04.06.2005 08:00 AM
Baton Rouge TV magazine show turns to Panasonic AG-DVX100A cameras

“The Scott Rogers Around Town Weekend TV Show” is shot using three Panasonic AG-DVX100A 3-CCD DV cinema cameras.

Over the past year, “The Scott Rogers Around Town Weekend TV Show,” an upstart TV magazine show shot on a shoestring budget, has charmed Baton Rouge, LA, residents and become the market’s number one-rated cable offering.

A production of 1stCo, “Around Town” is shot with Panasonic AG-DVX100A 3-CCD DV cinema cameras used in both studio and EFP configurations.

After successful appearances on several network shows, “Around Town” host Scott Rogers and 1stCo decided in October 2004 to produce their own weekend show. 1stCo and Rogers budgeted $30,000 for the entire project, including lighting, sets and scenery.

The show was initially shot with only two DVX100As. But after three months, a third camera was added.

The AG-DVX100A is a MiniDV 3-CCD camcorder with CineSwitch technology that supports 480i/60 (NTSC), cinema-style 480p/24fps and 480p/30fps image capture. It offers extensive auto and manual controls and a CineGamma curve that emulates the look of film.

During taping, the three cameras are used on simple fluid head tripods on basic dollies. In the field, the show shoots in 30fps.

For more information, visit www.1stco.com and www.panasonic.com/dvcinema.

Back to the top

Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found

Thursday 10:05 AM
NAB Requests Expedited Review of Spectrum Auction Lawsuit
“Broadcasters assigned to new channels following the auction could be forced to accept reductions in their coverage area and population served, with no practical remedy.” ~NAB

202 Communications /   Friday 12:41 PM
Albis Technologies Appoints New Head of Access Solutions
ignite strategic communications /   Thursday 03:48 PM
2015 HPA Tech Retreat(r) Unveils Expanded Session Schedule

Featured Articles
Discover TV Technology