While moviegoers will have to shell out the usual 3D upcharge for Warner Bros.' "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey," U.S. exhibitors have agreed not to charge more for the film's 48 frames-per-second…
High Frame Rates
Warner Bros. is convinced that high-frame-rate movies are the next big thing -- but they're keeping the first HFR release fairly small.
A few weeks ago I wrote about the flap that followed the Cinemacon preview of footage from "The Hobbit" shown at 48 frames per second. I predicted 60 frames per second will eventually become the…
The media freakout over the mixed reaction to Tuesday's CinemaCon preview of "The Hobbit" footage with high-frame-rate 3D had me rolling my eyes.
LAS VEGAS -- The SMPTE Technology Summit on Cinema Sunday got a look ahead at high-frame-rate 3D - - along with a daunting introduction to the technical challenges it presents.
"The great thing about this year's NAB is there's finally something to get excited about," one tech publicist told me during this week's Vegas confab.
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