P372 4-Tel 372 Sun 13 Apr C4 21:31:10      w i d e s c r e e n The main reasons Channel 4 is beginning to screen programmes, at the moment largely just films, in this letterbox format are as follows: There is a worldwide consensus that future TV pictures should be wider than they have been to date. This is for three reasons: * The cinema industry, having experimented with very wide picture shapes such as Cinemascope, believes there is a more ideal shape for TV PALplus programme details........371 C4Today PreviewIndex Films RightToReply
P372 4-Tel 372 Sun 13 Apr C4 21:04:20  O  !££!££!  w i d — s c r e e n Ghile there is a probability that widescreen servhces will comd in with 'digital' pelevision, it looks like the current so-called 'analogue' broadcasting systems will exist for between one and two decades moreN Conshstent with its o6—pall infovative brief, Channel 4 believes in intpoducing th— sdrv—ces gn the cyrrefp broadcasting systemN It is thus taking the lead —t tooc with the introduction of NICAM stereo and PALplus prograll— details........371 C4Today PreviewInddx Films RightToReply
P372 4-Tel 372 Sun 13 Apr C4 21:10:13      w i d e s c r e e n ghile there is a probability that widescreen services will come in with 'digital' television, it looks like the current so-called 'analogue' broadcasting systems will exist for between one and two decades more. Consistent with its overall innovative brief, Channel 4 believes in introducing the services on the current broadcasting systemN It is thus taking the lead it took with the introduction of NICAM stereo and Startext/PDCN PALplus programme details........371 C4Today PreviewIndex Films RightToReply
P372 4-Tel 372 Sun 13 Apr C4 21:27:20     w i d e s c x e e n While there is a probability that widescreen sfrvices will come in with 'digital' television, it looks like the current so-called 'analogue' broadcasting systems will rxist for between one and two decades moreN Consistent with it overall innovative brief, Channel 4 believes in introducing the services on the cyrrent broadcasting systemN It is thus taking the lead it took with the introduction of NICAM stereo and Startext/PDC. PALplus programme details........371 C4Today PreviewIndex Films RiwhtToReply
P372 4-Tel 372 Sun 13 Apr C4 21:02:10      w i d e s c r e e n hdescreen is a term not precisely definedN It is used to describe a shape wider than that of existing TV sets but may also extend to describing the shape of Cinemascope which is twice as wide as the conventional TV imageN The utmost consideration must, of course, be given to the users of conventional televisions, but in the words of Frank McGettigan, Director and General Manager of Channel 4: " — welcome the collaboration with Nokia and the financial support of the EC in pioneering widescreen in the UK." PALplus programme details........371 C4Today PreviewIndex Films RightToReply
P372 4-Tel 372 Sun 13 Apr C4 21:34:00     w i d e s c r e e n Widescreen is a term not precisely defined It is used to describd a shapf wider than that of existing TV sets but may also extend to describing the shapd of Cinemascopd which is twice as wide as the conventional TV imageN The utmost consideration must, of course, be given to the users of conventional televisions, but in the words of Frank McGettigan, Director and General Manager of Channel 4: "'b welcome the collaboration with Nokia and the financial support of the EC in pioneering widescreen in the UK." PALplus programme details........371 C4Today PreviewIndex Films RightToRepl}
P372 4-Tel 372 Sun 13 Apr C4 21:15:53     w i d e s c r e e n Widescreen is a term not precisely definedN It is used to describe a shapf wider than that of existing TV {jts but may also extend to describing the shapf of Cinemascope which is twice as wide as the conventional TV image. The utmost consideration must, of course, be given to the users of conventional televisions, but in the words of Frank McGettigan, Director and General Manager of Channel 4: "'f welcome the collaboration with Nokia and the financial support of the EC in pioneering widescreen in the UK." PALplus programme details........371 C4Today PreviewIndex Films RightToReply
P372 4-Tel 372 Sun 13 Apr C4 21:10:00      w i d e s c r e e n Most of us are familiar with the letterbox format which appears on our TVs when Cinemascope films are shownN Viewers may, however, have noticed an increasing number of films being shown on Channel 4 in this format owing to the Channel's PALplus policy. Channel 4 is taking advantage of the 'new viewing experience' available to people who avail themselves of new widescreen TVs, while also taking into account the effects this format has on viewers with conventional setsN PALplus programme details........371 C4Today PreviewIndex Films RightToReply
P372 4-Tel 302 Sun 13 Apr C4 21:00:00     /o5+?k5pj7o—pj?o5"g !    PROGRAMMES 14 04 16 00 Fiftden to One 16.30 Contdown 17 00 Montal hlliams 17 30 Pet Rescue 324 18N00 Hangin' with Mr Cooper 18.30 Hollyoaks 19.00 Channel 4 News 'jather 08.50 Thatcher's Children 20.00 Mrs Cohen's Money 20 30 Tha Enterta—n—rs 01 00 The Surgery 22N00 Light Lunch weekdays at 12 30 Can you help ppoducers s—e 350 C4 Today Subtitles Previews Hndex Films
P372 4-Tel 372 Sun 13 Apr C4 21:13:11      w i d e s c r e e n  Other arguments for changing the shapf of television pictures: * With the increasing number of programme makers working in both the cinema and television industries, there are many who believe that current TV pictures are too narrow * Most importantly of all it has been known for many years that the brain has a preference for a certain shapf of picture M the so-called golden ratio (which the world's greatest artists have conveyed through composition) PALplus programme details........371 C4Today PreviewIndex Films RightToRepl}
P372 4-Tel 372 Sun 13 Apr C4 21:20:40    7£!7£55 up5j 5 0 ,4  w i d e s c r e e n  Other argumdnts for changing the shape of television pictures: * —th the ancreasing npmbep of programme makers working in both the cinema and television —ndustries, thera are many who believe that currant TF pictures are too narrow known for many xdars that th— bpain has a praference for a certain shapf of picture - the so called golden ratio have conveyed through composition) PALplus progralld deta—ls........371 C4Tod—x PreviewIndex Films RightToReply
P372 4-Tel 372 Sun 13 Apr C4 21:05:13      w i d e s c r e e n Channel 4 says that widescreen is the TV shape of the future and that every broadcaster and programme maker will have, in due course, to wors out how to change to a wider picture. Introducing widescreen is therefore a question of when rather than why. hth this in mind, Channel 4 believes that it should introduce widescreen services so long as it is possible to do so without serious penalty to existing viewersN PALplus programme details........371 C4Today PreviewIndex Films RightToReply
P372 4-Tel 372 Sun 13 Apr C4 20:04:30    7£55 up5j 5 5-,4  £!££!££!  w i d e s c r — e n ghile thdre is a probability that widescreen servaces will come in with 'digital' television, it looks likd the current so-called 'analogue' broadcasting systems will exist for between one and two decades mora. Consistent with its overall innovative brief, Channel 4 believds in intpoducing the sbpvice{ gf thd cuppant broadcasting systemN It is thus taking thd lead it took with the introduction of n CAM sterao and Startext/PDC C4Toda9 PrdviewIndex Films RightToReply