[Frameworks] goodbye George

2011-09-07 Thread Mark Toscano
Well, somebody's gotta post it I guess. The absolutely beautiful, irreplaceable treasure that is George Kuchar left us this morning. all the best, Mark T ___ FrameWorks mailing list FrameWorks@jonasmekasfilms.com

Re: [Frameworks] goodbye George

2011-09-07 Thread Mark Toscano
Sorry, quick stupid correction - it was last night George left us. Mark --- On Wed, 9/7/11, Mark Toscano fiddy...@yahoo.com wrote: From: Mark Toscano fiddy...@yahoo.com Subject: [Frameworks] goodbye George To: frameworks@jonasmekasfilms.com Date: Wednesday, September 7, 2011, 10:45 AM

Re: [Frameworks] R.I.P. Jordan Belson (1926-2011)

2011-09-07 Thread Mark Toscano
Jeeezus, George AND Jordan on the same day?! A very sad day. An unlikely pair of filmmakers to consider together, but they were both absolute geniuses, two of the very greatest, in their respective areas. Unbelievable. Mark T --- On Wed, 9/7/11, C Keefer kee...@earthlink.net wrote:

[Frameworks] Filmcraft in Michigan closing

2011-10-04 Thread Mark Toscano
http://reelchicago.com/article/filmcraft-s-closing-astro-midwest-s-sole-lab Pick up yer elements if you left 'em there!! Mark Toscano ___ FrameWorks mailing list FrameWorks@jonasmekasfilms.com https://mailman-mail5.webfaction.com/listinfo/frameworks

Re: [Frameworks] Perfs

2011-10-22 Thread Mark Toscano
://www.filmtech.com/ Feel free to contact them and let them know I suggested you ask them! Mark Toscano --- On Fri, 10/21/11, Myron Ort z...@sonic.net wrote: From: Myron Ort z...@sonic.net Subject: Re: [Frameworks] Perfs To: Experimental Film Discussion List frameworks@jonasmekasfilms.com Date

Re: [Frameworks] I can´t sleep

2011-11-04 Thread Mark Toscano
INSOMNIA by Fred Worden Different sizes of hole-punches in black leader. I think Fred made this during insomnia-driven late nights, but not sure. His scratch film BOULEVARD may also be relevant. And perhaps EVERYDAY BAD DREAM. 999 BOY by Chris Langdon 10 minutes of 400-speed b/w footage

Re: [Frameworks] 16mm stills in LA - Bordwell method?

2012-01-03 Thread Mark Toscano
David Bordwell has a simple but very effective setup for making stills from prints with a 35mm camera, though I don't know its precise composition.  He's made an unreal amount of amazing looking stills over many many years, still doing it in 35mm last I knew.  Someone else on this list might

Re: [Frameworks] Beth B Scott B films

2012-01-04 Thread Mark Toscano
Hi Andy -  Anthology preserved one or more of them in the recent past, but not sure which ones.  I believe they might be starting their loans up again in the near future, I'd definitely check with them! Mark From: Andy Ditzler a...@andyditzler.com To:

[Frameworks] Robert Nelson

2012-01-10 Thread Mark Toscano
and images from his films: http://preservationinsanity.blogspot.com/  All the best, Mark Toscano ___ FrameWorks mailing list FrameWorks@jonasmekasfilms.com https://mailman-mail5.webfaction.com/listinfo/frameworks

Re: [Frameworks] Alchemy / James Whitney's Dwija (1973)

2012-01-24 Thread Mark Toscano
Richard, Who did you write at the Academy?  May Haduong, who coordinates loans and viewing appointments, is very good at returning emails. The film is at the Academy Film Archive, in the Whitney Collection.  You can email May at filmarch...@oscars.org all the best, Mark

Re: [Frameworks] Chick Strand

2012-02-04 Thread Mark Toscano
Mosori Monika is in English, so subtitles aren't necessary. And yep, the place to get it is Canyon!  It's only available on 16mm at the moment. Fantastic movie, a very underrated and underseen one by Chick. Mark From: Beverly O'Neill bev...@earthlink.net To:

