I don't think they do try to detect film. If I set to VIDPP or VIDNC, then all material, including film on BBCHD for example, show a "V" flag. The manual states that "For HD there is an AUTO mode and two video modes", suggesting that using VIDNC or VIDPP will not detect FILM, and so lose all the benefit of FILM mode for film material. I may be wrong, but that's how it looks to me, so I'm sticking with AUTO.Liam @ Prog AV said:As I understand it (I may not be 100%) VIDNC and VIDPP are still AUTO mode i.e. they are still trying to detect film, but with a slightly lesser bias.