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Michael Bay Using Red Epic Dragon to Film Transformers 4

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

Saturday, August 31st, 2013 12:03AM CDT

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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.

Michael Bay Using Red Epic Dragon to Film Transformers 4

Michael Bay Using Red Epic Dragon to Film Transformers 4

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)
Credit(s): Red.com
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Re: Michael Bay Using Red Epic Dragon to Film Transformers 4 (1514942)
Posted by njb902 on August 31st, 2013 @ 12:59am CDT
I didn't read the title carefully enough, I was hoping for an actual dragon :BANG_HEAD:
Re: Michael Bay Using Red Epic Dragon to Film Transformers 4 (1514948)
Posted by Dark Ops on August 31st, 2013 @ 3:58am CDT
Great! Now I can not make sense of the close-up shakycam robot fights in ultra-high resolution!
Re: Michael Bay Using Red Epic Dragon to Film Transformers 4 (1514967)
Posted by Samsonator on August 31st, 2013 @ 10:36am CDT
Very nice camera, I've been in a few short films that were filmed on the Red Epic, the Dragon seems REALLY nice.
Re: Michael Bay Using Red Epic Dragon to Film Transformers 4 (1514975)
Posted by Rated X on August 31st, 2013 @ 11:45am CDT
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. ;)
Re: Michael Bay Using Red Epic Dragon to Film Transformers 4 (1514978)
Posted by BeastProwl on August 31st, 2013 @ 12:11pm CDT
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. ;)

Can't wait for your reaction when they announce what linkin park song'll be used for this one.
Re: Michael Bay Using Red Epic Dragon to Film Transformers 4 (1514981)
Posted by LOST Cybertronian on August 31st, 2013 @ 1:12pm CDT
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
Re: Michael Bay Using Red Epic Dragon to Film Transformers 4 (1515058)
Posted by brindapari1 on September 1st, 2013 @ 4:57am CDT
Does the camera have an explosions filter? :michaelbay: