Index Card File My short films are hand drawn on 3 X 5 inch index cards and play at a rate of 12 cards per second. The five films listed on this page contain over twenty thousand index cards.


Boomerang

Boomerang

It's no coincidence when it happens this way.

2016, 5 minutes 30 seconds
3820 index cards
Music: composed by Christopher "Bird" Jowaisas, performed and recorded by The Absynth Quintet.

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Salmon Deadly Sins

Salmon Deadly Sins

Heed it's hints.

2014, 7 minutes
5040 index cards
Music: "Aquatic Hitchhiker" composed by Andy Thorn, performed by Leftover Salmon, courtesy of LoS Records

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More From Life

More From Life

Morphs from the daily ephemera of life.

2009, 9 minutes
6017 index cards
Original music by Howard Kaufman, Bryan Osper and Nick Pires-Moore.

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Beans From Another Planet

Beans From Another Planet

Sometimes you're the BBQ; sometimes you're the meat.

1992, 3 minutes, 16mm transfer
1560 index cards
Original music by Howard Kaufman.

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Arcata Brain Closet

Arcata Brain Closet

An alphabetigraphical journey.

1988, 9 minutes, 16mm transfer
4286 index cards
Original music by Howard Kaufman & Scott Beasley.

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