SFX Secrets: The Power of Aspect Ratios

by Fandor

Can you name the aspect ratio of your favorite film? Aspect ratios are perhaps one of cinema’s most important but least recognized technical features. In this video essay, Jacob T. Swinney examines several ways that frame size and changes have been used to add additional context to a film’s content.

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