Digital vs. celluloid debate grips movie world

by Peter D. Marshall

from The Voice of  Russia.


Director Quentin Tarantino lambasts digital film-making as nothing less than the “death of cinema as I know it”. Converts hail it as a democratizing force for good that is cheaper and faster than celluloid.

A debate is raging in the film world about the merits of shooting movies on 35mm film versus digital cameras.

In one corner are those who believe digital’s practical and economic benefits make it impossible to resist, informs AFP.

In the other, “purists” such as Tarantino and “The Dark Knight Rises” director Christopher Nolan who cherish the visual “texture” of 35mm and warn that something important is being lost.

Read the rest of this article from The Voice of  Russia.

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