Re: 16mm film projection speeds

From: Myron Ort (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Jul 31 2008 - 21:33:31 PDT

Are you saying that among the venues that still show "avant garde
style" films these days, that they are more likely to have 35mm
projection available than 16mm?
Are many here having their films projected from dvd on digital

On Jul 31, 2008, at 5:49 PM, Ed Inman wrote:

> Hi Myron,
> It's a relative be honest "most" projection venues
> are not going to be set up for 16mm period these days--only 35mm
> and/or video.
> But if you are bringing your own 16mm projector it should not be
> difficult to find a model that would play at both speeds. Some of
> the older projectors will even project at 16 fps.
> I could certainly see how for some experimental works 18 fps could
> be desirable.
> Good luck with your project.
> Ed
> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Myron Ort <email suppressed>
>> Are most projection venues these days set up to choose either 18fps
>> or 24fps or is the latter speed somehow considered more universal and
>> thus more readily available.? If one were setting out to make a
>> silent film, say a scratch type film, what would some considerations
>> be regarding the anticipated speed of projection? One thing that
>> comes to mind is that a single frame projected at 18fps lasts
>> slightly longer on screen than 24fps and could perhaps be a desirable
>> difference.
>> Myron Ort
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