I think I understand the 4k raw FCP editing now. The camera generates an additional quicktime file that only references the actual 4k raw file and extracts pixels to make either 0.5k, 1k or 2k proxies.. Right?
Now I know that Jim said that RGB sucks and RAW rocks, but since 1080 RGB can go up to 60fps then there will be times we have to go RGB (I'm hoping that the "sucking" part was more of a comment on how great RAW is, and not that the RBG pictures will look like crap).
I wonder, will the camera create little quicktime references, meaning "on the fly" proxies for 1080 RGB aswell? Or are there other workflows to consider for these kind of shoots? I believe Ted said in an interview that only 4k raw could be edited natively in FCP.
I will of course shoot 4k redcode raw 95% of the time, but either way I'll be finishing in 2k. Would be great to hear what to expect from these 1080 RGB images and how they would differ from the 4k redcode files...
(If this has been discussed plenty, please just direct me to that thread, and delete this one... thanx)