Chaz Underriner

Film / Video

Landscape Series: 1

Landscape Series: 1 is 72 minute concert work for multiple chamber ensembles, 3-screen video projection, and 8.1 surround sound audio. This piece is a finalist for the Gaudeamus Award 2017. Here is a preview video of the performance of LS1 at Gaudeamus Muziekweek. The Landscape series is a collection of works that explore the notion of landscape through various combinations of field recordings, abstract video, and music written for chamber groups. This score is a realization of the series as a whole that consists of all the pieces interwoven into a 72 minute multimedia concert.

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One of the Rough

A collaboration with filmmaker Richard Bailey from 2016, One of the Rough is “a poetic road movie. It is a wild ride and a thoughtful one: a driving dream of colors, philosophy, pain, and wonder.”

One of the Rough: Teaser from Tropic Pictures on Vimeo.

This film features excerpts from the Landscape Series. Music, sound mixing by Chaz Underriner.

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Other Wounds

A collaboration with filmmaker and poet Richard Bailey from 2013.

Smart Emergency Response System (SERS) demo

UNT Electrical Engineering project presented at the National Building Museum, Washington D.C. as a part of the Global City Teams Challenge Expo for USIgnite.

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Landscape: Graz

for video, field recording and koto.  Continue reading →

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nocturne series: 2

for guitar, field recording and video Continue reading →

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Backroads is a 35′ film for video and 8 channel audio, an 8’40” short for video and 2 channel audio and a 3-hour installation for 3 video projectors and surround sound audio that explores the sensations of highway hypnosis Continue reading →

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Incunabula by Sonja Bertucci. 16mm. 16’30” (2012). This film explores the relationship to time that manifests itself in the enduring material presence of rare books and manuscripts. By examining these objects, the film meditates on the past’s relation to the … Continue reading »

ARTree promo

This is a classical guitar score that I did for the ARTree, a community arts organization I am a member of in Santa Clarita, CA.

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