Re: [Frameworks] Negative Cutter

2012-02-06 Thread Mark Toscano
Chris Weber in Burbank is pretty much the go-to person in L.A. for 16mm (she does 35mm too of course).  Her info can be found here: http://www.manta.com/c/mm8l1bc/chris-weber-post-production  She did a great job cutting a negative for Chick Strand's final film, and has cut negs for Morgan

Re: [Frameworks] First person narrative (Shira Segal)

2012-02-23 Thread Mark Toscano
Georg by Stanton Kaye Mark T From: jaime cleeland ethnom...@yahoo.co.uk To: Experimental Film Discussion List frameworks@jonasmekasfilms.com Sent: Thursday, February 23, 2012 12:18 PM Subject: Re: [Frameworks] First person narrative (Shira Segal) The use

[Frameworks] new post on Brakhage

2012-02-24 Thread Mark Toscano
It's fairly dorky, but in case anyone's curious, I posted something about Stan Brakhage and a little about his use of color negative stocks at my unpredictably updated blog: http://preservationinsanity.blogspot.com This post was specifically inspired by going through the original for his film

Re: [Frameworks] new post on Brakhage

2012-02-25 Thread Mark Toscano
in a single-roll of hot-spliced original or just a way to pop out the image on screen a bit more (or a little of both)? Best, Chris On 2/25/12 9:14 AM, frameworks-requ...@jonasmekasfilms.com frameworks-requ...@jonasmekasfilms.com wrote: From: Mark Toscano It's fairly dorky, but in case anyone's curious

Re: [Frameworks] new post on Brakhage

2012-02-25 Thread Mark Toscano
wrote: From: Mark Toscano It's fairly dorky, but in case anyone's curious, I posted something  about Stan Brakhage and a little about his use of color negative stocks at my unpredictably updated blog: http://preservationinsanity.blogspot.com This post was specifically inspired by going

Re: [Frameworks] Kuchar on the Oscars

2012-02-27 Thread Mark Toscano
because of Mark Toscano.  So, cheers to Mark!  Thanks for having the world remember such a wonderful man. ___ FrameWorks mailing list FrameWorks@jonasmekasfilms.com https://mailman-mail5.webfaction.com/listinfo

Re: [Frameworks] Kuchar on the Oscars

2012-02-27 Thread Mark Toscano
Visionaries on the experimental filmmakers around Anthology, he does know them all. (Though I prefered his Condensed Cream of Beatles!) -Pip At 20:50 -0800 27/02/12, Mark Toscano wrote: Exactly.  I didn't have anything to do with it!  Which is all the better, as it suggests that his influence has

Re: [Frameworks] more on the Academy

2012-02-29 Thread Mark Toscano
Quite a bit.  And to Canyon Cinema in past years. Mark T From: marilyn brakhage v...@shaw.ca To: Experimental Film Discussion List frameworks@jonasmekasfilms.com Sent: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 2:19 PM Subject: Re: [Frameworks] more on the Academy On the

[Frameworks] Ektachrome RIP????

2012-03-01 Thread Mark Toscano
You've gotta be kidding. Thanks for this heads-up goes to Timoleon Wilkins: http://www.democratandchronicle.com/article/20120301/BUSINESS/303010043  Mark T ___ FrameWorks mailing list FrameWorks@jonasmekasfilms.com

Re: [Frameworks] Ektachrome RIP????

2012-03-01 Thread Mark Toscano
reversal stocks exist out there?   Either cut down custom by various labs/suppliers, or produced as 16mm by rawstock companies?  Just want to know what my options are, if any. Mark T From: 40 Frames i...@40frames.org To: Mark Toscano fiddy...@yahoo.com

Re: [Frameworks] video to film printing

2012-03-09 Thread Mark Toscano
for that specifically.  Cineric in NYC might also be able to. And I don't know if it would be cheap enough to be worth it, but Synchro Film in Austria could also do it last I checked.   Mark Toscano From: winston degiobbi winstondegiobbi...@hotmail.com

Re: [Frameworks] (no subject)

