Friday Jan 31, 2020

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The film of

the decade or

a technical catastrophe?

. The film is Mark Jenkin Bait and is remarkable for a number of reasons: it a feature drama shot with a clockwork…
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By noreply@redsharknews.com (Roland Denning)
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. The film is Mark Jenkin Bait and is remarkable for a number of reasons: it a feature drama shot with a clockwork Bolex H16 on hand-processed black and white 16mm, entirely post-synced. It reminded me of as nothing so much as the output of the 16mm filmmaking courses I ran many years ago - in fact, in part, it a textbook case of many things we were trying to avoid.

Hence, you are working with short focal length lenses for the same angle of view (25mm is a tandard' lens in this format) so you are never going to get the shallow depth-of-field look so popular today. Which is probably a positive thing, given that the viewfinder is very dim, so it is very hard to focus (it a prism rather than mirror reflex which teals' part of the image before it gets to the film). A gritty tale of a….

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