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7 Types of Cameras used in Hollywood Movies

Camera is the first gateway to the world of Cinema. The quality of the camera/lenses can be a deciding factor on how your film will look like on the silver screen.

This video explains the basic types of Video Cameras that are used for various purposes-

Hollywood being the Mecca of filmmaking is always the trendsetter when it comes to new technology and devices used in filmmaking. An average Hollywood film uses multiple types of cameras depending on the need of the scene.

Here, are 7 types of Cameras Hollywood uses to make Oscar Winning Films. The camera models are divided by the Technology used by them.

7 DIGITAL CINEMA CAMERAS USED FOR FILMMAKING 

  1. ARRI ALEXA-

Price For the latest ALEXA XT- $66,000

Films shot in ARRI ALEXA- Gravity, Life of Pi, Hugo

Films shot in ARRI ALEXA XT- The Revenant, Hunger Games, Birdman, Spotlight.

2.RED EPIC DRAGON

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Price- $26,000-$50,000

Films Shot- Transformers: Age of Extinction, Gone Girl, The Martian, The Danish Girl, PELÉ.

3. PANAVISION GENESIS

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Price- Approx $90,000 with few decent lenses.

Films shot- Captain America: The First Avenger, Get Smart, Robin Hood, Machete, Zombieland.

4. SONY CINEALTA F65

 

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Price- $65,000

Films Shot- Lucy, No good deed, Oblivion, Evil Dead, Save me.

Names and Prices of DSLR Cameras used for Filmmaking

5. CANNON EOS 7D

 

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Price- $899

Films Shot (used for some scenes)- The Avengers, Like Crazy, 127 Hours, Red State.

 FILM CAMERAS

6. ARRICAM ST

 

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Price- Around $1,50,000

Films Shot- The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Imitation Game.

7. ARRICAM LT

 

arricam lt
Price- Around $1,75,000

Films Shot- Clouds of Sils Maria, Taken 3, Furious 7, The Big Short, Bridge of Spies.

 

These are some of the best and the most expensive cameras around the world. But, for Indie low budget filmmakers DSLR remains the most popular camera. Here is a video showing how to get that Cinematic look by using a DSLR-

 

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9 Comments

    1. What is that EOOS? Filmmakers Fans never heard about such a camera used for making of Hollywood movies. Are you searching instead canon eos 70d/ 60 D? These two cameras are usually using for low-budget filmmaking

       
      1. hello sir how are you? i have a Hindi film story I want make film but I have no producer to produce my film
        and I have a group with music director , singer , script writer, Actors , Actress and all artist but we don’t have any producer so how can we get or find a low cast budget producer to produce my feature film.

         
    1. nitin gautam,

      If you are looking for the info regarding Cameras using Film Production, you will found this as worthy.

       

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