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Wessex Film and Sound Archive

A short introduction to the Wessex Film and Sound Archive in Winchester - covering who we are and what we do. If you are working in or studying theatre studi...
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Efeitos Secundários - Exposição Prolongada à Ficção Científica

Efeitos Secundários - Exposição Prolongada à Ficção Científica | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Blogue sobre Ficção Científica, Fantasia, Fantástico e outras considerações por Luís Filipe Silva, autor português do género
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I’ve read a lot of books recently

[Reading is to writing what eating is to...] Dreams Of A Final Theory: The Scientist's Search for the Ultimate Laws of Nature Steve
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10 Famous Movie Scenes That Actually Just Copied Other Movies

10 Famous Movie Scenes That Actually Just Copied Other Movies | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
It’s not really a secret that filmmakers influence other filmmakers or that movies inspire other movies. That’s just how things work. What’s more interesting is learning the origin story behind famous movie scenes, like how a Nazi propaganda film influenced Star Wars—or how The Shining’s “Here’s Johnny!” scene was a carbon copy of a silent Swedish horror film.
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Booker Prize Offers Up Eclectic 2016 Shortlist - The Millions

Booker Prize Offers Up Eclectic 2016 Shortlist - The Millions | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
The Booker Prize has whittled down its longlist to an intriguing shortlist, and none of the authors tapped has previously won the Prize.
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The History of Stop-Motion Films: 39 Films, Spanning 116 Years, Revisited in a 3-Minute Video

The History of Stop-Motion Films: 39 Films, Spanning 116 Years, Revisited in a 3-Minute Video | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it

With the release of Kubo and the Two Strings, Vugar Efendi, a filmmaker in the UK, created The Evolution of Stop-Motion, a montage that brings together scenes from 39 stop-motion films, spanning 116 years.
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Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free - DIY Photography

Stanford Professor puts his entire digital photography course online for free - DIY Photography | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
When it comes to the list of digital imaging pioneers, Marc Levoy is one of those names that belongs right near the top. His work has led to many of the technical advances that we see in use today with computer generated imagery. So, it’s no wonder that he jumped into digital photography. From 2009 until 2014, [...]
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Watch all of the classic 1980s episodes of Ray Bradbury Theater free on YouTube

Watch all of the classic 1980s episodes of Ray Bradbury Theater free on YouTube | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
The Ray Bradbury Theater was a far out 1980s television series with each episode written by Bradbury himself. With 65 suspenseful (and sometimes terrifying) episodes of dark science fiction/fantasy…
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Disney Channel Worldwide (via Public) / Disney Channel Debuts ‘Free Period,’ A Collection of Original Short-Form Movies, Exclusively Available on Disney Channel Digital Platforms (press release)

Disney Channel Debuts ‘Free Period,’ A Collection of Original Short-Form Movies, Exclusively Available on Disney Channel Digital Platforms (press release)
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NASA Captures Details of a Rocket Test With Its New Camera

NASA Captures Details of a Rocket Test With Its New Camera | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
You’ve never truly seen what a rocket plume looks like. They are extremely bright and therefore, have never been photographed properly and unless you want to stare directly into one, it’ll be nearly impossible to imagine. Although that’s difficult, considering there haven’t been cameras that could capture its image before.
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What Are the Most Stolen Books? Bookstore Lists Feature Works by Murakami, Bukowski, Burroughs, Vonnegut, Kerouac & Palahniuk

What Are the Most Stolen Books? Bookstore Lists Feature Works by Murakami, Bukowski, Burroughs, Vonnegut, Kerouac & Palahniuk | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it


In 1971, Abbie Hoffman published his countercultural how-to/”hip Boy Scout handbook,” Steal This Book. Since then, millions of people have queued up to pay for it. Did they misread the very clear instruction in the title?
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Watch a Huge Swarm of Machines Pave a Road in Russia

Watch a Huge Swarm of Machines Pave a Road in Russia | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
There are so many dump trucks and pavers and road rollers paving Moscow’s Tverskaya Street in this time lapse that it looks like a massive swarm of machines have taken over Russia. The smaller road rollers look and move a lot like the little planes that launch from the mothership (which, in this case would be the dump trucks).
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What Do Movies Say When They Say Nothing at All: A Video Essay

