Last week’s NAB saw plenty of cool new things and the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera was sure one of them! In this interview, Marco Solorio chats with Grant Petty, the CEO of Blackmagic Design and you’ll find out some interesting things about the history behind the camera as well as some possible plans for the future!
NAB 2013 – Marco Solorio interviews Grant
Marco Solorio of OneRiver Media spends an hour with Grant Petty, Founder and CEO of Blackmagic Design during the 2013 National Association of Broadcasters convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. This video includes 12 minutes of that meeting, covering aspects from Blackmagic Design’s early beginnings (including early codec testing with Marco Solorio) to the latest info on the new Pocket Cinema Camera and the new 4K Production Camera. We also get never-before released information on the various CinemaDNG formats and how they’ll be implemented into the current Cinema Camera lineup. Oh, QuickTime wrapped CinemaDNG format? Yup, that’s covered too. Very exciting stuff!
00:00:00 BMD beginnings and codec testing reminiscing
01:12:00 Pocket Cinema Camera
04:10:00 BMD philosophy on non-proprietary product manufacturing
07:38:00 Compressed CinemaDNG formats and future implementations
Shot on the Blackmagic MFT Cinema Camera, and some B-camera on the iPhone 4S! More info at the end credits.
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(cover photo credit: snap from the video)