Nov. 3 stirred things up a bit in my thoughts on what cam to get. Heres my (and I guess many others) problem.
Scarlet has the technical advantage over the C300 (on paper), but for my work the current post-workflow is a bit worrying.
Im a shooter/owner who delivers a lot to HD Broadcast (1080p 25p) sometimes editing, sometimes delivery of footage only.
Im looking for the best way of getting to QUALITY Prores or similar files, which might as well be used for grading. Its not always the case that production companies here will go through a professional grading house, so I can't have an offline which looks bad. I will always keep my 4k data as a backup and as a way to get back to the R3D files for proper online, but sadly, this is not always the case. Preferably, the workflow will include a way of applying a fast first look (s-curve), and then transcode to Prores.
Is this what people use R3D Data Manager for? I know RedCine has all of these options, but for most of my delivery only it feels too time consuming
What are your thoughts, what are people doing towards HD Broadcast?