At our annual NAB press conference in Las Vegas, with an overflowing crowd of more than 150 international media, Panasonic made several exciting product introductions. The dominating news were the AG-HPX600 P2 HD camcorder with10-bit, 4:2:2 AVC-Intra recording and the lowest weight of a shoulder-mount unit, and a new series of memory cards called microP2 card, which have an SD card form factor to further cost-efficiencies in media pricing.
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NAB 2012 is right around the corner and Panasonic is gearing up to demonstrate our commitment to providing innovative solutions that help broadcasters and production professionals deliver their best work. Booth #3607 in Central Hall will showcase an array of product offerings and integrated solutions. Panasonic will kick off NAB 2012 with …
All the world’s a skateboard to Kyle Camarillo, professional Photographer/Videographer and head of skateboarding media at creative lifestyle clothing company LRG (www.l-r-g.com). Having recently purchased an AG-AF100 large imager HD cinema camcorder, Kyle has already shot several commercials with the AF100, using his HPX170 and HVX200A P2 HD handhelds as back-up. The most recent of these, “Letting the Kids Play,” two versions, https://vimeo.com/38512679 and http://vimeo.com/36952211
Between the crowded rows of colorful men’s shirts, an AG-AF100 large imager HD cinema camcorder pans the store, capturing the scene inside the Men’s Fashion Center in Washington, D.C.
Behind the camera stands Ben Crosbie, director of photography, on location of the documentary Fate of a Salesman. The independent documentary profiles Willie Carswell, owner of Men’s Fashion Center, as he struggles to keep his head above water and his beloved store alive. For 60 years, the store has witnessed the transformation of Washington, D.C., including the recent gentrification of its own H St. neighborhood. Now Willie’s fading clientele threatens to close the doors forever.
Beginning today and running through Wednesday, April 4, online voting to choose the top prize winners of Panasonic’s “Shoot It. Share It” video contest is open to the public at www.ShootItShareIt.com.
For the past month, aspiring filmmakers have uploaded their short projects shot with the Panasonic AG-AF100 Large Imager HD Cinema Camcorder. Users were allowed to submit up to five videos (five minutes or less) in any of six categories.