What is 2:1 Aspect Ratio — Why David Fincher, Ari Aster, and More Directors are Switching to 18:9

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In this step you'll learn about aspect ratios and how filmmakers like David Fincher are using the two-two-one aspect ratio to tell their stories in unique and eye-catching ways. This ratio is twice as wide as it is tall and provides filmmakers with a happy medium between capturing drama and environment. It is also being used in popular TV shows like House of Cards and Stranger Things to give audiences the impression of a cinematic experience.