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Directing, 3rd Edition by Michael Rabiger

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CHAPTER 31

BEFORE THE CAMERA ROLLS

 

Making a dramatic film is an expensive, industrialized process, with stages of manufacture made necessary by the need to work with maximum efficiency. With several well-respected films under his belt, such as Leaving Las Vegas (1995), Miss Julie (2000), Timecode (2000), and Hotel (2001), Mike Figgis has greeted the smaller, digital filmmaking process enthusiastically:

The further that I went into the digital world the more intrigued I became with the possibilities of this new and unexplored technology. What started out as a marriage of convenience turned into a love affair.

My dissatisfaction with the mainstream cinema scene stems from a deep frustration with the stranglehold that technology has in the 35mm, ...

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