When I was starting out as a filmmaker, the only way to be taken seriously was to shoot on film. I remember saving up all summer to purchase an Arri BL 16mm camera and a few rolls of film. The idea was to shoot a film, get it processed, transferred to video, edited and possibly [...]
Everything has changed. It’s been almost a decade since I’ve heard anybody in the filmmaking community seriously consider shooting their first feature on film. And why would they? These days, if you want to make a great looking movie, you grab your $2,000 DSLR camera and you start shooting.