Brooklyn based AC
I agree. The hard truth is that Film & TV operates in the arena of "dream jobs", and inherently you are massively benefitted by your priveledges in this field more than others. If the Industry cared about equity and not just PR, they would ban productions from using unpaid labor and offer a living wage to PAs. They won't though, because there's an large group of wealthy kids willing to work for free.
I agree with you, but it's also important to remember that the cost in making it 16-bit is probably far higher from an R&D standpoint and implementation standpoint. It reminds me a bit of the Alexa LF being just 2 ALEV sensors stitched together. Probably cost ARRI far less than if they were to get the tech to go 18 bit. I'm not an engineer, but I imagine that the cost of the hardware needed would've put BMD into a different consumer market that they didn't think they would win in. If you have to pay $15K for it, but it has 16bit, why wouldn't you get a Red at that point? They know that their color is seen as inferior to most of their competition. It's a useless product for me, but it makes sense if they can't make a 16 bit for cheap.
Really bummed to see that this sponsored post from November 11th, has a Completion requirement of October 31.
After doing a 20hr day then getting to my next gig with 1hr to spare and doing another 13hrs, I realized that the money for my labor didn't mean shit compared to the quality of life I was losing. I would gladly take 1/3 rate cut to work an 8 hr and tag out with someone else and go home to my family.
Is Atlanta drying up or getting expensive? I thought for sure it would be #1
Austin is really expensive compared to how much work there is (Hipster invasion for the last 8 years). TX slashed incentives to a crazy degree in comparison to NM and LA. Most bigger shows/films that could be in Austin end up in Albuquerque or New Orleans instead. Unless you have an in already, expect to hustle more for less available work.