The Future of Digital Film
Almost everything in this book so far covers actual working practices in use today. But the digital intermediate is a rapidly evolving field. Within a year or two, new techniques and systems will be in use, giving rise to new methodologies and paradigms. For this reason, it’s useful to look at the possibilities of digital film mastering in the future, to try to anticipate where this technology might go, and where it has to go to overcome key issues.
Speculation on future trends is an inaccurate process by definition. So many things can change in a short space of time, and one small change can rapidly affect the bigger picture. However, we can make certain projections about the near future of the industry—predictions ...