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Douglas Carmichael
Film Handler

Posts: 18
From: Naperville, IL, USA
Registered: Oct 2003


 - posted 01-08-2004 01:24 AM      Profile for Douglas Carmichael     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
What would you think of a dedicated forum for large-format (ie. 8/70 and 15/70) and special-venue fans/projectionists that would be separate from the other forums?

The forum would be for discussing the unique technical issues of LF/special venue film presentation vs. 16mm/35mm film presentation.

Any comments (I know there's more than a few LFers on here.)

--Douglas

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Adam Martin
I'm not even gonna point out the irony.

Posts: 3664
From: Dallas, TX
Registered: Nov 2000


 - posted 01-08-2004 02:40 AM      Profile for Adam Martin   Author's Homepage   Email Adam Martin       Edit/Delete Post 
Um, I believe that's already been done.

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Steve Guttag
We forgot the crackers Gromit!!!

Posts: 12211
From: Annapolis, MD
Registered: Dec 1999


 - posted 01-08-2004 08:52 AM      Profile for Steve Guttag   Email Steve Guttag   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Yeah, but they are 15/70 snobs. Just look at the name of the forum. You might as well call the IMAX only club. What about the 8/70 and 10/70 people? [Wink]

Steve

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John Pytlak
Film God

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From: Rochester, NY 14650-1922
Registered: Jan 2000


 - posted 01-08-2004 09:18 AM      Profile for John Pytlak   Author's Homepage   Email John Pytlak   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
I participate in the http://www.1570.com forum, and they recognize the important role of ALL 70mm formats. If members started discussing 8-perf 70mm or 10-perf 70mm, they would be welcome. As they say, "Different Horses for Different Courses". It is a very useful public large-format forum, as well as the private large format forums.

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Brad Miller
Administrator

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From: Plano, TX (36.2 miles NW of Rockwall)
Registered: May 99


 - posted 01-08-2004 03:02 PM      Profile for Brad Miller   Author's Homepage   Email Brad Miller       Edit/Delete Post 
Oh my, what horrible software they are using. How are you supposed to find the current discussions? I am seeing these "last post" dates in this order:
04-20-01
03-24-99
12-12-00
12-04-98
07-02-01
etc.

Anyway, it's no big deal to open up a new forum, if there is a strong need or desire for it. 1570.com has been around for awhile and I have always assumed it does the job for the large format guys. If there is a reasonable consensus to open up a large forum here, I'll make Adam and Gordon moderate it. [Wink]

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