Film School: Let’s talk about Resolution

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Why hi-res isn’t always better – and how it isn’t even always hi-res.

“Resolution should be a practical and an artistic choice that is motivated by the story, and not just a default decision that is mandated or enforced” – In Depth Cine makes the case for why, from a cinematography perspective at least, High Resolution Isn’t Always A Good Thing:

4K isn’t always 4K

Endgadget explains how the Digital Intermediate workflow, which dates back to the days when most commercial productions still shot on film, still hasn’t caught up to the 4K and emerging 8K resolutions of modern digital cameras – and why most movies and TV shows, despite claiming otherwise, are still produced in 2K: