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Analyst Says DSLRs Are On Their Way Out for Pro Video Shooters

The use of DSLRs by pro video shooters in Europe and the U.S. is on a steep decline, according to a new report from Luton, U.K.-based research firm Futuresource Consulting. Analyst Nicky Price observes in the company's Convergence in Pro … more »

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New VariCams Get Modular as Panasonic Ships Extension Unit

Panasonic has begun shipping a five-meter extension unit for the VariCam 35 and VariCam HS camera/recorders that will finally allow users to take advantage of the new VariCams' modular design, separating the camera head from the recorder. The company said … more »

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Codex Ships V-Raw Recorder for Panasonic VariCam 35

VariCam fans rejoice—the Codex V-Raw Recorder, which adds raw capture capabilities to Panasonic's 4K camera system, is finally shipping worldwide. Originally announced for December 2014 release, the V-Raw Recorder's absence from VariCam workflow has limited the camera's utility for shooters … more »

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Panasonic’s VariCam 35 Now Available to Chicago DPs

The Chicago-based Daufenbach Camera announced today it has added Panasonic's VariCam 35 native 4K camera to its equipmental rental offerings, giving Chicago-area filmmakers the chance to shoot with the camera's dual native 800/5000 ISO, a potential game changer in extreme low-light … more »

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Panasonic Announces Sub-$5,000 AG-DVX200 4K Camcorder

At NAB, Panasonic announced the AG-DVX200, a 4K handheld camcorder with a 4/3-inch sensor, two XLR audio inputs, and a fixed 13x optical zoom lens.  The camera shoots 4K at 60p (up to 120p in HD) and features a V-Log L gamma … more »

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Film About Sex Trafficking Shot on Panasonic’s New 4K VariCam 35

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL – April 9, 2015 Slavery in America was abolished in 1865. Or so the average American believes. In fact, more than three million women and children are slaves today. In the dramatic narrative film, Don’t Look Away, … more »

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Academy Launches ACES 1.0, Sets NAB Outreach

The Academy Color Encoding System (ACES), designed to preserve the creative decisions made by filmmakers throughout the production, post-production and archival process, launched today. At the same time, a new ACES Logo Program has been introduced to highlight support for the system across … more »

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Varicam 35/HS Firmware Update Enables ProRes 422 HQ Support

Panasonic has released a firmware upgrade for the VariCam 35 and VariCam HS that supports HD recording in ProRes 422 HQ for both cameras. The VariCam 35 gets more codec support, with 12-bit AVC-Intra 4K 4:4:4 recording and a variable-frame-rate boost up to … more »

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Panasonic Publishes Firmware Upgrade Schedules for VariCam 35 and HS

Panasonic has published roadmaps for scheduled firmware upgrades adding new features — codecs and recording formats, remote control options, LDS lens data support, and more — to the VariCam 35 and the VariCam HS. If you need a refresher on the … more »

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Panasonic Ships AJ-PG50 AVC-Ultra Field Recorder

Panasonic is shipping its first field recorder that supports AVC-Ultra recording. The AH-PG250 can be used for back-up recording and file copying as well as for outboard recording of footage from older P2 cameras to AVC-Ultra codecs. The PG50 supports AVC-Intra … more »