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Louis Le Prince, who shot the world's first film in Leeds - BBC News Who made the first film? The Lumiere brothers and Thomas Edison are usually credited with pioneering the moving image. However a new documentary argues that the first film was actually shot in Leeds in 1888 - but that its maker disappeared before he could claim his place in cinema history. When film producer and distributor David Wilkinson visits Hollywood or New York or Cannes, he tells his movie business contacts that he comes from the city "where film was invented". His puzzled acquaintances figure that he does not have an American accent, so cannot come from the birthplace of Thomas Edison, and is clearly not from France, the land of the Lumieres. Genre-form Guide (Motion Picture and Television Reading Room, Library of Congress) Compiled by: Brian Taves (Chair) Judi Hoffman Karen Lund February 1998 Table of Contents Introduction
Watching violent films does make people more aggressive, study shows Their brains were scanned as they watched a succession of shootings and street fights on day one, emotional but non-violent scenes such as people interacting during a natural disaster on day two and nothing on day three. While watching violence the aggressive group had less activity in the orbito-frontal cortex, which controls emotion-related decision making and self-control. These subjects said they felt more more inspired and determined and less upset or nervous than their non-aggressive counterparts when watching violent instead of only emotional scenes. Their blood pressure also went down progressively while the calm groups' rose.
Documentary Film Check out the trailer for our feature film CONTINUUM: vimeo.com/60234866 If you'd like more information about CONTINUUM and how you can support & even pre-order the film, check out: continuumthemovie.com. On the 40th anniversary of the famous ‘Blue Marble’ photograph taken of Earth from space, Planetary Collective presents a short film documenting astronauts’ life-changing stories of seeing the Earth from the outside – a perspective-altering experience often described as the Overview Effect. The Overview Effect, first described by author Frank White in 1987, is an experience that transforms astronauts’ perspective of the planet and mankind’s place upon it. Common features of the experience are a feeling of awe for the planet, a profound understanding of the interconnection of all life, and a renewed sense of responsibility for taking care of the environment. For more information: The Overview Institute: overviewinstitute.org/ Fragile Oasis: fragileoasis.org/
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Akira Kurosawa to Ingmar Bergman: “A Human Is Not Really Capable of Creating Really Good Works Until He Reaches 80” In July of 1988, Ingmar Bergman—retired from film—turned 70. He had every reason to believe that his best work lay behind him. After all, he had won three Academy Awards (and the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award), two BAFTAs, seven Cannes prizes, six Golden Globes, and a host of other honors. His oeuvre included such seemingly unsurpassable achievements as Wild Strawberries, The Seventh Seal, Fanny and Alexander, and too many more to name, and that year he published his memoirs, The Magic Lantern, in which he confessed “I probably do mourn the fact that I no longer make films.” But no!
Met Film School - Documentary Courses The Met Film School is London's leading provider of practical filmmaking courses, based in Ealing Studios. About our Documentary Courses: Documentary filmmaking is a genre that calls upon a filmmaker's ability to tell an interesting visual and narrative story, whilst relaying truthful and accurate information. Subsequently it defines its own set of learning criteria that is both complimentary to and distinct from other areas of filmmaking. We offer students the option to study documentary both as a standalone eight-week course or as part of our one-year and BA programmes. In all instances, students will be given the opportunity to make their own short documentary film. So whether you are just starting out as a documentary filmmaker, or you have relevant experience and are hoping to develop your skills further, we have a study programme to suit you.
Violent Femme How Scarlett Johansson learned to become aloof from her own seductiveness. Scarlett Johansson as the title character in Luc Besson’s Lucy Within the past twelve months, Scarlett Johansson has been an alluring and rapidly expanding artificial intelligence in Her; a seductively murderous extraterrestrial in Under the Skin; and now, in Lucy, a superintelligent, post-sexual, sometimes deadly freak of evolution.