From: john porter (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Jun 29 2006 - 22:09:53 PDT
"Analog film", "digital film", "analog video",
"digital video", and all of them "movies"?
But what's the difference between digital film and
--- Sam Wells <email suppressed> wrote:
> On Jun 29, 2006, at 6:04 PM, john porter wrote:
> > What do Mitsu's common sense and Michael's
> > mentality say is the commonly-used word referring
> > exclusively to that medium which is always viewed
> > passing light through a strip of clear acetate
> > celluloid)?
> I'm actually sympathetic to your view. I do think
> photochemistry -
> used in a motion image medium - should have some
> unique identifiers -
> but the word "film" has become generic so fast I'm
> not sure there's
> any battle that can be won in the popular sense.
> Those who use the medium seriously know, but..
> And as I hope I'm pointing out, the hybrid uses
> (which I think are
> healthy and vital, and yes I guess I'm biased),
> film, digital
> imaging are either going to blur categories or
> create the need for a
> whole bunch of hyphenated-words or both.
> Invent them now, or we're stuck with what we get !
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> <email suppressed>.
John Porter, Toronto, Canada
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