RedShark's 12 Days of Christmas Replays: Arguments - even traditional Boxing Day ones - about film vs digital are more numerous and more subtle than "which looks better?". It affects everything. Here's what people at the coal-face think. By Matt Aindow

Digital makes everything faster, right?

Published in Technology & Computing

Where did all the time go?

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?

Editing the Hunger Games…in a truck!

Published in Production

From the Alexa to Avid, how Mockingjay 1 and 2 were put together -  including the fact that cutting two marquee movies at once meant that going mobile everywhere, even in the edit room, was the best way to cope.

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

How to understand Dynamic Range

Published in Technology & Computing

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

Analogue systems are not intrinsically better than digital ones, but they are tied up in the complex history of what sounds and images mean to us and explain why they, and the 'film look', remain so important.

Why adding noise to video can be good

Published in Technology & Computing

Adding noise to video may seem daft, but sometimes, it's the best thing to do

Guest author Pavan Deep tells us why he prefers to shoot film, even when editing and finishing digitally. 

Aaton reportedly out of business

Published in Business

News is circulating that Aaton have gone into insolvency

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