From: mat fleming (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Dec 09 2010 - 04:59:52 PST
How does someone author a piece to be compatible with 2k or 4k d-cinema
Is it possible outside of post production houses - just a case of project
and export settings? Or is it a protected, propriety file format with a
matching exclusive price tag necessitating the use of particular post
On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 10:34 AM, graeme hogg <email suppressed>wrote:
> Yes, film projection and digital projection are two
> totally different viewing experiences.
> Digital projection produces an 'always' on, constant picture whereas
> a 60 minute film projection has at least 30 minutes in total blackness
> depending on which blade/shutter is used.
> I like modern technology, but I think that what would be interesting would
> be to revisit film roll technique from a modern persepective, seeing
> projectors as rooted in an age before digital steppers, software and
> modern lamps.
> >> But the picture throw act is the issue there, not the
> >> transport medium.
> > Yes... but one major issue with digital _projection_ is the problem
> > of 'blacks' (and contamination of near blacks --- of course film
> > prints don't do a dead black either - although Vision Premiere
> > with its 5.0 (?) D-max is close..... one thing that's different I
> > think is this: with a projected film print, the blacks are kind of
> > quavering, emerging out of the darkness of the closed shutter. Merging
> > then with the pure dark of the shutter period. With digi projection,
> > dark chips & all, the 'black' is there as a static nothingmuchness for
> > your eye to study and on a large scale this
> > is not so pleasant.....
> > What would really be cool ideally is some kind of dynamic single chip
> > that acts like a film frame,
> > modulated translucence refreshing at the frame rate, subtractive....
> > -Sam
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