BoxOfficeQuant — Statistics and Film

BoxOfficeQuant — Statistics and Film

As a fan of film as well as data, I saw that there was a wealth of quantitative information about the movie world, and far too few outlets that examined them – so I founded BoxOfficeQuant.com.

Through this site, I hope to report on the financial state of the industry and attempt to predict its future; but I’d also like to dive deeper into the creative aspects. I’d like show that statistics can be beautiful themselves, as well as a route to appreciate the art of film.

Lantern: Search, Visualize & Explore the Media History Digital Library

Lantern: Search, Visualize & Explore the Media History Digital Library

The Media History Digital Library (MHDL) digitizes collections of classic media periodicals that belong in the public domain for full public access. The project is supported by owners of materials who loan them for scanning, and donors who contribute funds to cover the cost of scanning.

The Changing Shape of Cinema: The History of Aspect Ratio on Vimeo


The Changing Shape of Cinema: The History of Aspect Ratio on Vimeo

John Hess traces the evolution of the screen shape from the silent film days through the widescreen explosion of the 50s, to the aspect ratio of modern digital cameras.

How Motion Pictures Became the Movies 1908-1920 on Vimeo

How Motion Pictures Became the Movies 1908-1920 on Vimeo on Vimeo

Hollywood Data Explorer

Hollywood Data Explorer

An interactive web application designed to explore some of the metrics coming out of Hollywood. The tool allows exploration of over 500 films from the past 5 years.

Art of the Title

Art of the Title

The leading online resource of film, television, conference, and video game title sequence design from around the world. We honor the artists who design excellent title sequences. We discuss and display their work with a desire to foster more of it, via stills and video links, interviews, creator notes, and user comments.

Media History Digital Library – Online Access to the Histories of Cinema, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound

Media History Digital Library – Online Access to the Histories of Cinema, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound

The Media History Digital Library is a non-profit initiative dedicated to digitizing collections of classic media periodicals that belong in the public domain for full public access.

40 Year Old 3D Computer Graphics Pixar, 1972 on Vimeo

40 Year Old 3D Computer Graphics Pixar, 1972 on Vimeo on Vimeo.

A plan for the movements of Hulot and the camera down the escalator and among the cubicles in Play Time

hulot

A plan for the movements of Hulot and the camera down the escalator and among the cubicles in Play Time. Via Observations on film art and FILM ART : Where in the world is M. Hulot?