Magic Lantern

Brandon Sklenar Joins Roland Emmerich’s ‘Midway’; Tanner Beard Cast In ‘We Summon The Darkness’

<b>Brandon Sklenar</b> has been cast in <i>Midway</i>, the Roland Emmerich-helmed WWII drama starring Woody Harrelson, Patrick Wilson, Ed Skrein, Aaron Eckhart, …

Independent Film

Before There Was Streaming, the Victorians Had “Magic Lanterns”

Beginning in the early 1800s, British “lanternists” brought projections of painted or photographed images to life via sound effects, narration and …

Living Rooms

Of Death and Dying // A program of exhibitions, installations, performances, concerts, discussions, workshops and children’s theatre // September 15, 2018

<b>Of Death and Dying</b> <br>A program of exhibitions, installations, performances, concerts, discussions, workshops and children’s theatre<br>September 15,</b> …

Concerts

Victorians Had Their Own Version of Netflix: 'Magic Lanterns'

Netflix didn't exist during the Victorian era, of course, but people living during the 1800s and early 1900s had another way to binge-watch: the …

Archaeology

‘Magic Lantern’ Trailer: First-Look At Amir Naderi’s Mysterious Love Story – Venice

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: <i>Magic Lantern</i> is billed as a story of love, obsession and cinema and is the first LA-shot movie from influential Iranian filmmaker Amir …

Love Stories

2018 Quebec City Film Festival features more than just movies | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph Online

Classic movies, special effects, virtual reality, a cine-concert, a magic lantern show and outdoor movies – all this and much more will be on offer …

Film Festivals

Celebrating Ingmar Bergman’s 100th birthday

Last month would have been Ingmar Bergman’s 100th birthday. In observance of the filmmaker’s centenary, the Brattle Theatre, Coolidge Corner Theatre, …

Boston

Presto! A Museum Becomes a House of Illusion

I’m no dentist, yet one recent afternoon, I still found myself peering intently into Greg Dubin’s wide-open mouth.<p>I was on an unusual search: for sewing needles. Mr. Dubin had just ingested 20 while I watched, and he was trying to convince me and a nearby teenager that he hadn’t hidden them around …

The Arts

Dan Zanes Helps Train Sensory Friendly Audiences

The career of Dan Zanes is hard to encapsulate. Over the past three-plus decades, he has evolved from rock musician to children’s recording artist to …

Temple University

Laser cutters and 3D printers revive century-old a magic lantern show of Erewhon at the Edinburgh Fringe

James Coutts writes, "Indiana University Victorian Studies PhD candidate Mary Borgo Ton assembled an international group of artists/makers, a media …

Indiana University

Wu Chi-Tsung at Galerie du Monde

by Alessandro De Toni<p>Taipei-based artist Wu Chi-Tsung is currently showing in a solo exhibition hosted by Galerie Du Monde at Art Basel Hong Kong. Through his career, his body of work has spanned from painting to video, photography and installation art, and although his language is exquisitely …

Art

'Hush! Caution! Echoland!' (13.4): Reflections from the University of Leeds "Finnegans Wake" Reading Group

The <i>Finnegans Wake</i> reading group has been held at the School of English, University of Leeds since 2012 and is co-chaired by myself (Dr Georgina …

Living Shadows: On Asma Naeem’s ‘Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now’

“Southern gentle lady, / Do not swoon. / They’ve just hung a black man / In the dark of the moon.” “Silhouette” by <b>Langston Hughes</b> rests on one of the …

National Portrait Gallery

This Timelapse Shows the Ultra-Bright Mars Rising in the Night Sky

Mars is brighter than it has been for 15 years this month, and it’s so bright that you can shoot its reflection in the ocean. Felix Jäger of Austria …

Time-lapse Photography

Lion

Magic Lantern slipping slide: lion with moving eyes, 1880<br>The Kodak Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford<br>Contact Science & Society Picture …

Creative Commons Attribution

There are good reasons to buy an original Canon EOS 5D in 2018

Original Canon EOS 5D at a glance: Captures images on CompactFlash Type I and Type II cards, compatible with cards of 2 GB capacity and larger …

Cameras

Ep. 280: Finally a Disappointing Fujifilm Firmware Update – and more

<p>Featured: <b>Commercial, fashion and beauty photographer, Valentina Socci</b><p>In This Episode<p>If you subscribe to the PetaPixel Photography …

Photography

The Original Canon EOS M Can Shoot 2.5K Raw Video with Magic Lantern

Canon’s original EOS M flopped as the company’s first contender in the emerging mirrorless camera market, but now third-party hackers are working to …

Cameras

Magic Lantern lets the original Canon EOS M shoot 2.5K RAW video

The original Canon EOS M mirrorless camera from 2013, the camera summarily dismissed by pretty much everybody as a pretty terrible camera, can now …

Cameras

A brief history of immersion, centuries before VR

Immersive experiences are fashionable at the moment, as virtual reality finally emerges into the mainstream with headsets now commercially available. …

Virtual Reality

Shooting 3.5K Raw with Magic Lantern? Here’s How to Color in DaVinci and Edit in Premiere

With all the incredible new 4K cameras — BlackMagic’s new pocket cinema, Sony’s mirrorless line — anyone remember last year’s excitement when Magic …

Photography

The Magic Lantern Shows that Influenced Modern Horror

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is exhibiting magic lanterns and related ephemera in its current show <i>Phantasmagoria</i>. The exhibition is based on the …

The Arts

Free 3-D light show returns to Redwood City

The light show that uses a historic courthouse as an art canvas is back for another season.<p>Magic Lantern, a 3-D show designed by artist Bart Kresa, …

Redwood City

Really strange things that were normal 100 years ago

Things that were normal 100 years ago that are strange now<p>Shutterstock<p>Human beings are an ever-evolving species. Once, we carried spears and created …

20th Century

Hugo Pratt exhibition opens in Lyon

The Italian comic strip artist Hugo Pratt is the subject of a new exhibition at the Musée des Confluences in Lyon, France.<p>Pratt is best known for creating the character Corto Maltese - sailor, romantic hero and anti-hero - whose adventures take place during real historic events in the first three …

Culture

American Icons: ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’

Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote “Uncle Tom's Cabin” to promote the abolitionist cause, basing some of her novel on the testimony of an escaped slave. Her central character was a man of dignity, a good Christian, who suffered the abuses of slavery nobly and died protecting others. So how did Uncle Tom …

Black History

See the Stunning Short Film Shot at a Focal Length of 2,520mm

When you get into truly extreme focal lengths, the visual effects you can create are both beautiful and seemingly otherworldly. This amazing short …

Filming London Cityscapes at 2,520mm With Canon, Sigma, & Magic Lantern

Whenever I have friends go to England, they always ask what to do, and I always try to encourage them to do what most who go <i>never</i> do: Get on the M25, …

Filmmaking

This 50 Image Composite of Hong Kong's Sunset Looks Like a Painting

<i>Image by Lucan Coutts. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Lucan Coutts is quite obviously a fantastic photographer. This is not only proven by his …

Photography

This clip was shot at 2520mm on a Canon EOS 5D Mark III, thanks to Magic Lantern

Did you know the Magic Lantern firmware update for the EOS 5D Mark III delivers a 3x crop factor and that it doesn’t come at the cost of a loss in …

Cameras