Commercials always shootWe recently did dailies for a commercial shot by a big name 'A' list Cinematographer and very talented Director. The DP and Director composed and shot it with a 1.85 groundglass. They gave me a framing leader and asked for a black matte. We got a frantic call from the editor asking why we did that and not transferred full ap so they could adjust the framing if they needed to.
full aperture, because very few people are willing to take the risk, and
make a call that is irreversible, when their superior may not like it,
and be locked in with no room for adjustment.
-- Ed Colman-SuperDailies
Cinematographer Supervised Dailies