Commutist podcast: Director Jay Duplass on lo-fi movies through high-tech

When you think about technology and movies, what probably pops into your mind are CGI dinosaurs and face melting explosions. But advances in technology have also freed filmmakers to create more organic, lo-fi films. Jay Duplass is one half of the Duplass brothers, the creative forces behind such indie hits as Jeff, Who Lives at Home, Cyrus and The Puffy Chair. Technology has played a central — though behind-the-scenes — role throughout the Duplass’ work, enabling them to shoot movies the way they want and experiment with online distribution. Jay Duplass called into the Commutist recently to talk about the role of technology in his creative process, how he and his brother were early pioneers of online video, and what aspiring filmmakers should know.



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