24 Oct 2017

Dan Slevin on the Soap Opera Effect

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:43 pm on 24 October 2017

A group of A-List directors have boosted a campaign to get rid of 'motion smoothing' (also known as "the soap opera effect") on modern day flat screen TVs. That's where movies and beautifully shot tv shows, look about as sharp and garish as a cheap soap opera. Our regular Tuesday afternoon movie guy, Dan Slevin from RNZ Widescreen explains why 'motion smoothing' is a crime against movies

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