Mount Halde (3D)
Where the Trains
used to go ("Imax format")
A Year along the Abandoned
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Magica's 15perf 70mm Large Format short film "Where the Trains
used to go"
was elected BEST SHORT FILM at LFCA 2003 - the Large Format Cinema
annual conference and film festival in Los Angeles,
where it had its first public screening as
a finished film. Since then it has been screened in a number of
Imax cinemas abroad (Sweden,
Switzerland, the Netherlands, Canada,
USA), - but never "at home" in Norway, since Norway's
only large format analog cinema - the IMAX theatre, Aker Brygge
closed its doors in 2003 just before the film was finished.
the Trains used to go" is the first Norwegian film in "Analog
A 4½ minute short film in 15perf 70mm, a magic animated journey
along the remains
of a 100 year old narrow-gauge railway. While a year passes by,
we speed along the tracks of a museum railroad - and also through
where there are no rails anymore.
More photos from the production..
CREDIT LIST :
Directed and photographed by:
Music by: JAN GARBAREK
Main shooting team: FRODE WIK, DENNIS RØLLER,
EIVIND NATVIG, NINON ONARHEIM
Mechanics: MORTEN JOHANSEN
15/65 camera rented from: MEXFILM, Stockholm / Mats Erixon
Camera reconstruction: FILMSMEDJAN, Stockholm / Gustaf Mandal
Digital post production: SIRIUSFILM, Denmark & IMAGICA USA
Sound mix: THE CHIMNEY POT, Oslo / Tormod Ringnes
GULLIVER, Paris / Andrew Oran
Production company: CAMERA
A complete credit list can be found here.
More about the narow-gauge TERTITTEN railway here.