From: Northridge, CA USA
Registered: Jun 2003
posted August 01, 2009 05:01 PM
File under more than you wanted to know:
16mm film = 40 frames per foot so: 18x60 / 40 = 27 16 (fps) x 60 (sec) / 40 (frames per foot) = 24 24 (fps) x 60 (sec) / 40 (frames per foot) = 36
(35mm is 16 frames to the foot, Regular 8mm is 80 frames per foot and Super 8mm is 72 frames per foot. Sub the value in the formula for the format you want to compute).
(In our next little chat, perchance we'll discuss pitch and the variants of negative an positive pitch and how it affect printing and why it wasn't necessary during the nitrate age--then there's peforation types and why they exist--and ....)