Russian-born Yaroslav Altunin is an award-winning screenwriter and director based in Los Angeles. His work includes traditional narrative films as well as New Media. He's also a huge gear dork and is always searching for the next best filmmaking tool.
You're exactly right! That same technique was first developed by Hoytema for 'Ad Astra.'
Thanks for letting us know. Adobe sent some new links and we've updated the article. All should be good.
Reach out to indie filmmakers and see if they would be willing to chat with you regarding the questions you posted.
Bankroll by Tom Malloy is a good start.
And From Reel to Deal by Dov S-S Simens. But it's a little outdated.
Good points above. I will say that you should do your due diligence when working with anybody. If the distributor is reputable then you shouldn't really worry about them stealing your work. The distribution business is run on reputation so it's not beneficial for any of them to steal work. That's just a terrible business model.
Also, copyrighting your film with the Copyright Office won't break that bank.
The only way to protect a piece of work that you created is to copyright it. But this only pertains to something that is written down or fabricated.
Unfortunately there is no way to protect an idea or concept.
What kind of project is this?
Oh, that's interesting. Thanks for sharing! I'm sure they used a range of lenses for The Batman. Wasn't there a whole custom set of ARnsRI lenses?
The rehoused Helios lenses from Iron Glass Adapters did find a way into the chase scene, however. The team was really excited when they found out.