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I'm currently being hired to make a set of DVDs out of a very long set of film reels (already transferred to video). I can't really say what this is, but it's an important work by an important artist. A museum in the UK wants to screen this work in its entirety, projected onto the side of a building, very large scale. Is there anything special that should be done in the encoding process that would make a difference when a video is projected on this scale? Basically, what I'm asking is if any compression artifacts are more likely to show up this way?

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How long is the video? I'm guessing longer than 2 hours?

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It's 8 hours. Like I said, it will be multiple DVDs (at the very best, it will be 2 DL DVDs, but most likely 4 SL ones). Either way, though, I'm not going to be pushing it in terms of cramming a lot onto one disc. It's also black and white and from a film source, so there won't be excess video noise inherent in old reel-to-reel video.

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Well, if it's black and white, I wouldn't worry too much about the resolution and artifacting (if there is any, you can blame it on the age of the film or a bad telecine transfer. )

<span class=“Italics”>MeBeJedi: Sadly, I believe the prequels are beyond repair.
<span class=“Bold”>JediRandy: They’re certainly beyond any repair you’re capable of making.</span></span>

<span class=“Italics”>MeBeJedi: You aren’t one of us.
<span class=“Bold”>Go-Mer-Tonic: I can’t say I find that very disappointing.</span></span>

<span class=“Italics”>JediRandy: I won’t suck as much as a fan edit.</span>