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Author, Filmmaker, Travel Adventurer Hal McClure Has Died

"Life's swift flight has been one hell of a journey," Hal McClure wrote in his recent autobiography, Adventuring. "I have been fortunate on this long trip because I was able to follow the three great passions of my life: the love of the written word, the moving image and the desire to travel. A perfect trifecta. Couple those passions with the enjoyment of meeting the creatures that inhabit our planet: the great, the not-so-great, the not-so-good—and people too." Travel...   Read More
Travel Adventure Documentary Posted by Travel Adventure Documentary in Features May 27th, 2013

Why Motion Pictures Still Can't Move

By Dale Johnson, Technology Editor In spite of the advancement of our technology today, we have found no way to make pictures move. “Huh?” “Whaaaa?” “What are you talking about?” you may say. “I watch moving pictures every day on TV, at the cinema, and even on my phone.”   Read More
Dale Johnson Posted by Dale Johnson in Blogs May 14th, 2013

Building a Wall Subject Of Unusual Doc Film

As hilarious as it is meditative, the Triumph of the Wall film begins as a chronicle about the construction of a 1,000-foot dry-stone wall by a novice stonemason in rural Quebec. The stonemason, Chris Overing, sets out to complete the wall within eight weeks; filmmaker Bill Stone plans to film Chris as a straightforward story, telling of this laborious yet creative task. But when Overing realizes he has woefully underestimated the time and energy required to construct the wall.   Read More
Ralph Franklin Posted by Ralph Franklin in Features May 8th, 2013

Filmmaker Charles Hartman Dead After Long Illness

Longtime travel filmmaker Charles Hartman, is dead at 75. He had retired eight years earlier because of health problems. A native of Warsaw, Indiana, he was in high school when he bought an old movie camera and soon began shooting the high school band—the begining of his second career as filmmaker.   Read More
Hal McClure Posted by Hal McClure in Blogs April 14th, 2013

Filmaker's Outrageous Joke Jump-Starts His Next Film Epic

I asked myself how much I knew about Christopher Columbus. I knew five things. I knew he was born in Genoa. I knew the names of the three ships. I knew the date—1492. I knew the name of the island where he made his first landfall. I knew the names of the Catholic sovereigns who helped him—Ferdinand and Isabella. I knew nothing else.   Read More
Robin D. Williams Posted by Robin D. Williams in Blogs April 8th, 2013
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