[Konvas] The journey's end
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Thu Sep 22 17:29:19 EDT 2016
The 'grainless' aspect is probably a feature of watching it on a smart-phone; I did nothing to remove grain in post and besides 5222 short ends we shot some expired Svema which looks nice and gritty!
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> On Sep 22, 2016, at 05:59, Nicholas Kovats via Cinema <cinema at konvas.org> wrote:
> Congratulations, Brandon! The scanned b/w 35mm is virtually grainless.
> How was this achieved?
> On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 7:30 AM, Brandon Esten via Cinema
> <cinema at konvas.org> wrote:
>> Well folks, it has been QUITE a journey.
>> From a lazy daydream of making a movie in 1990, standing behind a 3ccd Sony
>> at a community cable station, to ~2006 when I got my first Konvas and burned
>> through 7 rolls of Kodak 5222 in San Pedro, CA, to 2012 when a skeleton
>> crew/cast from around the world descended on Colorado Springs with a pair of
>> MoviCams and set of Lomo anamorphics; from the shuttering of AlphaCine to
>> the last gasp of my little white macbook; from a crummy job at a dumpy
>> regional airline that barely paid the bills, to a contract flying job in
>> China that nearly paid my maker, then to India and Japan and on back to a
>> dumpy regional that again barely paid the bills; from the first edit of our
>> feature film on scene 19 in 2013 (dubbed the Symphony scene) to the last
>> little touchup edits here and there in 2016; it has been a journey!
>> The places I've been, the people I've met and worked with creatively, Steve
>> in Melbourne, Sravan in India, Roger in SoCal... Larry Wilcox, Ian Bagg, Jed
>> the Fish and all of our great cast... What a journey!
>> From dumpy hotels in the middle of China, meticulously sifting through
>> ~80,000' of digitized footage in a dodgy room, to garage floors in New
>> Mexico and couches in Los Angeles; put-put 3-wheel 'cars' in Chennai and
>> dubious mass transit in St Louis... it has been, literally, a journey.
>> While the part in my ongoing trek where 'A Tale of Two Sillies' has been a
>> daily undertaking is coming to a close, the curtains are ready to rise on a
>> new kind of journey in seek of audiences as far flung as I can reach. "On,
>> on," as say the Hash House Harriers.
>> So, without further ado and another bit of sappy reminiscing, I present to
>> my Rusky gear compatriots at Konvas.org a film by hundreds, touched by minds
>> from around our little globe:
>> Support the cause as you see fit! Another Lomonaut, Konvateer, Svemande hits
>> the street, hands waving, whistle squeeking, feet pounding. See ya at
>> festivals and indie theaters! Watch this space, or space in general; because
>> astronomy is the observation of stars and star-stuff, be it galactic
>> hydrogen-based or earthly bio-carbon.
>> Brandon 'Ithica appears on the horizon' Esten
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