Thinking Differently: The Digital Palette and the Independent Filmmaking Community

Digital technology is now part of the fabric of independent filmmaking. Digital cinema continues to emerge and provide a viable alternatives for the independent film community, and filmmakers have not hesitated to embrace its new vocabulary and opportunities. What questions and demands should be made of the technology industry to meet the needs of the independent filmmakers? How do filmmakers employ the digital palette to accommodate their production needs and realize their aesthetic vision? As digital options become more readily available, what will be the impact on traditional narrative? A panel of filmmakers including Robert Miller and Scott Saunders, and moderated by Warren Franklin, former general manager and vice president of Industrial Light and Magic and president of chief executive officer of Nichol Studios, will discuss how recent advances in digital filmmaking allow greater creativity by expanding resources as well as allowing a wider range of artistic expression.


Robert Miller
Scott Saunders
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