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Legoland Commercial and Promos shot on P2 and AVC Intra

Legoland Commercial and Promos shot on P2 and AVC Intra

Category: P2 AVCIntra

Marcus Domleo is a talented DoP who enjoys using the Panasonic P2 Camcorders with 35mm lenses and Letus/Pro 35 adapters. Here are a series of Promos and Commercials shot by marcus using Panasonic Cameras including the Panasonic HVX-201,...

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British Airways Advert shot on HPX-3700

British Airways Advert shot on HPX-3700

Category: P2 AVCIntra

British Airways' new US TV advert (September 2009) is shot using VMI's HPX-3700 P2 AVC Intra camcorder and their own canon 5d Mark 2 with DOP Stuart Graham and operator Jonathan Smiles.

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Shooting Television

Shooting Television

Category: P2 AVCIntra

Senegalese musician Baaba Maal has been making music for over two decades now. Along with fellow countryman Youssou N’Dour, he’s also found a wider audience beyond West Africa’s thriving music scene in the West, breaking through...

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Tic-Tac: WCRS

Tic-Tac: WCRS

Category: P2 AVCIntra

When it came to producing a range of eight different slots for an online Tic-Tac campaign, Shaun Dyos, from top agency WCRS, had no hesitation in hiring a Panasonic HPX-500 from VMI. “I know P2 cards work well from experience,” he...

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You can be sure of...P2

You can be sure of...P2

Category: P2 AVCIntra

Nothing tests a camera more than taking it round the world and operating it in different environments, as DoP Richard Mitchell from Monkey Science found on a recent job for Dutch oil giant Shell. The series of four short films followed...

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Prince William on HPX-500 by RAWvideo

Prince William on HPX-500 by RAWvideo

Category: P2 AVCIntra

HRH Prince William visited on Friday 24 April and launched the NMA Future Foundations Appeal. This is an £8m appeal for the site to become a world-renowned centre for remembrance. This was shot on Panasonic HPX 500 by RAWvideo as part...

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A Chinese journey for HD feature

A Chinese journey for HD feature

Category: P2 AVCIntra

Tigerlily Films' latest feature, 'She, A Chinese', swapped the streets of London for western China this September, as the production moved to Chongqing, following the journey of its main character. Whilst aiming to achieve the best...

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Phantoms: Gets  Film Look

Phantoms: Gets Film Look

Category: P2 AVCIntra

Director and editor Lauren Pushkin’s latest pop promo commission, Fifty Phantoms’ ‘Last Night’ called for a rich, vibrant look – without the budget for film. Her first port of call was VMI, where she hired a HPX500...

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Lipsey At The Height Of Fashion on P2 E-Commercial

Lipsey At The Height Of Fashion on P2 E-Commercial

Category: P2 AVCIntra

New London Films and Volatile Media - part of the Music to Your Eyes group - have carved out a niche specialising in filming for the fashion and beauty industries. As image really being everything in these sectors, they decided to shoot in HD...

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Lessons Learned P2: 4x Camera Commercial

Lessons Learned P2: 4x Camera Commercial

Category: P2 AVCIntra

Yesterday we completed our first multi-camera commercial set up running on HPX-500 P2 cameras combined with an HVX-200 P2 camera. The shoot went smoothly and there are some learning points: First of all sending 1 x Panasonic G10 archive field...

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HPX 500 Has Potential X-factor

HPX 500 Has Potential X-factor

Category: P2 AVCIntra

John Lamb at John Lamb Films has become the first person to try out VMI’s new Panasonic HPX 500 cameras, which are rapidly being seen across the industry as a tapeless replacement for the reliable Sony DSR 570 workhorse but in High...

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