Original Camera Negative for Jeff Lieberman’s, 1978, Blue Sunshine, FOUND!! Anyway, for those of you who don’t have much time, I will first skip all the bullshit! I just wanted to confirm the rumors that have been circulating, although I have not been able to get on Facebook or the blog as much lately, I have gotten some email and a few calls regarding this. I think it is a rather awesome film discovery and worthy of some major press and fan satisfaction. Recently, I have discovered the original Picture Negative to Jeff Lieberman’s, 1978, Blue Sunshine. There has not been … Continue reading Blue Sunshine- Original Negatives Found, 4k restoration in the works!!!
The Billy Bagg Double Feature (The Violation of Claudia/Hot Honey),presented by Distribpix Inc. will be the first DVD package of the Sweetheart Theatres DVD line, a line which celebrates the erotic films and cinemas that operated under the Sweetheart Theatre umbrella. This first double feature installment, takes us back to the Word Theater, for a WORLD PREMIERE of both titles, one took placed in 1977, the other in 1978. Before he became one of the most famous and important horror filmmakers of the 1980s, Bill Lustig(Manic Cop, Vigilante) directed these two X rated oddities. Both films have been newly restored … Continue reading The Billy Bagg Double Feature: The Adult Films of Bill Lustig
Expose Me Lovely-Packaging FILM Elements for Shipping It is not uncommon to have print requests for theatrical screenings all over the country, and in many cases we are able to accommodate. About 2 weeks ago, I was told that I needed to send a MINT Print, to a theater in Chicago. I was to send the parcel Fed Ex, with insurance and needed to get it out ASAP. As for archival elements they can really come in many shapes and sizes, some are in suitcase style film carriers, others in tins, some on spools, and some just naked( plastic bags). … Continue reading Packaging FILM Elements- From the Distribpix Archives
BARBARA BROADCAST FILM RESTORATION COMPARISONS- BEFORE and AFTER!! This latest project and one that is almost complete has taken longer than usual, partially due to the overwhelming success of The Opening of Misty Beethoven campaign and release. Also, I spent quite a but more time that i expected on digital film restoration, not that it was in terrible shape, but my OCD kicked in hard and when dealing with these 35 mm blow up internegatives, there are thousands of instances of scratches and dirt, etc. With these Henry Paris films, the original processing and blow ups were done at the … Continue reading Barbara Broadcast- Film Restoration Grabs- AMAZING!
This is the ultimate, the tops, the absolute best treatment to any re-release of an adult film. The amount of love and passion that went into restoring the film, the art, the campaign, producing top notch extras, culling and licensing music tracks, etc. We have truly uncovered much of the story behind Misty, and have restored the film to look better than the day it was released theatrically. It has been the most involved project ever taken on by Distribpix Inc. and the DVD and Blu packages, have taken about 6 months, and even longer in cases of the CD, but … Continue reading The Opening of Misty Beethoven- 2 DVD set, Dual Layer Blu Ray and CD Soundtrack
So the cool version of Misty is alive and well. While we did not do as much color correction and scratch removal on this version. It is still a wonderful version. The only main difference is that the penetration is edited out, replaced by an alternative angle or additional footage, shot for that reason. One of these scenes sought after for decades, is the infamous scene with Misty and Geraldine in the bath tub. Look no further!! Continue reading Misty Beethoven- Cool Version- Bathtub Scene FOUND