Eagle Media Productions, the student-run production company at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, is using a new JVC GY-HM850 ProHD shoulder-mount camera during live production of campus sports.
Gearhouse Broadcast used the first day of IBC 2017 to launch a brand new small-scale outside broadcast vehicle. The Skye production unit is based on a Mercedes Sprinter van and was designed to meet the growing demand for smaller location units that can be controlled through a remote network.
Canon USA, a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced three new additions to the company’s video camcorder lineup: the XF405 4K UHD Camcorder, the XF400 4K UHD Camcorder, and the VIXIA HF GX10 4K UHD Camcorder. All three camcorders feature 4K/60p video recording.
Sony has unveiled Venice the next generation of Sony’s CineAlta camera system, designed to expand the filmmaker’s creative freedom through large-format, full frame image capture of filmic imagery with natural skin tones and expressive dark areas. VENICE was designed through close collaboration and careful research with the creative community, fulfilling the various requirements from filmmakers and production professionals.
Gavin Garrison, principal of Red Apple Production (Santa Barbara, CA) made the decision to shoot the upcoming high-profile documentary for the Sea Shepherd organization for the first time in 4K. His choice for this ultra-rugged assignment was Panasonic’s AG-DVX200 4K large-sensor camcorder. Established in 1977, Sea Shepherd’s mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife in the world’s oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species. They use innovative direct-action tactics to investigate, document and take action when necessary to expose and confront illegal activities on the high seas.
Sydney based director and DP Mick Jones. was recently commissioned to shoot a large-scale and complex promo for The History Channel on Australian network, Foxtel. For almost five years Sony’s F55 has been his workhorse camera of choice, and to shoot the promo he chose his trusty Sony F55 camera.