Could 'Avatar' Sequels Be First Features to Use Douglas Trumbull's High Frame Rate 4K 3D System? asks: Could James Cameron‘s Avatar sequels become the first features to be produced and exhibited using Douglas Trumbull‘s developing system for 4K 3D at 120 frames per second (fps)?

Trumbull told The Hollywood Reporter he has talked with Avatar producer Jon Landau about viewing the short film UFOTOG, which is a showcase for Trumbull’s patented process, dubbed MAGI, for capturing and displaying images at 120 frames per second in 4K and 3D on giant screens using conventional digital projectors.

“I know that Cameron admired Showscan [Trumbull’s earlier invention of a large-format high-frame rate projection system] and that he is a huge advocate of high frame rates [HFRs],” Trumbull said. “The use of HFRs for Avatar would be very appropriate and very successful.”


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