GO SEE THIS!!
DMX digital presentation
The 70mm Newsletter
by: Bill Kallay
attended the DMX digital presentation last night, and I have to say...
GO SEE THIS!
If you can make it up to Westwood, there is another screening at 1:00
p.m. on Saturday at the National on Lindbrook.
I'll just say that SDS-70 and the DMX systems blow away any digital, and
possible film presentation, that I've seen in recent years.
There is no "strobing/rainbow" effect that I've associated with digital
projection in the past. The picture is rock solid, yet looks and feels
like 70mm film. The picture is BRIGHT. There is depth to the picture and
The only loss of detail, and this may just be my eyes playing tricks on
me, were in the Grand Canyon scenes of the terrain...but this is so
minimal I'm sure no one will notice this. The nighttime shots of Times
Square look better than the night footage I've seen from the high
quality Viper camera (the DMX demo was shot in 65mm).
in 70mm reading:
Super Dimensional Xperience
Super Dimension 70
Reformatting films in SDS-70┤s "DMX"
Super Dimension 70
Super Vista Corporation
245 East 93rd Street, Suite 32 A
+1 212 369 5035
+1 212 348 4136 (fax)
Los Angeles +1 818 789 1065
from Robert Weisgerber, inventor of SDS-70 and DMX
*Original SDS-70 short with Walter Cronkite
*DMX version of that same clip
*Comparison of 35mm (SDS-70) footage with DMX
*35mm converted to DMX (and I think you'll be very surprised with the high
*Surprising "up-rez" of a classic John Wayne film
*The sound is uncompressed and is identical to the audio master
In other words, this format does everything I've hoped digital presentation
would do. You might appreciate my enthusiasm because a system like this
makes movies fun. My rave comes from being a fan of film and 70mm
presentation. This was very impressive and makes me now comfortable that
there is a digital presentation worth seeing and raving about.
Again, I don't own stock in Robert's company, nor am I employed by him. He
is a good friend of mine, as is his partner, Barrie O'Brien. This
endorsement comes from being a fan of his work, but also a fan of superior
movie presentation. I think a lot of thrill of going to the movies has been
lost over the last decade or more. But with SDS-70 and DMX, I think the
thrill is back. Imagine the next Indiana Jones in this format, and you'll
know what I'm talking about.
Go see this!
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