film format

What is film format?

film format meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

The characteristics that distinguish a particular type of motion picture film, including width (gauge), image height and position, and size and placement of perforations. Each format requires its own equipment and supplies, for example, the cameras, printers, and projectors used to shoot, print, and show most theatrically released films have apertures with dimensions standardized to accommodate 35mm film. Click here (Wikipedia) and here (Ani-Mato) to learn more about film formats.


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