“Film to digital: Seeing movies in a new light.” A Feedback from Todd Leopold, CNN

Posted: 05/31/2013 in Uncategorized

Posted by Todd Leopold on May 31, 2013 • 


Atlanta (CNN) — “You take an elevator to the top level of the Regal Atlantic Station 16 movie theater, round a corner, enter through a security-coded door and head down some steps.

There it is: a wide, nondescript corridor interspersed with HVAC equipment and, more important, several giant slabs of electronics and server stacks. The touchscreens near each slab tell the story: “The Hangover 3,” “Star Trek Into Darkness,” “Fast and Furious 6.”

This is the movie projection room, circa 2013.

What, you were expecting a black-walled compartment littered with film canisters and stray bits of celluloid and a dissolute, chain-smoking movie buff monitoring a clacking projector?”


See on edition.cnn.com


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