Originally Posted by darkedgex
As an example of a director who would "want his work distracted by this", I give you a recent film: 300. This was shot digitally, but large amounts of grain were added during production to generate a certain look.
Actually 300 was shot on film, not digitally, although they added tons of grain and mostly it was because the blue and green screen FX was incredibly obvious without it IIRC...
Technical specifications for
300 (2006) More at IMDbPro »
Arriflex 235, Panavision Primo Lenses
Arriflex 435 ES, Panavision Primo Lenses
Panavision Panaflex Gold II, Panavision Primo Lenses
Panavision Panaflex Platinum, Panavision Primo Lenses
Photo-Sonics 4ER, Panavision Primo Lenses
Technicolor, USA (prints)
Film length (metres)
3183 m (Sweden)
Film negative format (mm/video inches)
35 mm (Kodak Vision2 100T 5212, Vision2 Expression 500T 5229)