Preparing for and Shooting in High Definition

The increasingly widespread acceptance of high definition has created some unique situations during production. Yet there are many production concepts used in standard definitions that carry over to the HD set.

Although many of the following suggestions and observations may seem obvious, they are only noted here because in the exciting and complicated environment of production, these issues are often forgotten.

Figure 5.1 Retail store. The decreasing price of flat screens has raised the public’s awareness of HD, which in turn has increased the number of people who are watching HD productions.

Before diving into any details, it is a good idea to reiterate once again that the first rule ...

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