Category: Film Research

Big Fish, Little Person

This week two television documentaries I worked on premiered in the United States as part of Discovery Channel’s high-profile ‘Shark Week’.  My job on these shows was to track down and get permission to use any video footage or photographs that we wanted to include.  I don’t blog […]

9/11: The Audio-Visual Record

Today marks eleven years since the terrorist attacks that changed the world.  I’m not going to dwell on the facts, or repeat the stories that we have all heard before, but I do want to share one perspective on the event. My day job involves sourcing archival footage […]

Film Review: Mantrap (1926)

This afternoon I jumped at the chance to view the 1926 silent black and white film ‘Mantrap‘ at the Regent Theatre in Dunedin, screening as part of the International Film Festival.  It is a rare experience to attend a silent film with live piano accompaniment, something that must […]