In each coming issue of the IABM Journal, we will be working our way through the nine blocks of the BaM Content Chain®, looking at what the current state of the art is in each block, what the challenges and opportunities are, and what’s coming next. In this edition, we have spoken with 10 IABM members with products in the Create block – which covers a wide range from cameras, lights and mounts to graphics, production systems and virtual sets – anything that’s employed in the creative process.
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This article originally appeared in the IABM Journal, issue 100 which is available to view online here Ever since the introduction of ALEXA in 2010, ARRI cameras have been equipped to offer the best overall image quality and production value for HDR capture and display. HDR (High Dynamic Range) display technologies for cinemas and private homes are evolving rapidly, bringing vast improvements to image quality and richness. However, technical standards and workflows for creating and delivering HDR content have yet to be established. ARRI has been pushing the boundaries of high dynamic range digital imaging since the development of the ARRILASER and ARRISCAN, and is involved in the ongoing discussions that could see HDR become an important storytelling tool for filmmakers. With HDR still in its early days, there is much confusion and misinformation across the industry. Amidst this, an increasing number of productions that already create HDR deliverables – such as the Amazon streaming TV series Patriot, The Man in the High Castle, Mozart in the Jungle and The Grand Tour – are turning to ARRI cameras, which have offered unsurpassed dynamic range since the launch of ALEXA. What is the difference between HDR capture and HDR display? While...