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Australian Bush

Australia, 1986 (MIFF 1987)

Director: Paul Winkler

Paul Winkler, one of Australia's foremost stylistic and technical innovators devised 'The Matte-Box Image Shifter' to achieve in-camera effects usually achieved by optical printing.

Still photos of animals are integrated into 'live' action shots of the Australian bush.

"The Sentinels Are Watching Us" (Paul Winkler).

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