Back in 2005 when Jim Jannard took off his brightly colored and presumably shiny Oakley CEO hat and set out to start a revolution in digital cinema, most of us scoffed, writing off his intentions of building a 4K tapeless camera at an “affordable” price point as the ludicrous ravings of a millionaire seeking his extra 15 minutes. We ate our words a year ago, at NAB 2007, as the first Red Camera footage was put on display in a short film by mega-director Peter Jackson. As the year went by, and the fledgling company started to ship the camera in small doses, again, we started to feel the rumblings of a revolution as Stephen Soderbergh proclaimed his love for the new format.
But now it’s NAB 2008. So you’d think maybe this Red thing would pick up and start getting adopted.
Nah. Read on…
The following IM came over google’s Gchat right now from a good friend. I had to start loading the video for an exciting upcoming film (seriously, if I could tell you you’d be excited) and this pair of knuckleheads opted to ignore my BRB warning. I laughed hard enough to share it with you.
well you should be working and cleaning heads and duplicating HD dvds and making film transfers and making coffee and knitting jami a scarf made of cat hair and marshmallows and worshiping the lord and applying a powerful exfoliating cream to your face and neck and always taking care of yourself
Sent at 10:54 PM on Tuesday