Odds & Sods

Will digital projection facilitate theatrical release of docs?
April 1, 2002

Will digital projection facilitate theatrical release of docs?

Yes 83%

No 17%

Current increased interest in international topics is:

Long term 67%

Short term 33%

As a producer or researcher, the consolidation of archive houses has made your work:

Easier 79%

Harder 5%

No different 16%

When will the economic climate improve in 2002:

1st quarter 2%

2nd quarter 29%

3rd quarter 31%

4th quarter 12%

Can you spare a quarter? 26%

What topped your holiday wish list:

Peace on Earth 65%

A year’s supply of 35mm film 8%

A year’s supply of videotape 5%

A producer’s guide to navigating the German broadcasting system 22%

Given the current economic climate, will average license fees decline this year?

Definitely yes 16%

Very likely 39%

Not very likely 16%

Definitely no 7%

God, I hope not 22%

Following a dramatic drop in attendance, has NATPE breathed its last?

Yes, thanks for the memories 71%

No, see you next year 29%

Which feature doc will take the Oscar?

Children Underground 8%

War Photographer 9%

Murder on a Sunday Morning 65%

Promises 8%

Lalee’s Kin: The Legacy of Cotton 10%

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About The Author
Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.