Tag Archives: Michael Craig

“Encounters with the Russian Avant-garde” – Published

              Finally we can announce the publication of Encounters with the Russian Avant-garde which is now available on Amazon for purchase or download. Encounters with the Russian Avant-garde compliments the series of six films made … Continue reading

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Critical moments for new projects

A critical time for the project The Fairground Booth. The writing of the material, book and two film scripts is going well. However some the visuals have been somehow left behind and this requires some considerable work. yesterday when I … Continue reading

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Encounters with the Russian Avant-garde

As I work on the book “Encounters with the Russian Avant-garde” (provisional title) it is gratifying to be able to admit that I am about 80% on the way to completing this project. It has been a long held goal … Continue reading

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Kandinsky and Rodchenko.

Ironically one of the reasons that Kandinsky and other artists began to experiment with abstract art was the impact that photography had on the visual arts and its ability to more accurately depict reality. In this we are mindful of … Continue reading

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Future Projects and completing some past ones

At the moment there are several projects winding up so it leaves time to reflect on the future. Firstly the short film I have been editing, Journey Through Tokyo is gradually coming to fruition. Only one or two scenes to … Continue reading

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Autumn Round up

After a long summer hiatus with the release of Vakhtangov and the Russian Theatre in spring of  2014 it was time to take a step back and reconsider the status of some other projects which are work in progress and … Continue reading

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Michael Craig – Copernicus Films – New projects

Michael Craig – Copernicus FilmsWorking on development of new projects now that Vakhtangov and the Russian Theatre is out into the world.vakhtangov.copernicusfilms.com. Too early to disclose what the main project might be. Preliminary development on financing going ahead first and where interest … Continue reading

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Vakhtantov film and update on other projects

  Finally figured out what might be wrong with the sound on the film, Vakhtangov and the Russian Theatre at least I think I have. Will remaster and re render in a few days time once I have cleared a … Continue reading

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Vakhtangov film almost ready to go- very close

The last few days have been taken up with an enormous translation which I have had to take on due to a long standing commitment. Very interesting translation of a script for a long feature length documentary film about which … Continue reading

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Preparation of Vakhtangov material and Time Off

Autumn coming to an end in Moscow and the whole morning preparing masters for “Vakhtangov and the Russian Theatre” ready for sending off to the US tomorrow or the day after which means the film will be available at the … Continue reading

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