Canon had a good showing at the Oscars last night, as every documentary nominated was predominately shot on Canon cameras according to Cinema5D.

Film: “Free Solo,” dir. Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

Film: “Hale County This Morning, This Evening,” dir. RaMell Ross

  • Canon 5D Mark III

Film: “Minding the Gap,” dir. Bing Liu

  • Canon 5D (no indication which mark)
  • Canon EF 16-35mm Lens

Film: “Of Fathers and Sons,” dir. Talal Derki

  • Canon Cinema EOS C300

Film: “RBG,” Betsy West, dir. Julie Cohen

  • Canon Cinema EOS C300 Mark II
  • Canon EF 16-35mm
  • Canon EF 24-70mm
  • Canon EF 70-200mm
  • Canon EF 400mm Prime lens

So while a large number of internet enthusiasts make a lot of claims that Canon doesn't know what they're doing in the world of cinematography, it appears the people making quality films are pretty impressed with the offerings from Canon. This is some proof that the Cinema EOS concept and implementation have been a winner for Canon and we expect to see some great new gear announced ahead of NAB in April.

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