Michael VanPutten Archive

Animator brings new life to an indian myth

Another ‘winter break re-discovery’ from my archived bookmarks: back in 2003 I came across Nina Paley’s “Sitayana Sings the Blues“. Nina did a wonderful job of animating gorgeous characters from the Indian epic of Ramayana to songs sung by Annette …

CinePaint digital film library

In November of 2003 NewsForge published an article titled “First Internet Digital Film Debuts“. The article explained how Robin Rowe was working with the Library of Congress and the George Eastman House museum to restore early films including the 1903 …