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Filmmaking has always been a game for the elite, costing hundreds of thousands of dollars just to get started. With the advent of new digital technologies, now virtually anyone can make a movie.  But, with the lower costs, is digital the best format for your movie?  This module explores the differences between film and video.


  • 26:57 video takes you inside the difference between film and video
  • Complete illustrated companion guide


  • The pros and cons of shooting film
  • The pros and cons of shooting video
  • How film and video work
  • How the "film look" is achieved
  • The post production considerations for each format
"This would be an excellent way to support a production course — and it gives students a way to easily review basic concepts."
   - Richie Sherman,
     Pennsylvania State University