“Catfish” a film by Elliott Earls. Was released on DVD by Emigre inc. in 2001. This film is equal parts B- Movie and performance documentary. The piece chronicles the performance work of Elliott Earls as it moves from the lab to the stage.
Part narrative film part documentary, Catfish is a fifty-five minute digital film incorporating; motion graphics, typography, and animation into a kind of experimental film. The narrative arc of the film traces the work of Elliott Earls as his work transitions from the lab to the stage. Catfish was filmed at HERE the Independent Art Center in Soho, and at Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills Michigan. Catfish was produced in association with Emigre Inc, and was originally released in May 2001.