Tag Archives: 16mm

Joining Celluloid: The Art of Film Editing

FILM IS THRIVING….BUT WHAT ABOUT FILM SPLICING With the recent critical releases of La La Land, Denzel Washington’s adaptation of August Wilson’s Fences, and Hidden Figures, audiences are witnessing the beauty of film at the cinema.  Add in Kodak’s new Super 8 Camera (image below) and the return … Continue reading

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The True Cost of Filmmaking in the 21st Century

Myth As a college professor teaching filmmaking students in the “digital age,” I often encounter many misconceptions as to the true cost of shooting and finishing a film on celluloid.  Students mistakenly believe that if it was not for the … Continue reading

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Warm and Smooth: The Sound of Analog Audio Recordings

Analog When most people think of analog audio they might think of the compact cassette tape.  A modest technology that pushed the realm of portable sound and forever changed the landscape of human interaction with recorded music.  The Sony Walkman … Continue reading

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Post-Holiday Purchase Recommendation: The Complete Metropolis

My two best movie going experiences both occurred at the Music Box in Chicago, a magnificent venue that constantly showcases wonderful cinema. It is one of the things I miss most from my time spent in Chicago. In 2002 I … Continue reading

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The Revelation of Ultra 16mm

Introduction 16mm has gone through many wonderful changes over the years.  It was originally created in 1923 by Kodak as an amateur format, but today it holds its own as a professional gauge right along side 35mm and 65mm.  No longer restrained to industrial, … Continue reading

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Richmond Home Movie Day a (Small Gauge) Success

The James River Film Society’s Home Movie Day 2010 event (held at the Richmond Public Library-Main Branch) wasn’t overrun by people bringing their home movies like we were in 2005 and 2006 but the people who came brought beautiful little … Continue reading

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Diamonds in a Shoe Box: Home Movie Day returns to Richmond

It’s been a few years since the James River Film Society (formerly Richmond Moving Image Co-op) hosted a Home Movie Day event, but come this Saturday that oversight will be about as memorable as the flickers of darkness between the … Continue reading

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