Pro Moviemaker Nov/Dec - Web


and at a price that undercut the rival 5.9K Canon EOS C500 Mark II significantly – but at only 4K output and with no internal Raw recording. Kinefinity hit the market with the full-frame Mavo LF, while the Panasonic EVA1 and Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro 4.6K G2 gained popularity thanks to amazing spec, affordability and great performance. And in the camcorder category, where live streaming’s acceptance was only accelerated by the pandemic and lockdown, the cameras continue to offer even higher resolution, big sensors, great audio and more robust codecs. JVC is one of the pioneers of live streaming and the HC500 and HC900 sold in big numbers, as did Canon’s flagship XF705 and Sony’s Z190 and Z280, while Panasonic’s compact CX10 offers an incredible spec in a small package that is ideal for users from beginners to professionals.

market, but this year Canon came out swinging with the radical new EOS-1D X Mark III and Nikon with the D6 and D780. The affordable D780 was a huge benefit for Nikon users, while the flagship D6 sports camera upped the spec even more. But it was Canon’s EOS-1D X Mark III that really pushed the boat out for filmmakers, with 12-bit internal 4K Raw recording, very fast frame rates and intelligent AF. In the cinema camera category, it was also a big year with new cameras from Canon and Sony having an impact. Canon got the ball rolling with the full-frame EOS C500 Mark II with internal Raw Light recording, a newmodular body and very high-spec codecs. This was then followed by the Canon EOS C300 Mark III – the same body and very similar spec, but using a new Super 35 sensor with Dual Gain Output technology. And Sony’s FX9 brought a more affordable full-frame cinema camera to the market with its clever hybrid AF system, fast frame rates



R5 mirrorless camera set a new high with 8K recording

Sony A7S III Fujifilm X-T4 Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III Panasonic S1H

Panasonic S5 Canon EOS R5

IMAGES From the tiny Sigma fp to Blackmagic PCC6K and JVC HC500, there’s a huge variety of great cameras

Nikon Z 6 Sigma fp

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Marshall CV380-CS

SLR Canon EOS 5DMark IV Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Nikon D6

Nikon D850 Nikon D780


JVC HC500 JVC HC900 Sony Z190 Sony Z280 Canon XF705 Panasonic CX10

Cinema camera

Blackmagic Ursa Mini Pro 4.6K G2

Canon EOS C500 Mark II Canon EOS C300 Mark III Panasonic EVA1 Sony FX9 Kinefinity Mavo LF



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