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Poirot Series 13, ITV.  Arri Alexa

Poirot Series 13, ITV. Arri Alexa

VMI supplied a double Alexa Package with Cooke S4i Primes and Optimo zooms for the 13th and last series of Poirot staring David Suchet for ITV's flagship Period Drama.

VMI was the equipment provider chosen to supply a dual Alexa kit with Cooke S4i Primes and Angenieux Optimo zooms for the last ever series of Agatha Christie's Poirot. 

The long-running drama serial was shot for many years on Super-16 film before making its migration to HD recently in order to comply with stringent ITV quality standards. 

The ARRI Alexa is the Christies' team's camera of choice and follows a long line of ITV dramas, which are all being predominantly shot using the extremely popular ARRI camera.

Series 13 of ITV's Mystery Drama series, Poiro was shot on location in Pinewood Studios throughout 2012 and 2013 and will air on ITV later in 2013.

"Just a little note to say thank you to all of you at VMI for the superb service that we received throughout the final series of Poirot and Marple. My camera team were more than happy throughout which made my life a whole lot easier. Considering the length of shoot and seven different DOP's for each film, we only had to tinker slightly at the beginning of each block which was amazing, and your help and knowledge Mr Jackson made each transition seamless. We very seldom had to add 'additionals' as the list that we set off with was pretty comprehensive and covered almost all eventualities. All in all a thoroughly enjoyable experience for 30 odd weeks, must do it again soon."

Matthew Hamilton, ITV | Line Producer | September 2013

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