2012-04-02 Thread Mark Toscano
Sorry, I think it's fixed now.  Jeez, first time for me... Mark T From: Huckleberry Lain huckleberryl...@gmail.com To: Mark Toscano fiddy...@yahoo.com Sent: Monday, April 2, 2012 8:10 PM Subject: Re: [Frameworks] (no subject) uh oh.  Someone's email got

[Frameworks] Amos Vogel

2012-04-24 Thread Mark Toscano
Hi -  Been hearing that Amos Vogel died today.  Can anyone confirm, or does anyone have additional info? Mark Toscano___ FrameWorks mailing list FrameWorks@jonasmekasfilms.com https://mailman-mail5.webfaction.com/listinfo/frameworks

Re: [Frameworks] Money Films

2012-04-24 Thread Mark Toscano
really great film Money (Mike Henderson, 1970) Money Does (Mike Henderson, 1982) Budget Film (Standish Lawder, 1967) For the Record (Carolyn Faber, 2001) Corporate Accounting (Scott Stark, 1982) Mark Toscano From: graeme hogg graemeh...@irational.org

Re: [Frameworks] pre-Beatles sitar in experimental film

2012-05-12 Thread Mark Toscano
a brief snippet of (I believe) also Ravi Shankar, in the midst of an otherwise jazz soundtrack containing Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, and John Coltrane. Mark Toscano From: Dennis Doros milefi...@gmail.com To: Experimental Film Discussion List frameworks

Re: [Frameworks] pre-Beatles sitar in experimental film

2012-05-14 Thread Mark Toscano
first that was widely available in the U.S.? Mark Toscano From: Gene Youngblood ato...@comcast.net To: Experimental Film Discussion List frameworks@jonasmekasfilms.com Sent: Monday, May 14, 2012 8:47 AM Subject: Re: [Frameworks] pre-Beatles sitar

Re: [Frameworks] 1970s French short film

2012-05-15 Thread Mark Toscano
by a lab ages ago and he had begun selling his remaining extant prints! thanks again, Mark Toscano From: Michael Lee maaron...@gmail.com To: pe...@redrice.net; Experimental Film Discussion List frameworks@jonasmekasfilms.com Sent: Monday, May 14, 2012 2:15 PM

[Frameworks] Taking requests @ Preservation Insanity

2012-06-07 Thread Mark Toscano
In case anyone's interested... http://preservationinsanity.blogspot.com/  Mark T___ FrameWorks mailing list FrameWorks@jonasmekasfilms.com https://mailman-mail5.webfaction.com/listinfo/frameworks

[Frameworks] First request (Robert Russett's NEURON) up at Preservation Insanity

2012-06-08 Thread Mark Toscano
http://preservationinsanity.blogspot.com/2012/06/neuron-1972-by-robert-russett.html  Enjoy! Mark T___ FrameWorks mailing list FrameWorks@jonasmekasfilms.com https://mailman-mail5.webfaction.com/listinfo/frameworks

Re: [Frameworks] Films/videos straddling high- and lowbrow divide

2012-07-11 Thread Mark Toscano
dirty now.) Mark Toscano From: Brent Coughenour coke...@aol.com To: Experimental Film Discussion List frameworks@jonasmekasfilms.com Sent: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 9:49 AM Subject: [Frameworks] Films/videos straddling high- and lowbrow divide Hi there, I'm

[Frameworks] Discontinuation of Eastman 35/32mm sound recording stock

2012-07-11 Thread Mark Toscano
Hi all, Just confirmed with Kodak today that they're discontinuing production of sound recording stock 3378 (for making track negatives) in 35/32mm.  They have enough stock left for about 1-1.5 years, based on past sales numbers.  35mm and regular 16mm gauges will remain available. While this

[Frameworks] Important announcement from Canyon Cinema

2012-07-30 Thread Mark Toscano
http://canyoncinema.com/2012/07/30/important-announcement-from-the-board-of-directors/___ FrameWorks mailing list FrameWorks@jonasmekasfilms.com https://mailman-mail5.webfaction.com/listinfo/frameworks

