Unformatted text preview: shot, so we must correct their position; we can no longer capture the same emotion through the standard ratio. On the other hand, the standard ratio is better for framing horizontal and vertical scenes. When it comes time to show the media, we can change the aspect ratio to make the media fit it’s medium better. This is done by reducing or increasing the size of leftover space surrounding it. To show a 4x3 film on a widescreen set, we would use window boxing to render the shot. To show a 16x9 film on a 4x3 screen, we would use a technique called letterboxing, which leaves empty space above and below the shot. The last noticeable technique used is referred to as pillar boxing, which is placing a 4x3 shot on a 16x9 screen and placing dead zones on the left and the right of the shot....
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2012 for the course RTV 3001 taught by Professor Sharuti during the Spring '12 term at FSU.
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