Ned Thanhouser is an award-winning documentary film- maker, cinematographer, editor, and president of Thanhouser Company Film Preservation (www.thanhouser.org). His feature documentary "The Thanhouser Studio and the Birth of American Cinema" won a Special Jury REMI Award at the 2014 WorldFest-Houston and was broadcast on Turner Classic Movies in 2015. His 2016 short documentary "The Monkey and Her Driver" about the USA's only all-women sidecar motorcycle racing team has won numerous awards, has been screened at multiple international film festivals, and broadcast on Oregon Public Broadcasting's Oregon Lens. Ned is an active member of the Portland motorcycle community, and producer of several short documentaries about motorcycle activities in Oregon.
Director (7 Credits)
Ray Tauscher: America's Forgotten World Champion Motorcycle Racer2020
Ned has found over 260 surviving films from the over 1,000 produced from 1910 to 1917 by his grandparents' Thanhouser Company studio in New Rochelle, NY and has made 96 of them available on DVD and online.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. - Arthur C. Clark
I make short format films about silent film, motorcycles, and life.