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					                              High Definition
                                                     For
      Feature Film Production
                                                        Presented By:
                                                       Jeffrey Cree
                                               HDVS Market Development Manager
                                                 Band Pro Film & Digital Inc.




Copyright: Band Pro Film & Digital Inc. 2006
                                               High Definition
                                                    And
                                               Feature Films




Copyright: Band Pro Film & Digital Inc. 2006
            HD Formats For Feature Films
•   DVCPro-HD                        •   HDCAM                             •   HDCAM-SR
    – 100 Mbps Video Recording           – 140 Mbps Video Recording            – 440 Mbps SQ Mode
      At 60P                             – 3:1:1 Color Sampling                    •   880 Mbps HQ Mode (SRW-
    – 4:2:2 Color Sampling               – Sub Sampled Recording                       1 Only)
    – Sub Sampled Recording                  •   1920 X 1080=1440 X 1080       – Color Sampling
        •   1280 X 720=960 X 720         – 8 Bit Video Processing                  •   4:2:2 YUV
        •   1920 X1080=1280 X 720        – 16 Bit Audio Recording                  •   4:4:4 RGB
    – 8 Bit Video Processing                 •   Camcorder 2 or 4 Channels     – Native Resolution Recording
    – 16 Bit Audio Recording                 •   Studio Deck 4 or 8 Channels
                                                                                   •   1920 X 1080
        •   Camcorder 2 Channels             •   Format 4 Channels
                                                                                   •   1280 X 720
        •   Studio Deck 4 Channels       – Camcorder Available
        •   Format 8 Channels                                                  – 10 Bit Video Processing
    – Camcorder Available                                                      – 24 Bit Audio Recording
                                                                                   •   Portable/Studio Recorder
                                                                                       12 Channels
                                                                               – Portable Recorder/Docking
                                                                                 Transport Available
                       Additional Formats
• XDCAM-HD                              • HDV
  – Variable Rate Video Recording         – 15 Mbps MPEG 2 Video Recording
      •   35 Mbps Variable                    •   Long GOP Recording
      •   25 Mbps Fixed                   – 4:2:0 Color Sampling
      •   18 Mbps Variable                – Sub Sampled Recording
      •   Long GOP Recording                  •   1920 X 1080=1440 X 1080
  – 4:2:0 Color Sampling                  – 8 Bit Video Processing
  – Sub Sampled Recording                 – 16 Bit Audio Recording
      •   1920 X 1080=1440 X 1080             •   MPEG 1 Compression
  – 8 Bit Video Processing                    •   Camcorder 2 Channels
  – 16 Bit Audio Recording                    •   Studio Deck 2 Channels
      •   Camcorder 2 or 4 Channels           •   Format 2 Channels
      •   Studio Deck 2 or 4 Channels     – Camcorder Available
      •   Format 4 Channels
  – Camcorder Available
         The System Is Complete
• HD Is Now Viable Choice For Use In Feature Films
  – Lens Selection and Lens Quality Has Improved
     • Zeiss DigiPrimes and DigiZooms
     • Expanded Palette of Lenses
         – Fujinon
         – Canon
         – Angenieux
     • Specialty Lenses and Mounts Are Now Available For B4 Mount
         –   Innovision Optics
         –   Pace 3D Systems
         –   Cobalt 3D Systems
         –   Cineflex Gyro Mount
         –   Gyron Stabilized Mount
    Directors That Have Made The Move
•   Robert Altman          • Mark Neveldine And Brian
•   Michael Bay              Taylor
•   Francis Ford Coppola   • Robert Rodriguez
•   George Lucas           • Irwin Winkler
•   Michael Mann
  Prairie Home Companion-Robert Altman
• Prairie Home Companion
  – Greene Street Productions
  – Directed By Robert Altman
  – Director of Photography-
    Edward Lachman
  – Camera/Recorder
     • HDC-F950
     • SRW-1/SRPC-1
  – Two Additional HD Films Were
    In Preproduction Prior to His
    Recent Death
          Miami Vice-Michael Mann
• Miami Vice
  – Michael Mann Production
  – Director of Photography
    Dion Beebe
  – Cameras
     • Sony HDC-F950
     • Thomson Viper
  – Lenses
     • DigiPrimes
     • DigiZoom
Crank-Neveldine/Taylor
           • Crank
             – A Film By Mark Neveldine
               And Brian Taylor
             – Director of Photography
               Brian Taylor
             – Cameras
                • Sony HDC-F950
                • Pace Advantage System
             – Lenses
                • DigiPrimes
   Home of the Brave-Irwin Winkler
• Home of the Brave
  – Irwin Winkler Production
  – Director of Photography
    Tony Pierce-Roberts
  – Cameras
     • Thomson Viper
  – Lenses
     • DigiPrimes
     • DigiZoom 6-24
     • Fujinon Zoom 10-100
                  HD Features
• Current Feature Production is Currently Being
  Completed With One of Five Camera Systems
   – Sony
      • HDC-F950/SRW-1
      • HDW-F900
   – Panasonic
      • Varicam
   – Thomson
      • Viper
   – Panavision
      • Genesis

