A panel considers some of the performances Robert Altman committed to film from the perspective of cinematography and acting itself. That so many featured players in Altman’s films returned to work on multiple projects is a testimony to the director’s ability to raise the craft of filming performance to a fine art.
Robert Altman's innovations in sound and music recording and editing are among his greatest achievements as a director. Panelists discuss those innovations from their perspectives as scholars, sound editors, and composers with whom Altman collaborated – including collaboration on an opera production at the University of Michigan when Altman was a visiting artist and instructor.
Paul Courant, Dean of the University of Michigan Library, and Mrs. Kathryn Altman, widow of famed director Robert Altman, lead the official public unveiling and ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the Robert Altman Archive at the University of Michigan. Brief remarks.
View two films directed by Robert Altman: Secret Honor and Tanner '88: The Dark Horse. Q&A after the screening with Michael Murphy, actor; Pierre Mignot, cinematographer; Eliza Paley, sound editor; Matthew Seig, producer; and Mrs.
Frank Beaver, U-M Professor Emeritus, kicks off the Robert Altman Symposium Altmannerisms: Conversations Celebrating the Opening of the Robert Altman Archive with opening remarks. We invite you to take part in any or all of the events.
This roundtable promises a vibrant, lively discussion among students and international film scholars and film makers who have already enjoyed hands-on study of resources in the Robert Altman Collection at the University Library.
Family members, scholars and close colleagues offer their personal and professional reflections on a prolific and versatile master: Robert Altman. Altman remains a titan in the rich American tradition of "maverick directors."
View Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, directed by Robert Altman. Q&A after the film with Pierre Mignot, Cinematographer; Mrs. Kathryn Altman; and Matthew Seig, producer.
View Nashville, directed by Robert Altman. Extended introduction before the film with Michael Murphy, actor; Mrs. Kathryn Altman; and Alan & Joyce Rudolph, director & photographer
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