[Frameworks] Deluxe Toronto

2012-08-30 Thread Mark Toscano
FYI -  If anyone has elements sitting at Deluxe Labs in Toronto, now is the time to pick them up.  Deluxe Toronto has laid off almost everyone and is closing, and they are eager to return elements to their rightful owners.   Mark Toscano___

Re: [Frameworks] Re earlier inquiry about film leaders

2012-09-09 Thread Mark Toscano
put together a program of china girl related films at Anthology for sometime this Fall.  I could list some of them, but you'd have a more definitive list when her program is printed, presumably soon. Mark Toscano From: Matt Soar matts...@gmail.com

Re: [Frameworks] Rock Ross retired (title work)

2012-10-02 Thread Mark Toscano
I know of a guy in LA named Ron Gonzalez who still has his equipment and has been looking for titling work.  Can pass his info along if anyone needs it. Mark Toscano From: 40 Frames i...@40frames.org To: Frameworks frameworks@jonasmekasfilms.com Sent

Re: [Frameworks] Warren Sonbert - retrospective tour available

2012-10-29 Thread Mark Toscano
at the archive by a bit.  But my colleagues here did a huge amount of work on these films, and I'd like to ask anyone who's showing these prints to consider thanking the Academy Film Archive in their own promotional materials, if they're so inclined. Mark Toscano

Re: [Frameworks] Warren Sonbert - retrospective tour available

2012-10-30 Thread Mark Toscano
To: Mark Toscano fiddy...@yahoo.com; Experimental Film Discussion List frameworks@jonasmekasfilms.com Sent: Monday, October 29, 2012 4:01 PM Subject: Re: [Frameworks] Warren Sonbert - retrospective tour available Hi Mark (and all)--Thanks for your note and for flagging the Academy's amazing work

Re: [Frameworks] Warren Sonbert - retrospective tour available

2012-10-30 Thread Mark Toscano
Hi Fred, I agree with you about restoration titlecards.  In some cases, funding agencies require them as a condition of accepting that funding.  Some archives always have them as a matter of course, which often helps them to be identified with the great work they're doing when the print shows

[Frameworks] News from Canyon Cinema

2012-11-14 Thread Mark Toscano
again for your continued support. All the best from the staff and Board of Canyon Cinema, Denah Johnston Linda Scobie Maïa Cybelle Carpenter Nathaniel Dorsky Dana Plays Mark Toscano ___ FrameWorks mailing list FrameWorks@jonasmekasfilms.com https

Re: [Frameworks] Third Reich and Roll by the Residents

2012-12-05 Thread Mark Toscano
hey Josh, As far as I know, Canyon is the only legit 16mm distributor for the Ralph/Residents films right now in the U.S., so unless you wanna just show it from a bootleg DVD, or official one (?) or something, and show it that way, you're outta luck.  Mark

Re: [Frameworks] ektachrome 100d r.i.p.

2012-12-13 Thread Mark Toscano
I did. This is what the Kodak rep told me. If I hear anything further, I can post it here. Mark Toscano On Dec 13, 2012, at 11:38 AM, carli...@aol.com wrote: I find it hard to believe that they will make more, unless there's a few frozen rolls around somewhere. Who said this? BTW

Re: [Frameworks] new critical studies film course in car culture

2012-12-14 Thread Mark Toscano
The Laurel Hardy that was described is Two Tars, in which they go at it with some rivals back and forth destroying each other's cars.  In Big Business, it's back and forth between the guy's home and L H's possessions, including their car. There's also: Hot Leatherette (Robert Nelson) 999

Re: [Frameworks] Films composed to music

2013-01-09 Thread Mark Toscano
Grateful Dead (Robert Nelson) - Nelson made a tape collage from the Dead's first album (given to him on 1/4" by them) that ran about 8 minutes, then cut his film very tightly to that tape piece. When their second album came out, the Dead asked Bob to make a new soundtrack for the film, using the

