Panasonic’s new digital cinema camera, the Panasonic AU-EVA1, may be an exciting choice for church filmmakers. It’s a handheld camera with a Super 35 sensor. It boasts an EF lens mount, 4K up to 60p and HD up to 240p. It has built in ND and dual XLR ports. Alex Schwindt over at Church Production Magazine has done a great job of reviewing what we know so far.
Over the past few years Panasonic has made a serious comeback into the digital cinema space with the introduction of the Varicam line of cameras, which have been widely embraced in the documentary, commercial and television worlds. While Panasonic isn’t utilizing the Varicam branding on this camera, it’s not difficult to imagine the EVA1 as a smaller, more portable version of the Varicam LT. On paper this camera is a monster.
Check out the rest of Alex’s article here.