Canon India’s unique cinematography training ‘Streaming Frames’ hosts its second chapter in the City of Lakes, Udaipur

21 November, 2018

Canon India’s unique cinematography training

Inaugurating the second chapter of Streaming Frames’, Udaipur is all set to welcome the future of cinematography trends. A unique series of extensive on field training by professional filmmakers and industry experts, Streaming Frames is an ongoing first of its kind cinematography training programme aimed at training of 100 aspiring film makers live on field projects, spread across India on professional cinematography workflows for WEB as a platform. Scheduled from 21st to 25th November, the second chapter of the extensive training is taking place at Dream Palace, Udaipur.

Along with providing a platform to aspiring film makers to engage with industry veterans, the workshop also endeavors to train them on the complete production workflow. They will be provided with complete insight of film making process and content design for Web/Broadcast media and hands on training to showcase and learn film making skills. The project is intended to take these aspirants straight to the field for professional cinematography training by industry experts, helping them create powerful, storytelling contents in the form of short films.

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 first leg of the workshop was organized in Meghalaya in September 2018. The next series of workshop will take place across four regions - Rajasthan, Gujarat/Karnataka and Andaman and Nicobar, 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 program, Mr. Eddie Udagawa, Vice President, Consumer Imaging and Information Centre, Canon India, said, “Streaming Frames is a platform aimed at training aspiring film makers in the art of professional film making for ‘web as a platform’. Each chapter of the project would take participants through a different city, enabling them to capture the breathtaking diversity of nature across different geographies. Udaipur being a picturesque location filled with diversity and rich heritage, will provide the best of canvas for film making enthusiasts to create powerful, storytelling video contents and short films under expert guidance. We believe this will motivate them to deliver astounding outputs in the form of short films, which shall be released towards the culmination of the project. The extensive on-shoot training program, will provide complete hands on field experience from shooting to the rendered output.”

The participants are travelling in all zones of 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, “With an aim to empower filmmakers  to capture their dream, we are pleased to partner with Canon for this exclusive training session and reach out to the participants from a region  full of stories. ‘Streaming Frames’ training program is the ideal opportunity to gain all the necessary knowledge on professional cinema cameras, case studies and post-production to create high quality broadcast-ready content.”

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 & 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 17,622 PIN codes across India - which comprises of 191 Camera collection points, 17 Camera repair centers, 246 Printer repair centers, 162 Copier, Scanner and Large Format Printer Sales & Service dealers. (Data as of 20th September 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.