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Entries from April 16th, 2010

Why 3D TV May Not Be the Next Great Thing — At Least Not Right Away

April 16th, 2010 · No Comments · Stereoscopic films, Technology, Television

According to a Digital Home story, Samsung Electronics has posted an advisory on its corporate web site warning that children and teenagers may be more susceptible to health issues when viewing 3D content on their televisions. The company also recommends that pregnant woman, the elderly and anyone under the influence of alcohol should refrain from […]

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Waking Sleeping Beauty Screening at SCAD-Atlanta

April 12th, 2010 · No Comments · Animation studios, Documentary films, Film history and criticism

A free preview screening of Waking Sleeping Beauty, Don Hahn’s documentary on the Disney animation renaissance that started in the 1980s will be held at the Atlanta campus of the Savannah College of Art and Design, 1600 Peachtree St., in Event Space 4C, on Wednesday, April 14th, at 7:00 PM. The film will be presented […]

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Japanese Edition of Astro Boy and Anime Come to the Americas

April 7th, 2010 · No Comments · Anime, Books, Japan, Television animation

The Japanese-language edition of  Astro Boy and Anime Come to the Americas, by Fred Ladd (with my assistance) has been published by NTT in a translation by Kumi Kaoru, the author of two books on Hayao Miyazaki.  The Japanese title is Anime ga Anime ni naru made (How the Japanese Cartoon Became “Anime”’). Kumi-san emailed me […]

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John Bailey on 3D

April 3rd, 2010 · 1 Comment · Stereoscopic films

I’m embarrassed to say I was a bit late in catching up to John Bailey’s wonderful blog, John’s Bailiwick,  hosted by the The American Society of Cinematographers, especially since John and I have been friends since our days as cinema students at the University of Southern California’s in the 1960s.  (John’s recollection of me during […]

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Oxymore’s Special Fleischer Issue

April 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · Animation studios, Film history and criticism

I just got my copy of the latest issue of the nice little French fanzine, Oxymore, which is a special Fleischer issue, to which I contributed “Max Fleischer & les studios Fleischer.” The other featured piece is Leslie Carbarga’s “L’histoire des Fleischers.” In addition, there is an interview with comic artist Kim Deitch, who talks […]

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