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Mark Lyon
Re: 16mm vs hidef
on Mar 23, 2004 at 2:18:46 am

"An Academy frame scan has less pixels than 1920 x1080. No one has complained about this for the last few years with DI yet it is not good enough for a HD camera. Blinkered perspectives! "

We have a lot of Super16 frames scanned for our clients, and the standard file size is 2048x1240. An academy frame scan actually has more pixels vertically, as it uses the full 4x3 academy dimensions on a 35mm frame.

And people do complain about 2k for DI. Here's an interesting link:

I've enjoyed this thread--and this forum. We've found Super16 better suited to our aesthetic needs and budgets so far, but really want to do an HD project someday!

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