On This Day … 15 May [2022]

Events 1905 – Abraham Zapruder, American businessman and amateur photographer, filmed the Zapruder film (d. 1970). People (Births) 1893 – José Nepomuceno, Filipino filmmaker, founder of Philippine cinema (d. 1959). Zapruder Film The Zapruder film is a silent 8mm colour motion picture sequence shot by Abraham Zapruder with a Bell & Howell home-movie camera, as… Read More

On This Day … 04 May [2022]

Events 1927 – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is incorporated. Star Wars Day (International observance). Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS, also known as simply the Academy or the Motion Picture Academy) is a professional honorary organisation with the stated goal of… Read More