Geek

Restoring Colonel Blimp

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I absolutely love hearing about films being restored. I am fascinated by the process and giving new life to old films so they aren’t lost or forgotten. Here Martin Scorsese talks about the restoration of ‘The Life And Death Of Colonel Blimp‘ which is coming out from Criterion.  

Misc

Bottlecap Trailer

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I have to admit that a lot of times when I see a trailer for an independent dramatic film it sort of looks like this to me.  

Filmmaking

Retooling A Bit

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A bit of retooling is going on for me. When I got my new camera I saw the opportunities I didn’t have before. I also felt that part of my process lent itself to an older way of doing things. I’m going to start presenting myself as someone who can do a lot with very little. I don’t mean that in a negative sense but in that I can show up without a large truck of equipment but a small cart of bags of gear to give people a video that will look like I did. Any future gear purchases will also lend itself towards this. My new motto is: “I bring a lot to the table without bringing a lot into the room.” I’ll post about the specific gear changes as they happen. Though with money really tight after the camera purchase it might be slow. heh On the […]