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Film formats

  1. Academy
    • Description: It was created by AMPAS in 1932
    • Film Gauge: 35mm
    • Direction of travel: Vertical - four perforations - 24 fps
    • Aperture: 0.825" x 0.600" nominal
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 1.37:1
  2. ArriScope-ArriVision
    • Description: ArriScope and ArriVision were designed by the Arriflex Camera Corporation
    • Film Gauge: 35mm
    • Direction of travel: Vertical - four perforations - 24 fps
    • Aperture: 0.825" x 0.600" nomina
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  3. Cinerama
    • Description: It was creates by Fred Waller in 1952
    • Film Gauge: 35mm x 3
    • Direction of travel: Vertical - six perforations 24 fps
    • Aperture: 0.996" x 1.116"
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 2.59:1
  4. Cinerama 70mm
    • Description: Created in 1960 by MGM, it also known as Super Cinerama
    • Film Gauge: 70mm
    • Direction of travel: Vertical - five perforations 24 fps
    • Aperture: 1.912" x .0.870" nominal
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 2.75:1
  5. CinemaScope
    • Description: Created by 20th Century Fox in 1953
    • Film Gauge: 35mm
    • Direction of travel: Vertical - four perforations - 24 fps
    • Aperture: 0.864 x 0.732" nominal
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  6. CinemaScope 55
    • Description: Created in 1953 by 20th Century Fox
    • Film Gauge: 55mm
    • Direction of travel: Vertical - four perforations - 24 fps
    • Aperture: 0.912" x .0.715" nominal
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 2.55:1
  7. Dimension 150
    • Description: Created by American Optical Company in 1966
    • Film Gauge: 70mm
    • Direction of travel: Vertical - four perforations - 24 fps
    • Aperture: 2.066" x 0.906"
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 2.07:1
  8. Fearless SuperFilm
    • Description: It was designed by Ralph G. Fear in 1930
    • Film Gauge: 65mm
    • Direction of travel: Vertical - four perforations - 24 fps
    • Aperture: 1.811" x 0.906"
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 2.05:1
  9. Grandeur 70
    • Description: Created by 20th Century Fox in 1961
    • Film Gauge: 70mm
    • Direction of travel: Vertical - four perforations - 24 fps
    • Aperture: 1.768" x .0.885" nominal
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 2:01
  10. Imax
    • Description: Created by IMAX Corporation in 1970
    • Film Gauge: 70mm
    • Direction of travel: horizontally - fifteen perforations - 24 fps
    • Aperture: 2.740" x .1.910" nominal
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 1.43:1
  11. Magnascope
    • Description: Invented by Lorenzo del Riccio in 1926
    • Film Gauge: 35mm
    • Direction of travel: Vertical - four perforations - 24 fps
    • Aperture: 0.980" x 0.735"
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 2:18:01
  12. Matted 1.66:1
    • Description: Created by Paramount, in 1953
    • Film Gauge: 35mm
    • Direction of travel: Vertical - four perforations - 24 fps
    • Aperture: 0.825" x .0.496" nominal
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1
  13. Matted 1.85:1
    • Description: Created by Universal, in 1953
    • Film Gauge: 35mm
    • Direction of travel: Vertical - four perforations - 24 fps
    • Aperture: 0.825" x .0.446" nominal
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  14. Natural Vision
    • Description: Created by George K. Spoor and P. John Berggren in 1925
    • Film Gauge: 63.5mm
    • Direction of travel: Vertical - four perforations - 20 fps
    • Aperture: 0.864" x 0.732" nominal
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1 35mm sound at 24 fps interlocked with film.
  15. Realife 70mm
    • Description: Created by MGM in 1930
    • Film Gauge: 70mm
    • Direction of travel: Vertical - four perforations - 24 fps
    • Aperture: 1.958" x 0.847" nominal
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 2.13:1
  16. Super 35mm
    • Description: Created by Joe Dunton, in 1982
    • Film Gauge: 35mm
    • Direction of travel: Vertical - four perforations - 24 fps
    • Aperture: 0.980" x 0.735" nominal
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: Variable Standard 1.33:1 Widescreen 1.85:1 Panavision 2.35:1
  17. SuperScope
    • Description: Created by Tushinsky Brothers, in 1954
    • Film Gauge: 35mm
    • Direction of travel: Vertical - four perforations - 24 fps
    • Aperture: 0.715" x .0.715" nominal
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 2:01
  18. Super Technirama 70mm
    • Description: Created by Technicolor, in 1959
    • Film Gauge: 35mm
    • Direction of travel: Vertical - five perforations - 24 fps
    • Aperture: 1.364" x .0.715" nominal
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  19. Techniscope
    • Description: Created by Technicolor, in 1960
    • Film Gauge: 35mm
    • Direction of travel: Vertical - two perforations - 24 fps
    • Aperture: 0.838" x 0.7"
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  20. Technirama 35mm
    • Description: Created by Technicolor, in 1956
    • Film Gauge: 35mm
    • Direction of travel: horizontally - eight perforations - 24 fps
    • Aperture: 1.898" x .0.715" nominal
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  21. Todd-AO
    • Description: Created by Michael Todd in 1955
    • Film Gauge: 65mm
    • Direction of travel: Vertical - five perforations 30 fps
    • Aperture: 2.072" x .0.906" nominal
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 2.2:1
  22. Ultra Panavision 70mm and MGM Camera 65
    • Description: Created by Panavision, in 1957
    • Film Gauge: 65mm
    • Direction of travel: Vertical - five perforations - 24 fps
    • Aperture: 2.072" x .0.906 nominal
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 2.76:1
  23. Vitascope
    • Description: Created by Ralph G. Fear, in 1930
    • Film Gauge: 65mm
    • Direction of travel: Vertical - five perforations - 24 fps
    • Aperture: 1.772" x 0.866"
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 2:01
  24. VistaVision
    • Description: Created byb Paramount Pictures in 1954
    • Film Gauge: 35mm
    • Direction of travel: horizontally - eight perforations - 24 fps
    • Aperture: 1.485" x .0.990" nominal
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 1.6:1
  25. Widescreen 1.85:1
    • Description: The standard widescreen format in use today Cinemas
    • Film Gauge: 35mm
    • Direction of travel: Vertical - four perforations - 24 fps
    • Aperture: 0.825" x .0.446" nominal
    • Dimensions Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1