Film Showings Format

Discussion in 'FanForce Conventions' started by scott1701, Apr 24, 2002.

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  1. scott1701 Jedi Knight

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    Apr 24, 2002
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    Hi,

    Does anyone know what format the original trilogy and Phantom Menace will be shown in at the Celebration? I mean, will they bring in 35mm prints, video, or will we get lucky and have a Digital Cinema setup? This could be the deciding factor as to whether or not I choose to attend these presentations. I mean, I can get video at home.
    Scott
  2. YodaJeff Manager Emeritus

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    Oct 18, 2001
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    If it's digital, I'll definately watch the movies on one day. If it's just 35mm, it'd be great to watch the movie surrounded by a bunch of other fans. Plus, it's been a few years since I've seen Star Wars on the bigscreen.
  3. strawbary Syracuse CR, RSA Emeritus

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    Doesnt matter what format its in STAR WARS + the BIGSCREEN = GREAT TIME!

    I will watch the movies again for sure!
    Strawbary
  4. scott1701 Jedi Knight

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    Considering everything else going on... I'll need a FANTASTIC presentation to watch the films at Celebration 2 (George, send some of your boys from THX and TAP up with an interpositive print!!). Now, I'm a film man, love film, have it in my blood (probably literally)... but I'd like to see what the Star Wars films look like screened in Digital Cinema. The other films I've seen in Digital have been... disappointing.
    Scott
  5. drawmarkee Jedi Knight

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    Who's to say for sure, but you would think that this would be an ideal place to showcase the technology. Why WOULDN'T they show it digital?

    Greg
  6. Sabacc Jedi Master

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    Casholine. I'm not getting my hopes up because we're talking about showing this in a Convention Center ballroom. Maybe they'll roll in a million dollar projector and nearly that much of a 3 day sound system but I'm not going to hold my breath. Besides, other than the digital prints of Ep1 I don't think there's much to see. ...but I could be wrong.
  7. scott1701 Jedi Knight

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    "Besides, other than the digital prints of Ep1 I don't think there's much to see. ...but I could be wrong."

    Digital prints do exist of at least one of the other films. I can't tell you which or how I know but it is definate.
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