Projector Death Rattle

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Projector Death Rattle

Postby DaveC » Wed Nov 02, 2011 5:35 pm

Check out my new short film about the demise of 35mm projection.

Click the link on my signature and it should be the video at the top of the page, unless you are reading this far in the future. ;)
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Postby Quatermass » Wed Nov 02, 2011 10:54 pm

C'mon. Surely there'll be film enthusiasts who still use celluloid... :(
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Postby DaveC » Wed Nov 02, 2011 11:05 pm

Very few, companies are already releasing certain films in digital only. In the next couple of years the process will be complete and there will be hardly any left.

One of the contractors we have had on site there past couple few weeks is starting up a museum some time soon filled with unwanted film equipment he's collected.
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Postby DaveC » Fri Nov 04, 2011 11:45 am

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Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Nov 04, 2011 12:13 pm

Funnily enough, I was only thinking about you and your job the other day, and wondered if it still came on big reels of film, or you just shoved a DVD in and pressed play? :wink:
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Postby DaveC » Fri Nov 04, 2011 12:18 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:Funnily enough, I was only thinking about you and your job the other day, and wondered if it still came on big reels of film, or you just shoved a DVD in and pressed play? :wink:


Yesterday was my last day up there, no more big reels now, they come on hard drives about the size of a video... :roll:
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Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Nov 04, 2011 12:33 pm

So no more flap, flap, flap as the reel comes to an end, and the projectionist is lying murdered on the floor?

I'm pretty sure I saw that on the telly once! :wink:
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Sat Nov 05, 2011 5:19 pm

Tony! Spam alert! :evil:
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Postby Tonyblack » Sat Nov 05, 2011 7:03 pm

Thanks Sjoerd! I've deleted them both. :wink:
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Postby DaveC » Tue Nov 15, 2011 2:34 pm

Bump, just in case anyone hasn't seen it yet, it only 3 mins long, so far it's made 4 people shed a tear, one of whom had to leave the room to compose herself, true story. :oops:
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Re: Projector Death Rattle

Postby The Mad Collector » Sun Nov 27, 2011 7:57 pm

Really good Dave, very atmospheric and very very sad...................
One of those? Oh I'm sure I have one somewhere..

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Re: Projector Death Rattle

Postby DaveC » Sun Nov 27, 2011 9:18 pm

Thanks Mad, that means a lot! :) Am working on an extended version with left over footage and bits from the first video on my blog. Unfortunately I can't film anymore as the projectors are now gone. Wish I'd done more in the weeks leading up rather than spur of the moment.
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Re: Projector Death Rattle

Postby DaveC » Tue Nov 29, 2011 5:08 pm







It worked! :D

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Re: Projector Death Rattle

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Fri Dec 02, 2011 10:29 pm

Very artistic Dave, is that part of the soundtrack from Crouching Tiger....
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Re: Projector Death Rattle

Postby DaveC » Sat Dec 03, 2011 9:59 am

Yep. I did credit it.

YouTube won't play it in Germany, though, end to copyright. Meeps was right...:(
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