Panasonic announces EVA1 ‘share your vision’ video contest

GTC sponsor Panasonic has launched a competition for video professionals in Europe and the US to showcase their best work shot on the AU-EVA1 compact cinema camera. 

’Share Your Vision’ is open from 1 June to 24 August, with the winners being announced at IBC in Amsterdam on 14 September 2018.

A distinguished panel of judges, including cinematographers William Wages ASC, Elle Schneider, Johnny Derango and Matthias Bolliger, will select two winners, one in a fiction genre and one in the non-fiction genre. The winning entrants will receieve $6,000 (US) or €5,000 (EU).

To participate, contestants should register at and submit videos shot with the EVA1 cinema camera with a running time range from 25 seconds to five minutes.

Contestants will be asked to submit proof that their project was shot with the EVA1 camera, for example, a behind-the-scenes video or photos showing the camera in action on the submitted piece. Video must be uploaded in one of the following file formats; mp4, mov, avi (H264) and the submission may have previously been publicly posted on YouTube, Vimeo or Dailymotion. Participants can enter multiple videos, but each entry must be submitted separately. 

Participants must be at least 18 years old, be a professional end-user and reside in the United States or one of these European countries: United Kingdom, Ireland, Switzerland, France, Germany, Austria, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Spain, Portugal, Cyprus, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Greece, Malta, Finland, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Macedonia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Romania, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Andorra and Bulgaria.

Approved videos will be uploaded to the Panasonic EVA1 YouTube channel:

About the AU-EVA1

The AU-EVA1 5.7K handheld cinema camera is distinguished by a pixel count of 5720 H x 3016 V (17.25 million), Dual Native ISO ratings of 800 and 2,500, and 14-stops of dynamic range. The newly-designed EVA1 sensor is Super-35 sized (24.60mm x 12.97mm) with 5.7K resolution. With an active resolution of 5720 x 3016, the EVA1 delivers more than 17.25 million photosites, nearly double the 8.8 million for 4K DCI (4096 x 2160). Weighing only 1.2Kg (body-only) with a compact form factor and a removable handgrip, the EVA1 can be used for efficient handheld shooting applications. Because of its compact form factor, it can also be mounted on a drone, gimbal rig or jib arm for complex yet smooth camera moves.

For more information about the AU-EVA1, please visit

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