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Is 3D just a phase? Danny Boyle thinks so

Published in Business

Now that the BBC has said that it's not actively pursuing a 3D future any more, does Stereoscopic video have any future? Danny Boyle doesn't think so

How to understand Dynamic Range

Published in Technology

Camera performance is now measured as much in terms of Dynamic Range as Resolution. Phil Rhodes explains this essential aspect of camera technology

Mexico: Putting the "business" in to film

Published in Business

Mexico, with its lengthy border with the USA, has a thriving culture, but lacks the financial means to compete with it's northern neighbour. Sergio L. Brito explains about Mexican history, culture and film making.

Film vs Digital: here's the reality.

Published in Technology

We're drilling down to the essence of the difference between analogue and digital. Here's Phil Rhodes' take on this persistent question. It's a fascinating read, and is pretty definitive on the subject

Digital Bolex: It's a drama

Published in Business

Never mind that it will be used to shoot drama - the story behind the design and production of the Digital Bolex D16 is a drama in itself

If you're still taking pictures with film, there are still quite a few places that will develop it for you, and some, even, who will scan the images send them to you in a digital form. But what do you do if you've discovered a stash of old film footage?

VFX goes international

Published in Post

HaZ looks at the trend for post production and VFX to be moved overseas and asks the question: what does this mean to new and existing visual effects artists?

Super 8 is becoming popular again

Published in Technology

"...it's perhaps surprising that the Super-8 film format is still – in what we might have expected to be the twilight of its years – quite popular. The popularity of retro-styled web imaging services like Instagram is another instance of what I suspect may be the same trend, and goes some way toward confirming the suspicion that distressed images are now just as fashionable as distressed jeans"

 Digital video can now demonstrably beat film in every way. So why do we keep comparing the two?

Film is back! People are actually designing and making film cameras again. And this one uses accessible film stock - Super 8mmm

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