Friedrich Kirschner

The Photographer

“The Photographer” is the second part of the project “Person2184”, where the artist implemented flocking and crowd simulation, a more robust camera system and first steps into Depth-of-Field simulation. “Person 2184” is a three-part machinima series running inside the Game Unreal Tournament 2004 from Epicgames. It shows queer happenings in an urban environment not very far from here and now.

Friedrich Kirschner is a filmmaker, visual artist and software developer. He re-purposes computer games and realtime animation technology to create animated narratives and interactive performances. His work has been shown at various international animation festivals and exhibitions, including the Laboral Gameworld exhibit in Gijon (Spain), the American Museum of the Moving Image in New York, the Ottawa International Animation Festival (Canada), and the Seoul Media Art Biennale (South Korea). In addition, he curates machinima film screenings and was the director of the Machinima Filmfest in New York in 2008. He is currently working on the open-source realtime animation software “moviesandbox”.