The Hobbit Editor Jabez Olssen had the unenviable task of sorting through the 50,000 clips that were shot for the new trilogy. Add to that the demand for 48fps stereo and you’ve got an unexpected journey all of your own.
DoP BEN SMITHARD reports on the first feature shot using SONY’s flagship camera the F65. What it gave the production and how the 4k data was handled and wrangled.
Channel 4 programme Abbey Road Studios: In Session has survived the cull of music programming in television by cutting costs, changing and improving production values and still appealing to the thinking man’s music taste. We re-visit the newly toned production on a session day. By Julian Mitchell.
After the release of Gambit last November, written by the Coen brothers and directed by Michael Hoffman, 4K London look at the ArriRAW workflow they used and how to gain the best results from this film-esque digital format. In Part Two 4K London look more at the Post route of ArriRAW.
What do you do when you’ve grown out of your DSLR but want a fully fledged ENG video camera for a similar price? You could do worse than to check out Sony’s latest NEX camera the EA50. The model has features on-board sympathetic to the ‘run & gun’ shooter but can you live with it’s DSLR origins? By ADAM GARSTONE.