The Internet series The Cat Who Wanted to Make a Movie is an amusing and educative initiation in filmmaking. It takes you through the entire process from the initial idea, right up to its release in the cinema. Through it’s interactive concept, this site introduces children to the Internet tool using confidence-building techniques. It emphasizes [...]
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In September 1992, Vincent Adatte (the concept’s author), Frédéric Maire, Yves Nussbaum, (artist’s name «Noyau»), and Francine Pickel, in collaboration with the Centre Culturel Neuchâtelois inaugurate The Lantern Magic club at the Cinéma des Arcades, in Neuchâtel (Switzerland). The success of this initiative from the Suisse Romande was so positive that it generated the interest [...]
The ASLM coordinates the organisation of the clubs in all partner cities. It creates and puts in place a program of original films for each linguistic region. It’s goal, in accordance with its mandate and the statutes of the association, is to heighten the awareness of children with respect to the cinema using the following [...]
The Magic Lantern is a non-profit association with no revenues other than those from the fees of its members. In order for Magic Lantern clubs to operate everywhere—in small towns and large cities—the Association’s operating budget must be completely underwritten by both private and public backers. In this way, affiliated cities only need to be [...]
1992 Creation of the Neuchâtel club 1993 7 additional clubs Delémont, Geneva, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Lausanne, Le Noirmont, Tramelan, Sion 1994 11 additional clubs Basel, Berne, Biel, Zurich (debut en German Switzerland), Bévilard, Bienne, Fribourg, Montreux, Moutier, Porrentruy, Sainte-Croix 1995 8 additional clubs Schaan (debut in Lichtenstein), Aarau, Soleure, Bulle, Châtel-St-Denis, Le Locle, Vevey, Yverdon 1996 [...]