The Alexa came out in April 2010 and is a digital camera made by ARRI, the world’s largest supplier of film equipment. It is a top of the line digital camera and unlike most digital media, it creates a film-like look. More information on the camera can be found on:
Some films, which have been shot on the Alexa are Paul Anderson’s Three Musketeers (2011), Lars van Trier’s Melancholia (2011) and Stephan Daldry’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (release date 2012). The Alexa will also be used to film, The Life of Pie, a film based on Yann Martel’s book and directed by Ang Lee (Sense & Sensibility, Lust & Caution, Brokeback Mountain).