Film Industry Transition from 2K to 4K. Dan Leonard Associate Dean, Professor & Chief Technological Officer. Dodge College.
Film Industry Transitionfrom 2K to 4K
Associate Dean, Professor & Chief Technological Officer
Dodge College has more than 1,405 film and media arts students (1,122 undergraduate and 283 graduate students), 40 full-time faculty and 80 adjunct faculty. The program is small enough to be overwhelmingly hands-on, yet well-equipped enough that students rarely have to wait for a camera or AVID station.
Students at Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, study under master storytellers who’ve honed their crafts over a lifetime of award-winning work and who have a combined filmography of more than 300 feature films — a record unmatched by any other film school in the country.
HengDian Studios, China
4096 H x 2160 V
8.8Gb x2 (3D)
2048 H x 1080 V
4K RAW (4096 x 2160), 24fps, 10-bit: 253.125 Megabytes per second
15.2 Gigabytes per minute – 911.3 Gigabytes per hour (3D x2)
4K RAW (4096 x 2160), 24fps, 12-bit: 303.75 Megabytes per second
18.2 Gigabytes per minute – 1.093 Terabytes per hour (3D x2)
4K RAW (4096 x 2160), 24fps, 16-bit: 405 Megabytes per second
24.3 Gigabytes per minute – 1.46 Terabytes per hour (3D x2)
Hollywood films are doing 50-150 hours or more of footage,
150 hours of footage in 4K RAW 3D
10-bit 4K, we end up with 273.375 Terabytes
back that up in triplicate? 820.125 Terabytes.
SONY F65 Camera
DPX 10bit LOG (24fps)
file sizesperFRAME SECONDMINUTEHOURHigh Def(1920 pixels by 1080 lines)8.2 MB197 MB11.53 GB692 GB
2K Data(2048 pixels by 1556 lines)12.5 MB300 MB17.6 GB1.03 TB
4K Data (4096 pixels by 3112 lines)50 MB1.2 GB70.3 GB4.1 TB
150 hours of footage in 4K DPX
10-bit 4K, we end up with 615 Terabytes Double that for projection
Real Time Editing
Film Industry Requirement
16Gb+ Fibre Channel