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Box office smashes, timeless stills, award-winning television, breakthrough short films — Canon optics have captured it all. Dig through the fascinating videos and stunning short films below. All shot with Canon lenses, not only will they inform, but they may just inspire your next shoot.

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Filmmaker Interviews: Peter Simonite

Peter Simonite tells us about his experiences shooting a variety of different types of content from dramas and comedic shorts to commercial videos and documentaries, using the Cinema EOS system cameras and lenses.

Filmmaker Interviews: John Pope

Cinematographer John Pope shares his personal experiences using the Canon 5D Mark II and 7D while shooting his documentary, Blood Brother, in India.

Articles of Society: Behind The Scenes

Go behind the scenes on the set of a commercial video shoot for Articles of Society Denim's Spring/Summer 2013 collection, featuring the EOS-1D C. Director/Cinematographer Chris Laughter shoots multiple setups in 4K video.

Canon Professional Cameras – On set and on location

Check out this stunning collection of highlights from Canon’s professional cameras, ranging from Oscar-nominated documentaries, to feature films, broadcast news, sports journalism, astrophotography, short films and commercials.

Man & Beast: Behind the Scenes, An Inside Look at 4K Capture

The cinematographers, Dante Ariola, Jeff Cronenweth and Peter Simonite, share their thoughts on how recording in 4K RAW using the Cinema EOS C500 allowed them to bring their naturalistic vision to life for their film, "Man & Beast."

The Ticket: Behind the Scenes, An Inside Look at 4k Capture

The filmmakers give the viewer a behind the scenes look into the film as director Po Chan and DP Shane Hurlbut discuss shooting “The Ticket” on location with the EOS-1D C, taking advantage of the camera's unique versatility and 4k capabilities.

The Nightshift Belongs To The Stars: Behind The Scenes

“The Nightshift Belongs to the Stars” won the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival Award for Best Narrative Short. Starring Nastassja Kinski, Julian Sands, and Enrico Lo Verso, this film tells the tale of two heart surgery survivors who make a special date.

Canon Motion Capture Lenses: On Set and Behind the Scenes

Around the world, noted filmmakers choose Canon Cine and EF lenses to bring their work to light.

Why We Ride: Behind The Scenes

When Bryan H. Carroll made a documentary about the world of motorcycling, he needed a camera that was fast enough to keep up with speeding bikes, and which produced an image as beautiful as the stories shared by the riders he profiles.

Canon Powershot - Be Ready: Behind The Scenes

Go behind the scenes with director Dave Meyers and his crew as they shoot a Canon PowerShot commercial in 2K with an EOS C500. John Veleta, DIT gives an in depth tour of the shoot's workflow and camera configuration.

On Location: Shooting with the Canon EOS-1D C

When co-Directors Kate Rolston and Tyler Stableford traveled to Ethiopia to shoot a documentary, they packed the Canon EOS-1D C. Listen as they tell in their own words how this camera enabled them to connect with their subject.

Life According to Sam

Take a look behind the scenes of the production of the HBO documentary "Life According To Sam," which chronicles the story of a young man with progeria, a fatal disease which is characterized by dramatically accelerated aging.

Deliver The Story: The Canon Showreel at PhotoPlus 2013

This amazing collection of the very best work made with Canon Pro cameras and lenses features projects from visionaries such as James Cameron, Ron Howard, Rodrigo Prieto, Edoardo Ponti, Shane Hurlbut, Bryan H. Carroll and Patrick Moreau.

Canon: Support Matters - Featuring Gabrielle Revere

In 2009 fashion and beauty photographer Gabrielle Revere switched to Canon. Find out why and learn what Canon Service & Support can do for you.

RUSH (2013) -- Official Canon Trailer

Behind Ron Howard's latest film are the Canon cameras used to film it: the EOS C300 and the EOS 70D.

Canon Quick Tip #4: Peaking

See how peaking can be a useful tool when helping to adjust focus on images. 'Quick Tips' video series feature a Canon Technical Advisor offering a helpful imaging tip, unique product insight, or explaining a key technology.

Canon EOS 101 How To - Video Basics

Understand the basic concepts of videography and how you can use the Canon EOS camera's creative options to shoot great footage.

Canon Quick Tip #1: Exposure Modes and Flash

Learn how the Canon EOS SLR flash works in various exposure modes for different results in the finished image.

Canon Quick Tip #2: Properly Holding a Digital SLR Camera

In this video, learn the proper techniques for holding a Digital SLR camera to create steadier and sharper pictures.

Canon EOS 101 How-To: Shooting Modes

Understand the basic concepts of photography and how you can use the Canon EOS camera's creative options to take great landscape, portrait, sports photos and more.

Canon EOS 70D Highlight video

Get an up-close and personal look at the EOS 70D, featuring the innovative and new Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology.

Canon EOS 70D - Handmade - with Shooting Information

Watch "Handmade" and see which Canon lens was used to capture each scene.

Canon EOS 70D Behind the Scenes - Handmade

Watch how "Handmade" was created using the EOS 70D and its innovative and new Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology.

Canon EOS 101 How To - Auto Focus

Understand the basic concepts of photography and how you can use the Canon EOS camera's creative options to take great landscape, portrait, sports photos and more.

Canon EOS 101 How To - Flash

Understand the basic concepts of photography and how you can use the Canon EOS camera's creative options to take great landscape, portrait, sports photos and more.

Canon EOS 101 How To - Aperture

Understand the basic concepts of photography and how you can use the Canon EOS camera's creative options to take great landscape, portrait, sports photos and more.

Canon EOS 101 How To - Shutter

Understand the basic concepts of photography and how you can use the Canon EOS camera's creative options to take great landscape, portrait, sports photos and more.

Canon EOS 101 How To - Exposure

Understand the basic concepts of photography and how you can use the Canon EOS camera's creative options to take great landscape, portrait, sports photos and more.

Canon EOS 101 How To - ISO

Understand the basic concepts of photography and how you can use the Canon EOS camera's creative options to take great landscape, portrait, sports photos and more.

Canon EOS 101 How To - Metering

Understand the basic concepts of photography and how you can use the Canon EOS camera's creative options to take great landscape, portrait, sports photos and more.

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