Charles Adler

Jan 31

Sippin’ on some Great Lakes, a powering of the vitals in preparation for another trek.  (at Great Lakes Coffee)

Sippin’ on some Great Lakes, a powering of the vitals in preparation for another trek. (at Great Lakes Coffee)

Jan 23

Reminiscing of days gone by. They were good days but there are good days ahead. #vscocam

Reminiscing of days gone by. They were good days but there are good days ahead. #vscocam

Jan 21

cinephilearchive:

Back when visual effects were created by magicians and not programmers… Originally broadcast in 1985, this edition of Horizon (BBC 50-minute science documentary series) visits Industrial Light & Magic and Entertainment Effects Group to see the creation of the visual effects for ‘Star Wars Episode VI: Return Of The Jedi,’ ‘Indiana Jones and the Temple Of Doom’ and ‘2010: The Year We Make Contact.’ “It’s about a time when innovation was made in a machineshop and not via lines of computer code. In many ways it’s a love letter to a bygone era when visual effects were more akin to a stage illusionist tricks or the slight of hand of a magician. Anyhow, it was a seminal moment for me. I hope it brings back fond memories for you.” —Chris Jones

Also recommended viewing: The Magic of Special Effects (1984).

Below: Crude home movies from the 1970s depicting activities at a certain location in the San Fernando Valley. Industrial Light & Magic SFX team during the making of ‘Star Wars.’ David Berry unofficially shot this film. He was one of several optical printer operators.

Thanks for helping shape the future. The future thanks you.

For more film related items throughout the day, follow Cinephilia & Beyond on Twitter. Get Cinephilia & Beyond in your inbox by signing in. You can also follow our RSS feed. Please use our Google Custom Search for better results. If you enjoy Cinephilia & Beyond, please consider making a small donation to keep it going:

//

cinephilearchive:

Back when visual effects were created by magicians and not programmers… Originally broadcast in 1985, this edition of Horizon (BBC 50-minute science documentary series) visits Industrial Light & Magic and Entertainment Effects Group to see the creation of the visual effects for ‘Star Wars Episode VI: Return Of The Jedi,’ ‘Indiana Jones and the Temple Of Doom’ and ‘2010: The Year We Make Contact.’ “It’s about a time when innovation was made in a machineshop and not via lines of computer code. In many ways it’s a love letter to a bygone era when visual effects were more akin to a stage illusionist tricks or the slight of hand of a magician. Anyhow, it was a seminal moment for me. I hope it brings back fond memories for you.” —Chris Jones

Also recommended viewing: The Magic of Special Effects (1984).

Below: Crude home movies from the 1970s depicting activities at a certain location in the San Fernando Valley. Industrial Light & Magic SFX team during the making of ‘Star Wars.’ David Berry unofficially shot this film. He was one of several optical printer operators.

Thanks for helping shape the future. The future thanks you.

For more film related items throughout the day, follow Cinephilia & Beyond on Twitter. Get Cinephilia & Beyond in your inbox by signing in. You can also follow our RSS feed. Please use our Google Custom Search for better results. If you enjoy Cinephilia & Beyond, please consider making a small donation to keep it going:

(via lumber)

Aug 07

cedrichohnstadt:

This is what it’s like to run a Kickstarter campaign. (Awesome GIF by robinwdavey). 

cedrichohnstadt:

This is what it’s like to run a Kickstarter campaign. (Awesome GIF by robinwdavey). 

[video]

mrlapadite:

Baum Corretto

mrlapadite:

Baum Corretto

(Source: mattlingo, via leimailemaow)

wrdbnr:

BILLBOARD FANTASIES #2 ***now on a print***

wrdbnr:

BILLBOARD FANTASIES #2 ***now on a print***

Jul 24

[video]

[video]