Wildcat Films captures ‘Planet Earth’ images with S.two data recorders

The company used an S-two DFR system in a helicopter.
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UK-based Wildcat Films used S.two recorders on-location in the Antarctic to capture uncompressed data during production of images for the BBC/Discovery documentary “Planet Earth.”

Looking to preserve the highest quality, producers on the shoot took the uncompressed 4:4:4 output of the camera — mounted on a Gimbal on the nose of a helicopter — directly into an S-two DFR system and its removable D-MAG hard drives. TheDFR held up to the high vibration and adverse conditions with ease. The system’s Autoslate function became invaluable in organizing and adding metadata to the wildlife sequences.

For more information, visit www.stwo-corp.com.