Definetely film wins over digital here [yet again].

And, to PeterB., it is probably possible to design an EMP device that can fry (or at least seriously, temporarily screw up) a digicam form maybe 5 or 10 feet; you might be able to fit it in a duffel bag, backpack or large breifcase. Really all you'd need would be a pre-charged capacitor bank connected to a big coil, triggered by a big SCR or spark cagp However, destroying equipment wasn't the point of the device, and this is not the forum to discuss EM weapons...