India, January 21, 2019: Continuing with its vision of strengthening the imaging culture across the country, Canon India, one of the leaders in the imaging space, commenced the third chapter of ‘Streaming Frames’ in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Streaming Frames is a one of its kind cinematography training programme aimed at training 100 aspiring film makers live on field projects, spread across India on professional cinematography workflows for WEB as a platform. Scheduled from 20th - 25th January 2019, Streaming Frames offers vast variety of tips and tutorials along with hands on training by renowned cinematography mentors to help participants learn the skills of film making.
Along with providing a platform to aspiring film makers to engage with industry veterans, the workshop also focuses on training them on the complete production workflow. The aspirants will be provided with a complete insight of the film making process and content design for Web/Broadcast media and hands on training to showcase and learn film making skills. Under the guidance of renowned cinematography mentors, the aspirants will be prepared to enter the field of professional cinematography and be able to create powerful, storytelling content.
The first leg of the workshop was organised in Meghalaya in September 2018, followed by Udaipur in November, 2018. The next series of workshop will take place in Gujarat/Karnataka, wherein Canon will introduce and showcase wide variety of Cinema EOS and Multi Purpose Cameras and lenses like: Cinema EOS- C200, XC15, C300 MARK II, ME20FSH and Canon Cine Lenses.
Elaborating on the programme Mr. Eddie Udagawa, Vice President, Consumer Imaging and Information Centre, Canon India said, “At Canon, we believe that capturing moments in the form of videos is one of the most important forms of art and hence needs to be celebrated. Hence, it has been our utmost focus on introducing various platforms to nurture the creative and technical capabilities of cinematography enthusiasts. In line with this imperative, we initiated ‘Streaming Frames’ programme aimed at training aspiring film makers in the art of professional film making. We saw an overwhelming response from participants for our previous chapters of ‘Streaming Frames’, which further encourages us to reach out to film enthuasiasts across the country and spread the marvels of imaging. Continuing our endeavor, we are proud to announce the third edition of Streaming Frames in Andaman & Nicobar Islands.”
He further added, “Andaman & Nicobar known for its exotic islands, will provide the best of canvas for participants to capture the pristine beauty and create powerful content under the expert guidance of renowned cinematographers. With each chapter of the project, we wish to take participants through a different city, enabling them to capture the breathtaking diversity of nature across different geographies in the country. We strongly believe this extensive program will help provide for a complete hands on experience so that the aspirants can deliver exceptional output.”
Highlights of the project will include five days of extensive on-field training by technology and industry experts, taking them through the process of film making and content design for web/broadcast, detailed technology insights from Cinema Cameras to Special Multi-Purpose Cameras, sessions on production and post-production and certification from Canon India on having completed the workshop.
The participants have been travelling across the country and are directed and guided by Bedi brothers- Vijay Bedi and Ajay Bedi, who are brand ambassadors of Cinema EOS for Canon and highly respected film makers with three Green Oscars and several worldwide recognitions under Bedi Universal.
Further elaborating on their partnership with Canon, Bedi Brothers(Vijay Bedi & Ajay Bedi) said, “We are happy to collaborate with Canon for this exclusive workshop aimed at empowering young and aspiring filmmakers to follow their dream. ‘Streaming Frames’ training program is the ideal opportunity to gain all the knowledge on cinematography, case studies and post-production to create high quality broadcast-ready content. Resonating the strong beliefs of Canon, we will consistently guide the aspiring filmmakers to strengthen the imaging culture of the industry.”
Streaming Frames is boarded along with leading cinematography/film making technology experts: Dell for Professional Precision 5530 Mobile workstations series which are ideal for handling complex 4K footages on field, Intel with their 8th Generation Intel® Core ™ i7 processors, Adobe with their Creative Cloud Post Production Solutions, DCP Expeditions – Organizers of Streaming Frames and well networked across with photography & cinematography professionals and enthusiasts. The short films along with the BTS (Behind the scenes) to be designed by Lensocrat Films will be viral across all social media platforms – Canon and External both. All the participants and the alliances companies – Dell, Adobe, Intel, DCP Expeditions and Bedi Universal will also be promoting the content. The training has also recently collaborated with Sennheiser (world’s leading Audio Technology company from Germany designing products for Film, Media & Television operations) as Audio Technology Partners.
About Canon Group
Ever since its foundation in 1937, Canon is guided by the “Kyosei” philosophy of living and working together for the common good. Canon strives to create and deliver world-class products, becoming a top global corporation by diversifying into new business fields throughout the world. Focusing on optical technologies, Canon produces office equipment, consumer and professional imaging devices, network cameras, healthcare and industrial equipment. Through the close connection between its global head office in Tokyo and regional headquarters in America, Europe, Asia, Oceania and regional headquarters in Japan, Canon combines its global and local operations organically. In 1996, Canon launched its Excellent Global Corporation Plan with the goal of serving the society with advanced technologies and becoming a trustworthy and responsible corporate citizen. The year 2016 is the first year of Phase 5 of the Plan. Currently, Canon boasts a strong global presence of 367 subsidiaries all over the world, supported by 197,673 employees. (Data as of December 31, 2016)
About Canon India
Canon India Pvt. Ltd., a 100% subsidiary of Canon Singapore Pvt. Ltd., is a world leader in imaging technologies. Set up in 1997, Canon markets over 200 comprehensive range of sophisticated contemporary digital imaging product and solutions in India. The company today has offices and warehouses in 14 cities across India and employs over 1000 people. Canon has over 500 primary channel partners, 14 National Retail Chain partners, and over 6000 secondary retail points. Canon India till date has opened over 250 retailer stores accredited as “Image Square” across 100+ cities in the country. Canon India’s service reach extends to over 583 towns covering 17,800 PIN codes across India - which comprises of 270 Camera collection points, 15 Camera repair centers, 257 Printer repair centers, 215 Copier, Scanner and Large Format Printer Sales & Service dealers. (Data as of 20th December 2018)
In sync with its corporate tagline- ‘Delighting You Always’, reinforced by World class technology, Canon offers an extended product portfolio, including copier MFDs, Managed Document Services, Fax-Machines, Printers, Document and Cheque Scanners, All-in-ones, Digital Cameras, DSLR’s, Cinematic Imaging Products, Camcorders, Cable ID Printers and Card printers catering to the multiple market segments of consumer, SME, B2B, Commercial, Government & PSUs. In 2017, the imaging leader recorded a double digit growth.