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For my final product (people will buy the dvd and play in home tv, etc.) should I use Interlaced or Frame mode?
The general rule of thumb is if you are planning on making something that will be shown on an interlaced NTSC CRT style TV, you will want to use the normal interlaced setting. The picture will be very clear going this route.
If you are planning on making something that will be shown on progressive screens such as a PC monitor or the latest Hi-Def equipment <OR> you are going to put it on the web, you should go with the frame mode.
raphaelgandara: Since this is your first project, IMO I would go with the normal interlaced mode. This way you know it will look great and there wont be any surprises. Once you get more experienced and comfortable, then you might try fooling around with the frame mode but be advised that there is more to this than meets the eye. Using frame mode requires a very good understanding of using the Tv and Av settings so that you can avoid smearing when shooting fast moving action.