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Exposing the film apparatus : the film archive as a research laboratory


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Exposing the film apparatus : the film archive as a research laboratory




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Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2016


478 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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PN 1995.9.T43 E967 2016



Part I: SMALL AND PORTABLE. 1.Cinema in My Pocket / Roger Odin -- 2.Uncanny Encounter: The iPhone and the Debrie Camera / Martine Beugnet -- 3.The Erasure of Analog Film Projection / Leenke Ripmeester -- 4.Ghosts of the Past: Frame Rates, Cranking, and Access to Early Cinema / Marek Jancovic -- 5.Vitascope Movie-Maker: A Ludic Historiography / Guy Edmonds -- 6.Contextualizing the Apparatus: Film in the Turn-of-the-Century Sears, Roebuck & Co.'s Consumers Guide / William Uricchio -- 7.Widescreen Anamorphic Lens / Steven Willemsen -- 8.The Introduction of Cine-Kodak: "The Long-Awaited Answer" / Susan Aasman -- 9.The Orbit and Single Shot Cinema / Annelies van Noortwijk -- 10.The Video Compact Disc and the Digital Preservation of Indonesian Cinema / Ari Purnama -- 11."Bolex Artists": Bolex Cameras, Amateurism, and New York Avant-Garde Film / Barbara Turquier -- 12.The Tripod or "When Professionals Turn Amateur": A Plea for an Amateur Film Archaeology / Alexandra Schneider -- 13.Imagining the User of Portapak: Countercultural Agency for Everyone! / Tom Slootweg -- 14.Edison's Ideal and the Visual Technics of the Sublime / Amanda du Preez -- Part II: MEDIUM AND NOT EASILY PORTABLE. 15.A Legal Alien: The 16mm Projector in the Classroom / Eef Masson -- 16.The Analog Film Projector in Marijke van Warmerdam's Digitized Film Installations / Julia Noordegraaf -- 17.The Illusion of Movement, the Illusion of Color: The Kinemacolor Projector, Archaeology, and Epistemology / Benoit Turquety -- 18.Stenciling Technologies and the Hybridized Image in Early Cinema / Joshua Yumibe -- 19.Understanding Early Film Sound: The Biophon Sound-on-Disc System / Sonia Campanini -- 20.Digital Frontiers: 2k to 4k and Beyond / Ian Christie -- Part III LARGE AND NOT PORTABLE. 21.The Geyer "Rekord" Continuous Contact Printer / Martin Koerber -- 22.Jean-Luc Godard, the Video Editing Table, and Histoire(s) du cinema as a Laboratory for an Art of Archives / Celine Scemama -- 23.Famous Facials: How We Got Ready for the Close-Up / Jan Holmberg -- 24.Digital Cinema or What Happens to the Dispositif? / Sabine Lenk -- 25.3D Imaging Technology's Narrative Appropriation in Cinema / Miklos Kiss -- 26.Extending the Archival Life of Film: Presenting Film History with EYE Filmmuseum's Panorama / Caylin Smith -- 27.The Database of Technical Devices: Describing, Cataloging, and Using Technical Devices in the Museum's Collections / Soeluh van den Berg -- 28.The Invisible Cinema / Julian Hanich -- 29.A Tale of Two Times: Augmented Reality as Archival Laboratory / Nanna Verhoef