Canon Hosts Exclusive Cinema EOS C700 Showcase and Screening for Leading Cinematographers in Chennai.
Canon Hosts Exclusive Cinema EOS C700 Showcase and Screening for Leading Cinematographers in Chennai
More than 200 DOPs from Tamil Cinema attended the special screening
Chennai, September 24, 2017: Canon, the world leader in imaging technology, today unveiled top-of-the-line model of its Cinema EOS digital cinematography camera, the EOS C700 in association with L.V. Prasad Film & TV Academy, SICA and Codex.
Targeted at motion picture and TV production with resolution up to 4.5K, the camera was showcased as part of a special screening for cinematographers from the Tamil film fraternity. The screening was attended by over 200 professionals on the 23rd and 24th of September.
Some of the most celebrated names who attended the screening included leading Cinematographers like P. C. Sreeram, Rajiv Menon, K. V.Anand, Ravi K.Chandran, amongst others.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Kazutada Kobayashi, President and CEO, Canon India Pvt. Ltd, said,“At Canon, we understand the prominence of constant innovation in technology. In the last two decades of our strong presence in the country, we have continuously strived to promote the landscape of imaging. Aiming to inculcate the best practices of photography and videography, we have forayed into mainstream cinema business. We understand that cinema is an integral part of the Indian imaging culture. It gives us immense delight to take up initiatives which give us a chance to showcase utmost brilliance on screens and at the same timeoffer reveling experiences to our customers.”
“As an integral part of this endeavor, we also have an ongoing association as a technology partner, with India’s leading institute of film- making FTII to promote short term courses, promoting film education in the country,” added Mr. Kobayashi.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Eddie Udagawa, Vice President, Consumer Imaging and Information Centre, Canon India said, “Rapid innovation is the key to success in the digital imaging industry. It is our endeavor to constantly innovate and bring in our latest technologies and devices to the market. With innovation in the DSLR segment to our credit, Canon now plans to bring an evolution in the motion picture segment with its newly launched mainstream cinema camera EOS C700 that will take the cinematic experience to the next level.”
Canon EOS C700 can shoot up to 4.5K resolution along with 120 fps in 4K and 24 fps in 2K. The camera also comes in EF, PL and PLGS mount with global shutter technology. The dynamic range of camera holds up to 14 stops and 15 stops in two different models of EOS C700.
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