NEWS

October is Silent Movie Month in Ithaca
10.09.13

The Ithaca Times notes provisional charter for IMPP and features Silent Movie Month events.

Wharton Studio Museum Moves Ahead
10.01.13

NY State Education Department's Board of Regents grants a provisional charter to the Ithaca Motion Picture Project for the creation of the Wharton Studio Museum in the Wharton movie studio building in Stewart Park.

Getting Close-Up to the Silent Film Era
08.19.13

NYTimes correspondent, Eve Kahn, rediscovers New York's silent moviemaking past as she visits movie studios and 'locations' around NY and NJ including the Wharton Inc studio in Stewart Park with Diana Riesman and views clips from Wharton brothers' movies with Constance Bruce.

IC students' documentary, Lights! Camera! Silence
05.09.13

Wharton Inc. Studio, a bustling silent movie studio between 1913 and 1920 on the southern shore of Cayuga Lake, and the Ithaca Motion Picture Project's silent film history museum are the focus of a documentary made by Ithaca College film and journalism students. View the full documentary on the IC students' website that includes their production notes and archival images from Wharton Inc. silent movies.

Ithaca Silent Movie Month in October
09.19.12

Cornell Chronicle article features Todd Zwigard, B. Arch ’82, architect for IMPP’s motion picture museum and highlights Ithaca Silent Movie Month in October.  Click here for article

Ithaca Motion Picture Project Celebrating City's Place in Film History
10.05.11

The Ithaca Times reports IMPP's multimedia, countywide exhibition, Romance, Exploits & Peril, pays tribute to Ithaca’s distinctive role in the film industry. Click here for article

Ithaca Motion Picture Project Pushes for Creation of Museum to Mark City’s Film History
08.01.12

The Ithaca Times reports on IMPP's progress on the plan to transform the Wharton movie studio building in Stewart Park into a motion picture museum.  Click here for article