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Sprocket School is an experimental compilation of information about non-digital film handling, film projection, and film exhibition.
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'''GET STARTED'''
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'''Sprocket School''' is a collection of information, history, and suggested [[best practices]] for film exhibition in the 21st century. It is intended to be a practical resource for exhibitors, projectionists, archivists, programmers, and curators who want to safely continue projecting analog motion picture film of every gauge long into the future. It is to be used as a resource in combination with (but not as a replacement for) hands on experience and equipment manuals.
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<mark>'''NOTE''': This project is currently in development.</mark> Some articles are only sketches of information to be included as this project grows.
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'''Visit our [[List of analog film exhibitors]] for a list of film-capable venues around the world!'''
  
1: [http://www.sprocketschool.org/w/index.php?title=Special:UserLogin&type=signup&returnto=Main+Page Create an account].'''
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2: '''Contribute''' by [http://www.sprocketschool.org/w/index.php?title=Help:Editing editing articles] or by emailing us at info@sprocketschool.org
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<h3>Using Sprocket School</h3>
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3: '''Explore''' the [http://www.sprocketschool.org/w/index.php?title=Special:AllPages index of articles].
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* Use the '''search box''' at the top of the page to search for a specific term or subject.
  
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* '''[[Special:AllPages|Browse a list of all pages]]'''
  
4: '''Read further''' on the [http://www.sprocketschool.org/wiki/Resources Resources] page.
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* '''Browse pages by [[:Category:Contents|category]]''':
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** '''[[:Category:Equipment|Equipment]]''': articles about [[:Category:Projectors|projectors]],  [[:Category:Projector components|projector components]], and various [[:Category:Tools|tools]].
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** '''[[:Category:Film prints|Film prints]]''': articles about [[:Category:Film gauges|film gauges]] and about things like [[cues]], [[leader]], and [[aspect ratios]].
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** '''[[:Category:Technique|Technique]]''': articles about [[:Category:Showmanship|showmanship]], [[:Category:Film handling|film handling]], and [[:Category:Troubleshooting|troubleshooting]].
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** '''[[:Category:Resources|Resources]]''': resources we host, including a [[Technical_consultants|list of technical consultants]] and a [[Resources|list of external resources]].
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** '''[[:Category:Fun|Fun]]'''
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** '''[[Special:ListFiles|Image and file list]]''': a list of images and files found across the site.
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* '''[[Special:Random|Visit a random page]]'''
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<h3> [[Help:Editing|Guide to editing Sprocket School]]</h3>
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'''To edit pages yourself''', review the [[Help:Editing|editing guide]] and then email '''info@sprocketschool.org''' with the username you would like and we will create your account. If you email us your writing, suggestions, photographs, or PDFs and we can add them for you.

Latest revision as of 09:46, 22 April 2020

Sprocket School


Sprocket School is a collection of information, history, and suggested best practices for film exhibition in the 21st century. It is intended to be a practical resource for exhibitors, projectionists, archivists, programmers, and curators who want to safely continue projecting analog motion picture film of every gauge long into the future. It is to be used as a resource in combination with (but not as a replacement for) hands on experience and equipment manuals.

NOTE: This project is currently in development. Some articles are only sketches of information to be included as this project grows.

Visit our List of analog film exhibitors for a list of film-capable venues around the world!

FilmWrecker.jpg



Using Sprocket School

  • Use the search box at the top of the page to search for a specific term or subject.



Guide to editing Sprocket School

To edit pages yourself, review the editing guide and then email info@sprocketschool.org with the username you would like and we will create your account. If you email us your writing, suggestions, photographs, or PDFs and we can add them for you.