Re: shrunken footage?

From: owen (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Oct 16 2006 - 14:21:38 PDT

Great news. Will The Kinetetta really be available that soon?


On Oct 16, 2006, at 4:49 PM, Jeff Kreines wrote:

> Shrunken film and curled film does NOT do well on telecines that
> use sprockets to time the line readouts of the film. You often get
> the "waterfall effect" -- the image height expands and contracts
> frame-by-frame -- especially as the distance between the sprocket
> and gate becomes a factor when there is irregular shrinkage of the
> film. This can also cause jitter. As can bad splices. This
> doesn't mean that modified telecines (like Colorlab's) can't handle
> damaged footage well, but new doesn't mean ideal when talking
> damaged footage.
> The Kinetta archival scanner is designed to handle extremely
> damaged film -- available in a few months at facilities near many
> of you, I'm sure.
> Jeff "shrinkage from a non-Seinfeldian perspective" Kreines
> On Oct 15, 2006, at 9:26 AM, Sam Wells wrote:
>> Modern telecines, such as the Spirit DataCine are gentle on film,
>> really more so than a contact print.
> __________________________________________________________________
> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.

For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.