[Sidefx-houdini-list] OT: Anamorphic
dbeeland at comcast.net
Wed Jul 30 12:26:08 EDT 2008
Thanks, Antoine. That makes sense.
Antoine Durr wrote:
> Offset by sound strip, a.k.a. the "Academy" region. Full App scans
> are usually 2048, wheras Academy scans should be 1828 wide. Thus, if
> you got a scan that's 2048x1556, take the right 1828 of it. If you
> do the math, either 1828*2:1556 or 1828:778 should be 2.35:1 aspect
> ratio. When filming anamorphic, the optical center really needs to
> be in the center of academy, or it gets pretty ugly.
> -- Antoine
> On Jul 29, 2008, at 9:00 PM, 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
>> 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.
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> -- Antoine
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