Panasonic has announced a number of cost-saving camera kit packages for the recently unveiled VariCam LT Super 35mm Cinema Camera, which begins shipping later this month. In addition, Panasonic has announced a 40-price reduction in the cost of expressP2 cards, the media used for recording on the VariCam LT and VariCam 35 cinema cameras as well as the VariCam HS action camera.
Panasonic has announced that an AG Remote Operation Panel application facilitating remote control of the AG-DVX200PJ 4K camcorder from an iPad is immediately available as a free download from the Apple App Store. Installation of a wireless module, AJ-WM30 or ASUS USB-N53 (both sold separately), is required. The firmware in the camcorder may need to be updated to the newest version. With iPad, iOS7.1, iOS8.1, iOS9 are supported. iPhone is not supported.
Panasonic today unveiled the VariCam LT, representing the next generation of 4K cinema cameras. The VariCam LT camcorder inherits the same super 35mm sensor and imaging capabilities of the award-winning VariCam 35, but with significant reductions in size, weight and price.
The upcoming dramatic series Containment, slated for a mid-season premiere on the CW Television Network, follows an epidemic that breaks out in Atlanta, leaving the large city quarantined and those stuck on the inside fighting for their lives. The series was shot by co-directors of photography William Wages ASC and John Smith with four VariCam 35 4K camera/recorders.
Today, Red Digital Cinema and Avid announced that Avid DNxHR and Avid DNxHD recording formats will be coming to Red’s DSMC2 line of professional cameras including, Weapon, Scarlet-W and Red Raven.
On the heels of celebrating 50 years of manufacturing Super 8 film, Kodak is launching an initiative aimed at putting Super 8 cameras into the hands of a new generation of filmmakers as well as meeting the needs of top directors, indie filmmakers and others who appreciate the art and craft of filmmaking.
Red Digital Cinema has unveiled the latest addition to its line of professional cameras, the Scarlet-W. Joining the Red Raven and Weapon in the latest generation of Red cameras, the company says Scarlet-W is a versatile, feature-rich, and intuitive option for professional shooters.
Panasonic has announced the immediate availability of Barry Green's A Guide to the Panasonic AG-DVX200 Camera, a comprehensive reference e-book for customers and users of the new AG-DVX200PJ 4K large-sensor, 4/3-inch handheld camcorder. The book can be downloaded free at http://info.panasonic.com/dvx200-ebook.html.
Red Digital Cinema has unveiled the latest addition to its line of professional cameras, Red Raven. Weighing in at just 3.5 lbs, Red Raven is designed for shooting documentaries, online content creation, indie filmmaking, or with drones and gimbals.
Panavision is opening a satellite office Pinewood Atlanta Studios this month. For camera crews shooting at Pinewood, Panavision’s new high-tech workspace houses a full range of filmmaking equipment with a large area for prep and testing, and access to the company’s specialists in production solutions.