When someone says 'it will never work' it often means that it will. There a misunderstanding in the broadcast world that expensive new technology usually meant for the film industry is not suitable for use on TV productions. I remember some years ago speaking to a representative from one of the major camera manufacturers and telling him that anamorphic lenses would soon be the next thing to cross over into TV work.
The BBC adopted Sony VX1000 DV cameras, a prosumer model, and, with some adaptations, made successful TV programmes with them. I knew this was expensive (having booked many transfers previously), so I suggested sending them back via FTP both to save money and to try out a new workflow. After finishing the edit and consolidating the timeline, I transported the media and….