8K is a Lie & Will the Controversial Plan to Make Movies Cheap Actually Kill Them?
This episode of Indie Film Weekly wonders if cameras have reached peak resolution, and if a new plan to let you see unlimited movies in theaters for $10 a month is too good to be true.
Jon Fusco, Emily Buder, and yours truly, Liz Nord discuss whether cameras have maxed out on resolution, a new $10/month movie theater subscription service, Facebook's aim to become the new YouTube, Apple's billion-dollar content investment, and more.
I also answer an Ask No Film School question about what the heck to do with your short film once it's finished, and we hear from the Safdie Brothers about their new film Good Time, which opens in theaters this week.
We also shout out to our own Jon Fusco's Kickstarter campaign for his short film The Guy. Support it here.
As always, the show also brings news you can use about gear, upcoming grant and festival deadlines, weekly words of industry wisdom, this week’s indie film releases, and other notable things you might have missed while you were busy making films.
Listen to the episode by streaming or downloading from the embedded player above, or find on iTunes here.
Show Links & Mentions
No Film School articles
- You Can Now See Unlimited Movies in Theaters for $10 a Month, Thanks to an Ex-Netflix Exec
- 'You Can't Write This Sh*t': The Evolution of the Doping Doc 'ICARUS'
- Slamdance Audience Award Winner 'Dave Made a Maze' Was Inspired by an Epic Pillow Fort
- 'The Wound': Why Director John Trengove Trusts 'That Squirmy, Uncomfortable Place'
- From 'Twilight' Star to Sundance-Winning Director: Justin Chon on Black and White 'GOOK'
- Inside Jokes: 5 Career-Building Commandments from Apatow and More Successful Comedians
- From Brilliant Color to Black and White, Two DPs Explain Their Process
- Ryuichi Sakamoto Wants to Score Your Short Film and Give You $5K
- DP Steve Yedlin Blows the Lid Off Camera Resolution Myths
- Sony Will Give You $500 to Trade in Your DSLR for a New a9
Upcoming Deadlines: Grants & Opportunities
- The Jerome Foundation’s Film and Video Grant Program - August 24
- async Short Film Competition - September 30
Upcoming Deadlines: Festivals
- Victoria Film Festival - August 25
- Lone Star Film Festival - August 23
- Portland Film Festival - August 18
- Icarus - Available now
- Nocturnal Animals - August 19