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France Goes Digital

Discussion in 'WDW Parks News, Rumors and Current Events' started by MythBuster, Apr 21, 2011.

  1. MythBuster

    MythBuster New Member

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    The France pavilion movie "Impressions de France" has gone digital. It is the same movie and same soundtrack, no changes, the only thing that changed was the media.

    I heard that it is greatly improved really crisp and clean images and remastered it and adjusted some color and some alignment issues.
  2. TheDisneyMagic

    TheDisneyMagic Well-Known Member

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    Fantastic news, many thanks for the update, I love the quality gain from going digital.
  3. thelookingglass

    thelookingglass Active Member

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    Good news, but how come they can do this for Impressions de France and not Soarin'?
  4. marni1971

    marni1971 WDW History nut Premium Member

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    About time.
  5. jt04

    jt04 Well-Known Member

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    Wow they really snuck that one in on us.

    Brilliant, brilliant move. Just needs some very minor editing to update some scenes.

    TDO is on a roll! :)
  6. imagineer boy

    imagineer boy Well-Known Member

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    Fantastic! Its really embarrassing that any screens aren't digital at WDW since half the 20 screens at my local theater are digital.
  7. TravisMT81

    TravisMT81 Well-Known Member

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    will have to check it out this weekend!!!
  8. ChrisFL

    ChrisFL Well-Known Member

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    so digital but no new scenes? hmm, maybe they're still coming but that seems a bit disappointing...It can't be as challenging as shooting the 360 movies
  9. Animaniac93-98

    Animaniac93-98 Well-Known Member

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    Can American Adventure be next, please?

    Good news for France though.
  10. Atomicmickey

    Atomicmickey Well-Known Member

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    How come none of our insiders knew about this? WDWMagic must be informed before upgrades may take place!:lol:
  11. ChrisFL

    ChrisFL Well-Known Member

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    It was rumored months ago, and posted about it...I even posted a thread asking for more info ;)
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    TimeTrip Well-Known Member

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    My understanding is that the final montage for AA has been digital since they updated/changed it. It would definitely be nice if the rest of the background imagery was also digital.
  13. Alektronic

    Alektronic Well-Known Member

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    Everything at AA is still film.
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    That's awesome news. When they switched Muppet Vision to digital, the difference was stunning. Can't wait to check out France.
  15. TimeTrip

    TimeTrip Well-Known Member

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    Oh well.. I guess it doesn't really have many static images so it's hard to tell its still film.
  16. SirNim

    SirNim Well-Known Member

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    Mais oui! Très bon!
  17. Prototype82

    Prototype82 Well-Known Member

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    About time!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  18. Figment1986

    Figment1986 Well-Known Member

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    now can we upgrade Captain EO to digital too?
  19. Rob562

    Rob562 Well-Known Member

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    To put it simply: Regular-screen digital projectors exist. Digital Omnimax projectors do not.

    There's a huge difference between regular 35mm projectors projecting onto a small screen, and a giant 70mm IMAX projector projecting onto an Omnimax screen.

    -Rob
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    At this point I would rather NOT have them screwing around with the movie itself. I can imagine how I would do some re-shoots, but I worry that TDO would just screw up a beautiful movie (since they can't see what I am imagining...). It may ultimately be better to just not mess with it...

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