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Re: VFX on Sony Venice: X-OCN XT or Raw?

Re: VFX on Sony Venice: X-OCN XT or Raw?

Pawel Achtel, ACS

Ø  For an upcoming series we are using multiple Venice Cameras (1. Generation not the Venice2) and are planning to film most of the project in X-OCN ST.

Ø  Regarding the VFX shots, my understanding is that X-OCN XT is largely sufficient and has even a slight advantage over the Raw Format.

Ø  We are going initially for a 5.7K 16:9 (5674 x 3192): 23.98p framerate project. So, in Raw would be then having to end up on a 3.8K 16:9 (3840 x 2160): 23.98p Framerate.

Ø  Or am I missing something? What would be the advantage of going the Sony Raw route vs X-OCN XT? [Emmanuel SUYS]


Any particular reason you would not shoot with a single camera?

It sounds like unnecessary complication, setup time and expense.


Disclosure: My company makes 9x7 digital cinema cameras specifically designed for VFX plates, IMAX and Giant Screen.


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