About the Film/Media
creating media programs to accompany its dance programs.
“Sticks on the Move,” directed by Pooh Kaye / Eccentric Motions Dance and Elisabeth Ross and first seen at the Kitchen Center, New York City, in January 1983, won a “Bessie” New York Performance Award and was included in the 1985 Whitney Biennial. It was the first of many award-winning human-stop-motion productions by Eccentric Motions.
“Wake Up Call” 1988 to 1989, directed by Pooh Kaye / Eccentric Motions Dance and featured a painted animation by Jon Imber, which extensively combined painted animation with object and human stop motion, won prizes at The New England Film Festival, The Black Maria Film Festival, Image Festival in Atlanta, and Sinking Creek Film Festival and was chosen for The New York Times' List of the Best of the Best 1989 by dance critic Jennifer Dunning.
“The Painted Princess” 1991 to 1993, a fantastical mash-up of ambulatory forests, a crying princess, and architectural elements that stride across the screen, is the recipient of a CINE Amateur Eagle Award, 1995; a Silver Medal from the Dance on Camera Festival in New York City, 1994; a Silver Medal Award from the ICA Movie's 1995 International Film Festival, Manchester, England; and a Gold Award for Animation from The Charleston, NC Film Festival, 1995.