Posted tagged ‘flickr’

Where were you yesterday?

January 21, 2009

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Above, the staff of Lincoln Center watching the presidential inauguration in the Kaplan Penthouse. One of our photographs was featured on the official Flickr blog!

Remember that you are welcome to join and contribute photos to the Film Society of Lincoln Center Flickr pool.

Avid photographer? Please make sure to join us for Wikipedia Loves Art, along with contest coordinator Brooklyn Museum, plus participants Art Gallery of New South Wales, Carnegie Museum of Art, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and V&A. It’s a free content contest and scavenger hunt taking place in February that promises to be lots of fun!

[Wikipedia: Wikipedia Loves Art]

[Flickr blog: We Watched]

From the department of awesome social media ideas: Wikipedia Loves Art!

January 12, 2009

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Photo via Flickr by Vannah

Art-lovers, Wikipedia obsessives, and shutterbugs, rejoice! In February, you’ll have the chance to be a part of an extraordinary effort to capture museum collections the world over to better illustrate Wikipedia articles. Wikipedia Loves Art is a scavenger hunt and free content photography contest coordinated with the Brooklyn Museum, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the V&A and now The Film Society of Lincoln Center. While yes, it’s true that we don’t have any art on our walls, we’re thrilled to be taking part in this project spearheaded by the Brooklyn Museum.

Check out the rules of the overall contest here. There are lots of ways to get involved. You can go scavenging with a team at one of the museums listed above, or you can work on a Wikipedia entry that needs some help. To play for a Film Society of Lincoln Center prize, submit photographs of historic movie house architecture–i.e., iconic movie houses, surviving movie palaces, drive-ins, crumbling remnants, projection equipment and other aspects of movie house architecture. These can be nationwide–at the Ziegfeld, or at an Egyptian theater in LA, or perhaps you could visit Bud Cadell’s favorite, the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, TX. It’s all about celebrating classic movie houses, and coming up with great images for Wikipedia. An in-house panel will pick a winner who will receive a five-film series pass and a subscription to Film Comment magazine.

The event is planned to run for the whole month of February 2009, so get your cameras ready and stay tuned for more details on activities related to the project.

Photos from last night: YFF presents Short Cuts

December 5, 2008

Our blog photographer, Susan Sermoneta, was on hand to get these great shots of the Short Cuts Q & A and afterparty.

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See more photos–and join our pool–at Flickr!

NYFF wrap-up: share your memories

October 16, 2008

FilmCatcher’s Damon Smith writes about some of the moments in his interviews with NYFF directors that didn’t make the final cut.

Ron Savin delivers his annual “Tale from the Titles.”

Talk/Party at the New York Film Festival

Photo by tamaradulva, from our Flickr pool

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Photo by Susan Sermoneta, official filmlinc blog photographer, and member of our Flickr pool

Mike Leigh

Photo by The Back Row Manifesto, from our Flickr pool

What are your NYFF ’08 memories? Share them in the comments. Have photos? Add them to our Flickr pool.

Four thousand words: pictures from Changeling and the Director’s Party

October 8, 2008

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Centerpiece film: Changeling

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Clint Eastwood introduces his film Changeling

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At the Director’s Party, O’Neals

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Sylvia Miles at the Director’s Party

All photos in this series by Susan Sermoneta

See more at our Flickr pool

Pictures from opening night…

September 29, 2008

A photo series from Susan Sermoneta

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See more (and join our photo pool) at Flickr!

From the flickr pool

September 25, 2008

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Photo: Susan NYC

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Photo: Brooklyn Bridge

"Black Gold" Movie Ticket @ Walter Reade Theater

Photo: Yehawn

Join our Flickr pool to contribute your own photos of Film Society events!