Just wondering if many tv broadcasters or production companies make use of interlaced footage footage or do they mainly prefer progressive? Most of my footage on the stock sites is interlaced (1920 x 1080 50i) because I don't have much choice in the matter. I'm limited by the software that I use - Sony Movie Studio. With Sony Movie Studio, I can create 1280 x 720p (25p) clips or 1920 x 1080 (50i) clips no problem. But for some strange reason, I cannot create a 1920 x 1080 25p video with this software. Well actually, there is a preset that will allow me to export a 1920 x 1080 25p video with Movie Studio but only as an obscure file format that's not recognised by many devices and with a pitifully low bitrate. In other words - pointless.
I have had one 50i video clip sell but I'm not sure if that was just luck. So what's the general consensus - Is there much demand for interlaced HD footage?