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Daniel T. Stetich independent film collection, 2003-2005
- Stetich, Daniel T.
- Daniel T. Stetich independent film collection
- 2003-2005 (inclusive)20032005
- 2 DVDs
- Collection Number
- The Daniel T. Stetich independent film collection (2003-2005) consists of short films made by Stetich while a student at East High School and at the Utah Film and Video Center. Daniel Stetich is a Salt Lake City filmmaker who pursued a film studies degree at the University of Utah. This collection is part of the Utah Independent Film Archive (UIFA).
University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
- Access Restrictions
Materials must be used on-site; no use of original material, access copies will be made available for viewing. Five business days advanced notice required. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law, condition of the material, or by donor.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The Daniel T. Stetich independent film collection (2003-2005) consists of short films made by Stetich while a student at East High School and at the Utah Film and Video Center. This collection is part of the Utah Independent Film Archive (UIFA).
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
The materials are arranged by educational institution.
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|1||East High School announcements
This series of promotional pieces produced for East High School television (Eastv) announces school events and services: Homecoming Dance - A student is on a quest for a homecoming date and finds love over a pineapple in the local grocery store produce section. Key Bank - A student has a feeling today will be his lucky day and finds $20 on the side walk. Rather than spending the money on "drugs and alcohol" as the student states, he opens a CD at Key Bank. Honors Society Tutoring - A student struggles over a calculus problem but is rescued by a tutor in the library. Swim Meet - Advertisement based around a Reading Rainbow book recommendation about Manatees. Eastv Promo - Promo explaining how to pronounce Eastv based on a cooking show. The Great Hope - The Godfather (Francis Ford Coppola 1972) inspired segment. A short about service and a "drive-by raking" of leaves off of someone's lawn. Take 5 Auditions - Advertisement for Take 5 to promote auditions. Several students audition in various ways. Clown with Accordion - Live performance of a clown walking across a stage while carrying an accordion. Basketball Game - Advertisement for basketball game inspired by the movie Psycho (Alfred Hitchcock 1960). Pirates - Pirates take over the school and kick out the school administration. A group of heroes emerge in the form of Star Wars and possibly Lord of the Rings characters. Stated "To be Continued..." at the end. DVD
|2004 - 2005|
|2||Utah Film and Video Center class films
Assignment #7 - "Open Midterm": A young man sits in a restaurant booth looking down at his food. Black and white flashback/forward in French between two lovers as they sit at the booth. Return to color and young man runs to the restroom where he discovers someone is on a cell phone while using the restroom. The young man panics and washes his face with water from the tap when he suddenly changes into the French-speaking man for a night on the town. Assignment #8 - "One Shot Self-Portrait": Shot of a half moon. "Our princess is another castle" subscript and another shot of a half moon. A screen in an eternity mirror set up is on camera when a man in a red jacket walks past the camera and the images of dressed and headless mannequins are placed on screen. Camera tilts up the front of a shirt where the buttons fasten the opening in an extreme close-up, then pans left to the half moon. Shot of the screens in eternity mirror set up once more and a man passes in front of them and between. Assignment #9 - "Sampling", "Pocket Powder": Sampling of different ads targeted at women for beauty and health products as well as TV clips from show objectifying and trivializing the role of women in society. Assignment #10 - "Animation": Stop-motion animation of four photo booth pictures of a young man whirled about in different formations to the sound of a man being eaten by a dog and a baby cooing. Assignment #10b - "Hand Colored Animation": Stop-motion animation of four photo booth pictures of a young man which have been hand colored in various neon colors are whirled about in different formations to the sound of a man being eaten by a dog and a baby cooing. "It is When People Refuse to Talk That Real Trouble Sets In": Montage of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints stock photos and sound clips telling a story about a man and his wife and children, a young man who decides to go on a mission for the church but hopes that a certain young woman will wait for him, and the importance of tithing.
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Independent filmmakers
- University of Utah
Form or Genre Terms
- Moving images