Friday, September 25, 2009

Sony XDCAM II: The Sequel!

Sony is Back and Showing off the Latest in XDCAM Workflows and More!

Our Sony XDCAM Event last year was a jam-packed evening, and the September Lounge promised to be no different. Guests came to see the latest updates to the XDCAM lineup and hear from experts about improved workflows.

Sony's Mike Desroches showed off the new XDCAM PDW-F800 camera featuring 24p 1920x1080 4:2:2 and the companion PDW-F1600 deck. Discussion included current TV productions using XDCAM. Editor Jess Bushyhead demonstrated the latest XDCAM workflows for the Avid. Bunim/Murray Productions VP of Post, Mark Raudonis, discussed Final Cut 7 XDCAM workflows. Finally, Gabriel Dimitri of Matrox explained how their MXO2 works with realtime XDCAM outputs. As an added bonus, Gary Mandle from Sony dropped by with the latest BVM-L231 and PVM-L2300 HD monitors.