November 2002

RES Magazine

RES Media Group, Inc.

  • 601 West 26th Street, St.
  • 1150 New York, NY

ISSN
1539-4654

$19.95/year per year

FILM, MUSIC, ART, DESIGN, CUTURE

abc RES xyz magazine (otherwise known as "Resolution Independent") was born in the age of digital filmmaking and has remained true to its roots by providing cutting-edge, thoughtful information and advice about all things DV (digital video.) The director profiles, technology reports and film reviews reflect the recent democratization of the film medium with the increasing usage of digital video. abc RES xyz is an invaluable resource for filmmakers and an exciting read for anyone interested in the future of cinema.

The feature articles range from higher-profile interviews with directors like Steven Soderbergh (July/August 2002), to more intimate portraits of young, up-and-coming filmmakers like Shunji Iwai ("All About Lily Chou-Chou.") abc RES xyz also offers in-depth reports on the latest technological toys, and is probably the best resource to guide one through the myriad of choices when buying digital video equipment. Music, book and film reviews reflect a fringe attitude that"s both refreshing and stimulating.

For anyone interested in learning more about digital video, the first place to turn should be abc RES xyz magazine. It"s current, hip and above all thoroughly passionate about the digital video revolution.

Reviewer: Mollie Jones., FIDM Library Staff Member