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Kodak Names President of Motion Picture and Entertainment

Kodak announced today the appointment of Steve Bellamy as its new president of Motion Picture and Entertainment.


Society of Camera Operators 2016 Lifetime Achievement Awards - Submissions Open

 The Society of Camera Operators (SOC) opens the online submission process for their annual Technical Achievement Award. 


Hollywood Post Alliance Announces Winner of Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation

The Hollywood Post Allianc® (HPA) - the organization serving the professional community of businesses and individuals who provide expertise, support, tools and the infrastructure for the creation and finishing of motion pictures, television, commercials, digital media and other dynamic media content - has announced that ESPN has been named the recipient of the HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation for its ESPN Digital Center 2.


ARRI Brazil Camera Service Facility to Open in São Paulo

 ARRI is excited to announce the initial phase of its camera service support for Latin America.


Panavision Introduces 10 VariCam® 35 4K camera/recorders

Panavision has augmented its equipment inventory with 10 VariCam® 35 4K camera/recorders.

“We’re pleased to add the new Panasonic VariCam 35 camera, customized with Panavision Modular Accessories, to our fleet.” said EVP of Global Sales & Marketing Bob Harvey. “Offering this new camera builds on our history of supporting the filmmaker with the latest creative tools to further enhance their story telling capabilities.  Panavision carries a full portfolio of state of the art digital cameras at all our facilities around the world, creating continuity no matter where filmmakers choose to shoot.”

About Panavision

Panavision Inc. is a leading designer and manufacturer of high-precision camera systems, including both film and digital cameras, and lenses and accessories for the motion picture and television industries. Renowned for its world-wide service and support, Panavision systems are rented through its domestic and internationally owned and operated facilities and distributor network. Panavision also supplies lighting, grip and crane equipment for use by motion picture and television productions. 

For more information, visit www.Panavision.com.

About the VariCam 35

Panasonic’s VariCam 35 is an unparalleled tool for high-end filmmaking, commercials and episodic production as well as live 4K events. The camera provides superb image handling in multiple formats ranging from pristine 4K RAW to more practical 4K, UHD, 2K, HD and HD ProRes capture. Several assets set the VariCam 35 apart from other high-end cinematography cameras, including dual native ISOs of 800 and 5000, allowing DPs to realize incredible image quality in extremely low light situations; its ability to recordthree simultaneous video formats (4K + 2K + Proxy, or UHD + HD + Proxy); an  optional high-speed 4K uncompressed RAW recorder (CODEX) that  will capture uncompressed 4K VariCam RAW (V-RAW) at up to 120fps; internal AVC-Intra 4K / 2K / HD recording to 120fps; support for an ACES workflow for full fidelity mastering of original source material; and in-camera Color-Grading via CDLs / 3D LUTs.


For more information about the VariCam 35, visit www.us.panasonic.com/varicam, or contact Panasonic at 877-803-8492.