High Definition and 24P Cinematography
This authoritative reference demystifies the technologies of high definition and 24P cinematography. While a thorough and logical description of the five scanning formats, 24P, 25P, 30P, 50i and 60i, and recording formats, editing options and the potentials of delivery is given, the financial implications of what these decisions might have is also discussed. It should be of interest to directors of photography, producers, directors and camera crews alike, dealing with the subject from their angle.
Table of Contents
What is high definition cinematography?
defining the 1080 line system
how the camera VCR scans in the different formats
the camera head
the desk top VCR
editing high definition pictures
general compatibility with other systems
comparative costs, in general - production costs
life expectancy of system
lenses for high definition cinematography
lighting for high definition cinematography
advanced high definition - the panavision package
compatibility with other panavision accessories
crewing for high definition cinematography
what's the difference for the DoP?
the future of high definition cinematography
what's coming next?.