Taking the cinematography creativity to newer heights, Panasonic India, a diversified technology company, announced the launch of its latest addition to its flagship LUMIX series – LUMIX BGH1 for the Indian market today. LUMIX’s first box-style digital single lens mirrorless camera, BGH1 is a modular, light-weight cinema camera that can be used for just about everything a professional filmmaker might need – from documentary to full-on cinematic films, to event coverage and live streaming. LUMIX Panasonic BGH1 is approved by Netflix as a primary camera for filming Netflix Originals, making it the first Micro Four Thirds camera to be on the list. Designed for versatile video production, the camera is ideal choice for cinematographers, DOP’s, film makers and production houses to provide the uncompromised cinematic experience.
Speaking about the launch, Sandeep Sehgal, Business Chief, Imaging Business Group, Panasonic India & SAARC said, “Panasonic has been a frontrunner in developing cinematic cameras and delivering value-based imaging technology. Designed for versatility, expandability and ease of installation, LUMIX BGH1 is a multi-application box that provides everything a professional needs to unbox their creativity. With its miniature form factor, it is ideal for gimbal and drone work as well as broadcast, live streaming, documentary, and cinema production. We strongly believe this cinema digital camera will create a niche for itself amongst the cinematographer community.”
The LUMIX BGH1 is an easy-to-install camera with high expandability allowing multi-camera control. It provides a versatile way of use, from shooting on drones IP remote control to live streaming and other complex set-ups. The new range is equipped with deep learning real-time detection technology to provide precision focusing of subjects and a double SD Card slot for backup recording or relay recording. The camera has Power over Ethernet+, meaning it can be powered with the same cable that connects it to a network, and up to 12 of them can be controlled at once with the accompanying LUMIX Tether for Multicam app. Providing an extraordinary cinematic experience to consumers, the BGH1 is also an ideal camera for multi-camera environments, not only because it’s highly mobile, but it includes timecode and genlock BNC ports, so you can sync up with other cameras to make syncing in post-production easy.