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What are Foot-Lamberts and Why Do I Care?

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 |

Foot-lamberts (ftL) are the unit of measure used by the motion picture industry to specify how much light should be reflected off the movie screen in a 1-foot x 1-foot area. The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) recommends 16 foot-lamberts in a dark movie theater. This is the standard for a professional cinematic viewing experience. For environments with high levels of ambient light, maintaining good contrast is essential. We recommend a total luminance of 40ftL for...

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