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Widescreen Weekend, Pictureville
Saturday Gallery. 27.04.2013

The 70mm Newsletter
Text and Images by: Anders M Olsson, Lund, Sweden Date: 28.04.2013
The Cinerama posters look tiny compared to the huge Star Trek display.
More in 70mm reading:

Widescreen Weekend
Widescreen Weekend 2013
WSW 2013 gallery Friday
WSW 2013 gallery Reception
WSW 2013 gallery Sunday
WSW 2013 Introductions
"Audience on Stage"

Creating the Widescreen Weekend

Projecting the Widescreen Weekend

Planning the Widescreen Weekend

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Dion Hanson taking membership applications for the Projected Picture Trust.
Tony Sloman perusing what the dealers have to offer.
Grant Wakefield introducing his own film "Remnants", a digital time-lapse extravaganza.

Randy Gitsch lecturing about the difficulties in the making of "Seven Wonders of the World", and why it was the second Cinerama film to begin production, but only the third one released. For more details he suggests reading the diary of Richard J. Pietschmann at
Dave Strohmaier lectures about the many technical challenges of restoring "Seven Wonders of the World". We are then treated to a 15 minutes clip of what the finished digital product will look like, including the memorable Darjeeling train sequence. The presentation is concluded by a trailer for "Cinerama Holiday"
Randy and Dave takes questions from the audience. Several members of the audience would like to know if there's a possibility of a restoration of "Brothers Grimm". The answer, regrettably, is that it seems impossible or at least highly unlikely.
Dave Strohmaier introduces "In the Picture".
Randy Gitsch is inducted into the Academy of the Widescreen Weekend.
Randy and Dave takes questions after "In the Picture" and is given compliments by Johan Wolthuis.
Randy and Dave takes questions after "In the Picture" and is given compliments by Johan Wolthuis.
Tony Sloman, always inclined to ask questions.
Mark Trompeteler of the BKSTS introduces an extra item on the agenda, a short film called "Pantheon", made by students at the University for the Creative Arts.
"In the Picture" shipping crates.  
Wolfram Hanneman introducing "Hello, Dolly!".
And it's curtains for Day 2...
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