The National Film Preservation Foundation (NFPF) has awarded the Center for Home Movies a grant to preserve “1944 Republican Convention,” a home movie from the Ellwood Hoffmann collection. Hoffmann was a delegate to the Chicago convention, and was right up close to the stage with his camera, shooting (in color) footage of Thomas Dewey, Herbert Hoover, Kate Smith and others. Cinema Arts, Inc. will create a new 16mm negative and print and digital transfer.
Ellwood Hoffmann (1885-1996) dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents per week. Eventually he started Lucille Hosiery, a silk stocking factory in Philadelphia. (more…)
Hollywoodlife.com on the home movies of North West: "Kim and Kanye are doing their best to keep the spotlight off their newborn, and the amateur movies they’re making are just for them. “That’s just for the family,” the source says, “so they can remember that moment.”"
Kim Kardashian: The Special Film They've Made Of North West
The big cameras that the Kardashians are used to haven't shot Nori just yet, but a source close to Kanye West tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY that he and Kim have filmed their newborn themselve…
Amateur Super 8 captures a rare duet thought to be lost…
Dusty Springfield and The Jimi Hendrix Experience, rare duet from 1968
http://receivingbroadcastsfromthepast.blogspot.co.uk/ Dusty Springfield and The Jimi Hendrix Experience, perform 'Mockingbird' on It Must Be Dusty, 1968, a p…
The Spanish television program "Metrópolis" recently dedicated an episode to home movies and Home Movie Day. "We analyze the language of these works, that ignore the rules of the language of film and television, and became embroiled in formal and thematic imaginative solutions. An emotional flow that gives priority to the experience and the file above the planning and canonical perfection."
Metrópolis – Video doméstico, Metrópolis – RTVE.es A la Carta
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The Bioscope brings handheld film viewing into the digital age. As a bonus, the promotional video gets into cultural theories of home movies.
Bioscope by Jon Stam and Simon de Bakker (2012)
Inspired by an early movie projector of the same name, the Bioscope is a medium to experience memories in relative time. It consists of a hand-held device, to be…