Sixty Canon 5D Mark II SLRs used in movie “ParaNorman”

Fred Miranda
Registered: Dec 31, 2001
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Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR Camera Proves Essential for Realistic Photography of Miniature Puppets and Sets, As Well As Sequential Image-Pairs Needed for 3D Animation.

From Canon: Five camera teams and crews of animators, puppeteers, and staff from LAIKA animation studios, along with an garrison of sixty EOS 5D Mark II SLR cameras from Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, have come together to help bring the new 3D feature film, “ParaNorman” to screens this Summer. The EOS 5D Mark II DSLR cameras captured frame-by-frame stop-motion animation of puppet “actors” in this new horror comedy about a small-town boy who speaks to ghosts and must battle an assortment of otherworldly creatures to save his town from doom.

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Registered: Aug 23, 2008
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This is so cool. I all of the sudden became really excited about this movie

Registered: Mar 03, 2009
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Very cool! It appears they're also using Nikon lenses.