The last three makers of film-based movie cameras -- Panavision, ARRI, and Aaton -- have stopped manufacturing them in the past year, according to an interesting article at Creative Cow magazine. Along with reporting this development, the article goes on to discuss related developments in the rapid changeover to all-digital production in motion pictures and television; digital projection in theaters; the shrinking of the motion picture film processing industry; and issues involved with archiving film and digital footage.

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