Film director takes a look at the Sony XDCAM EX PMW-EX1 Camcorder
Screenwriter and film director Sarah L Perkins used the newly released Sony XDCAM EX PMW-EX1 Camcorder to film a documentary style arthouse film. In addition to the existing XDCAMTM HD optical disc-based products, the new XDCAM EX camcorders offer all the benefits of tapeless workflow, selectable bit rates and outstanding picture performance that users have come to expect with XDCAM HD.
Together with a sound recordist, production manager and several others he had the pleasure of using the camcorder to create crystal clear images. He notes that the camera works fast and efficient partly because it uses solid state media for recording footage.
"It's a great camera and it will truly revolutionize low-budget arthouse filmmaking. And no more sleepless nights about negative scratches and hairs in the gate!"
Read about his experiences on his blog.
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