Screen formats (Aspect Ratios) for motion pictures

By | Mar 15, 2008

1.33:1 – Standard television screen.

1.37:1 – Movies made prior to the 1950’s when wide-screen formats were introduced.

1.66:1 – Popular wide-screen format in the 50’s and 60’s.

1.78:1 – Format of 16×9 that’s on HDTV sets.

1.85:1 – Popular format for many movies.

2.35:1 – Super widescreen format used by many movie ‘epics’.


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