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Kodak Introduces Mobile Aspect Ratio App for Filmmakers

By PVC News Staff | March 08, 2013

A new Aspect Ratio app is now available as part of the KODAK Cinema Tools application. This suite of apps from Kodak can be downloaded for free from iTunes. The Aspect Ratio App lets filmmakers see how different aspect ratios affect a shot.

The new app lets filmmakers select a photo from their device and overlay it with 2-perf, 3-perf, 4-perf and 16mm motion picture film formats and popular aspect ratios.

The KODAK Cinema Tools App also includes: 

Lab Locator: Find a lab or transfer house while on the go! Using a current location and selecting the service needed, the Lab Locator tool will find a service provider nearby and provide contact information as well as a map. The tool also provides the ability to search other locations by filling out the search form.

Sun Calculator: Helps filmmakers take the guesswork out of capturing sunrise and sunset scenes.
               
Film Calculator: Information can be entered into fields where data is known: format, length, run time and frame rate. The app then calculates and supplies the other variables. Film length can be measured in feet or meters.
 
Depth of Field Calculator: Help filmmakers determine the settings they need to get the focus they want. The app is designed to be used with any film format, including Super 8, 16, 35 and 65 mm. F-stops range from F1.4 ˆ F22, with 1/3 stops included.

InCamera: Our mobile-friendly magazine. Read about film productions around the world, and learn how others are approaching their projects aesthetically and reaping the benefits of shooting on film throughout the entire process from set to screen.

Film Products: Lets filmmakers view product descriptions, technical information, sample footage, and ordering details. 

Glossary of Motion Picture Terms: Search and view instant definitions for hundreds of filmmaking terms. The glossary is designed to help filmmakers and their collaborators communicate clearly and accurately.

How To Read A Film Can: All the letters and numbers on a film can are explained in full detail on this interactive label. 

Guides & References: Kodak proudly offers its most popular publications in mobile-friendly formats, including The Essential Reference Guide for Filmmakers and Cinematographer‚s Field Guide.

Contact a Sales Rep: Whether it‚s a quick question or help with a current or future production, filmmakers can get in touch with a Kodak representative online.

Kodak‚s Entertainment Imaging Division is the world-class leader in providing film, digital and hybrid motion imaging products, services and technology for the entertainment industry. For more information, visit www.kodak.com/go/motion.

Follow Kodak on Facebook (www.facebook.com/KodakMotionPictureFilm), Twitter (@Kodak_ShootFilm) and on YouTube (www.youtube.com/KodakShootFilm ).   

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