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55-Minute Documentary on Alfred Hitchcock: ‘Living Famously’

Check out this in depth look at the master of suspense: Alfred Hitchcock The program shows how, from his earliest childhood in the suburbs of London, Alfred Hitchcock was a precociously sedentary loner. His active imagination helped him gain an apprenticeship in the fledgling British movie business, from where he travelled to Germany to learn Read MoreRead More

Douglas Trumbull on Temporal Continuity and High Frame Rate

An interview with cinema pioneer Douglas Trumbull about the importance of the temporal continuity between the camera and the projector: to have one camera flash correspond to one projector flash. Trumbull also discusses two 60 fps formats: the Showscan 70mm film system, and his current 60fps 4K 3D Magi system.Read More

Aaron Sorkin: The Press Shouldn’t Help the Sony Hackers

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin weighs in on the press and the Sony hack from a personal angle. LOS ANGELES — THREE weeks ago Sony Pictures Entertainment was the victim of a massive cyberattack by an outlaw group calling itself the Guardians of Peace. They breached Sony’s security and stole tens of thousands of internal documents and Read MoreRead More

George Eastman House Presents the History of Photography

The George Eastman House presents a 12 part series that covers the science of photography from the first experiments up to digital photography. Chapter 1 - Before Photography Chapter 2 - The Daguerreotype Chapter 3 - Talbot’s Processes Chapter 4 - The Cyanotype Chapter 5 - The Collodion Chapter 6 - The Albumen Print Chapter 7 - The Platinum Print Chapter 8 Read MoreRead More

Cecil B. DeMille’s ‘Amazing Vision’ for Filmmaking

Susan King chronicles some of the advancements of Cecil B. DeMille – a pioneer of filmmaking along with D.W. Griffith but worked well into the studio era. The only time Cecil B. DeMille’s granddaughter saw the pioneering film director annoyed was when his body began to fail him. “He was a bull,” said Cecilia DeMille Read MoreRead More

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