• The Market is Demanding Systems Designed to Meet
  the Needs of the Feature Film Production
  Cameras Designed For Features
• Cameras Are Beginning to Be Designed And Produced To
  Meet the Specialized Demands of the Feature Market.
• Multiple Manufacturers Are Trying to Meet The Demands
  From The Feature Community.
  –   Panavision-”Genesis”      – Silicon Imaging
  –   Dalsa-”Origin”            – Sony F23
  –   Airriflex-”D-20”
  –   Red-”Red One”
                                  The Next Generation
                                  of CineAlta Cameras




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              CineAlta Evolution
   FY2000           FY2003             FY2005      FY2006    FY2007

HDW-F900                                                          New RGB 4:4:4
                                                HDW-F900R    Multi Frame Rate Camera




   HDW-F500   HDC-F950     SRW-5000
   HDCAM                   SRW-1
              HDCAM-SR                                       HDCAM-SR
   1080/24P   RGB 4:4:4 Recording                            RGB 4:4:4 Recording
                                        PDW-F350             Cine Style

                                                   PDW-F70



                                      XDCAM-HD
                                      RGB 4:2:0 Recording
Sony F23
    • New Compact Rugged
      Design
    • Provides Cable Free 4:4:4
      and 4:2:2 Capability
    • Compatible With Film
      Accessories
    • Variable Frame Rate
      Operation
    • Planned Delivery
      Late Spring 2007
                     Sony F23
• “F”
  – Indicates CineAlta 24P Capability
• 23
  – 2/3” Imager
                               Let’s Make This
                               Perfectly Clear!!!
                               The F23 Is “Not”:



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Sony F23 Is NOT
        • The New F23 is Not a
          Commercial Version of the
          Genesis.
        • It is Not a Baby Genesis
        • It is an All New Camera
          – Different Imager Technology
          – New and Different Image
            Processing
          – B4 Mount Instead of PL Mount
          – All New Body Design
                 Design Criteria
•   Design to Film Like Conventions
•   Cable Free 4:4:4 System
•   Improved Dynamic Range
•   Advanced Video Processing
•   Off Speed Capable
•   Reasonable Cost Point
Flexible Design
New F23 CineAlta Design Features
• Size & Shape Similar to Many Film Cameras
  – Top or rear VTR docking (Cable Free Connection)
  – Top & bottom hard-points for mounting on a crane, jib, or dolly
  – Flat top panel suitable for Steadicam Low-mode (mount below the
    gimbals).
  – Compatible with film accessories
  – Weight Targeted For Under 5.0 kg

• Indicators and Controls Layout Follow Film Work-
  Style Conventions
• Hardened B4 Lens Mount
  – Stronger Mount
  – More Temperature Stable

• 12 & 24 Volt DC Accessory Power Outputs
  – Current Camera Power Requirement 54W w/o Lens, VF, and
Camcorder Configuration
                 • Interchangeable
                   Transport Position
                    – Top Mount
                       • Tripod
                       • Dolly
                    – Back Mount
                       • Hand Held
                       • Steadicam

                 • Two Channel Audio
                    – 24 Bit
                    – 48 kHz Sampling
                    – AES Or Analog
         Two Piece Application



•   Dual Interfaces                       •   Expanded Audio Inputs
     –   Dual Link HD-SDI                      –   12 Channels
     –   Single Link HD-SDI                          •   24 Bit
•   Processor Provides Multiple Outputs              •   48 kHz Sampling
     –   HD-SDI YUV 4:2:2                      –   Selectable Audio
     –   SDI Down-convert                            •   AES
           •   Crop                                  •   Analog
           •   Squeeze                    •   Camera Remote Interface Via Fiber
           •   Letterbox
                                              (Proposed)
             Sony Is Listening
• Modification of the Prototype Shown at NAB-
  2006 Have Been Made to Better Suit the Needs
  of the Filmmaker
  – Viewfinder to Lens Clearance Has Been Increased to
    Improve Visibility
  – Mounting Has Been Standardized to Better Fit Existing
    Accessories
  – Menu Control and Navigation Have Been Simplied
Modified Design
Sony F23
           New F23 CineAlta Imager
• Three 2/3”type 1920 x 1080P Power HAD EX CCD
   – Modified Version of HDC-1500
   – Improved CCD Drivers Better Matched to the Imager
• Hardened B4 Mount
   – Better Stability
   – Stronger for Heavier Lenses
• Supported Frame Rates:
   – Progressive: 1080/23.98P, 24P, 25P, 29.97P, 59.94P, and 60P
   – Interlace: 1080/50i, 59.94i
1920 x 1080 pixels x 14-bits x 24 fps x R, G, B = 2,090 Gbps




                                     14-bit
                         AMP
                                     linear

                                                14 Bit
                                     14-bit                    New Advanced
                         AMP
                                     linear     A/D
                                                               Video Processor

