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Written and photographed by: Thomas HauerslevDate: 31.03.2024

Thomas Hauerslev

Bill Lawrence
Editor of 70mm.com e-News

Thomas Hauerslev (Copenhagen, Denmark), chief editor and generally in charge of everything about in70mm.com. Used to be a projectionist during the 1980s where he developed a strong passion for 70mm. Also known as Indiana Jones of 70mm, The Pope of Panorama, and Mother Theresa of 70mm. Speaks Danish. Write to Thomas

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Reflecting on Projecting
Bill Lawrence (Halifax, United Kingdom), long time in70mm.com associate and Widescreen Weekend organizer and in charge of in70mm.com's e-newsletter. Bill is head of Reel Solutions, established in early 2006 to programme and support independent cinemas. Write to Bill

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Paul Rayton
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Anders M Olsson
Volunteer, Sweden

Paul Rayton (Hollywood, USA), chief proof reader and industry liaison. Paul has done an outstanding job assisting with the production of the web site. Paul has always worked tirelessly "behind the scenes" proofreading many of the major articles and thereby helping keep the "typos" to a minimum. A compulsive traveller, have visited Europe often.

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Anders M Olsson (Lund, Sweden). Anders describes himself as "web monster", rather than web master, indicating a refined sense of humour. He has transcribed the dialogue from "Windjammer" for his own homepage and many other things for in70mm.com. He is a trained projectionist and is very knowledgeable about widescreen history. Write to Anders

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Mark Trompeteler
Head of London

Mark Lyndon
Head of London Interviews

Mark Trompeteler (London, England) is a valuable contributor to in70mm.com and very skilled with a camera. Mark is responsible for documenting the latest about 65mm and 70mm films in all its variations in the UK. Mark is liaising between the International Moving Image Society (IMIS) and in70mm.com
Mark Lyndon (London, England). Mark is passionate about classic opera and has an encyclopaedic knowledge about movies and history. Have made some marvellous interviews for in70mm.com including Kevin Brownlow and Carl Davis. Speaks a little Danish and have visited Copenhagen several times. Write to Mark

Gerhard Witte
Volunteer, Berlin

Brian Guckian
Editor, 65/70mm Workshop

Gerhard Witte (Berlin, Germany), has written many well-researched articles for in70mm.com. Including several portraits about his favourite Hamburg cinemas - the Grindel and the Savoy. His articles are always carefully written with unprecedented attention to detail. Write to Gerhard

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Brian Guckian (Dublin, Ireland), was co-editor of the 65/70mm Workshop and was generally in charge of transcribing audio interviews. Brian had a strong belief in the superiority of 65mm and cinema history & technique. Possessed Viking genes illustrated by his red beard.

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