Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
'Havoc' horror/thriller shot with GY-HD110U
“Havoc,” a new horror/thriller shot with the GY-HD110U ProHD camera, made a public preview Jan. 20 at HD HOUSE during The Sundance Film Festival.
The movie is about a team of paintball players who stop at an abandoned prison and encounter a paranoid schizophrenic war veteran who mistakes them for a team of assassins.
Shot at the old Tennessee State Prison, Lynn put the GY-HD110U to the test during rehearsals and the shoot. The camera endured excessive dust stirred up during the shoot, harsh humidity, constant running up and down staircases and direct hits from paintball guns. Filmmaker Robert Lynn shot the movie in one take, something that would not have been possible without such a lightweight, compact camera, he said.
A variety of cutting-edge technologies were used on the movie, including direct recording of HDV720 24p in .mov files from the GY-HD110U ProHD camcorder to the DR-HD100 ProHD hard disc recorder. Lynn also used the drag and drop utility to put the content onto an Apple Final Cut Pro NLE timeline to simplify editing.
For more information, visit www.jvc.com/pro.