What Do Movies Say When They Say Nothing at All: A Video Essay | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it

Sometimes less is more. Sometimes silence says more than words or sound itself. John Cage knew it. Ditto our finest filmmakers. That's the takeaway from When Words Fail in Movies--a new video essay that stitches together 15 scenes from iconic films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Fellini and others.
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Watch 222 Great Films in the Public Domain: Alfred Hitchcock, Fritz Lang, Buster Keaton & More

Watch 222 Great Films in the Public Domain: Alfred Hitchcock, Fritz Lang, Buster Keaton & More | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it

Want to learn about film history? You can take a class on the subject, where you’ll likely need a copy of Kristin Thompson and David Bordwell’s standard text Film History: An Introduction, and possibly the companion book, Film Art: An Introduction.
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At ISO 400,000, This 6-Minute Film Shows Why We Love the Night Sky - Universe Today

At ISO 400,000, This 6-Minute Film Shows Why We Love the Night Sky - Universe Today | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Obviously, you’ve seen timelapse videos of the night sky because we share them here on Universe Today all the time. But you’ve probably not seen a video li
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Watch Russian Futurist Vladimir Mayakovsky Star in His Only Surviving Film, The Lady and the Hooligan (1918)

Watch Russian Futurist Vladimir Mayakovsky Star in His Only Surviving Film, The Lady and the Hooligan (1918) | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it

Tall and dashing, with the face of a boxer and glowering stare of a gangster, Russian Futurist poet, painter, director, and actor Vladimir Mayakovsky (1893-1930) came by his intimidating look honestly.
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No Sailors Needed: Robot Sailboats Scour the Oceans for Data

No Sailors Needed: Robot Sailboats Scour the Oceans for Data | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Richard Jenkins created Saildrone’s autonomous boats to assess fish populations, study the oceans and more, but his grander vision concerns climate change.
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New Wolfram Language Books—Wolfram Blog

New Wolfram Language Books—Wolfram Blog | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
From learning to use the Wolfram Language on a Raspberry Pi to a novel approach to calculations, the new books cover a range of valuable topics.
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unglue.it — Support Free eBooks

unglue.it — Support Free eBooks | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
What if you could give a book to everyone on earth? Get an ebook and read it on any device, in any format, forever? Give an ebook to your library, for them to share? Own DRM-free ebooks, legally? Read free ebooks, and know their creators had been fairly paid? At Unglue.it, you can reward creators that have set their books free, via Creative Commons licenses. You can buy books that WANT to be free, but need funding to get there. You can pledge toward creating free ebooks from print books.
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Há arte contemporânea no Parque da Pena

Há arte contemporânea no Parque da Pena | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Foi no dia 25 de junho, no Parque do Palácio da Pena, em Sintra, que inaugurou a exposição coletiva site-specific “Point of View”.
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Edward Wright Creates a List of His 1,000 Favorite Movies: Watch 10 of Them Free Online

Edward Wright Creates a List of His 1,000 Favorite Movies: Watch 10 of Them Free Online | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it

There was a time when drawing up a list of your top ten favorite films of all time would suffice to establish yourself as a cinephile. But subsequent generations of ever more obsessive film-lovers have upped the ante — as, even more influentially, have the filmmaker-cinephiles.
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Watch the Beautiful Chemical Reactions Captured in Stunning Microphotography


You don’t have to know your Zn(NO3)2 from your CuSO4 to appreciate these absolutely beautiful videos of chemical reactions created for a site called Beautiful Chemistry.
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Photographer shoots Great Balls of Fire which turn to be a Chinese spaceship reentry - DIY Photography

Photographer shoots Great Balls of Fire which turn to be a Chinese spaceship reentry - DIY Photography | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Photographer Ian Norman was out on shooting some night skies photo in Alabama Hills near Lone Pine, California. The photos are gorgeous (as you can see below), which is pretty usual up till now. But some time into the shoot Ian notices a huge fireball over the Sierra Nevada mountains. While Ian’s “big guns” gear was not setup [...]
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