From: joe beres (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Aug 09 2006 - 09:55:54 PDT
A scope plate is actually a bit different than academy, but it could
'work' in a pinch. A proper booth will have separate plates for both.
However, the issue is normally one of lens (as you mentioned), screen,
and masking choices more so than aperture plates.
Nicholas Hamlyn wrote:
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but since a Cinemascope masking plate is in
> Academy Ratio, any cinema that can show 'scope should be able to show
> films in academy ratio, although they might not have quite the right
> length lens,
> Nicky Hamlyn.
> On 9 Aug 2006, at 16:50, Sam Wells wrote:
> as for 16mm "vs" 35.. take a look at the prints. (yes, I'm
> very aware of
> the issues, and have written my views on it, both pro and con,
> Well the downside would be risking their being projected cropped
> to 1.85, possibly 1.66.
> I guess the question would be, would the venues likely to show
> them be the ones that can do them in Academy aspect ratio.
> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.
For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.