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  Douglas Trumbull - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki
Douglas Trumbull - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki
Special effects pioneer Douglas Trumbull (born 8 April 1942 in Los Angeles, California) was the director of special photographic effects on the 1979 film Star Trek: The Motion Picture.
In 1971, Trumbull directed the film Silent Running which built upon a number of special effects techniques developed for 2001.
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  Douglas Trumbull   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Douglas Trumbull (born 1942) is a film director (The person who directs the making of a film) and special effects (An effect used to produce scenes that cannot be achieved by normal techniques (especially on film)) supervisor.
Trumbull's outstanding contribution to the film was the stargate sequence which used a revolutionary camera design (see Slit-scan photography (additional info and facts about Slit-scan photography)).
Trumbull today is held in reverence as a pioneer of the optical and digital effects industry.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/d/do/douglas_trumbull.htm   (304 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Douglas Trumbull   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Douglas Trumbull (born April 8, 1942) is a film director and special effects supervisor.
Trumbull's outstanding contribution to the film was the stargate sequence which used a revolutionary camera design (see Slit-scan photography).
Douglas Trumbull (born 1942) is a film director and special effects supervisor.
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 Fourth Joint Debate at Charleston. Mr. Lincoln's Speech. Lincoln, Abraham. 1897. Political Debates Between Lincoln and ...
Douglas was in the plot.” I will state, without quoting further, for all will have an opportunity of reading it hereafter, that Judge Trumbull brings forward what he regards as sufficient evidence to substantiate this charge.
Trumbull has given the exact words that he says were in the Toombs bill, and he alleges that when the bill came back, they were stricken out.
Trumbull admits that the language is not a direct provision for submitting it, but it is a provision necessarily implied from another provision.
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Judge Douglas has told me that he heard my speeches north and my speeches south; that he had heard me at Ottawa and at Freeport in the north and recently at Jonesboro in the south, and there was a very different cast of sentiment in the speeches made at the different points.
Trumbull says that Judge Douglas had a bill with a provision in it for submitting a constitution to be made to a vote of the people of Kansas.
Harris and Douglas were both in Springfield when the Convention was in session, and although they both left before the fraud appeared in the Register, subsequent events show that they have both had their eyes fixed upon that Convention.
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Trumbull's veracity after he had my word for it that that veracity was proved to be violated and forfeited by the public records.
Trumbull to Congress, and thereby carry his district for the Legislature, in order to throw all the strength that could be obtained into that body against the Democrats.
Judge Douglas has told me that he heard my speeches north and my speeches south—that he had heard me at Ottawa and at Freeport in the north, and recently at Jonesboro in the south, and there was a very different cast of sentiment in the speeches made at the different points.
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 Biography for Douglas Trumbull   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Legendary filmmaker and visual effects pioneer, Douglas Trumbull, was one of the Special Photographic Effects Supervisors for 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968).
He is the recipient of an Academy Award in the area of Scientific and Technical Achievement, as well as the International Monitor Award and American Society of Cinematographers' Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding contributions in the field of filmmaking.
Douglas is currently involved in the evolution of visual effects using virtual digital sets and electronic cinematography.
www.imdb.com /name/nm0874320/bio   (435 words)

  
 Douglas Trumbull: In Retrospect
Trumbull's career as a means to enlighten the reader unfamiliar to him and his work.
And without Douglas Trumbull, the Hades Landscape, Tyrell Building, Advertising Blimp, and the many special effects not obvious to the average moviegoer, would not have their illuminating splendor.
Trumbull was introduced by Larry Burke, who teaches film studies and digital video production at Simon’s Rock, and also organized the residency and events.
media.bladezone.com /contents/fan/submissions/doug/doug.php   (715 words)

  
 5.01: features
Now Douglas Trumbull believes that the future of special effects is beyond movies.
Trumbull eventually became one of the four special effects supervisors hired by Kubrick to realize his own vision - a film ultimately renamed 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Trumbull is now vice chair of IMAX - arguably the world's cutting-edge producer of immersive cinema - as well as president and CEO of Ridefilm Corporation, which produces motion-simulation experiences.
www.wired.com /wired/archive/5.01/fftrumbull_pr.html   (1127 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Silent Running (Widescreen): DVD: Douglas Trumbull,Bruce Dern,Cliff Potts,Ron Rifkin,Jesse Vint,Mark ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In his directorial debut, Douglas Trumbull skillfully integrates his premier special effects into a story about the glory, beauty, and fragility of nature, as Bruce Dern's long-haired, robe-clad ecologist stakes his life and space station on defending the last remaining ecosystem from a corporate edict to destroy it and use the ship for commerce.
Trumbull's juxtaposition of adorable animals and lush plants with the soulless ship and astronauts carrying them speaks to the devastating effects of complacency.
Kubrik's opus tells a story that celebrates mankind's intellectual evolution and subsequent technological advancements, whereas Trumbull's brainchild embraces the ideals of 1960's counter-culture ecology movement and implies that technological advancement is conducted irresponsibly and consequently pollutes the environment and wrecks the Earth.
www.amazon.ca /Silent-Running-Widescreen-Douglas-Trumbull/dp/B000063UR1   (2727 words)

