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Proprietary system of high-resolution cameras, film formats, film projectors, and theaters known for having very large screens with a tall aspect ratio and steep stadium seating. Wikipedia

  • 35 mm movie film

    Film gauge used in filmmaking, and the film standard. Most commonly used gauge. Wikipedia

  • Chinese premium large film format company. Previously known as DMAX, with the name also referring to the film technology. Wikipedia

  • Large format film system, using two IMAX 15/70 mm film format projectors. Visible through a transparent floor. Wikipedia

  • IMAX Corporation

    Canadian theatre company which designs and manufactures IMAX cameras and projection systems as well as performing film development, production, post production and distribution to IMAX-affiliated theatres worldwide. Founded in 1967, it has headquarters in the Toronto area, and operations in New York City and Los Angeles. Wikipedia

  • Single-8

    Motion picture film format introduced by Fujifilm of Japan in 1965 as an alternative to the Kodak Super 8 format. The company Konan (that developed the Konan-16 subminiature camera) claims in its history page to have developed the Single-8 system in 1959. Wikipedia

  • National Film Board of Canada

    Canada's public film and digital media producer and distributor. An agency of the Government of Canada, the NFB produces and distributes documentary films, animation, web documentaries, and alternative dramas. Wikipedia

  • Movie camera

    Type of photographic camera which takes a rapid sequence of photographs on an image sensor or on a film. In contrast to a still camera, which captures a single snapshot at a time, the movie camera takes a series of images; each image constitutes a "frame". Wikipedia

  • 9.5 mm film

    Amateur film format introduced by Pathé in 1922 as part of the Pathé Baby amateur film system. Conceived initially as an inexpensive format to provide copies of commercially made films to home users, although a simple camera was released shortly afterwards. Wikipedia

  • 70 mm film

    Wide high-resolution film gauge for motion picture photography, with negative area nearly 3.5 times larger than the standard 35 mm motion picture film format. 65 mm wide. Wikipedia

  • Letterboxing (filming)

    Practice of transferring film shot in a widescreen aspect ratio to standard-width video formats while preserving the film's original aspect ratio. The resulting videographic image has mattes (black bars) above and below it; these mattes are part of each frame of the video signal. Wikipedia

  • Full screen or fullscreen refers to the 4:3 (8:6) aspect ratio of early standard television screens and computer monitors. The easiest to use. Wikipedia

  • VistaVision

    Higher resolution, widescreen variant of the 35 mm motion picture film format which was created by engineers at Paramount Pictures in 1954. Paramount did not use anamorphic processes such as CinemaScope but refined the quality of its flat widescreen system by orienting the 35 mm negative horizontally in the camera gate and shooting onto a larger area, which yielded a finer-grained projection print. Wikipedia

  • Overhead projector

    Enlarged image on a screen, allowing the view of a small document or picture to be shared with a large audience. Page-sized sheet of transparent plastic film with the image to be projected either printed or hand-written/drawn. Wikipedia

  • Film perforations

    Film perforations, also known as perfs and sprocket holes, are the holes placed in the film stock during manufacturing and used for transporting (by sprockets and claws) and steadying (by pin registration) the film. Films may have different types of perforations depending on film gauge, film format, and intended usage. Wikipedia

  • Advanced Photo System

    Discontinued film format for still photography first produced in 1996. Marketed by Eastman Kodak under the brand name Advantix, by FujiFilm under the name Nexia, by Agfa under the name Futura and by Konica as Centuria. Wikipedia

  • Movie projector

    Opto-mechanical device for displaying motion picture film by projecting it onto a screen. Most of the optical and mechanical elements, except for the illumination and sound devices, are present in movie cameras. Wikipedia

  • Medium format

    Medium format has traditionally referred to a film format in still photography and the related cameras and equipment that use film. Considered to be large format photography). Wikipedia

  • Widescreen

    Widescreen images are images that are displayed within a set of aspect ratios (relationship of image width to height) used in film, television and computer screens. Any film image with a width-to-height aspect ratio greater than the standard 1.37:1 Academy aspect ratio provided by 35 mm film. Wikipedia

  • Anamorphic format

    Cinematography technique of shooting a widescreen picture on standard 35 mm film or other visual recording media with a non-widescreen native aspect ratio. Anamorphic projection lens to recreate the original aspect ratio on the viewing screen . Wikipedia

  • Motion picture film scanner

    Device used in digital filmmaking to scan original film for storage as high-resolution digital intermediate files. A film scanner scans original film stock: negative or positive print or reversal/IP. Wikipedia

  • 8 mm film

    Motion picture film format in which the film strip is eight millimeters wide. It exists in two main versions – the original standard 8 mm film, also known as regular 8 mm, and Super 8. Wikipedia

  • 126 film

    Cartridge-based film format used in still photography. Introduced by Kodak in 1963, and is associated mainly with low-end point-and-shoot cameras, particularly Kodak's own Instamatic series of cameras. Wikipedia

  • Fuji GX680

    Series of single lens reflex system cameras for medium format film produced by Fujifilm with interchangeable camera lenses and interchangeable film holders for the unusual film format 6×8cm on 120 and 220 roll film. Articulating front standard, which runs on a rail connecting lens and camera body by a bellows; the interchangeable lens is permanently mounted to a lens board. Wikipedia

  • 828 film

    Film format for still photography. Kodak introduced it in 1935, only a year after 135 film. Wikipedia

  • Color motion picture film

    Color motion picture film refers both to unexposed color photographic film in a format suitable for use in a motion picture camera, and to finished motion picture film, ready for use in a projector, which bears images in color. By additive color systems such as the one patented by Edward Raymond Turner in 1899 and tested in 1902. Wikipedia

  • Cinematograph

    Motion picture film camera, which—in combination with different parts—also serves as a film projector and printer. Developed in the 1890s in Lyon by Auguste and Louis Lumière. Wikipedia

  • Release print

    Copy of a film that is provided to a movie theater for exhibition. Release prints are not to be confused with other types of print used in the photochemical post-production process: Wikipedia

  • Super 8 film

    Motion picture film format released in 1965 by Eastman Kodak as an improvement over the older "Double" or "Regular" 8 mm home movie format. Nominally 8mm wide, the same as older formatted 8mm film, but the dimensions of the rectangular perforations along one edge are smaller, which allows for a greater exposed area. Wikipedia

  • 110 film

    Cartridge-based film format used in still photography. Introduced by Kodak in 1972. Wikipedia

  • Polyvision

    The name given by the French film critic Émile Vuillermoz to a specialized widescreen film format devised exclusively for the filming and projection of Abel Gance's 1927 film Napoleon. Polyvision involved the simultaneous projection of three reels of silent film arrayed in a horizontal row, making for a total aspect ratio of 4:1 (1.33×3:1). Wikipedia


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