[yapc] batman on imax

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at stonehenge.com
Tue Jun 21 12:23:05 PDT 2005

>>>>> "Uri" == Uri Guttman <uri at stemsystems.com> writes:

Uri> when i called the paramount number (on the wiki page), the
Uri> recording first plugs the batman/imax and i think it mentioned
Uri> the image being specially done for the screen. maybe some imax
Uri> places are just showing the basic 35mm film on a larger screen
Uri> and others paid more for the imax format film.

Well, it's not the 35mm film on a larger screen.  If it's like what I
saw for Batman, it's the 35mm cut of the film reprinted onto Imax
film.  That still only uses the middle third of the screen.  So
they're right in saying "it's a special Imax print", but they're
projecting a lot of black. :)

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