Panasonic: News from the VariCam family
Panasonic is pleased to announce a new addition to the VariCam family: VariCam Pure, a cinema-ready VariCam 35 featuring a Codex recorder capable of uncompressed 4K Raw acquisition. Watch 4K Uncompressed Raw 120 fps footage from the VariCam Pure.
Also recently announced is the VariCam Remote Operation Panel (VariCam ROP) program that enables remote control of the VariCam series cinema cameras. This provides a GUI that is close to the control panel on the camera and designed for maximum comfort of users. The complete manual is available online.
Upgrades to the existing VariCam models that include the above-mentioned ROP, ProRes 2K support and various ProRes codecs have also been announced. Download the upgrade for the VariCam 35 and for the VariCam LT here.
VariCam Production Day notes
At the beginning of the year a VariCam Production Day with leading cinematographers was held in London. Read more about their experience with the VariCam in the 'Absolutely Cinematic' PDF.
A Tango at 5000 ASA – VariCam LT Testimonial by DoP Frank Barbian
Live on Stage in 4K – VariCam LT brings the sparkle to Disney's Broadway Hits at London’s Royal Albert Hall with AK-UC3000 Studio and AW-UE70 PTZ cameras
Hever Castle in HDR – Televisual created a short HDR film to showcase the beautiful scenery in and around Hever Castle. The film, captured on Panasonic VariCam 35 and LT cameras with Fujinon lenses, shows the castle in all its vivid and colourful glory.
Panasonic will be at BVE on Stand H39 so why not drop by and see for yourself!