Canon EOS C100 And EOS C500 Cinema Camera Introduced
If you are looking to make your own movie or are already an established filmmaker you might be interested to learn that Canon has unveiled two new additions to their cinema camera range, in the form of the Canon EOS C100 and EOS C500 4k digital cinema camera.
The EOS C500 and EOS C100 have now joined the EOS C300 and the EOS-1D C 4K Digital SLR cinema cameras in the range, and have been created for filmmakers who prefer to use an SLR form factor camera.
The EOS C500 is Canon’s flagship camera model in the Cinema EOS System range, while the C100 provides an option for filmmakers who are starting out or working on a tight budget. Yuichi Ishizuka, executive vice president and general manager, Imaging Technologies and Communications Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc. explains:
“We developed the Cinema EOS C500 digital cinema camera to deliver the benefits of full 4K motion capture to Hollywood’s premier filmmakers, while the C100 is designed for economical productions that need sophisticated HD capabilities and optical lens diversity. As we said in November of 2011, the C300 was just the beginning to our Cinema EOS system and we now offer a more complete system of imaging solutions with a range of cameras for every level of production,”
The Canon EOS C500 and C500 PL 4K Digital Cinema Cameras will be arriving in stores during October for an estimated list price of around $30,000. While the Canon EOS C100 will be available in November 2012 for around $8,000. Also check out the newly announced Canon EOS 6D full frame DSLR camera.