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    It's compelling for all sorts of work totally....

    It's compelling for all sorts of work totally. But in particular in terms of a use case if you were deciding on an A-Cam for an upcoming documentary series or feature and were considering what is out...
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    Looks pretty compelling for doco work.

    Looks pretty compelling for doco work.
  3. The flip side to that conversation is how much...

    The flip side to that conversation is how much more worried would Netflix be about the approaching streaming competition if their 4K mandate hadn't provided a plethora of 4K original content which...
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    Saw it in a cinema - looked fantastic. That...

    Saw it in a cinema - looked fantastic.

    That being said of course there were artifacts etc in the retiming - the tools at their disposal aren't sci fi magic - it's the same basic technology that...
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    The issue with using an existing LLC is that in...

    The issue with using an existing LLC is that in the case of a dispute with a distributor etc anything that LLC separately owns could be up for grabs. Also if your general purpose LLC hits legal /...
  6. My suspicion is we have Go Pro to thank for BRAW...

    My suspicion is we have Go Pro to thank for BRAW - pretty sure by it's description is based on the CineformRAW and Go Pro made Cineform open source.

    Could be wrong but if you look at how it's...
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    The other situation where it is in regular use is...

    The other situation where it is in regular use is science I believe.

    For example I am pretty sure both NASA and SpaceX have utilised HDRx for examining rocket exhausts.
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    To be fair - it only takes 2 seconds to figure...

    To be fair - it only takes 2 seconds to figure out you do shit hot work, and another 2 seconds to figure out that it's likely outside the clients budget. ;)
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    Jeffrey Anderson I am going to have to disagree...

    Jeffrey Anderson I am going to have to disagree with you here - what Linus is doing in this video is actually a service to people - and here's why.

    He's in a position to not just take it on trust...
  10. If anything the modularity for hydrogen suggests...

    If anything the modularity for hydrogen suggests a continued love for manual focus and traditional lenses and sensors.

    Somehow I doubt approaching image making from the side of things proposed...
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    I think a big part of the problem is that there...

    I think a big part of the problem is that there often seems to be no one in the process who has direct input on the entire workflow production to post.

    What I mean by that is that a DoP chooses a...
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    Have also used the Thunderbolt 3/USB C dongle to...

    Have also used the Thunderbolt 3/USB C dongle to Thunderbolt 2 with Black Magic Mini Monitor on Avid and it worked fine.
  13. People are missing the reason Oculus would want...

    People are missing the reason Oculus would want this.

    Solving computational 6DoF filming at all is one of the holy grails of VR development.

    If a system like this can capture datasets that help...
  14. Hi Raphael - as someone who has produced their...

    Hi Raphael - as someone who has produced their own low budget film and lives in a PAL / 50 HZ country - my choice for shooting was 23.976fps.

    The reasoning is this: 24fps material will only ever...
  15. There is pretty major artifacting in the hokey...

    There is pretty major artifacting in the hokey player's foot. It's cool that AI can help this and seems to improve some things over existing optical flow algorithms though.
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    The .4V as a codec is likely optimised for...

    The .4V as a codec is likely optimised for compressing information in multiples of 64 views (the Leia Display takes 64 different views and projects them in narrow angles so you only see one view at a...
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    A production rider should really be "A good...

    A production rider should really be "A good producer you trust". But I think the reality is, that as film making becomes less a specialist bespoke industry with lots of planning and more a work for...
  18. Lytro was too early, and didn't have deep enough...

    Lytro was too early, and didn't have deep enough pockets, and VR adoption is too late.

    Google got a steal, but I think actual lightfield tech is still too early.

    Google will use lightfield...
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    Wayne Twitch TV which is mostly streamers playing...

    Wayne Twitch TV which is mostly streamers playing games (computer games or board games) is probably the most successful service for individual streamers, excepting for cam girls / pornography (which...
  20. Basically human facial performance is an...

    Basically human facial performance is an incredible high bandwidth task - you can get the picture using less bandwidth, but the 'compression' takes significantly longer and the fidelity is less....
  21. I'd argue all those images are great examples of...

    I'd argue all those images are great examples of images that communicate LESS information than human faces, and they communicate much less information much slower than human faces can (how much time...
  22. All actors act with their faces. All humans act...

    All actors act with their faces. All humans act with their faces. EVERYONE acts with their faces.

    Some people are better at inhabiting other characteristics with their faces - but every single...
  23. Because humans are empathy machines highly...

    Because humans are empathy machines highly attuned to the human face and it's kind of impossible to get past that.

    Look at gravity - that movie was literally an animated CGI movie for the most...
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    I think the reality of the issue you pose is just...

    I think the reality of the issue you pose is just how many VFX shots are in films these days. Older films have a level of spontaneity and accidental capture and even photochemical film processing...
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    There are a number of reasons it's a bad idea to...

    There are a number of reasons it's a bad idea to go directly to H.264 on a timeline for 4K master.

    One reason may be that your graphics card is trying to do all the graphical operations from your...
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