Get ready! The Great Camera Shootout 2011 is about to begin! From the Emmy Award winning production house, Zacuto Films, the web series tackles a new breed of cameras in the most scientific camera comparison to date. The GCSO 2011 is a documentary about the Single Chip Camera Evaluation (SCCE) which encompasses large-scale, technical, camera evaluation tests administered by Robert Primes, ASC. The GCSO is not a contest to decide out who makes the "best" camera. Rather, it is a collection of tests aimed to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the industry’s newest cameras.

In this series, you will see side by side comparisons of the newest cameras manufactured by Sony, Canon, Panasonic, Phantom, Weisscam, Nikon, Arri, RED as well as the gold standard of 35mm film. The SCCE consists of fifteen tests comparing twelve different cameras on a multitude of levels. Cameras Tested: Arri Alexa, Sony F-35, Sony F3, Canon 5D Mark II, Canon 7D, Canon 1D Mark IV, Nikon D7000, Weisscam HS-2, Phantom Flex, Panasonic AG-AF100, RED ONE M-X and 35mm Kodak 5213 and 5219 film. Each camera faced in-depth analysis in regard to it’s sharpness, low light sensitivity, exposure latitude, highlight detail, shadow detail, color quality, flesh tone reproduction, compression losses and shutter artifacts

Robert Primes, ASC, brought in consultants, specialists and technicians from various areas of the motion picture industry. Including: Stephen Lighthill, ASC, Nancy Schreiber ASC, Matt Seigel, Michael Bravin, and Mike Curtis. For more information, visit zacuto.com/the-great-camera-shootout-2011. The first webisode premieres in June 2011. Come watch!

To watch the Emmy Award winning, "The Great Camera Shootout 2010," go to zacuto.com/shootout

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