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49 Interesting Facts about the UK Film Industry

49 Interesting Facts about the UK Film Industry | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
The BFI have published the latest version of their annual publication, the BFI Statistical Yearbook 2013, which focuses on data collected in 2012. You can download the full 254 page report here at ...
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Explorable Explanations

What does it mean to be an active reader?

An active reader asks questions, considers alternatives, questions assumptions, and even questions the trustworthiness of the author. An active reader tries to generalize specific examples, and devise specific examples for generalities. An active reader doesn't passively sponge up information, but uses the author's argument as a springboard for critical thought and deep understanding.

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PR - Mapping of the Animation Industry in Europe - Press Room - European Audiovisual Observatory

The European Audiovisual Observatory will undertake a major study that will result in two unique publications on animation industry in Europe this year. This research will be carried out for the European Commission, the initiator of this project, to map out the landscape of the animation industry in Europe. The results will be presented at a public conference organised  at the end of 2015. This EU project aims at refining the EU support policy towards the animation sector in Europe by providing much-needed data on the industry structure, operations and performance The Strasbourg-based Observatory will be working alongside and using intelligence provided by CARTOON and the Annecy-based City of moving images – CITIA.

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Errol Morris Celebrates The Madness of Sports with Six New Mini-Docs: Watch Them Free Online

Errol Morris Celebrates The Madness of Sports with Six New Mini-Docs: Watch Them Free Online | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
In honor of Errol Morris’ 67th birthday, which just passed on February 9, Grantland.com is celebrating with a full week of new documentaries shot for ESPN by the filmmaker.
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Wes Anderson’s Cinematic Influences: Video Series Reveals His Roots in Truffaut, Welles, Scorsese & More

Wes Anderson’s Cinematic Influences: Video Series Reveals His Roots in Truffaut, Welles, Scorsese & More | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Matt Zoller Seitz is easily one of the finest film critics working today. Over the years, he has done quite a lot of work unpacking the dense visual world of filmmaker Wes Anderson, culminating in a gorgeous coffee table book called, aptly, The Wes Anderson Collection.
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Start Your Weekend With The Hubble Space Telescope's Planetarium Clips

You may not own your own private planetarium -- or if you do, can we come over to your house? But you can still experience a journey through the wonders of space, thanks to four new "fulldome" planetarium clips, released by the Hubble Space Telescope. They're available in 4K and 8K resolution.
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The film academy? Far from perfect. The Oscars? Irresistible - Los Angeles Times

The film academy? Far from perfect. The Oscars? Irresistible - Los Angeles Times | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
I ran into a director I know at Sundance a few weeks ago, and he had a bone to pick with me, and not the expected one, about my recent book "Not to Be Missed: 54 Favorites From a Lifetime of Film."
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Looking Into the Light: Creativity and Photography with Sean Kernan

This radical workshop-in-a-book takes photographers right back to their experience of creativity when they were stunned by a photograph they took.


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I Watched All 60 Films Nominated for Oscars. And Ranked Them. - Slate Magazine

I Watched All 60 Films Nominated for Oscars. And Ranked Them. - Slate Magazine | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Remember the part in Interstellar (five Oscar nominations, but not Best Picture) when Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway and the trusty robot CASE head off to the planet with the big wave, and they leave David Gyasi back on the ship for a...
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Film Review: '2015 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Documentary' - Variety

Film Review: '2015 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Documentary' - Variety | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Undoubtedly the least-watched of any Oscar category, the documentary short films are the great beneficiaries of the Academy’s magnanimity, both in continuing to recognize an outdated format and in ...
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What’s the Big Deal About Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel? Matt Zoller Seitz’s Video Essay Explains

What’s the Big Deal About Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel? Matt Zoller Seitz’s Video Essay Explains | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Toward the end of 2013, we featured a series of video essays by Matt Zoller Seitz on the films of Wes Anderson.
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An Extraordinary Macro Timelapse of Aquatic Wildlife by Sandro Bocci

An Extraordinary Macro Timelapse of Aquatic Wildlife by Sandro Bocci | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
The above clip is a trailer of sorts for an upcoming non-verbal film titled Prograve by Italian filmmaker and documentarist Sandro Bocci.
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Weapons of Mass Instruction: A 1979 Ford Falcon Converted into a Tank Armored with 900 Free Books

Weapons of Mass Instruction: A 1979 Ford Falcon Converted into a Tank Armored with 900 Free Books | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
In celebration of World Book Day (today!) 7UP commissioned Argentinian artist Raul Lemesoff to construct one of his famous book tanks. In this case he began with a stripped down 1979 Ford Falcon which he used to build a new roving library on wheels with an exterior framework capable of carrying 90
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Focal Press: Exploring Color Photography: From Film to Pixels, 6th Edition (Paperback)

Focal Press: Exploring Color Photography: From Film to Pixels, 6th Edition (Paperback) | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Robert Hirsch’s Exploring Color Photography is the thinking photographer’s guide to color imagemaking. Now in its sixth edition, this pioneering text clearly and concisely instructs students and intermediate photographers in the...
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Music to Shoot You By: Taking Beethoven on a Ride-Along in First-Person-Shooter Games

Music to Shoot You By: Taking Beethoven on a Ride-Along in First-Person-Shooter Games | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
The tradition of Beethoven and Wagner is ignored by today’s academic composers, but over-the-top Romanticism thrives in first-person-shooter video games.
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▶ Top 10 Movie Car Crashes - YouTube

Wow, that's got to hurt! See, this is what happens when you let your road rage get the best of you. Join http://www.WatchMojo.com as we count down our picks ...
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Highlights from the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist

Highlights from the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
© Ramil Gilvanov/Rimma Gilvanova, Russia, Shortlist, Lifestyle, Professional Competition, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards © Saeed Barikani, Iran, Shortlist, Smile, Open, 2015 Sony World Photography Awards Ukrainian protester plays piano on a...
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'Flickering Empire' details Chicago's early dominance of film industry - Chicago Tribune

'Flickering Empire' details Chicago's early dominance of film industry - Chicago Tribune | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
"Hooray for Chicago" does not have the same zip as "Hooray for Hollywood," but at the turn of the 20th century, before there was a Hollywood, Chicago was America's epicenter for film production, distribution and exhibition.
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King Of Condensed Films: Meet Chuck Workman, The Oscars' Montage Master - NPR

It's a classic element of the Oscars telecast: that sequence of clips paying tribute to film industry greats. Chuck Workman created them for 20 years, and likens his craft to making a fruitcake.
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Orson Welles Names His 10 Favorite Films: From Chaplin’s City Lights to Ford’s Stagecoach

Orson Welles Names His 10 Favorite Films: From Chaplin’s City Lights to Ford’s Stagecoach | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
I hope Orson Welles got used to seeing his name on top-ten-films-of-all-time lists.
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Academy Awards 2015 -- Best Foreign Language Film - Huffington Post

Academy Awards 2015 -- Best Foreign Language Film - Huffington Post | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
A record 83 nations entered films in the Foreign Language category this year. I saw all 83 entries.
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