Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Trailer for "Painting My Dreams"......................................... (15 minutes)

"Painting My Dreams" trailer (15 mins)

An extract from one of Fuzzy's jprogrammes for Riverside Industries in Easthampton which will be shown on local TV stations when it is completed.

It features a collaboration between two local artists, Steve and Michelle, arranged by Denise Herzog of Riverside Art Workshop, under the auspices of "Best Buddies" ~ she works on a painting for half-an-hour, while Steve works on his, then they swap canvases and complete eacher other's painting.

One of the paintings produced over the three days of the two artists working together was auctioned off at the "Best Buddies" fundraiser at the City Stage in Springfield, October 2008. The other paintings were slated to be auctioned at upcoming Riverside Arts fundraisers.

Duration : 15 minutes.

Trailer for "Santa Comes To Town" (11 mins)

A seasonal offering from Fuzzy ~ a trailer of my latest programme, "Santa Comes To Town," featuring Santa's visit to the gazebo on Easthampton's rotary, last Friday, to switch on the town's lights (with his magic Faery Dust) and to listen to all the childrens' Xmas wish-lists.

The finished 1-hour programme will be shown on local Public Access stations (hopefully, before Xmas).

Duration : 11 minutes.

Friday, November 20, 2009

Trailer for upcoming "Truly, Madly, Deeply Disturbed" programme................................... (15 minutes)

This is a 'taster' for the current Fuzzy production, a 90-minute programme featuring Disturbed Theatre's recent performance at PACE, Easthampton ~ "Truly, Madly, Deeply Disturbed."

The finished programme will be shown on local Public Access TV stations (Easthampton, Northampton, Amherst and Deerfield) during December.

(Duration ~ 15 minutes)

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Trailer for "Matt Johnson, Sculpting 'Icebreaker'." (15 mins)

The trailer for Fuzzy's latest project for local cable stations, "Matt Johnson, Sculpting 'Icebreaker'."

(Part One is posted, below. I've edited Part Two, and I've shot Part Three... The finished [60-minute] programme will be shown on Community Access stations in Amherst, Deerfield, Easthampton and Northampton during November.)

Duration : 15 minutes.

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Matt Johnson, Sculpting "Icebreaker" ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ (Part One) ~ 27 minutes.

The first part of my latest Community Access programme, featuring local artist/sculptor Matt Johnson, who works with huge pieces of junk which he heats in a furnace and then bends and manipulates into intricate sculptures, spot-welding the various pieces into elaborate, abstract statues.

I shot Part 2 (completion of the "Icebreaker" sculpture) on Sunday and will be shooting Part 3 (Matt's Open Day) this Sunday (October 25th).

I'll be submitting this first part to local Community Access Stations (Amherst, Deerfield, Easthampton and Northampton) during the week.

This is an updated version, which includes Matt's intro-to-camera and some stunning night-shots from Part Two.

Duration : 27 minutes.

Monday, September 28, 2009

Easthampton NoiseFest..................................... (12-minute extract/trailer)

A 12-minute trailer for Fuzzy's upcoming 30-minute local Cable TV program featuring Easthampton's NoiseFest, held at the Nashawannuck Gallery earlier this year (with intercuts from the subsequent "anti-rehearsal" held at Poppie's place).

This clip was shown recently at Meat For Tea's NoHo video-arts 'happening,' "Cirque du Coq" (at The Elevens nightclub, Pleasant Street).

Duration : Twelve-and-a-half minutes.


Saturday, September 12, 2009

The Last Man On Earth (10 mins)

Fuzzy's submission for the Meat For Tea "Video Art" 'happening,' "Cirque du Coq," in NoHo, Sept 25th (at The Elevens, Pleasant Street).

A "very intense" and "moving" example of street theatre/performance art.

Duration : 10 minutes.


Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Easthampton's BearFest ~ "The Souvenir Video" (11-minute trailer)

The 60-minute "the-story-so-far" DVD is available ($20 per copy) from Fuzzy Clock (413-548-6804) and/or via local outlets (such as the City Clerk's Office and Big E's) throughout the Summer.

Proceeds will be donated to the Bear Festival.

This trailer includes highlights of the "Mardi Gras" launch-party, the childrens' Activity Morning, the St Patrick's Day parade (featuring the "Paddy Bearon" float), and the Grand Unveiling of all the bears in situ last month, together with 'sample' snippets from interviews Fuzzy has conducted with sundry BearFest artists along the way.

Duration of this trailer : 11 minutes.

~ ~ ~ Any "bear" artists who would like to be interviewed
~ ~ ~ for this project (&/or the proposed final documentary)
~ ~ ~ please get in touch with me directly :
~ ~ ~ Jon Persson (413) 548-6804
~ ~ ~ &/or
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For fuller versions of "the story so far," check out the two BearFest videos, below:
(1) The Bears Are Coming..! (March '09 ~ 11 minutes)
(2) The Bears Are HERE..! (June '09 ~ 20 minutes)


Tuesday, July 21, 2009

"The Bears Are Coming!" trailer (11 mins)

This is the first of the BearFest pieces, featuring February's "Mardi Gras" Launch-Party, when we were first introduced to the pristine bears and to all the (135) artists' submissions for the contest.

The next video (see below), "The Bears Are HERE...!" follows-on from this one, and features the actual unveiling of the finished bears in June.

The trailer for "The Bears are Coming..!" was shown on local Community Access stations [Easthampton's Channel 5 (ECAT), ACTV (Amherst) and NCTV (Northampton)], during March and April, and "The Bears Are HERE...!" was shown on ECAT and NCTV last month and is showing on ACTV (Amherst) both this week and next week.

Duration : 11 minutes.

Any artists whom I haven't interviewed yet who would like to be included in the "Souvenir" video and/or the proposed final documentary, please get in touch.

