5 Note-Worthy Recent Trends in the Movie Industry
In 2018, the company invested an additional $8 billion on 80 feature films and 700 series. According to the same article, the e-Commerce giant, Amazon, is trailing behind Netflix in the internet streaming business. It invested $4.5 billion in 2017 in movies and series. According to a statement made by Jeff Bezos, the Amazon CEO, “…we get to monetize that video content in an unusual manner. Winning a Golden Globe helps us sell more shoes.” He explains that quality movies help develop his brand. Both Netflix and Amazon also buy top quality video content from recent directors and innovative filmmakers such as:
Various techniques and tools are opening doors into the renaissance of cinematography. Filmmakers are using various formats such as spherical digital, anamorphic and negative film to drive their cinematographic roles. Films are being shot with Panavision 65mm, Imax, Red 8K and Alexa 65 to produce large formats. With increasing cinematography tools, filmmakers have more options (including tech security solutions) to gauge and tell their stories. Additionally, they use different technologies on a single project for a unique and better outcome. As an example, Steve Yedlin used a combination of Alexa 35mm, 65mm and Alexa camera with spherical and anamorphic lenses to produce Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Unlike before, cinematographers have more tools (lenses, cameras, and formats) at their disposal. They encompass full-frame, supper 16, 65, super 35, spherical, digital, film, and anamorphic variations. The professionals are more INNOVATIVE, CREATIVE and PLAYFUL with film textures and imagery to produce better experiences. Other talented cinematographers driving the industry include:
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