The ARRI ALEXA is designed for versatility both in the field and in post. One of the traditional barriers for Digital Cinema has been the introduction of new post workflows and data handling. With every new camera to market it seems that there is a new codec, a new file system, and a new set of parameters and tools to master. Often these camera systems are released and working in the field before the popular post production tools are in place or made compatible with the new technology. ALEXA is designed to transition into the workflow of the user’s choice with the popular industry tools available today.
There are three main post paths for ALEXA: Shoot to Edit (ProRes), Uncompressed HD and Uncompressed RAW. Each has its virtues and each is well supported today. With ALEXA, each can work with and complement one another, a unique workflow opportunity. More »