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
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.