                         AMP
                                      14-bit
                                      linear
                    Why CCD
•   More Stable Than CMOS Sensors
•   Repeatable Linear Response
•   Dependable Dynamic Range
•   No Bayer Filtering Required
•   Virtually No Fixed Pattern Noise
•   Noise Level Constant Through Full Dynamic Range
          Video Processing
• 14-bit AD conversion
• Advanced DSP Providing The Highest Level of
  Imaging Performance
  – Improved Signal to Noise Ratio for Better Blacks
  – Expanded Dynamic Range for Improved High Light
    Handling
• Surpasses Any Existing Sony Camera or
  Camcorder
             New F23 CineAlta Color
             Sampling/Frames Rates
• Color Sampling
   – YUV 4:2:2
   – RGB - 4:4:4
• Standard Frame Rates
   – 4:2:2
      • Progressive: 1080/23.98P, 24P, 25P, 29.97P, 59.94P, and 60P
      • Interlace: 1080/50i, 59.94i
   – 4:4:4
      • Progressive: 1080/23.98P, 24P, 25P, 29.97P, and 59.94P
      • Interlace: 1080/50i, 59.94i


• Selectable Frame-rate Capability (SR Motion)
   – 1fps ~ 30fps @ 4:4:4 mode
   – 1fps ~ 60fps @ 4:2:2 mode
    Advance Video Processing
• 14 Bit A/D
• The Most Advanced Video Processing In A Sony
  Camera
  – High Level Quantization (Greater Than 28 Bit For Non
    Linear Functions)
  – High Bandwidth Required For 60P Operation
• Digital Output
  – HD-SDI
  – Dual Link HD-SDI
       Custom Lookup Tables
• Supporting CVP File Editor™ (Gamma
  Creation Software)
  – Due to 14 Bit A/D The Files Are Different Than
    HDW-F900 or HDC-F950 Files
  – Also, Presetting Log-like Gamma Is Under Review
• Custom Matrix Tables
  – Preset Tables
  – User Tables
  – Multi Matrix Tables
             Motion Control
• Selectable Frame-rate Capability (over & under
  cranking using SR Motion)
  – 1fps ~ 30fps @ 4:4:4 mode
  – 1fps ~ 60fps @ 4:2:2 mode
• SR Motion™ Compatible
  – Selectable Frame Rate Recording (Select Fps)
  – Slow Shutter
  – Interval Recording
“SR Motion” - Interval Frame (Time Lapse)
  Recording 4:2:2 1080/10P
 Capturing @ 60P
  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9 10 11 12           57 58 59 60

                              60P
 Transfer @ 60P from Camera to VTR
  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9 10 11 12     55 56 57 58 59 60   Sony F23
                               60P
 VTR Selects Frames to Buffer Based On Selected Time-Lapse Rate
 1    2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9 10 11 12     55 56 57 58 59 60

                                                                        SRW-1
                                               Interval frame
                                                                        SRPC-1
  1   7 13 19 25 31 37 43 49 55                (Time-lapse)          w/ HKSR-102
          Selected 10 frames                   Recording @ 10fps
 HKSR-102 Memory Control Process Stores only selected
 Frames to HKSR-102 Frame Buffer
“SR Motion” – Slow Shutter (Requires HKSR-101)
 Recording RGB 4:4:4 1080/10P
Capturing @ 10FPS
             1                        2                             10
                             10FPS (6 accumulate frame)
Tranfer @ 60P from Camera to VTR
 1 NV NV NV NV NV 2 NV NV NV NV NV                        10 NV NV NV NV NV
                                                                              Sony F23
                                                     * NV: Not Valid Frame


HKSR-102 Memory Control Process
Stores only active frames to VTR internal frame memory
 1   2   3       4   5   6   7   8   9 10
                                                                                  SRW-1
         All Active frame                                                         SRPC-1
                                                                               w/ HKSR-102
                                                                               & HKSR-101
“SR Motion” – Select Fps W/F23
 Recording 4:2:2 1080/50P
Capturing @ 50FPS
 1       2       3       4   5   6   7       8    9   10                48 49 50
                                                   50FPS
Transmit @ 60P from Camera to VTR
1    2       3       4   5 NV 6      7   8       9 10 NV               48 49 50 NV
                                                                                     Sony F23
                                                      60P


Memory Control Process by VTR with HKSR-102
Store only active frames to VTR internal frame memory                                    SRW-1
                                                                                         SRPC-1
1    2       3       4   5   6   7   8   9 10               48 49 50
                                                                                      w/ HKSR-102
                                 All Active frame
               The F23
• Film Camera Like Ergonomics
• Convertible Design
  – Docked Transport
  – Two Piece System
• Advanced CCD Imagers
  – 60 P Capable
  – Variable Frame Rate Capable
  – Hardened Mount for Larger Lenses
• Advanced Video Processing
The New Direction




           The Sony F23
                                                Thank You

                                                       Jeffrey Cree
                                               HDVS Market Development Manger
                                                Band Pro film & Digital Inc.




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