From: Myron Ort (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Jun 18 2009 - 09:41:24 PDT
Thanks for the good info.
Interesting to think really how old this film is at this point having
been made 1968-1970.
On Jun 18, 2009, at 9:26 AM, Jorge Amaro wrote:
> Here you can a see a little of it streemed:
> 2009/6/18 Jorge Amaro <email suppressed>:
>> There is a great book about the film, also in english, released in
>> Barcelona, it comes with a DVD of the film, the DVD is not a
>> particularly good edition. But okay to have a look.
>> Its quite cheap. But I have no idea if it is still in print.
>> 2009/6/18 Freya <email suppressed>:
>>>> Another way of asking this: If you were going to
>>>> attempt to make a hand-painted 35mm film to be shown in
>>>> cinemascope, how would you go about it?
>>> Thats tricky! My immediate thought might be to build some
>>> anamorphic goggles and to be sure not to stray into the
>>> soundtrack area. :)
>>> More realistically you could pick up a cheap 2x anamorphic
>>> projector lens and try and see what you are doing through that
>>> while masking off the soundtrack area. Like those ancient
>>> paintings with hidden features! :)
>>> 1.85 would be the easiest as you would just have to mask off a
>>> certain area of your original and paint within that area.
>>> Lastly if you restrict yourself to art house cinemas that screen
>>> older films you could possibly work in academy. Again you would
>>> need to work in a smaller area away from the soundtrack and a
>>> little bit off the top and bottom. You could look into this as a
>>> possibility for the footage you already worked on too, to what
>>> extent will losing the soundtrack area and a bit top and bottom
>>> of frame affect your film? You could make a cardboard mask and
>>> see if this slight cropping would be an issue. You'd need to
>>> check with the cinema if they can screen academy of course, but a
>>> lot of places that screen old classic films probably still can
>>> I'm guessing. Yes you would be more limited in cinemas but is it
>>> really that restricting for a weird hand painted film anyway? ;)
>>> Optically printed pillarboxed prints are usually made to fit into
>>> 185 and not scope.
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