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Mary Pickford Theater, 3rd Floor

101 Independence Ave, SE

Library of Congress, James Madison Building

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Reformat the Planet (NR, 82 mins)
Directed by Paul Owens

Reformat the Planet is a documentary about the first annual Blip Festival that explores the ChipTunes movement, in which composers create new electronic music is created using repurposed video game hardware

Part of Augmented Realities: A Video Game Music Mini-Fest



About Augmented Realities: A Video Game Music Mini-Fest

From RetroBits to VR Hits

Video games are a multi-billion dollar industry, providing a platform for some of the world’s most creative artists to astound us with their interactive media. In a series of public events over the course of three days, a gathering of composers, designers, performers curators and educators will explore the music of this vital cultural phenomenon through film, lectures, discussions, performance and interactive displays.

Thursday, April 4, 2019
7 pm - Pickford Theater
Reformat the Planet (NR, 82 mins)
Directed by Paul Owens
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Friday, April 5, 2019
12 pm - Whittall Pavilion
“Copyrighting a Cartridge: An Inside Look at Copyright and Video Games”
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Friday, April 5, 2019
8 pm - Coolidge Auditorium
"Hi, Score! Introducing a Game to its Music"
6:30 pm - Whittall Pavilion, Preconcert Presentation
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Saturday, April 6, 2019
11 am - Whittall Pavilion
#Declassified:
“Processing and Preserving Video Games”
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Saturday, April 6, 2019
2 pm - Whittall Pavilion
"The Interface Between Composition, Sound and Video Game Design”


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Washington, DC 20540

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