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‘The Internship’ Film Review: Analog vs. digital Googliness

"The Internship" is a harmless buddy comedy that offers a collection of mild laughs -- making it a commercially pleasant and goofy picture centering on a corporate entity. As a middlebrow fish-out-of-water tale, it works through the fairly entertaining performances of its two leads Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn. It may be too formulaic and improbable in trying to live up to the idea of "Googliness," but it has enough chemistry to promote a fair bit of geniality for its

How digital filmmaking differs from shooting with celluloid

Digital filmmaking offers a variety of options for accessible and practical workflows. You don't need to buy expensive rolls of film that would typically cost hundreds of dollars. You don't need to go to a film laboratory to produce the footage from the exposed negatives. The digital format allows you to shoot the scene, then edit it using any amateur or professional video-editing program. Yet, film stock is still widely used in many professional productions. This clearly shows how valuable this

Filmmaking Guide: What is dynamic range

Dynamic range refers to the ratio between the brightest and darkest elements found in any area of a shot. When shooting digitally, the type of camera used plays a vital role in how wide or narrow the shot's dynamic range can be. When shooting on film, the type of film stock used determines the dynamic range that can be used for a shot. Importance Whether shooting as an amateur or as a professional, knowing how your camera or film stock handles

Filmmaking: Film Vs. Digital

The film (8mm, 16mm, 35mm, 65mm, 70mm) format is acknowledged as the Best Format in Capturing Motion Picture Images; The Digital Format is a Less Expensive Way to Produce a Motion Picture Project Undoubtedly, shooting on film is still acknowledged as the best format in capturing motion picture images. Yet, the digital format continues to develop in order to reach, or sooner or later, attempt to finally beat the quality and resolution offered by the film format in any kind of

How to convert VHS tapes to DVD

You can still save your VHS collections by converting them into DVDs. Old VHS tape collections don't have to be buried in the stockroom. You can still save your VHS collections by converting them to DVDs. To keep up with the times, you can make digital copies to suit your DVD player at home. You may prefer to send your tapes to video stores offering services for VHS to DVD conversions. Yet, if you have access to an operational VHS player, the