Digital Video Production
Legendarily successful filmmaker George Lucas forecast years ago that digital methods of movie making will come to supplant, if not altogether replace, traditional film-based methods. During the course of the first decade of the 21st century he has been proven correct. The low cost, predictability, and ease of video production editing made possible with digital movies has been an invaluable asset to the independent and low-budget filmmaker. At the same time, its many new possibilities for creative special effects have earned digital video respect and wide use in Hollywood.
During the last decade, a number of respected directors have experimented with digital film-making. From Spike Lee’s Bamboozled, to David Lynch’s slow-paced yet harrowing Inland Empire, these experiments have been largely successful. At this point, digital techniques are taught in