Re: [Frameworks] Analog and digital [was: Quo Vadis Celluloid?]

From: Brook Hinton <>
Date: Sat, 27 Aug 2011 21:07:37 -0700

On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 11:44 AM, Francisco Torres <>wrote:

> The problem about calling film analog is that film is not an electronic
> process. The Analog/Digial dichotomy being used to differintiate/compare two
> electronis proccesess.
> Film is a photochemical/mechanical process.
> As far as I know. before the advent of digital imaging in the 1980s film
> (or photography itself)was never called analog.
> Anyone here read *The Cinematic Apparatus* (1980)? It is a collection of
> articles presented at an academic conference in the late 80s that deals with
> some of the aspects that make film unique among imaging technologies. Worth
> the trouble of finding a copy a the time spent reading it.
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Brook Hinton
Moving Image and Sound Maker
Associate Professor / Assistant Chair
Film Program at CCA
California College of the Arts

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