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#1 Nicholas Kovats

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Posted 11 April 2010 - 09:32 PM

I am interested in shooting 16mm spherical anamorphic via ground glass 2.35 markings such that the 2.35 aspect ratio is extracted in post.

I have located the following reference material for both Arriflex and Aaton respectively, i.e.
1. http://www.arrimedia.....ass Guide.pdf
2. http://www.aaton.com...g_screens16.pdf

It seems Aaton does offer a specific 2.35 markings, i.e. Ref#01-812-29 format=Super 16 markings=2.35 Full + 1.78 Full.

Are there any alternative sources for S16 or R16 2.35 marked ground glass for specific 16mm cameras?
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#2 Sir Alvin Ekarma

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Posted 14 April 2010 - 02:05 PM

You should drop a line to Bernie at Super16inc and he could either figure something out or point you in the right direction.
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#3 Nicholas Kovats

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Posted 14 April 2010 - 02:09 PM

Thanks Alvin.

I was just about to contact Bernie at Super16.com. Aaton just informed me yesterday that the S16 2.35 ground glass is no longer in production.

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#4 Stuart Brereton

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Posted 14 April 2010 - 02:28 PM

I am interested in shooting 16mm spherical anamorphic via ground glass 2.35 markings such that the 2.35 aspect ratio is extracted in post.


Arri may be able to supply you with a 2.35 groundglass if you are using one of their cameras. They will also temporarily mark a 1.85 groundglass with clear tape, if asked nicely.

Btw, what you are proposing to do has nothing to do with anamorphic. You are merely using the same aspect ratio.
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Posted 14 April 2010 - 02:43 PM

Stuart.

My terminology stands corrected.

I wish to extract a 2.35 aspect ratio utilizing standard 16mm spherical optics...in the anamorphic style. :)

Thanks for the heads up regarding Arri. In fact I could very well have the standard 1.85 Aaton ground glass taped off accordingly.
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