The game has changed.
Stop everything you are doing and go watch REVERIE by the Explorer of Light himself, Vincent Laforet.
From Vincent’s blog:
I’m proud to finally share this short film with everyone – no time for words – let’s let the moving images do the talking… Here is the raw footage (downsized to 1/4 resolution) from the prototype EOS 5D MKII that Canon allowed me to borrow over a 72 hour period. Many thanks to David Sparer and everyone at Canon…. The Behind the scenes video will be up shortly.
Additionally, Vincent is working with Canon to post the raw files from the camera for download:
Due to pretty incredible demand and a fair amount of (healthy) skepticism as to whether or not the footage in the “Reverie” piece is “truly” raw out of the camera, we will be releasing a series of raw clips – the exact same clips that were used in the “Reverie” short film – this coming Friday.
Good lord, he is claiming no color correction for this whole video, just the raw footage was used. And it’s shooting 1080p resolution to disk?! Combine this with the awesome glass of prime lenses and this may well spell the end for companies like Red Rock Micro, Letus35, Cinevate, and the rest of the 35mm adapter suppliers.
Holy crap, the world is standing on it’s head yet again.
proactively • up is down and left is right • peter
*** UPDATE ***
You can now download three clips from the video HERE!
Quicktime movie properties:
And if you want them (as if!), here’s the official Canon specs on the EOS 5D Mark II (which are a bit long winded and confusing), so be sure to check out Engadget’s post for the bread and butter video stuff. Now can we adopt some slang to refer to this bad boy already?!
Now get grading!!!