Articles – Digital

  • Getting Technology Out of the Way

    When you’ve spent much of your career mastering the art of visual effects with George Lucas’ Industrial Light + Magic, there’s only...

  • Things I’ve Learned as a Moviemaker

    Don’t take it too seriously. The chances of getting rich from an indie movie are so slim that you might as well...

  • Digital Straight Talk

    DVFilm’s Marcus van Bavel with his daughter, Morgan. Whether you’re looking for a place to transfer your latest project, test-drive the latest...

  • Things I’ve Learned as a Moviemaker

    Fenton Bailey (right) and Randy Barbato (center) on the set of Party Monster. Don’t shoot party scenes. Don’t expect people to return...

  • Digital Monster

    Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato (sitting). While the decision to shoot digital rather than film is a big decision for any first-time...

  • Special Report: Testdriving the Panasonic SDX900

    Cinematographer Luke Geissbuhler takes the SDX900 for a "road test." Photo by: Carlino/Gooch The discussion below followed an ultimate real-world road test...

  • Things I’ve Learned as a Moviemaker

    Bruno Campos, John Livingston and Sabrina Lloyd star in Dopamine. Be passionate. Moviemaking should be something you do with a story you...

  • Digital By Design

    Mark Decena on the set of Dopamine. You can talk about pixels, resolution and transfers all you want. For first-timer Mark Decena,...

  • Building From a Foundation of Passion

    Peter Hedges on the set of Pieces of April. For many directors, a first film is about getting your name out there...

  • Things I’ve Learned as a Moviemaker

    Don’t be afraid to take control. I’ve always thought that editing makes you a better shooter and vice versa. If you can...