In a message dated 6/5/01 5:58:02 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
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> the effect of aesthetic decisions (for example, long takes
> don't work the same in video as in film)" . . .
> can someone explain why a long take on film should be
> significantly different in aesthetic quality than a long
> take on video

He's wrong.

He's talking about the visual quality and the nature of the physical elements
of the two mediums. It does not matter at your level and would be wrong for
you to focus on it.

A long take works in both mediums if the goal is to understand film story
telling technique and NOT to put together your DP reel for a job on

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