Old New York Told Through Antique 16mm Projector Short Films
Nearly 100 years before words like Netflix and 4K TV entered the English lexicon, the talk of the town was all about 16mm technology. Step back in time as we learn how the 16mm projector facilitated a film revolution, with never-before-seen reels of New York City along the way.
Join New York Adventure Club as we explore the history of early videography and the 16mm projector with The Museum of Interesting Things, a traveling interactive exhibition of antiques and inventions inspiring innovation and creativity.
Led by Denny Daniel, Founder of The Museum of Interesting Things, our virtual experience featuring many vintage 16mm films of New York City and the surrounding area will include:
- An overview of the 16mm technology and how it facilitated a film revolution
- A rare virtual viewing of original vintage short films of old New York from an antique 16mm projector, including the New York City subway, Coney Island, and the 1939-1940 NY World’s Fair
- A digital showcase of antique museum items made in the New York area
Afterward, we’ll have a Q&A with Denny — any and all questions about 16mm are welcomed and encouraged!
Can’t make it live? Don’t worry, you’ll have access to the full replay for one week!
See you there, virtually! $10.
*Immediately upon registering, you will receive a separate, automated email containing the link to join this webinar
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***A full replay of the experience will be available to all registered guests for up to a week
Denny Daniel started working as a freelance filmmaker/documentor and photo retoucher/restorer for such companies as The Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island, Songs of Love, and the New York Times.
Amassing his collection of antiques since the 1980’s, and having had over 20 museum and gallery exhibitions of his own work at locations like the Chelsea Art Museum, he decided to use his knowledge, experience, contacts and extensive collection of over 300 antiques to start an enterprise that would inspire students and some of us in the “real” world to learn from the past and innovate a better future.Buy tickets/get more info now