Shot on Canon: Movies and TV shows filmed using Canon gear

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Canon USA has launched a new microsite, Shot on Canon (opens in new tab), to showcase prominent films, TV shows and documentaries shot using Canon equipment. 

Companies such as Marvel Studios, Netflix, HBO and Showtime are among the powerhouses whose productions feature on the site, all of which have been filmed using Canon's cinema cameras and/or lenses.

In addition to blockbuster Marvel movies such as Avengers: Age of Ultron, Iron Man 3 and the upcoming Ant-Man and the Wasp, other notable titles include acclaimed documentaries He Named Me Malala and A Beautiful Planet, and popular TV series Workaholics and True Blood.

While these productions may slightly above the scope of most videographers filming on Canon kit, the company's big budget pedigree helps cement its status as the brand of choice for prosumer video shooters. 

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The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a magazine and web journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients as diverse as Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photographic and lighting tutorials, as well as industry analysis, news and rumors for publications such as Digital Camera Magazine (opens in new tab)PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine (opens in new tab)N-Photo: The Nikon Magazine (opens in new tab)Digital Photographer (opens in new tab) and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and demonstrations at The Photography Show (opens in new tab). An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.