Flat Comedies - What Are They?

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  1. Neil White

    Neil White Supporting Actor

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    Sorry folks, I missed the Warner chat at which I believe this term was used a lot. I've seen much talk of these "flat comedies" but I have no idea what it refers to. Could someone enlighten me please.
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  2. Michael Reuben

    Michael Reuben Studio Mogul

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    The term "flat" usually refers to films shot with spherical lenses and soft-matted for theatrical projection at 1.85:1. This recent thread explored the issues raised when such films are reformatted for home video.
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  3. Neil White

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    Thanks. I had read that thread but didn't make the connection.
    Cheers
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  4. Joel Fontenot

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    I sometimes think of flat comedies as those that aren't very funny.
    And who want's that?
    runs and hides now... [​IMG]
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