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[on shooting on film vs. digital] I definitely prefer film, and always will... If I watch a movie on film, I can watch the worst print with scratches, dirt, hairs and shit everywhere and it doesn't bother me at all. But on video, if I see a pixel pop up, I want to die. There's an organic, realistic life to film that you cannot get on DV. Not yet, anyway.
After extensive re-editing and re-shooting of Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever
(2009) by the producers of the film, West requested to have his name removed from the film and replaced with the popular pseudonym Alan Smithee. Since he was not a member of the DGA his request was denied by the producers and he remains credited as the film's director. West has since disowned the final product claiming that...