Sex, punk & Canon cameras: behind the scenes of Sex Pistols Disney+ biopic

Sex Pistols documentary
(Image credit: Miya Mizuno - Canon)

A brand new documentary about pioneering British punk band The Sex Pistols has been filmed using a range of Canon cameras and lenses. Directed by Danny Boyle, the six-part series focuses on the band's rise to fame and the subsequent notoriety that followed them. 

Oscar-winning cinematographer Anthony Dod Mantle opted to choose a range of different cameras including 18 Canon EOS R5 mirrorless camerass, and a Canon EOS 1DX Mark III DSLR, a Canon XL 1 and a Canon XL H1 professional camcorders. 

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Hannah Rooke
Staff Writer

Having studied Journalism and Public Relations at the University of the West of England Hannah developed a love for photography through a module on photojournalism. She specializes in Portrait, Fashion and lifestyle photography but has more recently branched out in the world of stylized product photography. For the last 3 years Hannah has worked at Wex Photo Video as a Senior Sales Assistant using her experience and knowledge of cameras to help people buy the equipment that is right for them. With 5 years experience working with studio lighting, Hannah has run many successful workshops teaching people how to use different lighting setups.