Is 48 Frames-per-second Technology the Future of Digital Cinema?

Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy, being shot at a high frame rate (48 frames-per-second).

Digital cinema continues to evolve, along with much cinema technology. A new development is shooting movies at 48 frames per second – which is twice the normal frame rate. One recent example is Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy, where living up to (and surpassing) …

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How Will Smaller Theaters More Easily Transition to Digital Cinema?

Theaters continue to go digital as technology moves forward with films no longer being produced in 35 mm format this year. For larger chains that have corporate-sized budgets, the transformation is just a sign of the times. Multiplexes and theater chains were the first …

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Digital Cinema Benefits Opera Houses and Operas

As part of a drive to increase revenue for both movie theatres and traditional live performance venues, some houses are starting to diversify their entertainment rosters. For example, select US movie theaters have turned to screening live performances of the New York Metropolitan Opera, the …

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Digital Cinema Will Soon be the Norm, Even at Drive-in Theatres

It’s now common practice. Using digital format movies in theaters, as opposed to 35-millimeter prints is becoming the norm. Part of this is due to the 21st century movie-goers who demand a theater that offers an enhanced experience, and part is the necessity to …

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