Local Toronto experimental filmmaker, Stephen Broomer, has completed a
new ultrawide film work titled "Ravine". Stephen utilized a variation
of UltraPan8 2.8 which utilizes the full 16mm width of Double Super 8
film stock with Super 8 pulldown resulting in an aspect ratio of 3.1,
In Toronto's Nordheimer Ravine, an environment of thick brush and dead
wood flattens into fields of colour. Its paths lead to Winston
Churchill Park, where the entrance to a city reservoir overlooks a
This film was made in the UltraPan8 format. It was composed using a
3.1:1 widescreen frame. The film was processed at Niagara Custom Lab.
The resulting footage was digitized by John Gledhill of Bit Works Inc.
The camera, modified by Jean-Louis Seguin, was provided by Nicholas
Kovats. Post-production was completed at the Liaison of Independent
Filmmakers of Toronto.
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