[tig] Once upon a time in REC709...
Tue Nov 4 23:24:12 GMT 2003
I'm just a lowly broadcast designer/editor looking to make the transition
to (junior, intern, etc...) colorist over the next year... But in the
print that I saw there were several scenes near the end (one in particular
looking up a spiral staircase) that looked very much like video, and
probably all the flames/fire/explosions were blown out - no detail at all.
Johnny Depp more or less made up for it, though.
> thanks to Alan Davis for supporting
> the TIG.
> Christopher Noellert wrote:
>> With all the conversation about DI, I have to chime in about something
>> bothers me oh so much more. I went and saw "Once upon a time in
>> this weekend not knowing it was shot on HDCAM. 5 minutes into the show I
>> couldn't figure out why everything felt so strange and looked so damn bad.
>> Then I realized that it was shot on video and struggled the rest of the
>> with the look and feel.
> I just got back from a two hour lunch with the cinematographer who shot
> film. He's a good friend of mine. He was quite surprised to hear what you
> are saying. He did say that of the 6000 or so prints made, the ones
> Premier stock look substantially better than the rest. Not sure if
> what you are talking about or not.
> His comment regarding digital artifacts was that, he knows what to look for
> and he couldn't find any in the prints he's seen.
> Martin Euredjian
> eCinema Systems, Inc.
> voice: 661-305-9320
> fax: 661-775-4876
> martin at ecinemasys.com
> ecinema at ieee.org
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