Filmnotes was edited and published by Arthur and Corinne
Cantrill in Melbourne from 1971, and concluded with a large multiple
issue, #93-100, in 2000.
aim: to document international work in experimental
film, video, animation, digital art, sound design, installation,
and performance art, innovative documentary, ethnographic film,
and cinema history.
has covered work from Australia, New Zealand, U.S.A., Canada,
Japan, the Pacific region, The Philippines, Indonesia, France,
Germany, The Netherlands, Austria and England. It is an important
record of innovation in media arts practice from 1971 to 2000,
and essential reading for researchers in these fields.
artists documented include: Michael Lee, Paul Winkler,
David Perry, Phillip Noyce, Garry Shead, Marcus Bergner, Arthur
& Corinne Cantrill, James Clayden, Richard & Pat Larter,
Solrun Hoaas, Retarded Eye, Sabrina Schmid, Tim Burns, Dusan Marek,
Heinz Boeck, John Conomos, Bill Mousoulis, Melanie El Mir, Marie
Craven, Michael Buckley, Len Lye, Harry Smith, Nam June Paik,
Red Grooms, Stan Brakhage, Gregory Markopoulos, Nathaniel Dorsky,
George Kuchar, Steina and Woody Vasulka, John Whitney, Takahiko
Iimura, Yann Beauvais, Rose Lowder, Akihiko Morishita, Mike Hoolboom,
Barbara Sternberg, Phil Hoffman, Al Razutis, Stelarc, Laleen Jayamanne,
Margie Medlin, Jas. H. Duke.
magazine includes artists' written and visual contributions,
interviews, critical writing, and poetry, with emphasis on image
'landscape' - 270 mm x 210 mm, 72 pages, well-printed on art paper,
with colour pages. Each issue has a substantial book review section.
The magazine carries no advertising.
are available, as is a comprehensive Index to issues #1 to #51-52,
and another index, covering issues #53-54 to #93-100.
The INDEX to CANTRILLS FILMNOTES
Issues 53/54 to 93-100 (19872000)
compiled by Arthur and Corinne Cantrill
is now available.
complements the Index to issues 1 (1971) to #51-52 (1986), published
in 1987. Cantrills
published between 1971 to 2000 by Arthur and Corinne Cantrill
in Melbourne, is a unique record of activity in international
film and video art, performance and installation art and new media
during those decades. The new 52 page Index is an essential key
to the wide-ranging contents of the second half of the magazine¹s
run, adding information, such as production dates and country
of production, which may not have been originally noted in the
the following sections:
SUMMARY OF CONTENTS an expanded version has been compiled for
this Index, with a précis of each article, based on the format
generally used by indexing services, and an identifying image
of each front cover.
NAMES, which includes the names of artists as well as contributors
to the magazine (which in the previous Index were two separate
sections), and also includes the names of organisations and groups.
TITLES of films, videos, new media, performance and installation
works etc. covered in the magazine, together with the name of
the maker, and country and year of production.
the previous Index to Cantrills
Issues 1 to 51-52 (1971-1986) are still available from the below
address, as are all issues of the magazine.
on application to
A. & C. Cantrill, PO Box 716, Castlemaine, Vic. 3450
of all issues of Cantrills
Filmnotes can be found on the Cantrills'