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June 2001, Week 1


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amey kelly <[log in to unmask]>
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Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
Wed, 6 Jun 2001 08:57:07 -0700
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you can use your own home video camera and programs
like imovie and dazzle to create movies with editing
and sound capabilities. students could definately do
this from their own computers.

--- David Skreiner <[log in to unmask]>
> Hello,
> There is an opngoing hype about the digitalization
> of movie making:
> Apparently,
> some movie-theater films are already being produced
> entirely
> electronically, with
> extremely expensive, high-resolution digital
> equipment. Some people
> claim that
> film stock (as in "lab processing, splicing,
> glueing) will become
> obsolete within
> a decade or so; computer skills are apparenty
> already required for a
> carreer in
> film editing.
> What's already happening is the up/download of
> movies to the movie
> theater
> via satellite - no more need to duplicate film
> stock. Does anyone in
> this group
> have more info on the supposed digitalization of the
> film-making
> process?
> Dave Skreiner
> Editor, DVD-Home Magazine (Germany)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <[log in to unmask]>
> > If nothing else you'll want to change the name of
> the course.
> Though conceptually things like editing and camera
> angles are the same
> the two media are quite different in practical
> terms.  A student who
> had taken a class called "Intro to Filmmaking" who
> can't load film
> into a camera or tape/glue a splice really can't be
> said to have been
> introduced to filmmaking.  Film will require lab
> work that video d

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