Re: video haiku (was 365 v....) plus a plea for video threads

From: Sam Wells (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Jan 24 2007 - 07:28:01 PST

> i love the "movie mode" on the digital still camera - especially
> the 15 fps per second setting. It's really beautiful, and
> translates very nicely to DVD (it's not interlaced?)

This isn't really"experimental" work I don't think but shows what you
can do if you're resourceful - and willing to use things in ways
they're not literally designed for (plus in this example it's a
'movie' captured in a higher resolution format than Superman 4 or

Sorta WWCMD ie "what would Chris Marker do..."

> There is nothing more annoying than seeing video art that is
> totally re-inventing the wheel.

I could not agree more.

> And maybe video processes/technologies/ideas might have something
> to offer those working in film?

I'm heavily invested in this. Proceeding with some degree of
apprehension, but proceeding.......

I think digital motion imaging has to continue cutting ties with
television but for now the video legacy does allow for some
affordability and access.


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