[Tig] Paramount calls time on 35mm

Aidan Farrell aidan.farrell at farmgroup.tv
Tue Jan 21 23:20:43 GMT 2014


Hi all,
Re source I'm sure Captain Philips was acquired on film, Alexa,c300 and Go Pro 
Regards
Aidan Farrell 
Senior colorist 
The Farm 
London

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> On 21 Jan 2014, at 23:12, "Cem Ozkilicci" <cemoz101 at yahoo.com> wrote:
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> I agree with Jean-Clement. Acquisition is one thing, but I believe delivery is far more cost effective and prone to less wear and tear, leading to a better viewer experience, as long as there are no mess ups with the silver screen or 3d setup.
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> <div>-------- Original message --------</div><div>From: Jean-Clement Soret <jean-c at moving-picture.com> </div><div>Date:21/01/2014  19:00  (GMT+01:00) </div><div>To: Paul Korver <paul at cinelicious.tv>,Jeff Booth <jeff.booth at ntlworld.com> </div><div>Cc: tig at colorist.org </div><div>Subject: Re: [Tig] Paramount calls time on 35mm </div><div>
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> Why would studios bother with film prints, they are expensive to make and deliver, digital projection is pretty good anyway. The article suggest that 35mm is all gone, well...not for acquisition a number of DP's and directors are not convinced that digital is always better, they are right. Captain Phillips, Mandela (I graded that one) and a few others were shot on film and it really shows on the screen.
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> From: Paul Korver [paul at cinelicious.tv]
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> What I find deceptive about this article and the one in Variety discussing "the end of film" is that, while yes, the end of distributing on film is nigh, shooting on film (where "the beauty of film" is acquired) is alive and well and seeing a resurgence.
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>> The end of another era.
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