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FILM ASPECT RATIO Godard comes in many shapes and sizes


GODARD_2004_Aspect_Ratio


Cahier du Cinema July 2004


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Godard comes in many shapes and sizes


David Bordwell December 14, 2007


Which seems to be the essay/analysis/explanation of aspect ratio. Sit down with a hot drink: it’s long.

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FILM TECHNIQUE VIMEO aspect ratio





FILM Aspect ratio frame and image




The Changing Shape of Cinema: The History of Aspect Ratio


from FilmmakerIQ.com on Vimeo

John Hess traces the evolution of the screen shape from the silent film days through the widescreen explosion of the 50s, to the aspect ratio of modern digital cameras.

This lesson is part of the FilmmakerIQ course: “Everything You Need To Know about Aspect Ratio”



18 mins.



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