yo  Lin at SXSW

Yo-Yo Lin

Artist/ Animator

Home grown in Los Angeles, California, Taiwanese-American artist Yo-Yo Lin creates audio-visual installation experiences and explores the possibilities of the animated medium. With an intensive bac...

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