Anything related to the mass media as a subject in and of itself, including relationships between the media and the living history community
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-09-18 16:39
Fred Tang of Tenzan Production and the Weta Workshop have collaborated to create a new process for the lightweight chainmail used in such films as Lord of the Rings and Kingdom of Heaven.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-09-18 13:48
Bone Kickers, a new drama on BBC One scheduled for Spring 2008, will follow the work of a team of archaeologists in Bath, England.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-09-18 07:52
Matt Lewis of the online version of the Arizona Wildcat (University of Arizona) takes a look at the College of St. Felix, the university's local SCA chapter. "They are an eclectic, if not fun, bunch," said Curt Booth, a UA employee and SCA club advisor who is called Lord Fergus DeBotha for club meetings.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-09-16 12:15
The Guardian reports that the rights have been obtained to produce a big-screen version of Robert Graves's novel I, Claudius. The film could star Leonardo DiCaprio.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-09-14 14:18
SCAdians from both sides of the border met recently for the Shire of Windegate's annual event in Shelby, Montana. Terrell Cotterell of the Shelby Promoter had the story.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-09-11 07:06
"If you've gone through your life liking the Ren fairs and you get into the SCA, it's like going home," said Jeff Mason of Stevens Point, Wisconsin at a recent event sponsored by the Shire of Falcon's Keep. Shenandoah Sowash of the Wisconsin Rapids Tribune has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-09-10 19:44
Mongol, a new film by Russian director Sergei Bodrov, is scheduled to be released September 21, 2007. The film covers the early life of Genghis Khan.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-09-09 19:13
Filmmakers from the Discovery Channel are working with archaeologists to produce a series focusing on "findings in Hringsdalur and in Skriduklaustur, an old monastery in east Iceland." The series is scheduled to air in 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-09-08 15:43
"Rays of sun glinted off dented helms as two knights squared off on a grassy knoll. Lord Ciaran O'Heildhe, a 15th century Irish knight, armed with sword and shield, faced Lord Hamer Ulfsson a 10th century Viking with a sword clenched in one hand and a bardiche, or great ax, clenched in the other." Nicholas Bergin of the Burlington, Iowa Hawk Eye was there to cover the action.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-09-07 15:22
Helen I. Hwang of the Philadelphia Inquirer recently visited a fighter practice for the Shire of Harshorn-dale. Members are scheduled to participate in the area's annual Scottish Irish Festival.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-09-06 12:42
The Hollywood Reporter has announced that actor Rainn Wilson of The Office fame will co-write the script for a movie with fellow actor Matt Ross based on Renaissance faires.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-09-05 19:59
Members of the Barony of Loch Salaan (Salt Lake City, Utah) gathered recently in Sugarhouse Park for an evening of fighter practice. Cathy Free of theDeseret Morning News covered the practice.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-09-05 16:26
WAG Screen is creating a film based on the Luttrell Psalter, an illuminated manuscript from 14th century Lincolnshire. The film will combine images from the manuscript with live actors to produce a work which will be shown at The Collection, Lincoln’s new museum.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-09-03 19:01
Tom Higgins of ReenactorClassifieds.com has announced the creation of a website to help reenactors of various living history groups to connect online. (press release)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-09-03 07:57
Kimberly Matas of the Arizona Daily Star remembers Elizabeth Jane Christensen for the warrior she was in an article chronicling the life of the SCA member. "Dauntless Libby" died August 7, 2007 at age of 44.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-09-02 15:38
On July 21, 2007, 17 members of the Barony of Shattered Crystal brought their mounts to Pontoon Beach, Illinois to practice their equestrian skills. Scott Cousins of the Granite City Press-Record has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-09-01 11:45
A photographer from Simcoe.com was on hand recently in Cookstown, Ontario as members of the local SCA group invaded the Agricultural Fairgrounds. The resultant photo album is available online.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-08-31 17:41
SCA life in Alaska is a family affair, as reporter Jessica Cejnar of the Peninsula Clarion found out recently when she spent the day at the Court of the Prince and princess of Oertha and experienced an SCA Coronet tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-08-30 19:31
iUniverse Publishing has The Knights Next Door: Everyday People Living Middle Ages Dreams by Patrick O'Donnell available to purchase in ebook format on their website.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-08-29 20:07
Andrew Taylor of the Sydney Morning Herald recently visited with members of the Shire of Radburne to learn about the SCA and how Australians enjoy the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-08-29 16:26
Elizabeth: the Golden Age starring Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush and Clive Owen, is scheduled to open in theatres October 12, 2007. The film is a sequel to the successful Elizabeth.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-08-29 12:16
In a press release from the Historic Charlton Park in the Battle Creek (Michigan) Enquirer, visitors are invited to find Havoc in Hastings at the Canton of Three Walls' event scheduled for September 1, 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-08-18 17:12
Shana Worthen has created an alphabetical listing of Medievalist weblogs including a short description and frequency of medieval topics discussed.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-08-16 21:22
A trailer from the upcoming film Beowulf is now available to download. The Robert Zemeckis film is scheduled to open in theatres November 16, 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-08-13 09:24
DK Eyewitness publishers allows visitors to "join the Roman Army" and create a Roman centurian to do their fighting for them.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-08-06 08:03
Master Hogge de Watlynge reports that Gode Cookery has once again taped a program for the Food Network's The Secret Life Of This time the recipe was for gingerbread.
Submitted by fionnseach on Thu, 2007-08-02 09:42
I would like to thank all the wonderful Chroniclers of the Oaken Region of the Middle Kingdom for all the work they have done.
Being a Chronicler is often a thankless, and over-looked position. However, it is by the efforts of the Chroniclers that our wonderful history as an organisation is recorded. Without the Chroniclers, we would not have much, if any, history of how the SCA has grown.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-07-25 16:59
“It’s one of the few hobbies where we try to portray honor, chivalry, kindness and patience,” said Nancy Smith of the recent Ren Faire at the Poor house Farm Park in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Jillian E. Kesner of the Journal has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-07-24 18:56
Medieval life is alive and well at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the form of the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism and the Belegarth Medieval Combat Society. Maisie Ramsay of the Capitol Times reports.
Submitted by Chris Bradley on Mon, 2007-07-16 17:26
Calling All Writers! Bardic Circle Publications needs you! Bardic Circle Publications, the new publishing imprint for SCA fiction, is putting together a collection of short stories from SCA members to SCA members.