Re: Underground Movie Ads

From: john porter (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Jan 04 2006 - 15:21:50 PST


Wouldn't a window-wide (frame-wide), black frame-line
be enough, w/o extra lights?
You'd see black half the time, like a 180 degree
shutter.

--- eric fleischauer <email suppressed>
wrote:

> --- john porter <email suppressed> wrote:
>
>
> > The windows of the train act as a MOVING viewer
> > "gate", passing the STATIONARY, horizontal strip
> of
> > images on the tunnel wall. The frame lines are
> > probably as wide as the frames/windows, and best
> in
> > mid-tunnel, at top speed.
>
>
> after seeing this in chicago it got me thinking
> about
> how it might have been done. i'm pretty sure there
> has to be something to seperate each picture. the
> window-as-gate wouldn't be enough. there has to be
> some sort of shutter-like mechanisim to break up the
> succession of pictures. i'm guessing there are
> little
> dividers in between each picture (the size of which
> is
> probably slightly smaller than the window) that
> contains the light to each picture and creates
> darkness in between each frame. this would create
> the flicker needed to prevent the blurring together
> of
> each picture, mimicing the function of the
> projector's
> shutter.
>
> this is just my assumption.
>
> eric
>
>
>
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