California Native and self-proclaimed Eco-Geek, Matt Harnack uses his talents to tell inspiring stories about the environmental challenges. Matt received his Bachelors from UC Santa Barbara and Masters of Fine Art from Stanford University. In addition to his filmmaking experience he has worked as graphic artist, designing websites and posters. In 2006 Matt edited the feature documentary, The Shape of Water, directed by Kum-Kum Bhavnani and narrated by Susan Sarandon. During his time at Stanford he created three short films and crewed on many of his classmate's projects. His thesis, Fossil Fuel Free Film draws on themes explored in his other work in a highly personal and self reflexive mode of representation.
VIDEO DURATION: 21:48 MIN.
Powered by 100% renewable energy! Well...almost.
16mm color film
VIDEO DURATION: 7:13 MIN.
What happens to all the stuff we call waste...the used matter? Take a look at some fascinating people who answer this question.
Andy lives in the Mission District of San Francisco. He likes skateboarding and goes to community college. His favorite kind of pie is pumpkin, but not the kind from a can.
16mm black and white film
VIDEO DURATION: 5:31 MIN.
Not long ago our relationship with time was as fixed as the rising and setting sun. But we tinkered and tested and found ways to control time. This short meditation on time questions representations of the natural world, examining what remains of the past.
Cantor on Screen: Films by Stanford Students, Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, 2013