Category Archives: Movie

Browse “The Art of Luca” Book Online [Shared]

I love these books from Pixar and Disney. but they can be very expensive, so it is great to be able to leaf through them online. – Douglas This vibrant volume is an exclusive look behind the scenes of Disney … Continue reading

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Watch 194 Films by Georges Méliès, the Filmmaker Who “Invented Everything” (All in Chronological Order) via Open Culture [Shared]

Watch 194 Films by Georges Méliès, the Filmmaker Who “Invented Everything” (All in Chronological Order) via Open Culture Georges Méliès directed, produced, edited, and starred in over 500 films between 1896 and 1913, most of them brimming with special effects the … Continue reading

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A Time for Making via Kanopy [Video]

    Nine artisans on secluded Gabriola Island in Canada reveal the differences between mass manufactured and authentic locally handmade crafts through intimate portraits of their work and lifestyle. Watch A Time for Making via Kanopy An interesting link found … Continue reading

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Home School: Film Adaptations of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol via Gresham College on YouTube

How do the different film versions of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol reflect the politics and culture of their own particular times? A lecture by Dr Christine L. Corton, Wolfson College Cambridge10 December 2019 6PM GMT A Christmas Carol (1843) … Continue reading

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Home School: How KLAUS Was Rendered via Tom Preston on YouTube

This is a quick summary of how the film Klaus was lit and colored based on research and a few clips demonstrating the technology used. Please keep in mind this is based on a handful of interviews and demonstration clips … Continue reading

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Voleflix, a public domain movie site via MetaFilter

MeFite malevolent trawled some lists of public domain movies (lots of great film noir) and put together a new, improved, or at least free version of Netflix. Behold: Voleflix! Includes films featuring Ed Wood, Fred Astaire, Audrey Hepburn, Vincent Price, Barbara Stanwyck, Cary Grant, Stanley Kubrick, Boris Karloff, Frank Sinatra and more… It … Continue reading

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Gertie the Dinosaur (1914) – World’s 1st Keyframe Animation Cartoon – Winsor McCay via Change Before Going Productions on YouTube

Watch this classic from the very beginning of film. — Douglas   Released on September 15th, 1914. Sometimes called the world’s oldest cartoon (erroneously), it is still the first to be created using keyframe animation. This movie required Winsor McCay … Continue reading

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Learn Something New: Paper Prints from Film History

Today I was spending a bit of my Sunday afternoon watching a documentary on Kanopy, which is free from my local library. Edison: The Invention Of The Movies, Part 1 As part of the discussion of very early films, a … Continue reading

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Tiffen Open House & Stabilizer Gear Expo – A Minute in Los Angeles 11 from My Word [Video]

Tiffen Open House & Stabilizer Gear Expo – A Minute in Los Angeles 11 from My Word Scenes from Tiffen Open House & Stabilizer Gear Expo on Sunday, June 3rd, 2018 in Burbank, California Music: “Life of Riley”” by Kevin MacLeod … Continue reading

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Reading – Cinemaps: An Atlas of 35 Great Movies by by Andrew Degraff and‎ A.D. Jameson – 12 in a series

I’ll be highlighting books that I am reading (or re-reading) on all sorts of topics this year — Douglas Reading – Cinemaps: An Atlas of 35 Great Movies by by Andrew Degraff and A.D. Jameson – 12 in a series † … Continue reading

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My Los Angeles 44 – Bradbury Building, Downtown Los Angeles via Instagram

My Los Angeles 44 – Bradbury Building, Downtown Los Angeles  and Follow Me View this entire Downtown LA album on Flickr Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook Learn more about Los Angeles with these books ††  * … Continue reading

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My Los Angeles 43 – Bradbury Building, Downtown Los Angeles via Instagram

My Los Angeles 43 – Bradbury Building, Downtown Los Angeles  and Follow Me View this entire Downtown LA album on Flickr Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook Learn more about Los Angeles with these books ††  * … Continue reading

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TV Worth Watching: Linotype: Revolutionizing Printing and Society – A Documentary

TV Worth Watching: Linotype: Revolutionizing Printing and Society – A Documentary Watch on Kanopy Linotype: The Film Trailer An amazingly interesting piece of history. Linotype machines changed every part of the modern publishing world, but they were eventually supplanted by … Continue reading

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06 The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings by JRRTolkien  | Douglas E. Welch Holiday Gift Guide 2017

See all the 2017 Gift Guide Entries 06 The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings by JRRTolkien After visiting the Weta Workshop in New Zealand last August, and inspecting all their artifacts, props and tools used to make the … Continue reading

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Kitties are ready to go to Stephens College’s Citizen Jane Film Festival this week and so are we!

Kitties are ready to go to Stephens College’s Citizen Jane Film Festival this week and so are we! Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook   Related Posts: Good Morning, Columbia, MO A chilly start today to Stephens … Continue reading

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