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by Paul Chater
Thu Jan 31, 2008 6:53 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: HDV 16 x 9 format
Replies: 13
Views: 4195

HDV 16 x 9 format

Recently I have been thinking of updating my equipment to suit HDV 16 x 9 format. What I have seen so far, I love it for the picture, where it looks sharp and clear. But I hate it when I realised the need to scale it down to standard definition for burning to DVDs and writting miniDVs for viewing at...
by Paul Chater
Thu May 03, 2007 10:39 am
Forum: Competitions, Festivals and The Art of Film
Topic: Future BIAFFs - what (if anything) needs change?
Replies: 8
Views: 4236

Future BIAFF Changes

Dave, 1. One minute knock out comp’ on Friday night would be a great way to start the festival; this gets my vote. 2. I was apprehensive about the split screen/audience, but it was well organised and worked successfully. What about multi screens with the audience facing the same direction? 3. Again,...
by Paul Chater
Wed Mar 07, 2007 5:56 pm
Forum: Equipment and Technical Issues
Topic: Film competitions - Mini DV or DVD?
Replies: 24
Views: 8991

quote:Tom Hardwick "A DVD copy of a DVD is a perfect copy".


Do you believe that it is infinite for the number of generations that can be copied?

Paul Chater.
by Paul Chater
Mon Mar 05, 2007 5:15 pm
Forum: Competitions, Festivals and The Art of Film
Topic: Shocking !
Replies: 28
Views: 11191

Shocking

Quote: In top level competitions, why should the judges concern themselves with craftsmanship? Surely what they should be assessing is how the film communicates with an interested and alert audience - whether it tells a story, teaches, moves us emotionally or whatever? David, I usually agree with 9...
by Paul Chater
Thu Feb 22, 2007 9:54 pm
Forum: Competitions, Festivals and The Art of Film
Topic: Shocking !
Replies: 28
Views: 11191

Shocking

Judging is a skill where the judge usually makes one friend. It is very difficult not to be biased in some way. After saying that, I believe that judging of movies should never be based on any personal appeal, preferences and friendship. A judge is not worthy of their post unless they are open mind...