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Michael Bay Using Red Epic Dragon to Film Transformers 4

Postby LOST Cybertronian » Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:02 pm

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Michael Bay took to vimeo to let his fans know of the latest toy he is using to film Transformers 4. Epic Dragon by Red Digital Cinema which boasts 9x more resolution than HD. You can learn all about the Epic Dragon at the Red website.

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SENSOR
19 MEGAPIXEL DRAGON™

PIXEL ARRAY
6144 (h) x 3160 (v)

S/N RATIO
80db

DYNAMIC RANGE
16.5+ stops

MAX IMAGE AREA
6144 (h) x 3160 (v)

LENS COVERAGE
30.7mm (h) x 15.8mm (v) x 34.5 mm (d)

ACQUISITION FORMATS

6K RAW (2:1, 2.4:1)
5K RAW (Full Frame, 2:1, 2.4:1 and Anamorphic 2:1)
4.5K RAW (2.4:1)
4K RAW (16:9, HD, 2:1 and Anamorphic 2:1)
3K RAW (16:9, 2:1 and Anamorphic 2:1)
2K RAW (16:9, 2:1 and Anamorphic 2:1)
1080p RGB (16:9)
720p RGB (16:9)


PROJECT FRAME RATES
23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 47.96, 48, 50, 59.94 fps, all resolutions

DELIVERY FORMATS*

4K : DPX, TIFF, OpenEXR (RED RAY via optional encoder)
2K : DPX, TIFF, OpenEXR (RED RAY via optional encoder)
1080p RGB or 4:2:2, 720p 4:2:2 : Quicktime, JPEG
Avid AAF, MXF. 1080p 4.2.0, 720p 4:2:0 : H.264, .MP4


PROGRAM OUTPUT

HD-SDI Clean Feed
SMPTE Timecode, HANC Metadata, 24-bit 48Khz Audio


MONITOR OUTPUT

HD-SDI and HDMI with Frame Guides and Look Around
2K RGB, 1080p RGB or 4:2:2, 720p RGB or 4:2:2
SMPTE Timecode, HANC Metadata, 24-bit 48Khz Audio


DIGITAL MEDIA REDMAG (SSD) Module
(64, 128, 256, 512GB Media)

REDCODE™

Compression choices of 18:1 to 3:1
12 and 16-bit RAW : Compression choices of 18:1 to 3:1
1-100 fps 6K
1-120 fps 5K, 4.5K 

1-150 fps
4K 
1-200 fps
3K 
1-300 fps 2K


AUDIO

2 channel, uncompressed, 24 bit, 48kHz.
Optional 4 channel, and AES / EBU digital audio.


MONITORING OPTIONS

RED LCD 5" and 9” Touchscreen Display
BOMB EVF™ High Definition Viewfinder


REMOTE CONTROL
Wireless, Ethernet, RS232, GPI Trigger

WEIGHT
5lbs. Body only

CONSTRUCTION
Aluminum Alloy

TEMPERATURE RANGES

Operating Range: 0˚C to +40˚C (32˚F to 104˚F)
Storage Range: -20˚C to +50˚C (-4˚F to 122˚F)
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Re: Michael Bay Using Red Epic Dragon to Film Transformers 4

Postby njb902 » Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:59 pm

I didn't read the title carefully enough, I was hoping for an actual dragon :BANG_HEAD:
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Re: Michael Bay Using Red Epic Dragon to Film Transformers 4

Postby Dark Ops » Sat Aug 31, 2013 2:58 am

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Great! Now I can not make sense of the close-up shakycam robot fights in ultra-high resolution!
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Re: Michael Bay Using Red Epic Dragon to Film Transformers 4

Postby Samsonator » Sat Aug 31, 2013 9:36 am

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Very nice camera, I've been in a few short films that were filmed on the Red Epic, the Dragon seems REALLY nice.
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Re: Michael Bay Using Red Epic Dragon to Film Transformers 4

Postby Rated X » Sat Aug 31, 2013 10:45 am

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Re: Michael Bay Using Red Epic Dragon to Film Transformers 4

Postby BeastProwl » Sat Aug 31, 2013 11:11 am

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Rated X wrote:Breaking news:

Michael Bay announces that all restrooms on the Transformers 4 set will be stocked with Charmin because of it's superior quality and softness. Follow us at Seibertron.com for all the latest Michael Bay Transformer related news. ;)

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Re: Michael Bay Using Red Epic Dragon to Film Transformers 4

Postby LOST Cybertronian » Sat Aug 31, 2013 12:12 pm

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Rated X wrote:Breaking news:

Michael Bay announces that all restrooms on the Transformers 4 set will be stocked with Charmin because of it's superior quality and softness. Follow us at Seibertron.com for all the latest Michael Bay Transformer related news. ;)


Actually it's Angel Soft...off to write the news post
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Re: Michael Bay Using Red Epic Dragon to Film Transformers 4

Postby brindapari1 » Sun Sep 01, 2013 3:57 am

Does the camera have an explosions filter? :michaelbay:
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