Animators face 4K film technology ‘challenge’

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in News, Uncategorized


_78893758_miniontwoThe advent of 4K and high frame rate films presents a “huge challenge” for studios & animators using computer-based animation, an expert has said.

Bruno Mahe, technical head at studio Illumination Mac Guff, said the resolution of animated films would have to be increased by about 2.5 times.

The time required to generate such high-resolution images could hit production schedules.

It may mean studios having to re-think the way they make movies, Mr Mahe said.

Current animated movies are made to be viewed at 24 frames per second (fps) and at resolutions of about 2K.

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via the BBC