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QuickTime for Filmmakers by Richard Ferncase

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QuickTime Options for Distribution and Exhibition

“There’s always been a real bottleneck in the industry in terms of getting films out… Once you can get away from the economic constraints of striking prints and shipping them, you can really get into a whole new area of distribution for films.”

Lance Weiler8

Once your motion picture is in the form of a QuickTime movie, you will need to optimize it, via compression. We will delve into the intricacies of compression in Chapter 9, but before you can move into this phase of deployment, you must decide which avenues you wish to use for distributing your film, be it the World Wide Web, CD-ROM, or DVD. Motion picture/video files are probably the biggest files that computers deal with regularly, ...

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