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Park Road Post’s Unexpected Journey

Dick Hobbs

By Dick Hobbs, Freelance Writer Posting The Hobbit was an epic in itself, involving massive amounts of data and workflows which had never been done before. “It’s Peter’s constant desire to push his story-telling forward that keeps us inspired down [more...]

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SMPTE Hosts Webinar on High Frame Rate Cinema – A New Tool for Storytellers

Guest Speakers: David Stump, ASC and Andrew Watson, NASA When: 25 April, 2013 at 17:00 UTC (13:00 EDT/10:00 PDT) With the recent release of films produced and exhibited at frame rates higher than the traditional 24 frames per second (fps), [more...]

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High Frame Rate Video Playback

RED Digital Cinema Professional

By RED Digital Cinema The advent of digital cinematography has opened up new creative possibilities for how motion is captured. This article explores the influence of high frame rate (HFR) video playback, along with the associated motivations and controversy, with [more...]

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The Hobbit & The Dawn of High Frame Rate Cinema

Debra Kaufman

By Debra Kaufman, Creative COW Magazine Sony Imageworks 3D supervisor Rob Engle saw a screening of The Hobbit in HFR (High Frame Rate) 3D just days before the U.S. premiere. “I was astounded by one scene in Bilbo’s home, early [more...]

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Effective Variable HFR Post Production and Dailies Pipelines

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By S3D Centre, Emily Carr University of Art + Design To re-iterate: We are researching not only the standalone benefits of higher frame rates in S3D, but also the effect of VARIABLE HFR on aesthetic and immersion in the context [more...]

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Everything you ever wanted to know about HFR and The Hobbit

Tim Dashwood

By Tim Dashwood, Dashwood Cinema Solutions Hobbit HFR 3DThe Hobbit has finally been released in 2D and 3D at the traditional 24 frames per second (fps) as well as 3D High Frame Rate (HFR) at 48 fps. If the posts [more...]

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Why 120fps Is the Sweet Spot for HFR Shooting

Siegfried Foessel, Fraunhofer IIS

Bryant Frazer interviews Siegfried Foessel, Fraunhofer IIS As head of the Moving Picture Technologies department at the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits (IIS) — home of the MP3 and H.264, among other crucial digital content creation technologies — you can [more...]

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Qube Cinema Delivers HFR 3D Technology for Wellington and London Premieres of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Qube Cinema provided the High Frame Rate (HFR) server technology for the world premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), on the Titan XC screen at the Reading Courtenay theater [more...]

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Qube Cinema XP-I Server and Xi 4K IMB Achieve DCI Compliance

Dual Projector, 4K 3D and HFR Technology Leader Now DCI Compliant Qube Cinema announced that its XP-I digital cinema server and Xi 4K Integrated Media Block (IMB) have passed the DCI Compliance Test Plan (CTP). The high performance, security and [more...]

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Park Road Uses Rohde & Schwarz DVS CLIPSTER for 48fps DCI Mastering of The Hobbit

The DI workstation from DVS makes it possible to attain a frame rate and image quality that has never before been achieved in the cinema. With the current high frame rate release 5.3, CLIPSTER® also allows cinema films to be [more...]

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