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‘The Five Devils’: Léa Mysius On The Material Magic Of 35mm Film & More [Interview]
In “The Five Devils,” her beguiling and exquisitely crafted latest, French director Léa Mysius furthers the ideas of adolescent self-discovery and extraordinary perception that drove her riveting début film, “Ava,” even as she introduces new elements of supernatural intrigue and intergenerational trauma to her cinema.
Reel Film Day: History, significance and all you need to know
Reel Film Day is celebrated annually on March 5 in the United States. The day commemorates the revolutionary period in the history of entertainment. “The Horse In Motion” was the first motion picture shot on film in the late 19th century.
AFTRS 50th Anniversary 35mm Film Screening Program
As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, AFTRS will screen a series of acclaimed feature films directed by AFTRS alumni, beginning with Phillip Noyce’s Dead Calm at 6.30pm on March 28.
DP Shabier Kirchner used Kodak 35mm & 16mm film for Steve McQueen’s acclaimed 'Small Axe' anthology, including the feature-length 'Mangrove'
Camera and lenses for Small Axe were provided by ARRI Rental in London, with film processing done at Cinelab in Slough and 2K film scans provided by Lipsync in London.
DP Kasper Tuxen DFF lenses a modern-day love story on 35mm for Joachim Trier’s 2021 Cannes contender 'The Worst Person in the World'
Set in contemporary Oslo, Norway, The Worst Person in the World (Verdens Verste Menneske) is a comic drama about the pursuit of love-and-meaning in our times. Directed by Joachim Trier, and shot on Kodak 35mm film by Danish DP Kasper Tuxen DFF, the movie is in-competition for the Palme d'Or at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival.
35MM FILM RESTORATION PROCESS EXPLAINED
For a large part of the 20th century, motion pictures were distributed on nitrate film. Although cheaper for the studios, this film was highly flammable and prone to decay. On top of that, most film prints were simply discarded once they had been through their run at the cinema, so a lot of film history has been lost.
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