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Re: Eclair ACL ACL Virgin
If you shoot in Super 16 and then decide to finish on R16, there is the
option of a "blowdown" -- an optical "shrink" of the S16 image to the R16
frame, which would include black bands at the top/bottom of image, and could
be shown on a Regular 16mm projector.
I saw a film at a festival last year that was done this way. Didn't look
bad, but I also don't know how much it costs to do that optical step.
Considerably less than a blowup to 35mm, I'm sure, but more expensive than
if the guy had shot R16mm in the first place...
From: Wade Ramsey <email@example.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 14:12:06 -0500
Subject: Re: Eclair ACL ACL Virgin
You really need to look at the aspect of how you are finishing the
film, because if you shoot Super 16 for film release in 16 you won't
have a projector that will show it without cropping out the added
area. There are no Super 16 projectors that I know of, except some
that individuals have modified.
If you're finishing for TV you can crop the Super 16 to 3:4 in
transfer or use it widescreen, whichever. If you are blowing up to
35mm widescreen you're good to go, also.
Wade K. Ramsey, DP
Dept. of Cinema & Video Production
Bob Jones University
Greenville, SC 29614
Stephenpipe@yahoo.co.uk 2/27/02 12:05:12 PM >>>
I am afraid this might all sound a bit naieve compared to the usual
technical chat. Now the thing is I have bought my standard 16 acl
cannot decide if to attempt the first short on 16, or get it
straight away to super 16. If I were to keep it as standard can I
Super 16 film in the camera, I might be able to get a bit for free.
other thing is,( and this will make me sound a bit simple) if I do
standard 16 is it core or spool? I am confused, I am need of advice
I am very keen to get shooting. Everything I have done up untill now
on my Leicina special, oh super 8 was so simple.
Thanks in advance Stephen
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