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Canon Tackles Pro Filmmaking With $20,000 EOS C300

by Jim Fisher.

Canon threw its hat into the pro filmmaking ring last night, announcing the new Cinema EOS camera system.

It was only a matter of time before the company made a move like this—it has long been a major player in the consumer and prosumer video camera markets, but also found success in independent filmmaking circles with the 5D Mark II and 7D D-SLR cameras. An episode of the Fox medical drama House, in which most of the action took place inside the rubble of a collapsed building, was shot with a 5D Mark II because of the ability to work in tight spaces using the camera.

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