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'Wish' at the London Film Festival


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#1 Matthew Day

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Posted 22 September 2007 - 12:37 PM

For those in London, my short film 'Wish' shot with the Panavision Genesis will be screening Monday October 29 at 9:00 pm as part of the London Film Festival. Details on the links below. Love to hear some feedback!
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Matt

http://www.bfi.org.u.../london_calling

http://imdb.com/title/tt1034420/
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#2 Kieran Scannell

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Posted 22 September 2007 - 04:37 PM

Congrats! On getting a slot in the LFF Matthew that's quite a big deal!

Hope it goes well for you!

Keep us posted.

Kieran
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#3 Patrick Neary

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Posted 22 September 2007 - 07:02 PM

congrats x2!

I'd love to hear how you liked working with the genesis, any problems or surprises specific to that camera?
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#4 Matthew Day

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Posted 23 September 2007 - 02:57 PM

congrats x2!

I'd love to hear how you liked working with the genesis, any problems or surprises specific to that camera?

Honestly no problems whatsoever. I should point out I wrote and directed this. The DOP was Christopher Ross (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2131733/) He'd previously shot 'London to Brighton' and had used the Genesis for second unit work on 'Atonement '. The on-set situation is exactly the same as with film only I felt a little more at ease with just letting the camera roll (great for for working with actors) and a faster work-flow in post, of course. Looks to me like a beautifully scanned 35mm neg, though the bulk of that is down to Chris who really is a huge talent.
I do enjoy the fact that it's cutting edge technology. It was funded through Film London Digital shorts scheme so shooting on a digi format was mandatory. Most of the other films in the scheme are shot on Digibeta or the equivalent - some with Varicam, etc - and I did think shooting digital was the compromise I had to make for getting the money to make it. But having used this camera I'm now a complete convert. I'll be going the digital route on my next project without a doubt. If only there were more 4k equipped cinemas out there!
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