On the leading edge of technology, HDTV offers the client
many options in future proofing his production. Originating on HD gives
an original that can be utilized in many ways.
The images are ready for future HD digital broadcast. Already many
major cities (including Atlanta) are broadcasting digital channels. Local
television stores are stocking HDTV ready digital widescreen television
HDTV can be downconverted to Digital Betacam in either wide screen
or pan and scan 4:3 and retains the full bandwidth the Digital Betacam
format can handel. The images are as good as it gets in standard 4:3 Digital
Televison. With image massaging techniques such as the Film Look or Cine
Look, NTSC images can become indistinguisable from film originated images.
HDTV can also be scanned to motion picture film. The image structure
of the HDTV image give results on film equal to origination on super 16.
For features or dramatic productions that might
end up on film, HDTV offers a path with the convience of video production:
Imediate feed back through the HDTV monitor on the set, low tape consumption
cost (85.00 for a 40 minute HDTV Cassette verses 135.00 for 11 minutes
of 16MM). No Lab Cost. No audio syncing cost. Imediate dailies, etc.
We offer a complete HDTV Production
Sony HDW700 1120i Wide Screen
Sony HD Wide Screen Portable
Sachtler Video 20 Tripod
Arri Fresnel Light Kit