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2015

Film Production

Sheridan College

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Evidence That Viewers Prefer Higher Frame Rate Film, Laurie M. Wilcox, Robert S. Allison, John Helliker, Bert Dunk, Roy C. Anthony Jan 2015

Evidence That Viewers Prefer Higher Frame Rate Film, Laurie M. Wilcox, Robert S. Allison, John Helliker, Bert Dunk, Roy C. Anthony

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High frame rate (HFR) movie-making refers to the capture and projection of movies at frame rates several times higher than the traditional 24 frames per second. This higher frame rate theoretically improves the quality of motion portrayed in movies, and helps avoid motion blur, judder and other undesirable artefacts. However, there is considerable debate in the cinema industry regarding the acceptance of HFR content given anecdotal reports of hyper-realistic imagery that reveals too much set and costume detail. Despite the potential theoretical advantages, there has been little empirical investigation of the impact of high-frame rate techniques on the viewer experience ...