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Dan Laustsen

“I was very much against digital in the beginning, I didn’t like it. My first [digital] movie was really difficult because I didn’t know—what about exposure? All that stuff. But everybody is forgetting all the trouble we’d have [with film] in the labs in the old days. All these problems with scratches, underdeveloped and overdeveloped film. I think digital right now is amazing. When you’re… Read more
“I was very much against digital in the beginning, I didn’t like it. My first [digital] movie was really difficult because I didn’t know—what about exposure? All that stuff. But everybody is forgetting all the trouble we’d have [with film] in the labs in the old days. All these problems with scratches, underdeveloped and overdeveloped film. I think digital right now is amazing. When you’re shooting a movie like Shape of Water and you can achieve what we have done there, I am very, very happy and proud of that. You’re sleeping better in the nighttime because you don’t have to wait for the lab reports. If you’re doing it well, I think it’s a much better process.” Read less
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