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A Beginning, A Middle, and An End

Directed by Jon Behrens

A truck explodes into a kaleidoscope of painted, optically printed animation.

Abstractions: Films by Jon Behrens

Directed by Jon Behrens

A pioneer of the Northwest’s experimental film scene, Seattle filmmaker Jon Behrens has been making visually striking optically printed films

Abstractions: Films by Jon Behrens

Directed by Jon Behrens

A pioneer of the Northwest’s experimental film scene, Seattle filmmaker Jon Behrens has been making visually striking optically printed films

Recycled Realizations

Directed by Jon Behrens

Combining an optical printer, found footage, and handmade filmmaking techniques, Behrens achieves a new visual experience.