NEOhio videographer in university communications, fun-time filmmaker.
I feel like it's worth mentioning that shooting wide open all the time doesn't make you an amateur...having the budget to light for f/8 is not always realistic. Not to be overly pedantic, because I like the point.
I have a C200 on rental right now - the 128GB CFast I have was able to capture 16 minutes of RAW 4K.
I could see something like the XA11 being appealing to DSLR wedding filmmakers as their ceremony A-cam. No record limit and such. Good for capturing a main shot from sticks in the back of the room, and you could run an XLR into it for audio. Other than that...limited applications, I feel like.
We have the Rokinon Cine t/1.5 kit (24, 35, 50, 85.) I adore all of the lenses for the price. The 85 is my least favorite, the closest it'll focus is four feet or so and I shoot in a lot of tight spaces. But the other three are stellar. Fantastic starter cine lenses.
For a company that heralds themselves as cutting edge masters of 4K, 8K and HDR, they did an abysmal job correctly exposing, color correcting and grading these images. The number of over and under exposed images was surprising, and the 60p seems pretty pointless for these applications. This looks to me like a group of people who have allowed their equipment to make their stuff what it is, not their creative vision or a narrative. Not especially impressed. But, I cannot deny their success, whether or not I agree with how they got there and what they're producing now that they are.
Nah, that thing is legit and already promised...here's a video from Sony.