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Panel Borders: The art of Marc Caro

April 5, 2010

Panel Borders:

The art of Marc Caro

Alternate edit broadcast 01/04/10 as an episode of Strip! on Resonance 104.4 FM

The many of faces of Marc Caro - clockwise from top left: A12 C4 print, cover and interior page from Tot, covers of Contrapunktiques,  In Vitro, The City of lost children DVD and Dante 01 storyboard collection

The many of faces of Marc Caro - clockwise from top left: A12 C4 print, cover and interior page from Tot, covers of Contrapunktiques, In Vitro, The City of lost children DVD and Dante 01 storyboard collection

In the first of a month of shows looking at the crossover between comics and film, Alex Fitch talks to director Marc Caro about his experiences in both media, how working in bande dessinée led to animation, how animation led to live action film. Marc talks about his work appearing in Metal Hurlant with Enki Bilal and Moebius and how the work of Spiegelman and Satrapi made the form more respectable. Also, Alex and Marc talk about his work designing the comic book adaptation Blueberry, how his colleagues Jean Pierre Jeunet and Pitof fared in America making Alien Resurrection and Catwoman respectively and what it was like making his first film –Dante 01 – without his famous Delicatessen collaborator. The interview was recorded before and after a screening of The City of Lost Children at Sci-Fi London.

Marc Caro, Virginie Sélavy and Alex Fitch at Sci-Fi London 8

Marc Caro, Virginie Sélavy and Alex Fitch at Sci-Fi London 8

Please note: the show is in English and French with translation by Virginie Sélavy.

For more info about this podcast and a variety of formats you can stream or download, please visit the home of this episode at www.archive.org

Links: Wikipedia and IMDb pages on Marc Caro
Buy Marc’s books from www.amazon.fr
More examples of Marc’s comics at lambiek.net
French illustration and comics blog – Doury is dead
Listen to Alex’s panel discussion with Marc and four other directors about low budget SF filmmaking at Sci-Fi London

Sci-Fi London 9: Life in 2050, April 28th - May 3rd, 2010

Sci-Fi London 9: Life in 2050, April 28th - May 3rd, 2010

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