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The EDCF Guide to Digital Cinema Production

1st Edition

Edited by Lars Svanberg


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A professional introduction to the end-to-end process of digital filmmaking!The EDCF Guide to Digital Cinema Production sheds light on the ongoing and confusing transition from analog to digital technology in film production. In addition to a complete analysis of technical concerns, this text deals with a number of issues where European and Hollywood priorities differ. It adds fuel to the discussion on "Photo-Chemical Fundamentalism" and the future of traditional film-based cinematography.With special emphasis on new HD production techniques for the big cinema screen, this guide is the one and only resource available from a European perspective. The EDCF Guide to Digital Cinema Production provides film professionals and decisions-makers in European cinema with an excellent basis for discussions on how to handle the transition from analog to digital technology. Look no further for: Several production case studies, among them Ingmar Bergman's last film "Saraband" (2003) and Lars von Trier's "Dogville" (2003). Surveys of HD Systems & Cameras and "The 37 MFAQ on HD Production." Expert reports on Audio Recording for HD and the Digital Intermediate Process. Detailed European initiatives in Digital Cinema. An up-to-date survey of the problematic standards situation for Digital Cinema. A comprehensive look at archiving - the "Achilles Heel" of digital production. The pros and cons of producing feature films digitally - a unique and professional view of "the agony and ecstacy."Editor-in-Chief Lasse Svanberg is a founding member of EDCF. He was DoP on 14 feature films 1966-81, founded TM (Technolgy & Man) Magazine at the Swedish Film Institute in 1968 and was its Chi

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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Communication Studies
PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / General