Sorry if this is the wrong forum for this. [link=http://www.theforce.net/holonet/index.shtml#18826]The link.[/link] Kodak Introduces Digital Film Stock Fri, Nov 22, 02 12:15:43 AM EST Reuters reports on a new technology emerging in the technical sector of cinematography. A mention of Lucas is made in light of the fact that he is so pro-digital. Here's a clip: Many movie directors like Steven Spielberg (news) swear by film, arguing that it provides better quality images for audiences, Others like George Lucas (news) say digital tape offers just as good quality when shot on high-end "24P" cameras and more choices to enhance special effects and other details in editing. Vision2 should help meet both needs, explained Morelli. The high-speed film stock captures more details of a picture, whether in bright light or darkness, and because it captures more data, editors and cinematographers can do more to manipulate images once converted to digital files for editing. The same enhancements are available in low-budget and independent movie arena using 16mm film, where the young Spielbergs and Lucas's generally get started on their careers. Those filmmakers, who have rapidly adopted digital video because of the lower cost for tapes and the ease of editing, might be persuaded to move back to 16mm film. "This film stock, for 16mm, is a pretty big breakthrough," Morelli said. "I think today most (low-budget) filmmakers want to shoot film, but it comes down to price. And I think you will start to see those filmmakers make a decision to use film, because of this stock."