Digital vs. celluloid debate grips movie world
Director Quentin Tarantino lambasts digital film-making as nothing less than the "death of cinema as I know it". Converts hail it as a democratising force for good that is cheaper and faster than celluloid.
The digital film reel
Instead of heavy rolls of film, digital film copies are sent to movie theaters these days. With the easyDCP software, these digital packages can be easily created in the required standard so that the digital film can run ...
Perfecting digital imaging (w/ Video)
Computer graphics and digital video lag behind reality; despite advances, the best software and video cameras still cannot seem to get computer-generated images and digital film to look exactly the way our ...
Music piracy declined in US in 2012, survey finds
Illegal music downloading by American consumers fell last year, continuing a trend from 2005, a survey showed.
Smartphones crushing point-and-shoot camera market
The soaring popularity of smartphones is crushing demand for point-and-shoot cameras, threatening the once-vibrant sector as firms scramble to hit back with web-friendly features and boost quality, analysts ...
US online spending climbs
US online spending in the first three months of this year surged with a little help from shoppers using tablet computers to buy clothing and other items, comScore reported on Wednesday.
How to corner the MEMS market
In the last decade, MEMS (microelectromechanical devices) have wrought revolutions in several industries: Arrays of micromirrors, for instance, enabled digital film projectors, and accelerometers like those ...
Paramount to add 500 films to YouTube rentals
(AP) -- YouTube and Paramount Pictures have reached a deal to make nearly 500 films available to rent online, even while their parent companies continue to feud over a $1 billion lawsuit.
Kodak -- and film -- saying goodbye to the Oscars
(AP) -- Each year at the Oscars ceremony, Hollywood says goodbye to stars and filmmakers who've died. This year, the award show will bid adieu to the Kodak Theatre.
Japan's Fujifilm seeks tie-up with Olympus
Japanese film and camera maker Fujifilm has offered scandal-hit Olympus a capital and business tie-up, it said Monday as it announced a slump in third-quarter profits.
Canon offers new camera for Hollywood filmmakers
(AP) -- Four decades after winning Academy Awards for its cinema lenses, Canon Inc. was back in Hollywood on Thursday, unveiling a new high-end digital video camera before an audience of some of the world's ...
Warner Bros. first studio to offer VOD in China
(AP) -- Warner Bros. says it will become the first movie studio to launch a national video-on-demand service in China.
UltraViolet lights way to lifetime movie watching rights
Giants from Hollywood, technology and retail are out to rev up digital film sales by letting people buy lifetime rights to watch movies on whichever devices suit their fancies.
The digital film reel
Movies are becoming more and more digital -- from the shooting to the cut to the showing. At the International Broadcasting Convention IBC in Amsterdam that is taking place from Sept. 10-14, 2010, Fraunhofer movie experts ...