more than covers up for it. You can make a digital movie at one-fifth the cost when compared to a movie made with celluloid camera.
I think technology has always been relative, you know. “I think yeah, there’s a hell of a lot of more you can do technically now than you could ever do before. It’s never been cheaper to make a movie and get more people to see your film than ever before. You can get a digital camera for a couple of thousand dollars and your own desktop editing system for a couple of grand, and you’re making movies”.
– Dan Myrick, co-director, The Blair Witch Project
Since Mr Dan made those comments, the price of both shooting and editing equipment has more than halved.
Of course, for theatrical showings you can always later transfer your digital movie to film stock. If, for example, your ultimate