Sunday, February 12 / 11 am
The primary elements of Ken Burns's visual style are live imagery, interviews, archival motion picture footage and photographs. Much of this cinematography has been shot by Allen Moore and Buddy Squires. Buddy has worked with Ken since their days at Hampshire College. Allen began work with Ken in the 1980s. From the light beams breaking through clouds onto the Brooklyn Bridge to a Civil War cannon silhouetted in a setting sun to lava flowing in Hawaii - to the distinctive pans over old photographs - the iconic “Ken Burns Effect” - how does the imagery get made? What does it take to get the shot? How has the technology and art evolved?
Speakers: Allen Moore and Buddy Squires, cinematographers; Moderator: Jake Boritt
All speakers and topics subject to change.
Will Call opens Feb. 6 at 3 pm. Find more Film Festival FAQ here.
Ken & Elizabeth Lundeen
David & Pauline LeVan
Monica E. Oss & J. Jay Mackie
Dave & Cynthia Salisbury
The Union Hotel
The Vesta Fund
Ticket reservations are required for this session and are not available online. Call (717) 337-8200 or visit 25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg, PA to reserve your tickets. Use the form available here to plan your festival reservation. Advanced reservation strongly recommended. Please click here for a timeline version of the schedule.
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