Panavision Joins 3D Fray

Dec. 15, 2010—Woodland Hills, Calif. — Panavision, the worldwide market leader in the design, manufacture and rental of camera systems, is in the 3D business.  Three major features recently completed production using cameras, lenses and 3D rigs provided by Panavision. Those features include, “A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas,” shot by Michael Barrett, “The Darkest Hour,” photographed by Scott Kevan, and “Bait,” shot by Ross Emery.  “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides,” lensed by Dariusz Wolski, ASC, was shot using Red Mysterium X cameras and lenses provided by Panavision  , paired with rigs provided by Pace on the 1st unit, and Element Technica rigs for the 2nd unit in London. Panavision’s current inventory of 3D camera rigs includes the Quasar, Pulsar and Neutron, manufactured by Element Technica.

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