“Caligari” Live at the Fox

Here is a clip from our recent “live screening” event at the Fox Cabaret. Many thanks to all the talented people who made such a great contribution: Marc Wild, Erin Denhartigh, Ethan Belcourt-Lowe, Matt O’Donnell, Daniel Ruiz, Paul Ruskay, Tetiana Zairuba, Beverly Dobrinsky, Justin Patterson and the lovely Athena Theny!!

NEW!!! Ballhaus Berlin Screening June 25th 2015

After the passage of a century, two long-forgotten silent films return to the city of their birth…Here is a short clip from the June 25th screening of Oliver-Film’s “Im Reich Der Zwerge” and “Guido der Erste” which was held at the magnificent Ballhaus Berlin.

Music by Romain Azzaro (aka Rouge Mécanique) and Aurélien Rivière (aka DoubtingThomas)

Editing:Ethan Belcourt-Lowe

Cinematography: Derek Howard

With grateful thanks to The Eye Film Institute, Netherlands and the National Library of Norway

David Oliver…Enemy Alien

This just in. Recently declassified files finally expose the fact that David Oliver, one-time producer of “Cabinet of Dr, Caligari”, founder of the studios of UFA, director of Decla-Bioscop, and head of Ibérica Films was interned by the British government as an enemy alien…oliver letter intern 2 1oliver letter internLondon Film Letter_Oliver

Bravo!

Many thanks to the Vancouver International Film Festival for hosting the June 5th screening and performance of Oliver-Film’s “Im Reich der Zwerge and “Guido the First”! Bravo to the multi-talented musicians who brought these extraordinary films to life after their sleep of 100 years:

Erin Denhartigh: harp, Matt O’Donnell: sitar, Daniel Ruiz: percussion, and

Marc Wild : acoustic and electric guitar

MARK @ VIFF

Q&A with Mark OliverDANIEL RUIZ

Daniel RuizVIFF EXT

UFA MAN IS GOING ON TOUR!

Im Reich PosterIn celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Oliver-Film Company, it gives us great pleasure to announce a special screening of two rare “Oliver films”.Now fully restored to its original condition, IM REICH DER ZWERGE (1916) will be shown at the Van City Theatre under the auspices of the Vancouver International Film Festival, Friday June. 5th. Stay tuned for more details…

Work In Progress-March, 2015

Here’s a test trailer we’re working on for UFA MAN. Bravo to everyone who has contributed their valuable time and imagination! We’ve travelled the world to capture what you see before you but still have a long way to go. You, too can play a vital role in helping us complete this project. Stay tuned for more information in the days ahead…UFA MAN needs you!