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Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People

One of the things I learned in watching Thomas Allen Harris’ engrossing documentary “Through a Lens Darkly”: George Eastman, of Eastman Kodak fame, served on the board of Booker T. Washington’s Tuskegee Institute and in the late 19 th century helped the school set up a photography program. Show More Summary

Party of Four: 1952

"Picnic at Austin -- Vern, Ruth, Ida & Pete -- 7 Sept. 1952." The latest episode of Minnesota Kodachromes is back at the park. Point me to the potato salad! Color slide by Hubert Tuttle and his Kodak Signet 35. View full size.

Cubs' Albert Almora adjusting step by step

2 weeks agoSports : RosenBlog

KODAK, TENN — The last of the original "Core Four" prospects to make it through the Cubs' system is likely to be center fielder Albert Almora, the initial first-round draft pick of the new regime in 2012.

Eastman Kodak Co. (KODK), Con-way Inc (CNW), Valero Energy Corporation (VLO): BlueMountain’s Second Quarter Stock Picks

BlueMountain Capital, the hedge fund founded and managed by Andrew Feldstein and Stephen Siderow since 2003, disclosed on Tuesday its long equity holdings for the second quarter of 2014. The fund declared more than 200 equity positions, with a market value of more than $5.6 billion. Its portfolio is quite diversified but has a slight […]

Uni-Pixel Q2 Loss Slightly Better; Progress With Kodak

Touch-screen technology developer Uni-Pixel (UNXL) this afternoon said it was making progress with partners in its ongoing quest to reach volume production for tablet computers and other devices. It reported a slightly smaller-than-expected net loss. The company did not generate any revenue in the three months ended in June, and incurred a net loss of 49 cents [...]

A Brief History of How George Eastman Transformed Photography

3 weeks agoOdd : Laughing Squid

In “Kodak: How George Eastman Revolutionized Photography,” Engineer Guy Bill Hammack examines the life of George Eastman, the Eastman Kodak founder who transformed pictured taking when he helped to invent film. Released in 1900, Eastman’s Brownie camera helped bring photography to the masses with a retail cost of $1. The Brownie camera was the brainchild […]

Eastman Kodak's (KODK) CEO Jeff Clarke on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Eastman Kodak Co. (NYSE:KODK) Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call August 5, 2014 17:00 ET Executives David Bullwinkle - Director, Global Financial Planning and Analysis and Investor Relations Jeff Clarke - Chief Executive Officer John McMullen...Show More Summary

Martin Scorsese: Film’s ‘Advantages Are Numerous’ Compared To HD

Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese is applauding the effort made by Kodak to continue producing film stock. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Scorsese issued a statement, calling the decision made by Kodak a “positive one” for those in the industry who “couldn’t afford to lose them.” In his statement, Martin Scorsese said there are “many names”

Martin Scorsese voices support for Kodak's continued film production

Martin Scorsese shot classics such as "Casino" and "Gangs of New York" on film stock. Now the Hollywood titan is voicing support for Kodak's continued production of film.

Martin Scorsese Writes Letter Supporting Kodak and Film Stock

Last week we reported on a set of directors who had petitioned film studios to help the ailing Kodak keep its motion-picture film stock division alive. Quentin Tarantino, Christopher Nolan, Judd Apatow, and J.J. Abrams each lobbied studios...Show More Summary

UPDATE: Martin Scorsese Joins Tarantino, Apatow & Pals Backing Kodak Decision To Save Celluloid

UPDATE:  Add Martin Scorsese to the parade of directors applauding Kodak’s decision to continue producing film stock. He acknowledges that cameras shooting digital HD “are lighter, it’s much easier to shoot at night, we have many more means at our disposal for altering and perfecting our images. Show More Summary

Martin Scorsese Speaks Out in Support of Keeping Kodak Film Alive

"Film is still the best and only time-proven way to preserve movies," he says in a statement released Monday. read more

Kodak joins band accusing Wall Street of Aluminum Conspiracy

``Eastman Kodak Co. has joined a long line of companies accusing a collection of financial and commodities giants of colluding to artificially pump up the price of aluminum. Kodak filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, complaining that such parties as Goldman Sachs Group Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co. Show More Summary

Can Quentin Tarantino Save Kodak?

Hollywood celebrities are rallying to keep the endangered film company in business. That's good news for Kodak, since similar endorsements have helped revive vinyl records and model trains.

Quentin Tarantino, Chris Nolan & J.J. Abrams Save Film From Extinction

Digital filmmaking has overtaken analog, but there are some directors who refuse to let film stock die out. And so Hollywood studios are stepping in to lend support to Kodak in its time of crisis. Following Fujifilm's shutting down its film stock production last year, Kodak is the only company left that still makes the nearly obsolete medium. Show More Summary

Kodak 35mm Film Lives to See Another Day in Hollywood

For many, the difference between film and digital recording isn’t a difference of technology, but one of medium. Movies shot on celluloid film have both tangible and psychological importance to the creators and the movie-watchers, and in the hands of masters, film can still be used to terrific and unique aesthetic effect. Show More Summary

Quentin Tarantino and Christopher Nolan want to save the future of movies on film

The movie industry has seen its share of struggles as we transition into a digital future, and likely no one has felt the pinch more than film company Kodak. The struggling outfit is getting a life-raft, though, in the form of several studios...

Hollywood studios strike deal to keep Kodak movie film in production

A group of big name Hollywood directors has nudged studio executives into talks with Kodak, negotiating a deal that would keep the company's movie film in production. With support from the likes of Quentin Tarantino, Christopher Nolan, and J.J. Abrams, the deal would see studios commit to buying a certain amount of film from Kodak for the next few years. Read more

Tarantino, Nolan, Apatow, Abrams Join Together to Save 35mm Film

Hooray for filmmakers! On the same day as Christopher Nolan's birthday, news hits that Kodak has struck a deal with Hollywood movie studios to keep 35mm film alive. For now. The Wall Street Journal is reporting a big story that actually...Show More Summary

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