  
 Speaker of the House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Well, if Trumbull was in the plot, and concealed it in order to escape the odium which would have fallen upon himself, I ask you whether you can believe him now when he turns State's evidence, and avows his own infamy in order to implicate me. (He is a liar, and a traitor.
Thus, accordingly, in good faith, Trumbull was elected to Congress, and his district carried for the Legislature, and when it convened the Abolitionists got all the officers of that body, and thus far the "bond'' was fairly executed.
Judge Douglas has told me that he heard my speeches north and my speeches south---that he had heard me at Ottawa and at Freeport in the north, and recently at Jonesboro in the south, and there was a very different cast of sentiment in the speeches made at the different points.
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 Douglas Trumbull Biography at Hollywood.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Trumbull performed similar chores for Robert Wise's film version of Michael Crichton's "The Andromeda Strain" (1971) before crafting a small gem of a directorial debut with "Silent Running" (1971), a sad and beautiful ecological tale starring Bruce Dern.
Trumbull scientifically gauged the amount of visual and audio information the human brain could absorb before reaching overload.
Trumbull elevated the art of film special effects once again with Steven Spielberg's "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" (1977).
www.hollywood.com /celebritydetail/Douglas_Trumbull/190956   (619 words)

  
 Fourth Debate
Trumbull knew this -the whole Senate knew it-and hence he was silent at that time.
Trumbull between him and the odium and responsibility which justly attaches to such calumnies.
That, accordingly, in good faith Trumbull was elected to Congress, and his district carried for the Legislature, and when it convened the Abolitionists got all the officers of that body, and thus far the 'bond' was fairly executed.
www.nps.gov /liho/debate4.htm   (14407 words)

  
 Visual Effects Innovator Douglas Trumbull Joins Microvision Board of Directors
Trumbull's career in the entertainment business spans 30 years, and he has had a profound effect on the quality of filmed entertainment.
Prior to forming EDW in 1997, Trumbull served as vice chairman of Imax Corporation of Toronto, the leader in giant-screen film exhibition, and also served as president and CEO of Ridefilm Corporation (formerly The Trumbull Company), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Imax created to commercialize motion simulation technology.
Trumbull's appointment to the board follows the recent announcement on Oct. 30 of Admiral William Owens, vice chairman of Teledesic, to the Microvision board.
www.bttf.com /news/98111101.htm   (618 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Brainstorm: DVD: Douglas Trumbull,Christopher Walken,Natalie Wood,Louise Fletcher,Cliff Robertson,Jordan ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
But with a conclusion that too literally interprets the afterlife experience with conventional angelic imagery, and a disappointingly thin role for Natalie Wood (who died while the film was still in production), the film strives for profundity and settles instead for an inspirational light show.
Of course, with every major scientific breakthrough, there's a way to twist it to evil, and Brainstorm is at its spookiest when contemplating the psychotic loop that paralyzes the viewer when flooded with images that shouldn't be seen.
The film benefits visually from his expertise, as you might expect, but as is so often the case within the genre, the story should be the star...aided by a solid cast.
www.amazon.ca /Brainstorm-Douglas-Trumbull/dp/B00004VVN9   (2848 words)

  
 Starlost DOUGLAS TRUMBULL: Executive Producer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Douglas Trumbull, executive producer for 20th Century-Fox Television's new science fiction series, THE STARLOST, began working as a freelance technical illustrator in 1960.
In 1965, Trumbull was commissioned by Stanley Kubrick to produce special visual effects for the motion picture, "2001: A Space Odyssey." For that film, he designed and built the "Slit-Scan" devise for completely automated and programmed streak photography.
Upon his return from England in 1968, Trumbull formed his own company and produced television commercials, promotional films, and special film sequences from feature films.
www.snowcrest.net /fox/starlostbio/TRUMBULL.htm   (133 words)

  
 vhs video: trumbull   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
After creating many of the innovative special effects for 2001: A Space Odyssey, Douglas Trumbull tried his hand at directing, and 1971's Silent Running marked an impressive debut.
Brainstorm is a fascinating but frustrating film, simply because it dabbles in greatness but fails to develop the fullest implications of its provocative ideas.
It's a visually dazzling film with outstanding special effects; directed by veteran effects creator Douglas Trumbull, of 2001 fame; but too caught up in marvels of hardware and software...
www.this-is-great.com /vhs/trumbull   (368 words)

