| UNTIL 11 DECEMBER 2016
all rot is screening at inshadow in lisbon, portugal (10 nov - 11 dec).
|UNTIL 18 DECEMBER 2016
all rot is screening at mumia festival in belo horizonte, brazil (1-18 dec).
|UNTIL 20 DECEMBER 2016
heaven and hell are part of the age of experience exhibition curated by harald kraemer at angewandte innovation lab in vienna, austria. a very large increase, re:ax and spin will also be presented in a screening programme accompanying the exhibition (1-20 dec).
|MON 19 DECEMBER 2016, 18:30
five is screening at the age of experience exhibition curated by harald kraemer at angewandte innovation lab in vienna, austria.
|24 FEBRUARY TO 5 MARCH 2017
sync is part of a special psychedelic screening at anima festival in brussels, belgium.
|4 TO 9 APRIL 2017
max is attending filmfest dresden in germany as a jury member, and to present a retrospective of his work.
|for recent screenings and exhibitions please see individual films' sections. for recent press, see here.|
in november, max presented a paper at the inaugural annual china animation studies conference at chengdu university in china. he also provided live visuals for mad professor at clockenflap festival in hong kong. in october, max performed live with dj sniff, shane aspegren and sune petersen at the school of creative media in hong kong. max attended punto y raya festival at zkm center for art and media in karlsruhe, germany, where he was a jury member and presented a masterclass and a full-length screening of five. while in germany, max also gave a lecture on animation art and video activism at university of mannheim. in september, max was in beijing, where he gave an image power lecture at renmin university and presented III=III at the hong kong and macau visual art biennale at beijing minsheng art museum. since august, max is a fully-fledged, tenure-track assistant professor at city university of hong kong. in july, he spoke at the ridch conference on digital art and film at the open university of hong kong, and he was once again on the jury of the visual music award in germany. in june, max was in singapore as a speaker at the society for animation studies conference at nanyang technological university, and as a guest lecturer at lasalle college of the arts. max filed a lawsuit against bassnectar for copyright infringement, read about it in cartoon brew, animation world network and your edm. max presented a brown bag research talk at scm. collaborative mega project five premiered at k11 in hong kong as part of electronic vibes (20 may - 21 june). in may, max presented a guest lecture at scad hong kong. in april, all rot won the award for best abstract film at third culture film festival in hong kong, read the interview. max discovered unauthorised multi-year use of his work by bassnectar, read about it in cartoon brew, your edm, edm chicago or edm in stereo. in march, max's 3D stereoscopic animation III=III premiered at post pixel: animamix biennale 2015-16 in hong kong (21 mar - 17 apr), and spring energy premiered on the 20-metre high video wall at hirmer in munich, germany (15 mar - 15 may). in february, max lectured in california at calarts, cal state la, and university of southern california. january saw the release of shapeshifter, the official festival trailer for stuttgarter filmwinter.
in december, a very large increase received a special mention at london international animation festival. in november, max showed films and played live at clockenflap festival in hong kong and at summit at sea on board a cruise ship between miami and the bahamas. a very large increase received a prize-of-effort at the 17th tbs digicon6 asia awards hong kong. in october, max premiered the hattlerizer 3.0 performance at the german pavilion at expo milano 2015 in milan, italy. –O| received a special mention at videomedeja in novi sad, serbia. in september, dan torre's article persistent abstraction: the animated works of max hattler came out in senses of cinema online journal. max was a jury member and presenter at indie-anifest: 11th korean independent animation film festival in seoul, korea. he also played a vj set at dreamscapade at dreamlike bubbles in hong kong. in july, max presented a paper at the society for animation studies conference 2015 in canterbury, uk. in june, max attended melbourne international animation festival with an hour-long screening and a render animation conference presentation. he was also on the juries of the visual music award and animafest zagreb, and presented a paper at the animafest scanner II symposium for animation studies. in may, max was in seoul, korea, where he performed live at seoul museum of art and at club vurt, and lectured at wco korea and hongik university. the many faces of fernando pessoa (redux) premiered in denver. in april, max spoke at resonate conference in belgrade, serbia. in march, max was on the juries and held masterclasses at tehran international animation festival and at monstra in lisbon. the many faces of fernando pessoa premiered at monstra as a 4-channel installation. in february, max made prismatic, a 5-sec short of the week bumper. unclear proof received a special mention at jaipur international film festival in india.
in december, max moved to hong kong to take up a faculty position at the school of creative media at city university of hong kong. before leaving europe, he held a week-long masterclass at sint lucas antwerpen in belgium, lectured in germany at institut für musik und medien düsseldorf and cologne game lab, and in the uk at university of the west of england, goldsmiths, university of london and middlesex university. your highness screened as part of off the air: sports on adult swim. in november, stop the show won best commissioned film at bradford animation festival. max held a workshop at california institute of the arts, a lecture at university of southern california, and a retrospective screening at echo park film center in los angeles; he also taught in the uk at the royal college of art and at norwich university of the arts. in october, max was interviewed for the barbican film podcast. he presented a masterclass and was a judge at london international animation festival. he also spoke at london college of communication, london animation club and aalborg university copenhagen. in september, a preview of —O| was presented at museo de bellas artes in caracas, venezuela. max played at trendelenburg festival in spain, lectured in london at london met + national film and television school, and did a q&a at last friday shorts in southend on sea. in august, unclear proof received a diploma at golden diana film festival in austria. in july, a very large increase + unclear proof won awards at marin county festival of short film + video in san rafael, ca, usa! in june, max successfully completed his professional doctorate in fine art at the university of east london with the viva exhibition audiovisual abstractions. max was also on the jury + had a profile screening at fest anca in slovakia (interview). stop the show received a special mention at one shot international short film festival in armenia, and max was on the art of noise panel at festival 214 at topman in london. in may, max was in caracas, venezuela, where he led an animation workshop at the british council + presented a lecture at museo de arte contemporaneo. in april, max lectured at the school of creative media, city university of hong kong + performed hattler vs. hattler at itfs in germany. in march, a very large increase won first prize + stop the show received a special mention at the visual music award in germany. max did a q&a at tate britain in london. in february, max performed at reykjavík visual music · punto y raya festival in iceland, where shift scooped third prize in the short film competition. max lectured at middlesbrough institute of modern art as part of animex festival + in belgium at kask, kaskcinema + sint-lucas in ghent + at sint lucas antwerpen in antwerp. the wrong - new digital art biennale came to an end - it had featured as one of its pavilions wilderness of mirrors, curated by max + featuring work by sebastian buerkner, ian gouldstone, noriko okaku, memo akten, robert seidel, matt abbiss, papaya gonzales, sune petersen, marcus wendt + motomichi nakamura (1 nov 2013 - 2 feb 2014). in january, max was on the jury + played live at filmwinter in stuttgart, germany.
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