It would appear that Hollywood is fast adopting digital technology. Thomson reports that a number of leading directors and cinematographers are creating their current projects using the Grass Valley Viper Filmstream digital cinematography camera . Projects currently underway …
The Viper, when used in the FilmStream mode, does not use any in-camera video processing, so it records the full gamut of the scene, delivering the maximum quality and resolution to post production.
“For Grass Valley to develop and manufacture the finest digital cinematography offering, we worked together with industry professionals, found out what was really needed, and built something that movie makers at all levels could use with confidence,” said Marc Valentin, president of the Grass Valley business within Thomson. “We are delighted that the industry has responded by using the Viper in an ever-increasing number of prestige productions.”
This announcement supports Thomson’s two year plan which includes an overall strategy to help its global media and entertainment customer base acquire, create, edit and manipulate, aggregate re-purpose and package their high-value content. Grass Valley is a leading innovator and supplier of solutions for digital movie-making, post production and delivery globally.