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Production and Distribution: The Film Industry - How Has It Changed?

Film production and distribution has changed dramatically since the beginning of the film industry.

 In 1895 the Lumiere Brothers showcased their home-made films in France – the first successful showing of film with a paying audience. 386 more words


'Where I'm From' - A story about anxiety

‘Where I’m From’ grew out of my response to a poem from ‘Stories I Ain’t Told Nobody Yet.’

– George Ella Lyon

Like Lyon, I too drew inspiration from this line by Jo Carson, along with Lyon’s poem…

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'Where I'm From'

Get off the train

How fast we become desensitised to the new. One hundred and twenty years ago last month audiences in Paris could not comprehend what they were seeing when the Lumière brothers screened their short film “L’Arrivée d’un Train en Gare de La Ciotat” (“Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat Station”) at the Salon Indien du Grand Café in Paris.   175 more words

Film 101: The birth of cinema

There is often a tale recalled that when audiences first saw the moving image of a train arriving at a station captured by motion film, they responded by screaming and running away, terrified that the train was going to somehow come out of the screen. 818 more words

Film 101


L’Arrivée d’Un Train en Gare de la Ciotat, um dos filmes iniciais dos irmãos Lumiére, […] de 1895, segundo relatos ou efabulações, levou ao descontrole dos espectadores devido à imagem do comboio a avançar na direcção da plateia.



Space Time

The Artist is far too unpredictable to drive today. I decide to take the wheel.
Where are we going? I ask.
To encounter space-time in Lampeter. 162 more words

Stranger in Paradise

Following a screening of ‘Stranger in Paradise’ (2016) and interview with the director Guido Hendrikx at deBuren, I wrote a text on the film for… 963 more words