What’s the Problem Playing 4K DCPs on 2K Projectors?

What’s the problem with playing 4K DCPs on 2K projectors? Here at theDCPmaster.com we work with a lot of indie films and independent filmmakers. We’re seeing a big increase lately in 4K masters, even on low-budget films. That means we’re having a lot of discussions about the differences between 4K and 2K DCPs. We’ve written
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Is the file size of my DCP too large or too small?

Is the file size of my DCP too large or too small? What size should a Digital Cinema Package be? While is my file so big? Is my output so tiny I should worry about the quality? The most common questions we get at Ask the DCP Master are about file size. But fear not
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What is the Difference Between “Interop” and “SMPTE” DCPs?

Interop and SMPTE Interop and SMPTE are different standards for DCP. They both specify how Digital Cinema Print packages should work and are similar, but aren’t cross-compatible. SMPTE DCPs aren’t valid Interop DCPs, and Interop DCPs aren’t valid SMPTE DCPs. If it helps, you can think of them like how some software only works on
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Does a DCP Have to Have Surround Sound?

Does a DCP Have to Have Surround Sound? Digital Cinema Packages do not demand surround sound audio, but it’s a good idea. And they should never be in stereo in most cases. How Are Speakers Set Up in Cinemas? The vast majority of theatres in the world are set up for “5.1” Surround sound. Three
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