The History and Technicalities of HFR Explained

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Cinematographer/stereographer Tim Dashwood explains some of the finer technical aspects of high frame rate and why it's natural for some audiences to reject it after watching The Hobbit. He writes, "The proponents of HFR for The Hobbit will say things like it creates a 'window in to the real world,' but I don’t want my favourite fantasy hobbits, dwarves, orcs, trolls, goblins, wizards and elves to be in my reality, I want a window into the fantastical Middle Earth, which to me is always in 24 fps."

Read his full piece here.