[Sidefx-houdini-list] OT: Anamorphic

Peter Robbinson probbins at sympatico.ca
Wed Jul 30 08:46:37 EDT 2008


American Cinematographer says it's centered on the sound strip.

PeterR

Jeffery Beeland wrote:
> Hey gang,
>
> I'm hoping some of you a little more versed in the film side of things 
> can help me out.  We have a small anamorphic show in house, and when the 
> plates were scanned the sound strip was not chopped off (nice black 
> stripe down the side of frame).  My question is where the optical center 
> of frame is; is it going to be center of scan, or center offset by the 
> sound strip?  It makes a big difference as soon as you begin trying to 
> flatten the plates, and I'm getting conflicting information.
>
> Thanks!
> --Jeff
>
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