There has been quite a bit of buzz around the Sony FS7 camera since Sony announced it at IBC in September – we got the full scoop in an exclusive hands-on I had weeks before that with the camera in London (Click here to watch it in case you missed it). The excitement about the camera is based on how much $8,000 will buy you: a Super35mm 4K CMOS sensor, recording in various XAVC 4K codecs internally on XQD cards, in a relatively small package that even sits on the shoulder well without additional accessories. Now Sony launched a competition for filmmakers to win an FS7. The best mini documentary will be rewarded with the camera, and I am happy to be on the jury alongside fellow shooters Den Lennie, Tom Swindell, Pol Turrents and Gabi García. Head over to Sony Europe’s dedicated page for the competition to register and submit your work. We’ll be on the watch-out for great documentaries …Read more
[UPDATE: We just realized this seems to be Europe only. Sorry US residents.] Sony wants your (up to 5 minute long) shorts and gives out 4 NEX-FS700 camcorders and the grand winner of the so called PROduction awards will receives one of the first “4K kits” which includes the accessories needed to makes the Sony FS700 4K capable. Granted the teaser video for this contest has a tad of last century weird, but that could probably give you a feeling of having even better chances to win. Another incentive: It’s free to submit your work and it can be uploaded easily, so no troublesome process to get started.Read more
by Clint Milby | 16th November 2011
Great news to anyone who owns a Vocas product! They will be holding their very own picture contest in which you are the subject, along with your favorite Vocas product, of course. So grab your camera and any Vocas gear, because this is your chance to win their newest wooden handgrip kit that has yet to be released. Here’s some background on the contest from Vocas: Nothing thrills us more than to see our customers enjoy our products in the field.That’s why we have decided to create a picture contest in which our customers can show off their gear and talent. So if you have Vocas products and are shooting somewhere, make a picture of it! This picture could be worth one of our upcoming wooden handgrip kits valued at roughly 700,- Euros. The best picture we receive will win one of these highly anticipated handgrip kits as a grand price. Specific details of this contest: The deadline for submitting pictures is the 29th of February 2012 The winner of the contest will be chosen by Vocas on the 15th of March from all submissions based on quality and originality. Multiple submissions per person are allowed, but only 1 picture can be submitted per submission. The sender of the winning picture will receive the grand price, in this case the wooden handgrip kit. The Vocas Contest rules apply and can be found here. This picture could be worth one of our upcoming wooden handgrip kits valued at roughly 700,- Euros. The best picture we receive will win one of these highly anticipated handgrip kits as a grand price. You can see the full rules and regulations for the contest here, and can sign up here. Find out more about Vocas at www.vocas.comRead more
We only send updates about our most relevant articles. No spam, guaranteed! And if you don't like our newsletter, you can unsubscribe with a single click. Read our full opt-out policy here.