With mega-popular director JJ Abrams set to film a trilogy of new Star Wars films, an interesting fact about the planned Episode VII has just emerged: the movie won't be shot digitally, but on traditional filmstock. Kodak film stock 5219, if you want to be precise.
This news comes from cinematographer Dan Mindel ASC, BSC, who previously worked with Abrams on the Star Trek movies, and Mission: Impossible III. Talking at the industry event “ASC Breakfast with Dan Mindel,” Mindel brought up how he accidentally sparked Abrams love…
via Imaging Resource News Page http://www.imaging-resource.com/news/2013/08/23/Next-Star-Wars-movie-to-be-shot-on-film-Director-JJ-Abrams-disses-digital