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Dr. Rosanne Welch speaks during Screenwriting Research Network Roundtable in Vienna via Instagram [Photography]

Follow me on Instagram More from my Instagram Feed Related Posts: Vienna Scene 5 – Sigmund Freud Museum Vienna home and office of Sigmund Freud until he was forced to flee to England in 1938. #vienna #austria #architecture #building #museum … Continue reading

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Why We Picture Bombs As Round Black Balls with a Burning Wick via Atlas Obscura [Shared]

Why We Picture Bombs As Round Black Balls with a Burning Wick – Atlas Obscura IN 1920, THE POPULAR NEWSPAPER comic strip Jerry on the Job was adapted by Bray Studios into a few animated films. In “The Bomb Idea,” … 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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Why movies went from 15 minutes to 2 hours via Vox on YouTube [Video]

In the 1900s, movies were typically around 15 minutes long — that was the length of one reel (depending on playback speed and a few other variables). But in 1913, that changed significantly thanks to the blockbuster “Quo Vadis” — … Continue reading

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AT-AT in Lego via Instagram

AT-AT in Lego Follow me on Instagram From my Instagram Feed Related Posts: LEGO Millenium Falcon via Instagram Product: Lego-themed Moleskine Journals LEGO Millenium Falcon Detail via Instagram LEGO Millenium Falcon built by Joseph Welch via Instagram Awaiting words #journal … 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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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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Happy Public Domain Day 2020! via Boing Boing

Jennifer Jenkins from the Duke Center for the Public Domain writes, “January 1, 2020 is Public Domain Day! Works published in 1924 are entering the US public domain. They include George Gershwin’s ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ and ‘Fascinating Rhythm,’ silent films … Continue reading

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Christmas Past – 25 and end of a series – Santa Claus (1898) – G.A. Smith | BFI National Archive

Christmas Past – 25 and end of a series – Santa Claus (1898) – G.A. Smith | BFI National Archive Made in 1898, G.A. Smith’s ‘Santa Claus’ is a film of considerable technical ambition and accomplishment for its period. It … Continue reading

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Doing my husbandly duty recording @drrosannewelch Presenting her Talk – The Sisterhood of Science Fiction via Instagram

Doing my husbandly duty recording @drrosannewelch Presenting her Talk – The Sisterhood of Science Fiction: A Walk Through Some Writers and Characters You (Should) Know and Love Cal Poly Pomona University Library Video Coming Soon! – Subscribe and Revisit!    and Follow … Continue reading

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A morning at @lakotacoffee to start our @citizenjanefilmfestival day! Fun today, work tomorrow! via Instagram

A morning at @lakotacoffee to start our @citizenjanefilmfestival day! Fun today, work tomorrow! Follow me on Instagram Related Posts: On my desk this morning as I work. Phone, remotes, GoPro cameras and mounts, Altoids and more. #home #desk #desktop #work … Continue reading

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Hands-on Stabilizer Demo via My Instagram

Hands-on Stabilizer Demo Tiffen Open House & Stabilizer Gear Expo Checking out a ton of cool, state-of-the-art moviemaking equipment. Links: Tiffen – Steadicam  and Follow Me Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook  Subscribe to the Douglas E. … Continue reading

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Drone-capable, dual Red Camera, 3D filming rig from Wild Rabbit Aerial via Instagram

Drone-capable, dual Red Camera, 3D filming rig from Wild Rabbit Aerial WildrabbitAerial.com Tiffen Open House & Stabilizer Gear Expo Checking out a ton of cool, state-of-the-art moviemaking equipment. Links: Tiffen – Steadicam  and Follow Me Join me on Douglas E. … Continue reading

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Steadicam Demo via My Instagram

Steadicam Demo Tiffen Open House & Stabilizer Gear Expo Checking out a ton of cool, state-of-the-art moviemaking equipment. Links: Tiffen – Steadicam  and Follow Me Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook  Subscribe to the Douglas E. Welch … Continue reading

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One of the many cameras on display via Instagram

One of the many cameras on display Checking out a ton of cool, state-of-the-art moviemaking equipment. Links: Tiffen – Steadicam  and Follow Me Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook  Subscribe to the Douglas E. Welch Mailing List … Continue reading

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