06 Sep

New 4K camcorders - Exclusive Sony Interview on RedShark's IBC Preview Show Featured

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This is RedShark's first TV show. We thought we'd make a program to preview what's coming up at IBC and talk to some industry figures about it

We've co-hosted this with StudioTech TV's Mark Johnson, and we'd also like to thank Blackmagic Design  for sponsoring this production.

We're delighted to say that Sony broke the news about their new 4K camcorders on our show when it was recorded. Sony Europe's Bill Drummond reveals that the lower end FDR-AX1E and the higher end PXW-Z100 are actually very similar.

We talk to the CEO of Angelbird - the makers of the stunning professional SSD products that we wrote about here, and finally, RedShark contributor and raw workflow specialist Miguel Ferros talks about a new standard that's designed to unify all existing raw video formats into a single, massive colour space.

Let us know what you think about this! We're calling this a Beta version, because it's new for us and we had to master a pretty amazing set-up, which consisted of a NewTek Tricaster that was live-switching between four cameras, and which also allowed us to take multiple Skype feeds from our guests around the world.

Running order

Here's a running order in case you haven't got time to watch the whole program (but we hope you will!).

04.55    Bill Drummond, Sony
18.08    Roman Rabitsch, Angelbird
29.28     Miguel Ferros - Raw workflow expert

Finally - we had some audio issues while we were recording this which we'll iron out next time, and remember: our guests are via Skype - and Skype is what it is, but it does allow us to bring in guests quickly from around the world. Let us know if there's anyone you'd like to see interviewed in future programs.

PS, I'm the handsome bald guy on the right.



Thanks again to Mark Johnson at StudioTech for hosting this with us.
Read the full press releases on the new Sony 4K camcorders here

David Shapton

David is the Editor In Chief of RedShark Publications. He's been a professional columnist and author since 1998, when he started writing for the European Music Technology magazine Sound on Sound. David has worked with professional digital audio and video for the last 25 years.

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