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XDCAM Essentials Video Series

Experience the high-flying debut of Sony's new XDCAM PMW-200 Camcorder.

Award-winning director and cameraman Jody Eldred put Sony's new XDCAM® PMW-200 HD422 Camcorder through a high-flying adventure on its first U.S. field test shoot at the 40th Anniversary Great Forest Park Balloon Race in St. Louis, MO, held on September 14-15. "Up, Up and Away: First Look at Sony's XDCAM PMW-200" was Jody's two-camera shoot of that event.

The latest in a long line of exceptional camcorders, the PMW-200 offers remarkable picture quality, true professional features, and the workflow flexibility professionals expect for broadcast, commercials, documentaries, and corporate use. This new star of the Sony line features:

  • Three 1/2-inch full HD Exmor™ CMOS sensors
  • 50Mbps MPEG HD422 and HD420 selectable recording
  • Support for MXF and XDCAM EX™ memory-based workflows

"Up, Up and Away: First Look at Sony's XDCAM PMW-200" made its debut at DV Expo '12. If you didn't attend the event, you can view the stunning 50Mbps HD422 footage Jody shot here. View video

To view the entire presentation click here.

Learn more about shooting with the PMW-200.

View Photo Gallery of the PMW-200 capturing the 40th Anniversary Great Forest Park Balloon Race

Curtis Clark shares his experience to instruct others on using the camera

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Jody Eldred

Producer/Director/Cameraman, Writer and Author Jody Eldred is a 35-year veteran of documentaries TV news, features, and episodic TV. A Director's Guild of America Best Director nominee for Documentary, he received a national Emmy in 2004 for his work on the ABC News "Nightline" series, "The Iraq War: Fox 2/5". He has shot and directed hundreds of documentaries and news stories around the world for ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, the BBC, and National Geographic. He has also been one of Sony's primary testers for their new groundbreaking large-sensor cameras, the F3, FS100, FS700, and the new PMW-200.

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