Category: ‘PWM-F55’

Crux of Custom and CineEI mode

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Four years after Sony introduced Custom and CineEI mode on the PMW-F5 & PMW-F55, which also made it’s way over to the PXW-FS7, there seems to still be a lot of confusion around Custom vs CineEI mode on these camera’s. Note: these issues don’t exist on the FS5 however, as there is no CineEI mode on the PXW-FS5 but it …

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ITCH short film – shot and colored F55/DaVinci

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ITCH is a short horror film written and directed by Sean Patrick Kelly that I got involved with as co-producer and worked on as the director of photography and colorist. Horror is amongst my favorite genres, so when I first met Sean and found out more about the project and read the script I definitely wanted to get on board. …

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Which Sony cameras make the cut for NetFlix

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A chart floating around Facebook indicating camera requirements is making a bit of a buzz online, especially amongst Sony cinema camera owners since the PXW-FS7, PMW-F55 and F65 models are listed – but not the poor little brother (or sister) the PMW-F5! Naturally speculation ensued and in a nutshell the likely reasons the F5 is not listed could come down …

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Sony F55 and the MD-HX Decimator

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SDI is the predominant and preferred (and sometimes only interface option) digital video interface to route from a camera to external monitors for monitoring on set, wireless video senders (Teradek, etc..) or even broadcast video uplink systems such as LiveU, Dejero, etc.. but what happens when these systems only support HD in 60i and you are shooting in 24p? Since …

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