Re: [Frameworks] Tri X

2013-01-17 Thread Mark Toscano
Yep! A number of labs do it, customarily using b/w dupe neg stock 3234. Colorlab and Cinema Arts in particular have a reputation for getting very nice looking prints from dupe negs off of b/w reversal originals, and I can vouch for that. Cinema Arts did some beautiful dupe negs/prints on three

Re: [Frameworks] Tri X

2013-01-18 Thread Mark Toscano
Yep! Mark On Jan 18, 2013, at 1:11 AM, Shumona Goel shumonag...@gmail.com wrote: Dear Mark, Is Cinema Arts in Pennsylvania? On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 10:19 PM, Mark Toscano fiddy...@yahoo.com wrote: Yep! A number of labs do it, customarily using b/w dupe neg stock 3234. Colorlab

[Frameworks] Jud Yalkut RIP

2013-07-25 Thread Mark Toscano
Posting this here as I hadn't seen it reported yet... http://www.wyso.org/post/local-artist-jud-yalkut-dies  Mark Toscano ___ FrameWorks mailing list FrameWorks@jonasmekasfilms.com https://mailman-mail5.webfaction.com/listinfo/frameworks

[Frameworks] restoration of CUBE AND ROOM DRAWINGS by David Haxton

2013-08-26 Thread Mark Toscano
originals are lost, so it ended up being quite timely, and I'm happy to say I've been through everything and have begun some preservation/restoration work, starting with the film described at the link above. all the best, Mark Toscano ___ FrameWorks

Re: [Frameworks] found footage: working with the (complete) oevre of another filmmaker

2013-08-30 Thread Mark Toscano
Andrew Lampert's BENETTON series of films may qualify. Mark On Aug 30, 2013, at 12:27 PM, David Sherman davidgatessher...@gmail.com wrote: My film To Re-edit the World is made almost exclusively of the found remaining films and fragments of lost San Francisco Beat filmmaker Dion Vigne.

[Frameworks] Alpha Cine closing entirely

2013-10-29 Thread Mark Toscano
to make arrangements for their retrieval. Also, if you're interested, it's possible they may be selling some equipment, so it could be worth it to ask. all the best, Mark Toscano ___ FrameWorks mailing list FrameWorks@jonasmekasfilms.com https

Re: [Frameworks] Found Soundtrack Films

2013-11-25 Thread Mark Toscano
Utopia (James Benning) Lost Sound (John Smith) Picasso (Chris Langdon) mark t On Nov 24, 2013, at 3:56 PM, Albert Alcoz albertalc...@yahoo.es wrote: Hi, Institutional Quality by George Landow was created from a found soundtrack, in this case a tape recorder about an instructional

Re: [Frameworks] Found Soundtrack Films

2013-11-25 Thread Mark Toscano
I think what Albert's asking for are films that utilize a more or less intact found soundtrack, rather than a collaged soundtrack that includes found sound segments. Lipsett, Pat O'Neill, and plenty of other artists have made some exciting use of collaged found elements, but I'd also love to

Re: [Frameworks] Found Soundtrack Films

2013-11-25 Thread Mark Toscano
, at 10:59 AM, Mark Toscano fiddy...@yahoo.com wrote: I think what Albert's asking for are films that utilize a more or less intact found soundtrack, rather than a collaged soundtrack that includes found sound segments. Lipsett, Pat O'Neill, and plenty of other artists have made some exciting

Re: [Frameworks] color print stock

2014-01-20 Thread Mark Toscano
Kodak technically makes only one 16mm color interneg stock to duplicate non-orange-base positives - 3273. It's more or less the same as 50D camera negative, and I've actually found it to be quite good at reproducing b/w and other monochromes mixed with color material.  May depend on the lab,

Re: [Frameworks] Films about painting as action/gesture

2014-03-10 Thread Mark Toscano
Title: Re: [Frameworks] Films about painting as action/gesture BLACK AND WHITE FILM (Robert Huot)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNGpWHIYyZgTHE COUNTER GIRL TRILOGY (Courtney Hoskins)EUROPA (Courtney Hoskins)https://vimeo.com/7212179Several by David Haxton, including:PAINTING ROOM LIGHTS, LANDSCAPE

