VFX goes international

Published in Post & VFX

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?

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

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.

Another great article from the vast RedShark Archive. Just in case you didn't see it first time around: "...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"

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

Digital makes everything faster, right?

Published in Technology & Computing

Where did all the time go?

Does this send film to Oblivion?

Published in Technology & Computing

You may think we're hammering it a bit with the Sony F65, what with our piece on Belle, and with our forthcoming article on what differentiates the F65 from the F55, but let's be clear about this: we are actually at the point where you can make better films with video than you ever could with celluloid - and that's worth a significant amount of coverage

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 Film: the Sequel

Published in Technology & Computing

Phil Rhodes looks at how Ferrania could be generating new prospects for photochemical film

What is it about Film?

Published in Production

RedShark Replay: "There is no creative advantage to shooting film" says a top industry figure.  So why do top movie directors keep using it? By Matt Aindow. [First published Feb 2015]

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