Ken Loach made the keynote speech at the 54th BFI London Film Festival. He said television has become the ‘enemy of creativity’.
Watching the G20 protests on TV it seemed that every other person had a camera. Yet only two video clips of the Ian Tomlinson incident have come to light so far. One was shot by a member of the public, the other by a broadcast news team and despite professional cameras being outnumbered by ‘activist’ […]
AOL is to close its user-generated content site on 18 December.
Channel 4 News reveals how film-makers are using footage from public cctv cameras. It’s called ‘video sniffing’.
This software is impressive and only costs $89 (£44).
Tonight (Wednesday) the BBC’s Newsnight programme will feature a report about unsafe sex on gay porn shoots. This follows a recent scandal in the UK where several actors contracted HIV during a shoot.
One thing that hasn’t impressed me about my Sony DCR-HC22E camcorder is its dismal performance in low-light. It isn’t a patch on my old Canon Hi8, which can pretty much shoot anything the eye can make out and also corrects the colour well — even in street lighting at night.