Re: Video about the filmmaking process

Milos Stehlik (
Mon, 19 Oct 1998 07:41:02 -0500

Rajko Grlic, a well-established filmmaker who is head of the film dept. at Ohio U/Athens, spent the
three years working ona three-set CD Rom called FILM SCHOOL, which is a basic "film school",
including exercises, texts, references, etc. covering everything from equipment to editing
(including a
film editing "lecture" by Walter Murch). It was demonstrated at the San Francisco and Telluride FIlm

Festivals (where I saw it) and is quite impressive - a quite comprehensive approach modeled, I
after the classic Eastern European film schools like FAMU/Prague, from which Grlic himself

Milos Stehlik

Oksana Dykyj wrote:

> At 02:04 PM 10/6/98 -0700, you wrote:
> >An instructor is looking for a video that discusses in detail the
> >filmmaking process. He is interested in showing students what happens
> >step-by-step (including film development) from the idea stage to the
> >finished product.
> >
> >Does anyone know of such a title?
> >Kimberly Hale, Acquisitions Librarian/Coordinator of Collection Development
> >Library, Columbia College Chicago
> >624 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60605
> >(312)344-7355(voice) / (312)344-8062(fax)
> Kim:
> I recently acquired a CD-ROM called FOCUS!FROM THE MAGIC LANTERN TO IMAX.
> (1996 Micro-Intel 59.95CDN) I would imagine that any CD-Rom vendors could
> get it for you.
> The disc contains a total of 40 minutes running time of film demonstations,
> 140 screen pages, 200 pages of text and over 400 images from various
> archival sources and goes through a number of topics including basic
> principles (such as optics, color temperature etc), projection practices
> and history, film sizes, printing, color and processes, sound recording and
> equipment processes, screen formats etc.
> With a good data projector this turns out to be an excellent teaching tool.
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