Panasonic: News from the VariCam family

VariCam Pure

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.

VariCam ROP

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.

VariCam upgrades

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.

User stories

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!

Coming Up

CTBF Christmas Family Film: Ferdinand

CTBF Christmas Family Film: Ferdinand
16 Dec 17 @ Ham Yard Hotel, London W1D 7DT

Sony PXW-FS7 operations and 4K workflow course

Sony PXW-FS7 operations and 4K workflow course
9 Jan 18 @ Sony DMPCE, Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, SL0 0NH

Sony PMW F5 and F55 operations and 4K workflow course

Sony PMW F5 and F55 operations and 4K workflow course
16 Jan 18 @ Sony DMPCE, Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, SL0 0NH

Sony PXW-FS7 operations and 4K workflow course

Sony PXW-FS7 operations and 4K workflow course
23 Jan 18 @ Sony DMPCE, Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, SL0 0NH

BSC Expo 2018

BSC Expo 2018
2–3/02/2018 @ Battersea Evolution, Battersea, London

VMI: Handheld gimbal operation course

VMI: Handheld gimbal operation course
13 Feb 18 @ VMI, 7 Victoria Estate, Victoria Road, Acton, W3 6UU

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