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Todd-AO Festival Preparations
The Schauburg is getting ready for the 11th 70mm festival 9-11 October 2015

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The 70mm Newsletter
Written by: Thomas Hauerslev. Images by: Herbert Born Date: 02.10.2015
70mm Prints arriving

The Todd-AO Festival is due to begin in a week from now. Here is a quick look behind the scenes about all the preparations which goes into this remarkable weekend. Festival planning actually starts a few days after the previous weekend has ended and continues through the year. The first 70mm prints starts to arrive in early August. Projection team are quality checking each reel of vintage 70mm film which been brought out of the freezers after many years in storage.

On line ticket reservation here
Todd-AO Festival Flyer (PDF)
New Curved Harkness 70mm Screen
"MacKenna's Gold" at the Schauburg
"Think Big" World Premiere Screening
 
More in 70mm reading:

11. Todd-AO 70mm-Festival 2015

Schauburg Cinerama, Karlsruhe, Germany. Home of The Todd-AO Festival

Internet link:

schauburg.de

 
Hebert Born, manager of the Schauburg is personally checking the 70mm prints - white gloves of course.

 
 
Some vintage prints still have color.
 
 
Special posters printed
 
 
Festival posters on display across the city of Karlsruhe

 
 
The DP70 mirror was changed
 
 
Modified Kinoton 70mm center unit for warped and buckled prints

 
 
Brand new DP75 on display in the foyer all set up for "The Hateful Eight" with anamorphic and DTS 70mm reader.
 
 
The classic DP70 is rolled across the courtyard to be exhibited in the Schauburg foyer - always popular with the audience

 
 
Technicolor's ID card for this reel of vintage 70mm film

Print 12, with German title cards

 
 
Testing faded 70mm print against 35mm Technicolor print

 
 
Rolling Stones in 70mm

 
 
Musical in 70mm

 
 
Comedy in 70mm - Schauburg is famous for their 70mm poster displays during the Todd-AO Festival

 
 
Alcon speakers are checked

 
 
New screen arrived

 
 
Screen details

 
 
Mr Haas painting the billboard

 
 
Festival Flyer in 4 colors and loaded with information about the films is ready - a collectors item

For free in Schauburg foyer, or simply download the
Todd-AO Festival Flyer (PDF)
 
 
....what else - are you ready - order your on-line ticket reservation
 
 
   
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