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No, 360 Video is Not Going to Replace Traditional Filmmaking, but It’s Still Cool as Hell

I’ve gotten several emails at Filmmaker IQ asking if 360 video is going to replace traditional filmmaking techniques. The answer of course is “NO!” -followed by a definitive “HELL NO!” but that doesn’t make 360 video still really cool. The funny thing is when this video came up in my browser I didn’t even know Read MoreRead More

New 9×16 Festival Could Showcase YOUR FILM at the Next Cannes!

In certain filmmaking crowds it is often expected of me, as a student of film history, to abhor the modern trend of vertical video or 9×16. But many people would be surprised to find out that I actually do not have a problem with the format at all. We take photos in portrait mode, we Read MoreRead More

Reels of classic films tend to melt into goo; philanthropist David W. Packard won’t let that happen

Kenneth Turan profiles David W. Packard and his Packard Humanities Institute has become one of the leading philanthropic organizations funding film preservation. If you care even a little about the art and history of American motion pictures, about being able to see classic films now and forever, you owe a debt of gratitude to David W. Read MoreRead More

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