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Canon Cinema Camera Announcement on September 24

Canon set to announce first RF mount cinema camera on Sept. 24

Canon Cinema EOS C70 teaser
Image by Canon

Canon is set to announce a new cinema camera during their Canon Vision event on September 24th. According to the press release, the “virtual trade show” event is scheduled for Thursday, 24th September 2020 at 14:00 CEST / 8:00 AM EDT.

According to numerous rumour reports by CanonRumors it is very likely we may see Canon announce a new Canon EOS C70 cinema camera.

Canon Vision Online Event Set to Launch New EOS Cinema Camera

Furthermore, according to the pre-launch leaks and teasers the Canon C70 is a compact, cube-like shaped camera that is likely to sit above the C100/C100 MKII range.  From the leaked images, the camera looks like a 1DX Mark III on steroids with a bulkier build and video-oriented design. 

UPDATE: Pre-order the new Canon EOS C70 on B&H

Also, the rumors state the C70 is likely to feature an RF mount, 10bit 4K 4:2:2 on-board recording, built-in NDs, but no internal raw capabilities. Some view it as an RF mount “Mini-C300 Mark III”, which can do 4K Raw internally. 

Learn more about the features of the C300 Mark III here.

Canon Vision Event
Canon Vision Event / Images by Canon

Read an excerpt from the press release below:

New Canon cinema camera to be announced on Canon Vision – its virtual trade show platform launching 24th September.

Canon today announces it will reveal details of a new cinema camera on Canon Vision – a platform launching at 14:00 CEST on Thursday 24th September 2020, which reproduces the trade show environment virtually.

Ideal for broadcasters, cinematographers, independent filmmakers, videographers and more, visitors to Canon Vision will be able to learn more about the camera and explore Canon’s full range of Pro AV products and solutions. They will also gain insight into the technology from its team of product specialists and industry-leading professionals and have the opportunity to watch short film screenings.

Across the 24th and 25th September, the Canon Vision programme of events includes six live sessions with imaging professionals to discuss everything from the current industry challenges and video journalism trends to the world of post-production and future of Nollywood. 

[via CanonWatch]

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