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#1 Matthew Buick

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 06:49 PM

After watching the trailers for Life on Mars I've come to a horrible suspicion...

...Is this thing shot on Digital Video??? :huh:
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#2 Jonathan Bowerbank

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 06:54 PM

IMDb tech specs say Super16

I've never heard of nor seen it since I'm a US guy...but supposedly there's going to be a US version starting up soon...booo!

(I still prefer the original "The Office")
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#3 Jon Kukla

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 07:40 PM

Series 1 was definitely S16, but uncertain about Series 2; Kudos had definitely transitioned to HD by the time they shot Hustle Series 4 later that year, though.

See http://64.233.183.10...U...t=clnk&cd=1 for the laughable reasoning behind the BBC pressuring production companies not to shoot Super 16.
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#4 Brad Grimmett

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Posted 09 February 2007 - 02:43 AM

I've never heard of nor seen it since I'm a US guy...but supposedly there's going to be a US version starting up soon...booo!

It's been airing on BBCAmerica for about a year.
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#5 Rupe Whiteman

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Posted 16 February 2007 - 11:06 AM

I caught a bit of it on tv the other day and it looked like film not tape... though I didn't sit through it all. I'd rather watch The Sweeney any day...
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#6 Jon Kukla

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Posted 28 March 2007 - 10:33 PM

Looks like it is S16mm, SR3:
(towards the end)

Edited by Jon Kukla, 28 March 2007 - 10:33 PM.

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