'The Hobbit' shooting at 48 frames per second. So what's the big deal? (via Inside Movies)


He’s right. It does get more interesting. Fascinating, in fact. But the best is saved for the very last where the question is raised: does making something seem more real make it better?

'The Hobbit' shooting at 48 frames per second. So what's the big deal? Yesterday, Peter Jackson posted on Facebook that he was shooting The Hobbit at 48 frames-per-second. Wait, keep reading, it gets interesting, promise, because this could very well mean that at some point soon, movies won't quite look like, well, movies anymore. Here's how Jackson puts it:  The key thing to understand is that this process requires both shooting and projecting at 48 fps [i.e. frames per second], rather than the usual 24 fps (films … Read More

via Inside Movies