Peter Jackson is using forty-eight (!!) Red Epic high definition cameras on The Hobbit. 48! In case you aren’t up on the latest in cinema tech, the Red Epic retails for… $58,000. Each. Without a lens1.
The latest behind-the-scenes video is a little long but well worth it for the look behind the scenes at the production of The Hobbit. This might be the the first 3D movie I actually want to see in 3D.
The cheapest Red lens, the Pro Prime 18mm T1.8 is $3,000. So… ↩