Catch Christopher Nolan’s INTERSTELLAR in 70mm IMAX, 70mm film and 35mm film on November 5, two days before general release

Starting November 5, INTERSTELLAR will screen in advance showings in 240 locations across the U.S. and Canada in 70mm IMAX,... Continue Reading

Listen to Quentin Tarantino talk about his new role as head programmer at LA’s New Beverly Cinema on KCRW’s The Treatment

On May 5th, 1978, the New Beverly theater re-opened under the new leadership of Sherman Torgen with a double feature... Continue Reading

The Hollywood Reporter announces that Christopher Nolan’s crusade to save photochemical film is working

Paramount and Warner Bros. announced Wednesday that theaters still equipped to play film will get Nolan’s ‘Interstellar’ two days early... Continue Reading

Film Ferrania launches Kickstarter campaign in the hope to create a sustainable film business model for the 21st Century

The film industry has changed dramatically in the past ten years. Most film companies have struggled with the reduced demand,... Continue Reading

That’s all, folks: what the end of 35mm film means for cinema

The whirr of the 35mm film camera is “like the strings on a puppet”, says Steve McQueen. “It’s not for... Continue Reading

Quentin Tarantino’s New Beverly Promises Double Features, Vintage Trailers, Tarantino Films & NO Digital. Ever.

Quentin Tarantino’s passion for the New Beverly Cinema began when he was just another kid showing up for the nightly... Continue Reading

George Eastman House curator, and savefilm.org steering group member, praises Kodak deal

Paolo Cherchi Usai, the senior curator of motion pictures at the George Eastman House, says the agreement between Kodak and... Continue Reading

The present may be digital, but don’t discount the future of film

‘A DCP is a digital cinema package, a hard drive with a movie loaded onto it. Most of the world’s... Continue Reading

Kodak and Studios set to join forces

Faced with the possible extinction of the material that made Hollywood famous, a coalition of studios is close to a... Continue Reading

“There’s nothing obsolete about 35mm” says film critic and savefilm.org supporter, Leonard Maltin

“It was a business decision to push digital projection. It was a business decision to adopt it. It’s a business... Continue Reading

Cannes 2014: Quentin Tarantino declares ‘cinema is dead’ ahead of Pulp Fiction screening

Quentin Tarantino has declared “cinema is dead” at the Cannes film festival, where he argued screening films in digital is... Continue Reading

UNESCO proposal from Guillermo Navarro

“Film is the Rosetta Stone of our times. Since film was invented a little more than 100 years ago, it... Continue Reading

Tacita Dean: ‘Save This Language’. Broadcast on BBC Radio 4, April 17, 2014, 11:30 GMT

Click here to listen. Leading British artist Tacita Dean takes listeners with her on a mission to save a language.... Continue Reading

Alexander Horwath, Director of the Austrian Film Museum, believes that showing film as film respects the achievements of our cultural past, and acknowledges the needs of our cultural future

The Austrian Film Museum has the policy of exhibiting moving image works in their respective medium – meaning the way... Continue Reading

Statement of support for savefilm from FIAF

FIAF (the International Federation of Film Archives) calls on UNESCO to recognise film as a unique and significant medium of... Continue Reading

What are art museums and galleries doing to protect the works of art on film in their collections?

Museums and art galleries are keepers of our cultural history. For centuries they have shown works of art in the... Continue Reading

George Eastman House

“Film does matter. Film makes a difference.” Paolo Cherchi Usai, Senior Curator of George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography... Continue Reading

 

DIFRET: 35mm film wins Audience Awards

Zeresenay Berhane Mehari, who wrote and directed his award winning film, DIFRET, 2014 was determined to shoot on 35mm film,... Continue Reading