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ONLINE—35mm Silent Film: Demonstration & Preservation

Friday, May 14, 2021, 1 p.m., Online

Early cinema was a revolution. People were astonished to see images move across a screen as this new phenomenon took the world by storm. But what does it take to create 35mm silent motion picture film from scratch?

In this webinar, Historic Process Specialist Nick Brandreth will demonstrate the process of creating 35mm motion picture film. Then, Anthony L'Abbate, preservation manager in the Moving Image Department, will discuss filmmaking during the silent era, why so many films from that time have disappeared, and the methods that we use today to preserve and restore these films—often from a sole surviving print.

Free to members; $12 for nonmembers. Registration via Eventbrite.

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Recording of this demonstration will be available to all paid attendees and members.

Note: This demonstration does not include specific instructions or guidance on how to make your own 35mm film. If you are interested in diving deeper, getting the full recipe, and learning more, please e-mail workshops@eastman.org for information.

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