Tag Archives: 2.35

1:1 is the New 4×3

In the past few weeks, square crops of movie trailers have been showing up, mostly on Facebook and Twitter. They were clearly created for the benefit of viewers using a phone in portrait orientation. People in my extended Twitter circles … Continue reading

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Shapeshifting Films

Most motion pictures are presented in one of a handful of typical aspect ratios, but some filmmakers choose, for a variety of reasons, to change that basic shape of the image during the film. Continue reading

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