New Panavision Millennium DXL2 Camera Debuts at BSC Expo

LONDON (February 1, 2018) – Panavision (Stand 502) is introducing the new Millennium DXL2 8K camera here at BSC Expo 2018, running Feb. 2-3 at Battersea Evolution. The large-format camera is the heart of a complete imaging ecosystem designed from filmmakers’ perspectives, seamlessly incorporating Panavision’s unmatched optics and camera architecture, the RED MONSTRO 8K VV sensor, and Light Iron color2 science (LiColor2).

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Dan Hammond Named Vice President and General Manager of Panavision Hollywood

Panavision has named Dan Hammond, a longtime creative solutions technologist in the industry, as vice president and general manager of Panavision Hollywood.  Hammond will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations and working with the Hollywood team to leverage the exceptional camera systems, optics, service and support Panavision customers have come to expect.

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Panavision Brings the Millennium DXL Camera and Large Format Lenses to Camerimage 2017

  • Company to Present a Masterclass with John Toll, ASC and 8K Workshop

  • Panavision Companies Light Iron, Panalux and LEE Filters Join in Celebrating the Art and Craft of Cinematography

WOODLAND HILLS, CA (November 7, 2017) – Continuing 25 years of support, Panavision once again celebrates the art and craft of moving pictures with filmmakers at the Camerimage International Film Festival of Cinematography, which runs November 11 - 18 in Bydgoszcz, Poland. This year, Panavision hosts a masterclass with Oscar®-winner John Toll, ASC, and a workshop on large-format filmmaking.

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Panavision Names Johanna Gravelle Canada's National Sales Manager

Company Announces Jeffrey Flowers to Retire at the End of 2017

TORONTO (September 25, 2017)—Panavision announced that Johanna Gravelle has joined the company as Canada’s National Sales Manager. Gravelle will be based in Toronto, and is responsible for ensuring that customers receive unparalleled service and top-notch camera and lens systems for their productions in the region.

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Panavision to Unveil Powerful New Tools for Groundbreaking Millennium DXL 8K Camera at Cine Gear Expo

WOODLAND HILLS, CA, (June 1, 2017) – Panavision will reveal advanced new tools for its unprecedented, large-format Millennium DXL 8K camera at their booth in Stage 2 (#S302) at Cine Gear Expo, June 2-3. Demonstrating the evolution of their innovative approach to filmmaking, Panavision will debut a set of fast, wirelessly controlled “Primo Artiste” lenses that cover the full 8K HDR image; the world’s first HDR OLED “Primo” Viewfinder; a new color spectrum filter called “PX-Pro”; and “DXL Control,” an iPhone app for remote camera control.

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Panavision Millennium DXL Camera to be Showcased at NAB 2017

Company’s Technology Leaders to Participate in Conference Panels and Presentations

WOODLAND HILLS, CA (April 20, 2017) – Panavision, the motion picture industry’s most respected designer, manufacturer and provider of state-of-the-art cinema lenses and high-precision camera systems and innovative post production technologies, will bring its Millennium DXL 8K Camera to the 2017 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show, which runs April 24-27 in Las Vegas. Technology leaders from Panavision and its subsidiary Light Iron will also offer their insights and expertise during panel discussions throughout the show.

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Panavision Opens Doors to New Chicago Facility

CHICAGO (January 5, 2017) – Panavision, the entertainment industry’s leading designer, manufacturer and rental provider of high-precision optics and camera systems, has opened a 13,000-square foot location in Chicago to serve a growing number of productions in the Midwest.

“This new location allows Panavision to bring our support to the vibrant filmmaking community in Chicago,” said Kim Snyder, CEO and president of Panavision. “We now have 13 Panavision rental facilities throughout North America ready to serve productions with world-class filmmaking technologies and expertise.”

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Panavision Announces New Large-Format Digital Camera

Working Prototypes of Millennium DXL and Reel on Display at Cine Gear Expo

(HOLLYWOOD, CA, June 2, 2016) – Panavision, a global brand synonymous with optics, innovation, and customer service, is introducing the Millennium DXL Camera (“DXL”), a revolutionary breakthrough in image acquisition and workflow. DXL was developed through an unprecedented combination of three companies’ best-in-class contributions: large format optics and modular accessories from Panavision, a brand new 8K sensor from RED Digital Cinema, and new color science and optimized workflow from Light Iron.  

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Panavision Unveils Next Generation PanaND Filters

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. (May 23, 2016) – Panavision, the entertainment industry’s leading designer, manufacturer and rental provider of high-precision optics and camera systems, has announced the availability of PanaND filters. Representing the next-generation neutral density filters, they offer significant improvements in quality and consistency, so filmmakers can focus on achieving their creative goals. Full spectrum PanaND filters benefit from advancements in materials and manufacturing to deliver color neutrality very accurately.

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WOODLAND HILLS, CALIF. (Jan. 11, 2016) – Panavision, the entertainment industry’s leading designer, manufacturer and rental provider of high-precision optics and camera systems, has reached a distribution agreement with Ludwig Kameraverleih in Germany. The highly regarded rental facility will now be able to provide filmmakers in the region with Panavision’s extensive range of spherical and anamorphic lenses, including the popular Primo 70 series for larger sensor digital cameras. This partnership deepens Ludwig’s portfolio of filmmaking gear and broadens Panavision’s reach.

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