One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A high quality format for video cameras and recorders.
- ‘Peterson - who shot her film on Betacam for roughly $85,000 of mostly her own money, with some small grants and a research fellowship - has high hopes that her film may influence other such fights throughout the country.’
- ‘Arrangements were made to screen films in all formats - VCD, DVD, Betacam, 16 and 35 mm.’
- ‘Wishman fans finally tracked her down in Florida and encouraged her to start making movies again on the much less expensive Betacam.’
- ‘We shot on Betacam video, which was the professional format at that time, but it's not nearly as compatible as hi-def or Digibeta or things like that today.’
- ‘The final movie file is transferred to directly to VHS (or if you have access a high band tape format such as Betacam or S-VHS).’
- ‘The version shown at this screening was on three Betacam cassettes.’
- ‘Then there was the Israeli filmmaker who had shot an entire film on digital Betacam video and transferred it onto celluloid film with hardly any loss in quality.’
- ‘In addition to making the archival master tapes, we also make a copy on Betacam SP (a professional analogue tape format) and a VHS with time code recorded in picture for reference.’
- ‘Unfortunately the UNSW books weren't weeded before they went up, so we had things like 1978 books on computers in the classroom, and Betacam tapes and ‘How to Build an Ice Skating Rink’.’
- 1.1 A camera using the Betacam format.
- ‘As she noticed the glimmering red light of the Betacam camera, Neelima's hand unconsciously went up to pat her hair into place.’
- ‘The Odyssey entourage added to the mess with four surfers, two boats, four cameramen, two lifeguards, an emergency-room doctor, and a plane equipped with a gyro-stabilized Betacam.’
- ‘He gives Jonas a state-of-the-art Digicam when Jonas' Betacam is stolen, but cautions him that the opportunity to film everything can be a trap.’
- ‘Treading the boards, analysing the Shopping Channel and lugging a Betacam - now there are three professions that offer job security.’
- ‘We had little cameras, so different from the big Betacam, or over-the-shoulder cameras that can really be intimidating and official.’
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