Re: [Frameworks] Optical Sound - filter

2014-04-25 Thread Mark Toscano
.  In restoration projects (and some of my own films), I create an optical-ready version with John Polito at Audio Mechanics, and he tailors it beautifully each time to the track and its quality/content.  And the tracks always sound excellent as a result. All the best, Mark Toscano On Friday, April

Re: [Frameworks] Infrared Film in Experimental Cinema

2014-05-01 Thread Mark Toscano
Donald Fox's OMEGA and YOUNG GOODMAN BROWN both use color reversal infrared film. Mark T On May 1, 2014, at 8:18 AM, Ruth Hayes randomr...@comcast.net wrote: I seem to remember that Betzy Bromberg used infrared film stock in one of the films she showed us when I was in grad school…

Re: [Frameworks] Islands in experimental film and video

2014-06-22 Thread Mark Toscano
Peter Mays' indescribable DARK ISLAND. Mark On Jun 22, 2014, at 2:31 PM, Pigott, Michael m.g.pig...@warwick.ac.uk wrote: Dear Frameworkers, I'm putting together a piece about the use of islands as locations in recent experimental film and video. I'm focussing on Ben Rivers' Slow

Re: [Frameworks] Modern 16mm features, distributed on film

2014-07-18 Thread Mark Toscano
Some of Kevin's films are finished on 16mm, but not all, and possibly not any of the features. Thom Andersen did indeed finish Get Out of the Car on 16mm. Madison Brookshire's Color Series is a quite unique 16mm feature-length work. Did anyone yet mention Els Van Riel's Gradual Speed or

Re: [Frameworks] seeking Morgan Fisher contact

2014-07-30 Thread Mark Toscano
Hi Andy, I've actually just preserved the film. I can put you in touch with Morgan unless someone already has. Mark T On Jul 30, 2014, at 9:24 AM, Andy Ditzler a...@andyditzler.com wrote: Hello, I am trying to screen Morgan Fisher's Projection Instructions and understand that it's

Re: [Frameworks] Did Kodak almost stop making all film?

2014-07-31 Thread Mark Toscano
don't know how much farther behind this trend Tri-X and Double-X negative will be, but it might be worth stocking up as you can. Mark Toscano On Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 11:49 AM, Sean Weitzel panaf...@gmail.com wrote: The reason Kodak is so challenged to continue making film, is the simple fact

Re: [Frameworks] Fibonacci Sequence

2014-08-05 Thread Mark Toscano
Roberta Friedman and Grahame Weinbren's excellent FUTURE PERFECT from 1978 uses a Fibonacci series (among others) as a basis for some precisely placed graphical forms marked onto (and conceptually relating to) the film's underlying photography. Mark Toscano On Aug 5, 2014, at 2:26 PM, c b

Re: [Frameworks] films using the optical printer

2014-08-06 Thread Mark Toscano
with ANYTHING Pat's made. Mark Toscano On Wed, Aug 6, 2014 at 12:48 PM, Stefan Grabowski ste...@radonlake.com wrote: Bruce Baillie's 'Castro Street' has some really beautiful optical printing work. -- From: bigmuddy2...@hotmail.com Date: Wed, 6 Aug 2014 13:32

[Frameworks] Standish Lawder Runaway

2014-08-11 Thread Mark Toscano
Hi all - If you're interested, I've written something about my experience picking up Standish Lawder's films in 2007, prompted by the arrival of the rest of his film elements today from his daughter (and the discovery of one element in particular). http://preservationinsanity.blogspot.com/ Mark

Re: [Frameworks] Duart Vault in the NY Times

2014-08-23 Thread Mark Toscano
Pip - does that mean you got the Catfilm original out for Standish? That's one of his originals that didn't turn up in his collection. Thanks, Mark On Aug 23, 2014, at 1:01 AM, Pip Chodorov framewo...@re-voir.com wrote: Thanks for the article Bill. When DuArt was closing they were

