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The rise of retro filmmaking and resurgence of Super 8

From the BBC: The resurgence of Super-8.

We know about apps like Instagram and PhotoFunia that can make pictures and film look like they were shot in a different time. But, there’s now a huge resurgence in popularity of the original format that inspired that retro look – Super 8 film.

I’m increasingly sceptical about this type of attention-seeking authenticity. It may feel tangible and romantic, but working with film is incredibly difficult and inconvenient. In most cases, this inconvenience only works against the creative vision.