The advent of HD has been like a ticking time clock.
Television broadcasters everywhere have been up against a deadline, forced to reevaluate their workflows and find efficient and cost-effective ways to incorporate HD into their production and post environments.
The venerable 60 MINUTES –- the longest running primetime show in television history –- is no exception.
For its 2008-2009 season, the CBS NEWS magazine made the move toward a file-based HD workflow, not only to eliminate time-consuming and cumbersome tape transfers, but to create shows with even richer visual quality in full 5.1 surround sound.
Breaking Ground With 60 Minutes: First News Magazine To Broadcast In HD