Post Production

DCP (digital cinema package)

DCP hard driveSomewhere in between YouTube and 35mm theatrical film projection exists the new crossover known as digital projection/distribution. The high cost of producing 35mm film prints has been slashed by the wide acceptance and utilization of DCP hard drives and thumb drives for mainstream theatrical distribution, festival submission, large venue screenings, and transcoding down to DVD and smaller digital outlets.

Elmers Guide to Motion Picture Sound Formats

DTSSurround Sound for Cinema can be quite confusing, considering all of the audio release formats currently in use; not to mention all of the formats used in the recent past. I had set out researching all of this information, with the intention of organizing it all into one  concise and easy to understand article -- but I discovered that an anonymous scholar and former projectionist had already done it better than I could!

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