FOUND EMULSION Film Restoration/Rescue Documentary

$471 of $4,900 goal

Raised by 11 people in 3 months
FOUND EMULSION tells the story of film rescuers.   The dedicated film historians, and collectors, who either work with the studios, or on their own, often using their own funds to restore long lost films before they totally decay or vanish.

In 2016, I produced and directed LOST EMULSION, a 80 minute documentary on lost films.  Most documentaries/articles about film restoration focus on the silent and early sound era.  FOUND EMULSION will spotlight those endangered and restored films from later eras. 
36251944_1547781617318861_r.jpegCLEOPATRA with Theda Bara, a long lost film from 1917, is featured in LOST EMULSION.

FOUND EMULSION will tell of:
THE RESTORATION OF VINTAGE TV-  Many Television Production Companies destroyed or erased previously aired content.     We will talk about how a considerable portion of Dr. Who episodes are lost
THOSE B-MOVIES- The restoration of movies made by "poverty row" studios, and those drive-in horror, rock-and-roll, teen angst films that almost vanished forever. 
EDUCATIONAL "CLASSROOM MOVIES" Those 16mm films we saw in school on good dental health, proper dating, school-bus etiquette and other subjects were often rescued out of dumpsters.
STAG FILMS- These "girlie-show" short films were filmed on the run, literally!   Film-makers and models ducked the cops when they cranked out these secretive movies that were sold in mysterious envelopes.   A hidden history hush-hush things were like way back when.

..and everything else


I intend FOUND EMULSION to be a feature film, with a larger budget.     This $4,900 will be used to create the first parts of the film.   With monies from this campaign, I will film the first interviews- with local film restorers and collectors.  I will also use the funds to upgrade our equipment  from 1080p to 4K cameras and editing equipment.    We will purchase more microphones and data backup equipment.

A link to the  LOST EMULSION trailer is here-  Click here .
36251944_1553093760500866_r.jpegIt may say "safety film" but many film prints and negatives have faded and left for the trash bin.
36251944_1553093590608952_r.jpegTHE TERROR  The first horror "talkie", featuring the very first horror movie scream- is missing


A Thank You on our website,, and a link to one of my much earlier films- either SHARP AND SUDDEN (2001, 80 minutes) a chase thriller/comedy or THE MAKE BELIEVERS (2009, 65 minutes) a documentary which takes a darkly humored look at computer scams.   When donating, please state what film you want
$30.00- The Thank You, and a link to both SHARP AND SUDDEN and THE MAKE BELIEVERS

$25.00-   A Thank You on our website,  and a link to a screener of our first documentary on lost films, LOST EMULSION
$50.00-   The Thank You, LOST EMULSION, and a screener of our second documentary THE WENDY WILD STORY.
$100.00-  LOST EMULSION, WENDY WILD, the Thank You, plus a choice of a classic movie poster- These are 27 inch by 41 inch one sheet posters- all originals, not reprints.    The choices of titles are below.
$250.00-    LOST EMULSION, WENDY WILD, the Thank You, plus you get to be in on the editing process.  I will send you a rough cut of what we have filmed up to this point.

The GoFundMeGang has eliminated the five percent fee to us.   They replaced that fee with an optional, controllable tip.

The links to the film will be either e-mailed to you or sent thru Facebook.

Even smaller donations add up and help us get started.

All of these posters have folds in them and will be shipped to you folded with the greatest of care 

BILLION DOLLAR BRAIN -  Michael Caine as Agent Harry Palmer. 
THE DEVIL AND LEROY BASSETT - 70's horror flick
THE LEGEND OF LYLAH CLARE - 60's steamy poster- Kim Novak
THE NAKED MAJA -  With censors sticker
PORK CHOP HILL- Gregory Peck
THE VELVET HOUSE- 70's European horror film
MAYA-  Clint Walker adventure film- Cool. loud poster
THE ANGRY HILLS- With  Robert Mitchum
PLOT TO ASSASSINATE ROOSEVELT - Obscure 1940's docu-drama style film
THE SEARCH FOR BRIDEY MURPHY- 1950's reincarination hit
PALM SPRINGS WEEKEND - 1960's beach party classic
ACTORS AND SIN - Edward G. Robinson 1952
ONE WAY WAHINE - With Joy Harmon, the "Cool Hand Luke" car-wash girl.
JAILBREAKERS- 1961 low budget crime drama  With Coleman Francis
LET'S SCARE JESSICA TO DEATH - Neat 1970's horror poster
PATTERNS- 1956 With Van Heflin
GAMES- 1967 Curtis Harrington
TORA, TORA, TORA (in Spanish)- SOLD

1 already sold

For $ 125 Donation-


36251944_1547782036507022_r.jpegPart of one of the posters FOUND EMULSION donors can receive.

If receiving a poster for donating. Please include your mailing address when donating.

If you have any questions, please contact me, Glenn Andreiev,  at .
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Update 4/17/19- Cool Lon Chaney animation by David Rosler in my Films In Review article on FOUND EMULSION. Surely worth the cut and paste effort !
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Update 4/17/19- Cool Lon Chaney animation by David Rosler in my Films In Review article on FOUND EMULSION. Surely worth the cut and paste effort !
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4/5/2019- Happy Friday!!! Making strides thanks to much appreciated donations of material, and GoFundMe funds. FOUND EMULSION is now going to have some unique visuals that will get viewers going "ohhhhhh...." Gifts in the way of past films, and wall-enhancing posters available for donors.
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3/27/19- Securing more local interviews and some cool period props for B Roll Material. Film gets more snazzy every day. If donating, please make sure I have a way of sending you gifts- via e-mail or Facebook, or here.
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