Author: Ryan Deussing

Ryan Deussing has contributed to The Independent, Filmmaker, indieWIRE, RES magazine, and the Village Voice.

Articles Written by Ryan Deussing:

What is DVD?

DVD (Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc) is a format not unlike CD, only it holds more data and stores it in a format that allows it to playback "cinema quality" video. It can also store data in addition to audio and video tracks. The current standard for DVD video is known in the… Read more »

DVD Unbound: Blowing Up the Small Screen

We’re trying to get rid of the film print as a distribution format," explains James Boyd, the man responsible for No Dance, one of a number of micro-fests that screened in the shadow of the 1999 Sundance Film Festival–but the only one presenting films on DVD. "DVD is a finishing format, like a print, only… Read more »