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Internet movie shot on DVCPRO

5/14/2000 08:00:00 PM Eastern

Quantum Project, a direct-to-Internet movie that premiered May 5, was shot using Panasonic's DVCPRO50 progressive-scan camcorder.

The and Metafilmics production, which stars John Cleese, Stephen Dorff and Fay Masterson, uses a combination of live-action footage and extensive CGI and 3-D effects. Chairman and Chief Technology Officer Art Hair says the 480p Panasonic camera was selected because of Quantum Project's technical requirements: The material had to be digital to be compressed easily for the Internet and had to be progressive for display on computer monitors.


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