From: 40 Frames (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Feb 19 2008 - 21:45:41 PST
On 2/19/08, Regina Muff <email suppressed> wrote:
> thanks! what's the AMIA listserv?
Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA). There is a listserv (similar
to Frameworks) run by AMIA.
btw there seems to be growing research in . . call it aura studies - walter
> benjamin, cinema, politics
> Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2008 11:48:37 -0800
> From: email suppressed
> Subject: Demise of Rep Theater article
> To: email suppressed
> The following link was posted by Jeff Kreines on the AMIA listserv.
> Quote from article:
> "It's very difficult at this time," Meyer said. "But I have hope that in a
> couple of years, when digital becomes more available, we might be able to do
> it. With film, there are $150 shipping costs, and I have to pay a
> projectionist $16 an hour to work from noon to 11. Digital would reduce the
> cost and make it feasible." "With digital," Lavine said, "the studio could
> send you a transmission - or a DVD for 41 cents shipping instead of $150.
> You want a business model? Throw out your projectors and invest in the best
> video projection you can get. You could even play store-bought DVDs, if you
> contact the right holder. You could charge five or six dollars admission
> instead of 10. And you might be able, if you're personable enough, to play
> this stuff at a very reduced rate. Run the Universal logo on-screen as
> people come in. Sell DVDs in the lobby. There are creative ways. Exhibitors
> can either go to bed angry or wake up and change, because this is what it
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