If they'd just make a camera that takes a 24Mpix RAW photo, scales it down to 1080p and dumps it to an SD card 24 times a second they'd have the market interested again. But this obsession with video dumped from the LCD buffer garbage is leaving them in the dirt against everyone else.
You know what's cheaper than $30k?
If you've reached the limit of productivity that your gear can give you then get different gear. If it's actively stopping you doing something then get different gear. But don't think for one second that owning gear is the same as mastering it. It might inspire you to do something different but you're not buying a get out of jail free card.