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What is a 16mm film?

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Nowadays, DVDs and Blu-ray discs are used to play videos. About 10 to 30 years ago, videotapes were used, and about 20 to 50 years ago, 16 mm and 8 mm films were used. Just as photography has transitioned to digital, so has to move from analog to digital.

The difference between 16mm film and 8mm film is that the film width is different as the name suggests. Naturally, a wider 16mm film has better image quality than an 8mm film, but the cost is higher.

Next, 16mm film has a band called “soundtrack”, in which audio signals are recorded in shades. This is where movie music is called a “soundtrack”.

On the other hand, 8mm film did not have this soundtrack. The audio recording became possible in the late 1960s. Since these films are advanced by a “projector” and screened, they are recognized as “moving images”.

16mm film projected at 24 frames / second has become popular for business use, and 8mm film at 16 frames / second has become popular for amateur use.

Yasuharu Nagura「Lake Biwa Rowing Song」

 Using the performance of OpenGL, we are moving a large number of billboards with images pasted. Yasuharu Nagura has released a new interpretation,『Lake Biwa Rowing Song』that is released October 1, 2018. 
 From now on, free viewing started on bandcamp’s official site. We are disclosing part of the production process until the song『Lake Biwa Rowing Song』is completed.

Yasuharu Nagura – “Phuket Night” (from “Tranquil Restration in Thailand”)

I displayed the waveform of the sound input to the computer. At the same time, the strength of the averaged sound is calculated and displayed. “Phuket Night” was written and performed by Yasuharu Nagura in Phuket, Thailand on December 30, 2017.

Reference

Tranquil Restration in Thailand – EP

https://itunes.apple.com/jp/album/beyond-the-squall-in-patong/1345736505?i=1345736768