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Old 08-23-2007, 06:50 PM   #1
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Default Indie Films on BD?

What does an independent film-maker do if s/he has shot a 35mm film and wishes to release a BD version of it? Is BD currently in the exclusive realm of the major studios?

Are BD cameras, sound equipment and editing facilities still a long way off for shooting and editing directly on DB?
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You don't want to shoot directly on BD, even though you can because the cost of the media is expensive. Most HD cameras (1080i/p) are tape based with some as HDD- or DVD-based. Once you capture your footage to your PC/Mac, you can edit from there to be burned using a BD burner drive.

There is a company that recently opened its BD facility. Click on here.They don't do telecine (which is what's needed to transfer 35mm to digital video files) but they may know a company that can do it for you.

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