[Frameworks] If you want Kodak hicon, order it now

2014-08-26 Thread Mark Toscano
be told it's on back order, but you should be able to place an order anyway. It's not a 100% guarantee at this point that you'll get the stock, but it's very likely. The same should be the case for 5363 35mm hicon, which I believe is also being discontinued. All the best, Mark Toscano

Re: [Frameworks] Duart Vault in the NY Times

2014-08-27 Thread Mark Toscano
, 2014 at 11:43 AM, Mark Toscano fiddy...@gmail.com wrote: -- Forwarded message -- From: Dominic Angerame dominic.anger...@gmail.com Date: Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 9:00 AM Subject: Re: [Frameworks] Duart Vault in the NY Times To: Experimental Film Discussion List frameworks

Re: [Frameworks] If you want Kodak hicon, order it now

2014-08-27 Thread Mark Toscano
heard about 5363. I've got my order in for 7363 but just wondering if I need to worry about this one too. Thanks Lindsay McIntyre On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 11:54 AM, Mark Toscano fiddy...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, I spoke to the L.A. Kodak rep yesterday, and 7363 16mm hicon is on back

Re: [Frameworks] Kodak Film Stocks to be Discontinued, Announced in December

2014-09-02 Thread Mark Toscano
Hi all, I heard from our Kodak rep, and I don't really have anything super helpful to add. I forwarded her Alex's initial email about upcoming discontinuations. She said the products to be discontinued weren't at all finalized, but that she did expect to see another discontinuation of some kind

[Frameworks] announcement from Colorlab re: 16mm b/w services

2014-09-04 Thread Mark Toscano
Though this announcement was directed more to film archives/archivists, I figure it would be relevant here too. Mark T ** Colorlab Announces Full Continued Support for 16mm B/W Film Intermediates and Prints Many of you are no doubt aware Kodak has made the unfortunate decision to

[Frameworks] Worth a look for the film-concerned: Tarantino taking over the New Beverly Cinema

2014-09-05 Thread Mark Toscano
For those not in LA or not familiar with the New Beverly, it's a longtime, beloved local rep house that still does classic double feature programming, mostly on 35mm. In fact, they only got a DCP-ready projector a few months ago for the first time. Quentin Tarantino has been the benevolent

[Frameworks] George Manupelli, RIP

2014-09-16 Thread Mark Toscano
Somehow it doesn't seem like the news made its way to Frameworks yet, but sorry to say that Ann Arbor Film Festival founder, filmmaker, artist, and all-around maverick and fascinating guy George Manupelli died this past Sunday at age 82. all the best, Mark T

Re: [Frameworks] loop printing at lab

2015-02-02 Thread Mark Toscano
Fotokem does. I think there's a loop setup charge, but I don't remember it being too much. I did it once, about a couple of years ago, and they did a great job. Mark Toscano On Mon, Feb 2, 2015 at 5:14 PM, Sasha Janerus sasha.jane...@gmail.com wrote: Anyone out there know of a lab

Re: [Frameworks] Super 8 to 35mm Optical Blowup

2015-03-17 Thread Mark Toscano
they have. Anyway, I'm ranting. But bottom line, my feeling is to preserve 16mm as 16mm as long as it's possible! Mark Toscano On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 8:36 AM, direc...@lift.on.ca wrote: Mark, Since we're on the subject, is there a reason you're going to 35mm rather than 16mm? Although 35mm

[Frameworks] RIP Robert Russett

2015-03-31 Thread Mark Toscano
to discover. Keep an eye out! RIP Bob... Mark Toscano ___ FrameWorks mailing list FrameWorks@jonasmekasfilms.com https://mailman-mail5.webfaction.com/listinfo/frameworks

Re: [Frameworks] Tony Conrad video ID

2016-05-31 Thread Mark Toscano
from 2001. > > Best, > > Laura > > > > > On May 31, 2016, at 1:03 PM, Mark Toscano <mrkt...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > Hi all - > > > > Does anyone know the name (if it has one) of the very short video piece > Tony Conrad made in which he inser

[Frameworks] Tony Conrad video ID

2016-05-31 Thread Mark Toscano
...!' - my memory could be somewhat off on the details, but if you've seen it, you'd remember it. He showed it at LA Filmforum maybe ten years ago, and I was hoping to screen it in an upcoming program if it's obtainable somehow. thanks all, Mark Toscano

Re: [Frameworks] structuralist/materialist films by women

2016-02-19 Thread Mark Toscano
some LA stuff: Picture Without Sound & Now Playing by Susan Rosenfeld various by Roberta Friedman & Grahame Weinbren, including Bertha's Children, After Ten Minutes Lines, The Making of Americans, Future Perfect, Murray and Max Talk About Money, and others. Film Achers by Beth Block -mark t

Re: [Frameworks] (nostalgia) versions...

