This video was posted in conjunction with the following essay: Melanie LaRosa, "Interview with Video Pioneer Skip Blumberg" JOURNAL OF FILM & VIDEO.

Early video wasn't about making films cheaper. The early adopters borrowed from cinema verite and TV, but mainly explored what is unique about the new medium.

This is an excerpt from a half-hour classic documentary video by video pioneer Skip Blumberg. Winner of 3 NYC Emmys, Ohio State University Journalism Award, Museum of TV & Radio "TV Critics' All-time Favorites," and many other awards.

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