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Practical DV Filmmaking, 2nd Edition by Russell Evans

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1. What is digital technology?

To some people the so-called DV revolution spells the end of a certain kind of movie: the end of celluloid and all the associations that we have with it — projectors, rolls of film and the romance of Hollywood. To others, though, it is more than a revolution or a change in the industry — it's year zero. To filmmakers who could only dream of committing their ideas to moving images, the DV age is the start of a career, not just a change in one, as the affordability of cameras and editing equipment makes it possible to get involved.

DV is here to stay, is reaching far wider into the mainstream of filmmaking than people thought possible and, in a few years, has affected every part of the video and film ...

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