  
 The Gordon E. Sawyer Award Nomination : Douglas Trumbull   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Douglas Trumbull conceived and built the first computer-controlled motion control system, used for the "Stargate" sequence of Kubrick's 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY.
This, and other EFX in that film "upped the anty" for the quality of special EFX in film, and inspired most of the EFX artists who were to follow.
Trumbull also innovated the 60 Frame-Per-Second projection system that fools not only the conscious mind, but also the sub-conscious mind during the film viewing experience.
www.oscarworld.net /awardlobby_read.asp?LobbyId=1358   (197 words)

  
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Both these bills were under consideration at the conference referred to; but, sir, when the senator from Illinois reported the Toombs bill to the Senate with amendments, the next morning, it did not contain that portion of the third section which indicated to the Convention that the constitution should be approved by the people.
The words 'and ratified by the people at the election for the adoption of the constitution" had been stricken out.'" Now, these things Trumbull says were stated by Bigler upon the floor of the Senate on certain days, and that they are recorded in the Congressional Globe on certain pages.
I do not mean that for a hit upon the Judge at all.--- If I had not been interrupted, I was going to say that such an answer as I was able to make to a very large portion of it had already been more than once made and published.
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 ipedia.com: Saturn (planet) Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In Isaac Asimov's short story The Martian Way, Martian colonists use a chunk of ice from Saturn's rings to bring water to the dry world.
Douglas Trumbull's film Silent Running (1972) features an ark-like spacecraft travelling through the Saturnian system.
The film Saturn 3 (1980) is mostly set on one of Saturn's moons, but also features a journey through the planet's rings.
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 Douglas Trumbull   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Director Stanley Kubrick saw one of these films, TO THE MOON AND BEYOND (1964), and hired Trumbull as one of the special effects supervisors on 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968).
The visual wonders in that film established Trumbull's reputation as a special effects wizard, leading to his directorial debut three years later with another space film, SILENT RUNNING (1971).
Later Trumbull turned to designing interactive entertainments and theme park attractions, including the effects for Universal Studios' "Back to the Future: The Ride".
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 The Making of "Silent Running"
The Making of 'Silent Running' is an award winning documentary film about the first directorial effort of Douglas Trumbull, the brilliant special effects master who's credits include "2001, A Space Odyssey", "Andromedia Strain", "Blade Runner", "Brainstorm", "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" and "Star Trek, The Motion Picture", just to name a few.
According to Doug Trumbull, 29 year old director of SILENT RUNNING, "You get good people and let them make their own decisions." For the hundreds of people involved in creating SILENT RUNNING, most of whom a movie audience never sees, the decisions were difficult.
The agreement with Universal was facilitated by Douglas Trumbull who was eager have someone document his work.
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 Douglas Trumbull   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Legendary filmmaker and visual effects pioneer, Douglas Trumbull, was...
Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (2001) (as Doug Trumbull)....
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 Amazon.co.uk: Brainstorm [1983]: Video: Douglas Trumbull|Christopher Walken|Natalie Wood|Louise Fletcher   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Naturally, the miliatry see a wide potential for such a machine and the race begins to try and prevent it from falling into the wrong hands.
Doug Trumbull (the effects wizard behind 2001: A Space Odyssey) directed and produced the film which presents us with a truly fascinating 'What if?..' scenario.
The effects are breath-taking, even by today's standards and music compliments perfectly - it's just a shame I never got chance to see this on the big screen, when it was first released back in 1983.
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 VH1.com : Movies : Person : Douglas Trumbull : Biography
director Stanley Kubrick, that got Trumbull hired as a special effects supervisor on 2001: A Space Odyssey.
The latter film -- which showcased the slit-scan special effects process invented by Trumbull -- established Trumbull as an important special effects director and designer, and three years later he made his debut behind the camera with Silent Running, a message-laden environmental science-fiction film that got positive reviews and developed a strong cult audience.
Since then, Trumbull has returned to special effects design work, specifically at the Universal Studios theme park.
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 VH1.com : Movies : Person : Douglas Trumbull : Main
Los Angeles-born Douglas Trumbull was originally a technical illustrator before he began work, at Graphic Films, on documentary films about NASA and the Air Force.
It was one of those films, seen by director Stanley Kubrick, that got Trumbull hired as a special effects supervisor on 2001: A Space Odyssey.
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 Untitled Document
Title: Creating Special Effects for "2001: A Space Odyssey" by Douglas Trumbull
Do it right - then do it better - then do it all over again.
Possibly one of the most unusual aspects of the live action photography on the interior sets of "2001" is that almost all lighting was an actual integral part of the set itself, and additional lighting was used only for critical close-ups.
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 Douglas Trumbull - Moviefone
Los Angeles-born Douglas Trumbull was originally a technical illustrator before he began work, at Graphic Films, on documentary films about NASA and...
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