June 27th, 2017

Restoring the opening sequence of Seven Chances, one frame at a time

Eric Grayson, film historian and preservationist, spoke to the classic film preservation website NitrateVille

Immaculate workprint of Manos: The Hands of Fate found in warehouse

What would you do if you found an immaculate workprint of Manos: The Hands of Fate, universally regarded as one of the worst films of all time, in a storage space? If you’re Ben Solo, you restore it and prepare it for a Blu-ray release: When I got home, I found the other copy of […]

1897 Melbourne Cup flipbook video

Amazing restoration of a century-old flipbook into a three-second film by the NFSA: “Video technicians put the newly digitised pictures together in the video edit suite to re‐create the animated effect experienced by flicking the real thing. In the initial version of the video, the images bob up and down more than the winning jockey, […]