chennai will host scorsese-led bid to preserve films | chennai news - times of india - polyester film stock
Chennai: many film lovers may be shocked by the disappearance of the original negatives of films directed by Trump cards such as Mani Ratnam and Balu Mahendra over the years. Film stock -in the pre-
In the digital age, movies are stored on negative reels.
From the middle of decades ago
1990 s is made of polyester film-based fragile and extremely flammable materials that are prone to accidental fire and chemical decomposition.
This led to the destruction of many original Film films.
Now, however, many filmmakers are promoting ways to preserve old films through intensive short film clinics such as film preservation and repair workshops, the third edition that Chennai will host this year.
Speaking in the city at the launch of the seminar on Wednesday --
October 7-14 at the historic Prasad Studio
Mani Ratnam explains how frustrating it is for directors and producers to lose their early jobs.
Registration of the seminar began on July 15.
There are applications on Www.
Film Heritage. co. in and www. fiafnet. org.
50 shortlisted applicants will be trained under Martin Scorsese's faculty
Established the world film project of the Film FoundationItaly)
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Prasad, French film academy, Imperial War Museum, Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna and Kodak.
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