Jon Persson (413) 548-6804


Tuesday, June 16, 2009

The Bears Are HERE...! (20 minutes)

Easthampton's wonderful bears have ARRIVED..!

The June 13th Grand Unveiling was a tremendous success, and thousands of people flocked into Easthampton to see, and be photographed with, all our bears. "Bears everywhere!" just as the Mayor, Mike Tautznik predicted.

The programme has been shown on Easthampton's and Northampton's Cable Access stations recently and is showing on Amherst's ACTV this week and next week.

Any artists who painted a bear whom I HAVEN'T yet interviewed please get in touch and we'll arrange a video session so's you can tell us about your bear and be included in the "Souvenir" video &/or the proposed final documentary.

Jon Persson :
(413) 548-6804

Duration: 20 minutes.


Tuesday, June 2, 2009

GAZEBO NIGHTS (2009) ~ "Four on the Floor" ..........(1 hr, 28 mins).

The second of this year's "Gazebo Nights" performances, by local rock group, Four on the Floor.

This was shown on Easthampton's Community Access station, Channel 5, last month, and has since been shown on other local cable stations.

Duration : 1 hour, 28 minutes.
(413) 548-6804


Sunday, May 31, 2009

GAZEBO NIGHTS (2009) ~ "Woody Smith & The Moon Ridge Band" (1 hour, 15 mins)

The first of this year's Easthampton open-air concerts, featuring local C&W band, "Woody Smith & The Moon Ridge Band."

This was shown on Easthampton's Community Access station, Channel 5, last week, and will be shown on other local cable stations during the coming weeks.

Duration : 1 hour, 15 minutes.


Thursday, May 21, 2009

An Introduction to our little City of Easthampton ('Gazebo Nights' video) (30 minutes)

The open-air concert season is back with us!

Summer is nearly here!

Here's a repost of the first 'Gazebo Nights' piece that I shot last year (June, 2008), the start of a series for local TV stations showcasing Easthampton's weekly open-air concerts.

Not so much a record of the gig, more a travelogue for Easthampton, giving a good 'feel' for the city and for the people who live here.

Features the music of local Classic Rock group, "Landslyde."

Duration : 30 minutes.

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Torrential rain, 'Fake Miniatures,' Master Class Woodworking, 'Gesture Photography' and lots more... May, 2009 Art Walk. (30 mins)

Fuzzy's first half of the "May 2009 Art Walk" (to be completed by ECAT using additional material shot by Channel 5's Brian Oelberg).

Lots of interesting stuff in this month's Art Walk ~ and Fuzzy's section includes an 8-minute preview of next month's "Grand Bear-Bearing" Art Walk.

(Fuzzy's "Here Come The Bears!" will be posted this week. Watch this space.)

Duration : 30 minutes.

Thursday, April 9, 2009

"Fuzzy" has been appointed the...................... official videographer of the "BearFestival."

We're pleased to become one of several local "Sponsors-in-Kind" of Easthampton's soon-to-be-famous "Bear Festival."

Check out the two BearFest-related videos ~
"The Bears Are Coming..!" trailer (11 minutes ~ above) which introduces the 35 "pristine" bears and shows a selection of the various artists' competitive submissions which were on display at the Mardi Gras Launch Party in February;
"BearFest Goes to the Parade!" programme (27 minutes ~ below) about the "BearFest" float we took to Holyoke for the St. Patrick's Day parade last week ~ the first Easthampton float for 20 years! The "Performing Bear" is not to be missed...


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"The Last Man on Earth" (38 minutes)

Fuzzy's latest Community Access programme, featuring not only Easthampton's March 2009 Art Walk, "The Last Man on Earth," but also the ongoing two-sculptor exhibition at the Nashawannuck gallery, "Lost and Found."

The progamme includes interviews with the sculptors (John Landino and Matt Johnson) about their respective work, and interviews with exhibition audience-members and various spectators of the unique and moving street-theatre performance, "The Last Man on Earth."

It is being cablecast by Easthampton, Northampton and Amherst Community Access stations during April.

Duration : 38 minutes

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Sunday, April 5, 2009

"BearFest Goes To The Parade!" (27 minutes)

Coverage of the Bear Festival float in March's Holyoke St Patrick's Day parade ~ the first float from Easthampton to take part in 20 years!

Already showing on Channel 5, copies of the programme will be given to other local Community Access stations for cablecasting, also.

It gives a good 'feel' for the annual parade, plus you get to see the first of the completed Festival bears, "Paddy O'Bearden," and it's clear why our 'Performing Bear' was such a resounding success on the day.

Duration : 27 minutes.

Saturday, February 21, 2009

"Fire & Ice" trailer (10 minutes)

A ten-minute trailer for the upcoming programme,
"Fire & Ice," covering the recent Easthampton
Valentine's Day Art Walk "Fire & Ice" festival
and featuring pyrotechnic gymnastics and
ice-sculpting with a chainsaw.

This trailer is currently being cablecast by
a number of local Community Access stations,
including Easthampton's Channel 5 (ECAT), and
they will all be showing the finished programme
later in March (2009).

Running-time : 10 minutes


Wednesday, February 11, 2009

"Gazebo Nights" featuring local band Landsldye, Summer, 2008 (30 minutes)

This was the first of a series of videos we did covering Easthampton's open-air concerts held on the rotary (Pulaski Park) last Summer.

The programme was shot and edited in in June, 2008, and was subsequently cablecast by a number of local Community Access stations.

The music of the local band performing, Landslyde, is a backdrop for an impressionistic presentation of the concert and of the townspeople in the audience (with occasional interviews) and of the town itself.

30 minutes.

If you like 'classic' rock'n'roll and people having a good time in the sunshine, you'll enjoy this!