Tag: cinema

Cinema History: On Film

Posted by Published on January 25, 2019

“Cinema is a matter of what’s in the frame and what’s out” — Martin Scorsese   Cinema can be both an exciting escape from reality as well as a fascinating reflection of society. From across the decades, we are proud to offer clips of classic cult masterpieces, such as Nosferatu, Metropolis and Charlie Chaplin, as well as rare footage of pioneering early filmmakers at work….

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Halas&Batchelor: An Animated History

Posted by Published on July 1, 2018

Bridgeman Footage proudly represents the legendary Halas & Batchelor collection. Formed in 1940, the Halas & Batchelor animation studio occupies a unique place in British cinema. Pioneered by John Halas and Joy Batchelor, the studio became one of Europe’s most influential producers of animated films right up into the 1970s. Bridgeman Footage represents a wide selection of short and feature length films from this collection,…

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The Psychology of Performing Arts

Posted by Published on May 31, 2017

Shakespeare, Marlowe, Racine, Moliere, Chekhov… famous playwrights  whose plays are still performed today and reinterpreted by directors and actors around the world. They were key in transforming many aspects of everything we know as theatre and drama. In the 20th century there continue to be notable practitioners who have invented new methods for actors to use in order to achieve a more genuine performance. “Love the art in yourself and not…

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Bridgeman’s Head of Sales in Berlin, Ute Krebs, reviews Marvel’s lastest addition to the superhero franchise – “Ant-Man”, alongside iconic images of our favourite superheroes.       In anticipation of “Ant-Man” I had been thinking about the superhero genre more than usual and so I had a search through the archive for some relevant images and was very surprised to find quite a few. The…

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The Nicolas Roeg Archive

Posted by Published on May 30, 2015

Bridgeman Footage is the proud home to the exclusive Nicolas Roeg collection – a series of interviews on the art of filmmaking with one of Britain’s most influential directors. The legendary cinematographer will also be celebrating his 90th birthday on the 15th of August, 2018.   In this rare collection of interviews in his home in West London, Roeg discusses everything from his early work on…

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