And the 2013 Emmy goes to…. a 5D Mark III CMOS sensor?

Above: the potentially Emmy winning sensor which I had to dismantle with cocktails sticks in an attempt to get acceptably detailed video

According to Vladimir Koifman at Image Sensors World, an Emmy commission jointly headed by Canon’s David O’Kelly is investigating whether CMOS sensors should be eligible for awards.

O’Kelly claims advances in the technology has ‘materially affected’ television. The winner of 5 Primetime Emmy Awards, House notably made use of the full frame 5D Mark II in the very capable hands of Gale Tattersall so it is true CMOS sensors and DSLRs have materially affected the look and feel of TV.

But should the Emmy be awarding CMOS sensors? And why is a Canon guy on the awards committee?

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WINNER ANNOUNCED! Win a seat worth $1200 for Gale Tattersall’s HD DSLR workshop

More details on the workshops here!

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[H]OUSE director of Photography Gale Tattersall is running a hands-on DSLR workshop in LA this month and in March. He is very kindly giving away a free seat to a lucky EOSHD.com reader!

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EOSHD Interview with HOUSE Director of Photography Gale Tattersall

Check out Gale’s new HD DSLR workshops here – recommended by EOSHD

House was one of the first major TV shows to catch onto what DSLRs are all about. DP Gale Tattersall shot an entire episode last year with Canon DSLRs and now he is passing his invaluable knowledge onto budding filmmakers with a new wave of workshops in the US, starting right now in February. The workshops are open to all – see the dates below and check the link above for more details.

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