Avoid Video Flicker: Understanding PAL (50Hz) & NTSC (60Hz)

How to avoid video flicker in film an video.

We were recently hired to produce a short documentary piece intended for broadcast in China. The project is to be shot and edited here in Canada, and later sent to China. The shooting specs for this project are as follows: 1080i50 in a .mov wrapper. Seems simple enough. We’ll go ahead and switch our camera’s mode from NTSC (60Hz) to PAL (50Hz), and we’re ready to roll! Right? Continue Reading »