Canon, one of the leading digital imaging solutions companies, announced today that its hybrid genius, Canon EOS R5 C is now Netflix approved. With a new firmware update, the compact and full-frame mirrorless camera promises filmmakers enhanced operation and superior image quality for OTT video production.
With an uptake in OTT streaming services followed by the rise of premium video content on-demand, the EOS R5 C is impressively Canon’s eighth addition to its line up of Cinema EOS cameras approved for use on Netflix productions. As a testament of its commitment to bolster growing imaging segments and especially that of India’s promising cinema industry, other Canon cameras on the Netflix authorized list include EOS R5, EOS C500 Mark II, EOS C300 Mark III, EOS C70, EOS C300 Mark II, EOS C700 FF, EOS C700 and the EOS C500.
Speaking about the announcement, Mr Manabu Yamazaki, President & CEO, Canon India, said, “Whether it is spending time with family, friends or even enjoying personal downtime, OTT has now become synonymous with entertainment. The advent of OTT platforms has revolutionized the means for a storyteller to create content in a way that transcends beyond boundaries. At Canon India, we have been witnessing consistent growth in the cinema segment since 2019 and expect it to grow at even higher rates. Through our wide array of Cinema EOS range, we have consistently enabled creators to tell their stories in the most captivating way possible. The Netflix stamp of approval on our flagship Canon EOS R5 C is testament to our commitment and contribution to the growth of the Indian OTT industry. It is our endeavour to further empower Indian filmmakers with our innovate technologies that are at par with their creative storytelling abilities.”
Offering a perfect amalgamation of cinema-quality video and high range still image captures, Canon EOS R5 C stands true to the company’s vision of bringing innovative and industry-leading digital imaging solutions. Being Canon’s first camera to provide internal 8K 60P Cinema RAW Light recording, EOS R5 C maintains the aesthetics of RAW video while reducing file size backed by an internal cooling system for continuous internal recording in different file formats. Equipped with 45MP full-frame CMOS sensor, the hybrid imaging marvel generates less noise and creates a shallower depth of field. EOS R5 C is also equipped with 4K/120P video recording, HDR support with HLG and PQ formats.
The new firmware update (Version 220.127.116.11) strengthens Canon’s commitment to the filmmaking and content creation market. Users can download the update by simply visiting EOS R5 C Firmware Version 18.104.22.168.