Archive for February, 2012


R.I.P. Kodak (b. 1881, † January 19th, 2012) –
the death of celluloid, which will remain a rarity
and oddity only used by a handful of experimental


The CEA is the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, established in 1945 by Général de Gaulle. Its mission : to become the leading technological research organization in Europe and to ensure that the nuclear deterrent remains effective in the future.

Dziga Vertov

Dziga Vertov was first the pseudonym of an avant-garde soviet filmmaker, and then became the name of a group created by Jean-Luc Godard in the 1970s during his revolutionary period.

36 situations dramatiques

Before Propp did for Russian folktales and Buñuel for Hollywood movies, Frenchman Georges Polti proposed a theory in 1916 that for each story or scenario there exist 36 basic dramatic situations.

Casablanca – critical edition

The experimental television lab at Georgia Tech has been working with the AFI on a digital critical edition of «Casablanca» that allows scholars to analyze each scene of the film, contrast it with alternate versions, with the original script, and with production notes.