Simple Machines: The Inspiring Teaching of Experimental Animator Jodie Mack
by Holly Willis
in Columns, Issues
on Apr 14, 2022
"Find the note, and then deviate," urges experimental animator Jodie Mack. The colorfully clad artist is a third of the way through her antic presentation to the November 2021 Film Friends gathering hosted by the Echo Park Film Center. Now in its second year, the monthly online series this go-around is focused on "simple machines" for filmmaking. Mack has been cheerfully showing some of her own creations, like a bicycle-driven zoetrope, but speedily moves on to her love for singing. "My voice is a simple machine!" she rhapsodizes before breaking into a wide-mouthed croon, one or two notes above the whir of her electric toothbrush.
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