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VJ projects and websites

Animate+
http://www.animateplus.org.uk

Not exactly a VJ project, but features games and fun animations made by young people on the Animate+ course at Watershed.

Audiovisualisers
http://www.audiovisualizers.com/


Extensive Canadian VJ site full of info, ideas and a big archive of footage especially for use by VJs, which is available for those willing to share clips. So you only get access after you have submitted footage yourself.

Big Chill
http://www.bigchill.net

The Big Chill is a multi-media organisation, established over the last 10 years, that stages several international music festivals and runs its own record label. Musicians, electronic artists, DJs, VJs, and more, contribute to the audio visual celebration that is the Big Chill.

Funk Station
http://www.funk-station.co.uk/tutorials.htm

This is an online resource for electronic artists. Contains tutorials, free audio samples and reviews of samples. You can find Rex files, tutorials, SynthEdit VST synths/effects and buy refills for Propellerhead’s Reason software. Note: this site may be unavailable at present.

Maggothouse
http://www.maggothouse.co.uk/


Site featuring music, visuals, events, performances, artworks, experimental music CDs to buy, and Psicon Lab VJs, based in Birmingham, who have created Phluxm software, which can be downloaded free from the site.

Ninjatune
http://www.ninjatune.net/home

Artists such as Coldcut, Hexstatic, Bonobo, Mr Scruff, and DJ Food are featured on this site where you can follow loads of useful links, find out what’s on where, listen to sounds, see what’s new from various artists and recording labels, join the online forum, buy merchandise and music or download mp3 files, screensavers and desktop wallpaper. Not to be missed.

VJCentral
http://www.vjcentral.com/


A community site created for VJs by VJs, intended for anyone new to the scene who wants to learn how to create live visuals, as well as for experienced VJs looking for inspiration, advanced tips or to contact other VJs. Lots of ideas, discussion, reviews and technical advice. The site runs an open-publishing system, which means anyone can add new content and it will be available to all VJs visiting the site. If you only visit one VJ site, this should be it!

VJ Forums
http://www.vjforums.com/


Public discussion forum for VJs – Anyone interested can register to participate the debate, or just visit and follow the threads.

VJs.net
http://www.vjs.net


VJs.net aims to bring all forms of live video art together, raising the awareness and respect for VJing to the levels of DJing and defining it as a new art form for the digital age. Lots of news, ideas and information for educators on this site, which is fast becoming a useful learning resource and showcase of VJ work with young people nationally.

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