Dan Rosario of 256 Media (Worchester, MA) used his AF100
to Shoot the award-winning music video," I Just Want to Know" featuring artist Manny X. Out of 4,000 video entries, Dan's AF100-shot music video won Guitar Center's artist discovery program, which offers emerging artist Manny X the opportunity to record with Grammy winning artist, writer, and producer, T-Pain.
Graham, owner of Imperative Pictures
, broke out the AF100
to shoot This Guy is in Love with You for Grammy-nominated jazz saxophonist Dave Koz's album, Hello Tomorrow. The song is a soulful ballad accompanied by a video depicting many different weather conditions and colors. A year later, Graham entered the music video in Panasonic's "Shoot it. Share it" contest, specifically for AF100
users. Graham was pleasantly surprised to win the Grand Prize this year for the beautiful video that supports marriage equality.
Bryen is a sound designer who uses Panasonic cameras extensively. Shooting with the AF100
, he produced video for Eyes on Africa
, an African adventure company that offers safari trips throughout Africa. Bryen and took the the AF100
to Botswana to get footage for promotional usage. The camera was used on truck beds, helicopters, ATVs and on foot.
Undergraduates in the Film & Video Production department at Collins College in Phoenix are now working with the AF100
in their commercial production, advanced film production and special cinema techniques classes. Course instructor and veteran filmmaker Johnny Staub initiated the purchase of the AF100.
Ben and his wife run Eidolon Films
, a Washington, D.C.-based full-service documentary production company. They specialize in mostly independent work, and typically work with non-profit clients. He recently introduced a documentary on PBS, Keeping the Kabutz. Current projects with the AF100
include a promotional video for Georgetown University and a documentary on the life of an 18-year-old tailor store in D.C. They are working with their local PBS station to broadcast the documentary in 2013.
Alexander owns a production company, Mirador Studios
. The director/DP has used the AF100
on several TV pilots, commercials and music videos. He will be shooting some pilots for TLC and A&E in the next few months, using the AF100
primarily for beauty, reality and interview shots.
Bob is a seasoned visual affects guru who recently transitioned from a still photographer to a director of photography. He recently shot a full-length independent film in India, Sidarth, on the AF100
. Sidarth is the story of a working man whose son goes missing but due to financial constraints he cannot leave work to look for his son. The filmmaker praised the AF100
's performance in dusty, hot conditions; crowded and small spaces; and while traveling. Sidarth is low budget but expected to pick up speed on the film festival circuit.
premiered at the 2012 Slamdance Film Festival to a completely packed audience. The spirit of the holidays is showcased in this feature length anthology of 12 separate comedy short films, written and directed by 13 of today's hottest up-and-coming independent writer/directors. Eleven of the vignettes (the 12th
is an animation) were shot on the AF100
Cullen is a documentary filmmaker currently working on a large-scale documentary. He shoots primarily with the AF100
and will be releasing the project in 3D. The film, Terms and Conditions, is about the unintended consequences of signing away our rights online without reading what we're agreeing to (social media, music hosting sites, etc). Plans are to distribute on Netflix within the next year.
All the world's a skateboard to Kyle Camarillo, professional photographer/videographer and head of skateboarding media at creative lifestyle clothing company LRG
. Having recently purchased an AG-AF100
large imager HD cinema camcorder, Kyle has already shot several commercials with the AF100, using his HPX170 and HVX200A P2 HD handhelds as back-up. The most recent commercial, "Letting the Kids Play," Part 1
and Part 2
, pair two actual father-son skateboarding teams in a breezy celebration of a lifelong love of the sport.
The spots, which promote LRG's line of skating apparel, are utilized on the company web site, instore and on skateboarding's very popular website, theberrics.com
. Kyle has just returned from Central America, where he took the AF100 to shoot two big skate demos of the LRG team in Costa Rica and Nicaragua.