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What movies were shot digitally?

Discussion in 'Movies' started by Tom Martin, Apr 18, 2004.

  1. Tom Martin

    Tom Martin Well-Known Member

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    the only movie that i know of that was shot using digital cameras is "Once Upon a Time in Mexico". anything else?
     
  2. Haggai

    Haggai Well-Known Member

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    "The Anniversary Party" was all digital video.
     
  3. Joey Skinner

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    "The Wager" (2002) Watched this on HDnet recently.
     
  4. Matt Pelham

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    Pieces of April
    Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
    Spy Kids 3D
     
  5. Guy Martin

    Guy Martin Well-Known Member

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    This is in no way a complete list, but films using the Sony hi-def 24p camera used for OUATIM:

    Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
    Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (just the scene on the balcony where Qui-gon tests Anakin's blood)
    Vidocq (French)
    The Truth about Charlie (night scenes only)
    How High
    Session 9
    Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams
    Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (3-D high def)
    Step into Liquid (interviews only)
    Ghosts of the Abyss (3-D high def)
    The Long and Short of It (Sean Astin's short film, on the 2-disc Two Towers DVD)

    Coming soon:
    Star Wars Episode III
    Collateral
    Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow
    Casshern (Japanese)

    TV Shows:
    Boomtown
    Star Trek: Enterprise
    Earth: Final Conflict
    The Education of Max Bickford

    There are also countless independent and even a few studio films that are shot using standard-definition digital video cameras like the kind you can get at Best Buy. In addition to the previously mentioned Anniversary Party, some others include:

    28 Days Later
    Dancer in the Dark
    The Idiots
    The King is Alive
    Pieces of April
    Personal Velocity
    Timecode
    Hotel
    Bamboozled


    - Guy
     
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    The groundbreaking Russian Ark was filmed entirely in one long, 90 minute take and this was only achievable using a digital camera (film reels only last eight minutes). Isn't the FX show The Shield filmed with a digital camera of some sort?
     
  7. Tom Martin

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    what about Underworld? on the back of the DVD box it says it was mastered in high definition, but i'm not exactly sure what that means.
     
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    Sex & Lucia

    mmmmm Pazzzz (drooool)[​IMG]
     
  9. Guy Martin

    Guy Martin Well-Known Member

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    Tom-

    That just means the video transfer was done in high definition, then downsampled for the DVD. The movie was still shot on 35mm film.

    For that matter most DVDs of recent movies have been "mastered in high definition".

    - Guy
     
  10. Patrick McCart

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    The Lost Skeleton of Cadavra was shot with a Canon XL-1, I think.
     
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    I believe CastAway was shot in digital
     
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    Atanarjuat (a.k.a The Fast Runner) was shot in digital.
     
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    Cast Away was shot on film as far as I know. Never knew of any information saying otherwise.
     
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    The Jerry Seinfeld documentary Comedian was shot in digital.


    -Mike
     
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    The movie Camp was another film shot in high definition (too bad the DVD transfer sucks).
     
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    Sean...you may be right about Cast Away. But I thought I remembered Zemeckis (on the commentary track) mentioning something about this being the first movie he shot entirely in digital.
     
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    Film reels, for projection, are generally around 20 minutes max. However, most cameras can only hold around 8-10 minutes of film.
     
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    I think Jason X was digital as well
     
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