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February 10, 2012


Short documentary form popular in the first half of the 20th century. Released as part of cinematic shows was a source of news and entertainment until TV took its place. Nowadays newsreel materials exist as important historical evidence and a huge source of valuable archival footage.

nature documentary

February 3, 2012


Wildlife or natural history documentary. A documentary about non-human living creatures, usually in their natural habitat. Most of film in this genre are made for and presented on TV.


January 29, 2012


The process of writing a book based on a film/screenplay.

non-flam film

January 25, 2012


Film tape used to be extremely flammable which caused many dangers (form losing materials to burning down cinemas). Newer film tape has much reduced flammability.