Awesome Friday: On Frame Rates

Back when it was new I wrote a short piece on the High Frame Rate (HFR) movie filming and projection technology.

On Frame Rates:

HFR filming and projecting now doubles that frame rate to 48 and the result is that, basically, your brain doesn’t have to work as hard and everything looks much, much, much clearer.

So what does this mean to me? Quite a bit as it turns out because it turns out that I like it. I actually like it quite a bit.

Apparently this means I disagree with the majority of the critics but from what I’ve read most of the critics are just saying “it doesn’t look like a movie” which simply isn’t true. It does look like a movie, it just doesn’t look like movies always have.

It’s an interesting read now because HFR still hasn’t caught on yet. This is likely due to the fact that it still feels pretty undercooked but at the same time there is still so much potential for it to change the way we look at movies.

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