Originally Posted by BenDover
this is exactly what i was talking about in my post and for that reason believe that the film grain we might end up seeing in some titles would not be what the DPs want or expected; if not, then i say get rid of/reduce the film grain...caveat, not if it will do more bad than good!
people are screaming for preservation of film grain to capture the original intent of the film, but in reality it would appear that film grain of yore is the compression artifact of today...
will spe try out both approaches and screen them for opinion, even if only within the studio itself? that might be a good approach before unleashing all that grain on the public whom would likely not share the "videophile" desire to see the grain which was a limitation of film technology of yore...
/flame suit on /ducking for cover :D