So true. This was a mistake that many Canadian films made in the 1970s and 1980s. There was a sense that they must counter the misrepresentation that Hollywood did of Canada earlier and show a more accurate view. Since regular speaking is kind of dull (from a movie perspective) the films' dialogue was viewed as dull.
Stylization is more entertaining.
...and shoot horizontally.
If it's going to be useful for a future documentary about this time, horizontal footage will be easier to work with than vertical footage.
My best tip for speeding up editing is to use Final Cut.
I upgraded yesterday. As usual it went with no hitches. Everything seems faster now. Love it!
I think you have an outdated opinion on this. Apple made a big effort to bring professionals into the 21st century with 10.0 but the transition was too abrupt for some.
It's time to let go of old grudges and look at it again. It's being used all over the place by professionals on commercial projects.
It sounds very cool. The process sounds interesting. Using what you have available is so smart. It means the thing gets made instead of being just another unmade idea.
I remember when using video equipment to do narrative drama was frowned upon and not considered real filmmaking. There was a real split between film people and video art people. Different groups. Different distribution. Different types of people attracted to it. (Some with a foot in both worlds too.)