Side by Side: The Science, Art, and Impact of Digital Cinema

Side by Side: The Science, Art, and Impact of Digital Cinema

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 10:00pm

For almost one hundred years there was only one way to make a movie — on film. But over the last two decades a digital process has emerged to challenge photochemical filmmaking. In 2009 Slumdog Millionaire won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography, the first time the award was given to a film shot almost entirely digitally and not on film.Produced and hosted by Keanu Reeves and directed by Chris Kenneally, Side by Side: The Science, Art, and Impact of Digital Cinema, airing Friday, January 31, 2014 at 10 p.m. on WXXI-TV is a provocative and in-depth examination of how digital filmmaking is challenging traditional celluloid film as the gold standard in moviemaking.

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