Sony’s affordable switcher makes it easy for a single operator, or small team, to produce a broadcast quality live event. Award-winning DoP Jeremy Humphries put this to the test by asking London’s leading TV Community Channel to cover one of London’s biggest events with an MCX-500-based solution.
London Fashion Week (LFW) is one of the ‘big four’ fashion weeks, a peer to Paris, Milan and New York that attracts over 5,000 press and buyers. It’s a big event to cover, and also challenging with lots of things happening all at the same time: a busy catwalk, of course, but also crucial reaction shots from the judges, glamorous visitors and VIPs.
MediaTrust’s Youth Media programme London360 sits on the Community Channel and offers free media training to young Londoners. It’s a much sought after internship and the team I assembled were poised presenters and talented camera operators. But I needed an additional skill. The fashion show demanded dynamic editing, often to the beats of the music. So they had to be to be good editors, able to think on their feet - crucial with up to four video feeds to choose from on the MCX-500’s Multi-view screen.
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