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OptikAllusions is a radical film collective dedicated to social change, based in Oakland, California.
Optik Allusions is a radical film collective dedicated to social change, based in Oakland, California.


OptikAllusions aims to utilize the moving image to create films that challenge the dominant culture. We make images and express our alternative views of the world, regardless of prior experience. We learn by doing. We share resources, skills and knowledge to support eachother's creative endeavours. By pooling our physical and mental resources, we make films in a spirit of collaboration, inclusivity and solidarity, supply a lending library of film equipment for creative projects, organize free, at cost or donation based workshops, and host film screenings.  
Optik Allusions makes films that challenge the dominant culture. We express our alternative views of the world, regardless of prior experience. We learn by doing. We share resources, skills and knowledge to support eachother's creative endeavours. We make films in a spirit of collaboration, inclusivity and solidarity, supply a lending library of film equipment for creative projects, organize free, at cost or donation-based workshops, and host film screenings.  


To contact us, write to:  
To contact us, write to:  

Revision as of 23:36, 29 November 2014

Optik Allusions is a radical film collective dedicated to social change, based in Oakland, California.

Optik Allusions makes films that challenge the dominant culture. We express our alternative views of the world, regardless of prior experience. We learn by doing. We share resources, skills and knowledge to support eachother's creative endeavours. We make films in a spirit of collaboration, inclusivity and solidarity, supply a lending library of film equipment for creative projects, organize free, at cost or donation-based workshops, and host film screenings.

To contact us, write to:

optikallusions@lists.riseup.net

or join our mailing list:

https://lists.riseup.net/www/info/optikallusions

To become involved, come to our meetings on Tuesdays, 7pm at the Omni Commons!

Sometimes the meetings turn into creative workshops!

To follow what has been going on, read our meeting notes.

Our YouTube Channel is still a WIP, but here are some of our video productions to this day:

Omni Crowdfunding Video

Einstein for Mayor

Oakland stands in solidarity with Ferguson