Our September Bootcamp!
Short film "Station Egg" coming up!
Check it out this behind the scenes from The Black Panther. It is always an exercise and a learning opportunity to pay attention where they put the lights, how the camera moves and so one.
Here is the trailer and and interview from FOX 5 DC with Chadwick Boseman and other about the film. Soon we bring the making of. :)
We can just say WOW at this point. Check the videos from Panavision and the tech specs.
Panavision Millennium DXL2
Tech Specs from http://dxl.panavision.com/
16-bit, 35.4 Megapixel CMOS - DXL2
16-bit, 35.5 Megapixel CMOS - DXL
8192 x 4320
Large Format: 40.96mm x 21.60mm (Diagonal: 46.31mm)
16 Stops - DXL2
15 Stops - DXL
Max Frame Rate
60 fps at 8K Full Frame (8192 x 4320), 75 fps at 8K 2.4:1 (8192 x 3456)
8K RAW with simultaneous 4K proxy (ProRes or DNx)
SSD (up to 1 hour on a single magazine)
.R3D (supported in RED SDK)
Light Iron Color 2 (compatible with all popular gamuts and transfer curves)
The new Sharp 8K camera comes to the market at a high price and it is focused on the broadcast and industry market.
Even though the camera shoots in 8k, it uses high compression rate recording format. As for today, it is a perfect camera for broadcasting.
Bellow is the full tech specs of this camera.
Image sensor (number of effective pixels)Super 35 mm equivalent single plate CMOS image sensor (approx. 33 million pixels)
Built-in neutral density filterClear, 1/4ND, 1/16ND, 1/64ND
Lens mountPL mount
Electronic shutter1/24, 1/48, 1/50, 1/60, 1/100, 1/120, 1/240, 1/480, 1/960, 1/1920
Variable shutter (1/24 sec. to 1/10000 sec.)
Frame frequency23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60 Hz
Gamma curveHLG (dynamic range 400, 600, 800, 1000, 1200, 2000%)
Color gamutITU-R BT.2020
4K output and 8K output switchable
At the 4K output：quad-link 3G-SDI, 4:2:2 2SI
At the 8K output: quad-link 12G-SDI, 4:2:2 2SI
For HD WFM (with focus assist function)
1.5G-SDI 4:2:2 (Gamma HLG/Log Gamma compatible)
Analog audio inputAUDIO IN XLR type 3 pin (concave) × 2 (compatible with phantom power supply)
Mic inputMIC IN XLR type 5-pin (stereo) (concave) × 1 (compatible with phantom power supply)
OthersMADI audio input, TC IN / OUT, genlock, lens remote, headphone output, speaker output, 10 GbE (for file transfer)
SD cardSDHC × 1 (for proxy recording and firmware update)
StorageSSD pack (MM-210)
Number of slots×1
DurationApprox. 40 min. (when 2TB SSD pack used)
Video CodecGrass Valley HQX Codec (7680×4320 4:2:2 10-bit)
Video compression rate6 Gbps (8K 60p: approx. 1/7 compression)
Audio formatLinear PCM 24-bit 48kHz 32 ch
Power supplyDC 12V to 17V
WeightApprox. 5 kg (body unit)
(W × H × D)W155 × H188 × D312 mm (not including protrusions)
Power consumptionApprox. 80W (non-recording)
AC/DC adapter130W 13V DC output AC/DC adapter XLR 4-pin (concave)
MM-210 SSD pack2 TB x 1
User manualCD-ROM x 1
File transfer softwareCD-ROM: 10GbE (during Pear to pear network)
Data transfer software via transfer BOX
Compatible both Win and Mac