First off, digital video was around long before 2002, and other features (usually low-budget ones) were shot on it long before AOTC. AOTC wasn't shot on DV as an artistic move, nor was it done for the fan's benefit....it was 100% a cost/time saving move. It was I think a unanimous consensus that AOTC looked blurrier and darker than movies shot on film, though just slightly so. But the point is that shooting on DV does NOT make the movie better for the audiences. For us, in fact, AOTC suffered and looked worse (not counting DVD). But DV did what it was supposed to do in that it made the moviemaking experience a LOT easier for Lucas and especially the editors and special effects crew. Also, if you're looking to suck-up to somebody for revolutionizing modern filmmaking, I'd look to James Cameron for technical innovations and Oliver Stone for artistic and editorial innovations. (Plus, of course, there are thousands of unseen craftsmen and workers creating stuff all the time).