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High Frame Right (HFR) Looks To Make a Splash

Monday, April 18, 2016   (0 Comments)
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From IndieWire:

High frame rate (HFR) may have finally come of age, thanks to Ang Lee's spectacular hyper-real, immersive achievement with hisIraq War PTSD drama, "Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk," which intercuts a returning soldier being honored during halftime of a Dallas football game with wartime flashbacks of his squadron...

Meanwhile, James Cameron is poised to take HFR even further with the continuation of his "Avatar" saga (four films to be shot simultaneously). Although his original intention was to use 60 fps, the advent of 4K, 3D, 120 fps allows him even greater latitude in creating a more dynamic return to Pandora (some of which will be underwater).

This innovation couldn't come at a better time for theatrical exhibitors, who are more motivated than ever to lure customers with must-see cinema after the unwelcome introduction of Sean Parker's The Screening Room streaming service plan.

- Read the full article at IndieWire.com

 


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