Does the world need a faster Hobbit?

  • Does the world need a faster Hobbit?

Film directors James Cameron and Peter Jackson are both convinced that shooting and showing film at faster frame rates – in Jackson’s case 48 frames a second on ‘The Hobbit’ will make for a more absorbing 3D movie watching experience.Jackson admitted on Facebook this week ‘We’ve become so used to it now…, other film experiences look a little primitive.’

Cameron told this month’s Cinecon attendees ‘If watching a 3D movie is like looking through a window, then we’ve taken the glass out.’

35mm films have been shot at 24 frames a second since the 1920s. Both directors believe that shooting and showing films at 48 or even 60 frames a second will remove the ‘juddering’ that can still afflict the 3D movie experience.

 

  • Does the world need a faster Hobbit?

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