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Tuesday, March 20 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Artificial Color Processes in Talking Pictures LIMITED

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Artificial color process, such as tinting, toning and hand coloring, were part of the cinema’s language almost from the beginning. It was a language understood by film audiences. History tells us that these processes stopped with the introduction of sound because of optical track interference. The reality is more complicated and the fact is that these processes lasted far into the talking picture era finally ending with the almost universal adoption of Eastman Color in the the 1960’s.

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Anthony Labbate

Preservation Manager, Moving Image Department, George Eastman Museum
Anthony is a 1999 graduate of The L. Jeffrey Selznick School of Film Preservation. After graduation he worked at Cinema Arts for two years before returning to the Eastman Museum in 2001. Anthony was the Stills and Paper archivist until 2007 when he moved into preservation within the... Read More →

Tuesday March 20, 2018 1:00pm - 1:45pm GMT
BFI Southbank NFT3 Belvedere Rd, South Bank, London SE1 8XT