Explore the Science of Film at the MOST!

Have you ever wondered how movies are made? Or how our eyes process the images we see in the theater? The MOST can teach you everything you want to know about movies and more during The Science of Moviemaking: Basic for Beginners on Friday, July 31, 2009. Sessions are held at 11:00 a.m. – 12.:30 p.m. or 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the MOST, 500 South Franklin Street, Syracuse 13202.

The Science of Moviemaking: Basic for Beginners will explore the science of film and educate participants about what the eye actually sees throughout a movie. Afterwards, learn all about how to use moviemaking software by editing pre-shot video clips and other basic video skills. After this session, home movies may never be the same again!

We recommend our participants be ages 10 and up and those participating in the optional basic digital video editing have a fundamental knowledge of computing. This class is free with the regular museum admission. With the limited amount of space and only eight computer openings, please register by Thursday, July 30, 2009 with Kelly Gardner at kgardner@most.orgor 425-9068 x 2141. For additional information or questions, please contact the education department at 425-9068 x 2148.

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MOST exhibits are regularly open Wednesdays – Sundays 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. with an extended Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening IMAX schedule. Also open Mondays and Tuesdays for national holidays and school break weeks.

General exhibit hall admission cost $5 for adults and $4 for children up to age 11 and seniors ages 65+.Silverman Planetarium shows: free for members; non-members: $2 per person with exhibit admission purchase.

For IMAX schedule and to purchase by credit card, call 473-IMAX.Regular IMAX-only tickets are now available at $9 for adults and $7 for kids and seniors; they can be purchased at any time. Add exhibits for just $2 more.

IMAX tickets for Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian are $10 for adults, $8 for children under 11 and seniors over 65. Add exhibits for just $2 more.

For more information, call 425-9068 or visit the MOST Web site at http://www.most.org.