2016-03-04 Thread Mark Toscano
The transfer on the Treasures IV set was supervised by the inimitable Mr Bill Brand, who knows the films intimately, and also has helped supervise restorations and digital mastering of numerous other Frampton films. Mark T On Fri, Mar 4, 2016 at 10:22 AM, Ken Eisenstein

[Frameworks] The Ann Arbor Film Festival

2016-07-26 Thread Mark Toscano
to express a community's displeasure with this recent and highly problematic turn of events. http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/letter-to-the-board-of-the-ann-arbor-film-festival thanks for your patience with my rant - Mark Toscano ___ FrameWorks mailing list

Re: [Frameworks] Resources on history of 16mm technology

2016-07-13 Thread Mark Toscano
My one counter to David's comments (if I'm reading you right) would be that the vast majority of artists working in 16mm from the '40s through the '60s did in fact use Kodachrome and Ektachrome, among other stocks. Color negative didn't even exist in 16mm until 1964, and very few "experimental

Re: [Frameworks] oxberry optical films

2016-09-22 Thread Mark Toscano
Off the top of my head - Sarah Biagini has a really excellent 16mm film called I SWIM NOW: https://vimeo.com/35387818 and her Vimeo page has a number of other short works making quite elaborate use of the optical printer, including Ikiru Wipes, in which she isolates all the different wipes in

Re: [Frameworks] Motion graphics title using slit-scan....

2016-10-31 Thread Mark Toscano
lots of examples out there from a lot of effects people. Robert Abel & Associates specialized in it. Like here's one example from Abel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XsYFjITWXSo Mark Toscano On Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 10:07 AM, George, Sherman <sgeo...@ucsd.edu> wrote: &g

Re: [Frameworks] 7302 vs 3302

2017-08-15 Thread Mark Toscano
Kodak has now discontinued 7302 acetate bw print stock at this point, which is unfortunate primarily because we (and probably lots of other people) used it for lightstruck leader too. Mark Toscano On Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 8:54 AM, Scott Dorsey <klu...@panix.com> wrote: > > So if poly

Re: [Frameworks] Preservation Insanity / Brakhage & sound

2017-08-07 Thread Mark Toscano
hical musing, thanks! > My one comment: can you not design it white on black? It's hard on the > eyes to read... > All the best! > Pip > > > At 18:21 -0700 6/08/17, Mark Toscano wrote: > > > https://preservationinsanity.wordpress.com/ > > > __

Re: [Frameworks] Preservation Insanity / Brakhage & sound

2017-08-08 Thread Mark Toscano
likening the sound to external sources somewhat different to what they > actually were. The troubling question that this raised is: how does > prior knowledge of what is being heard (and seen for that matter) affect > the viewing-listiening experience of the film? > > Best Wishes >

[Frameworks] Preservation Insanity / Brakhage & sound

2017-08-06 Thread Mark Toscano
Hi all, I realize it's kind of self-promotional, but since a halfway decent amount of people seemed to like it, I hope you'll indulge me a bit of news about my Preservation Insanity site. Just wanted to spread the word that after a long period of inactivity, I've moved, spiffed up, and begun

[Frameworks] Works and Days ID?

2017-09-21 Thread Mark Toscano
Hi all, Has anyone determined the identity of the original film Hollis Frampton repositioned as Works and Days? thanks, Mark ___ FrameWorks mailing list FrameWorks@jonasmekasfilms.com https://mailman-mail5.webfaction.com/listinfo/frameworks