Mark Kirkland is a three-time Emmy award-winning director (The Simpsons), an award-winning filmmaker, writer/director, antique movie camera curator and cinematographer. He is an associate member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) and he has served as a Governor for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Photograph by Douglas Kirkland
Kirkland poses with a Debrie Parvo -- a hand-cranked movie camera made in Paris in the 1920s.
Lauren Sparks commented on The Moving Picture Co. 1914 -- For your Emmy Consideration -- Official Televised Premiere
This is adorable, and beautifully shot! I hope there's a production blog somewhere that talks about how it was to use all this traditional equipment; I'll have to search. I bet it was fascinating.