University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and Panasonic LUMIX have announced a new collaboration to equip filmmaking students with the latest in full frame imaging technology.
Following a tendering process, the LUMIX S1H was selected as the camera technology of choice by UWE Bristol for its Filmmaking and Wildlife Filmmaking course students.
UWE Bristol’s undergraduate filmmaking course is ranked 4th in the UK and it runs a programme of highly-successful post graduate courses, including MA Wildlife Filmmaking, in partnership with BBC Natural History Unit. A new Post Graduate Course in Screen Business will start in 2021.
The award-winning full frame LUMIX S1H cameras will provide UWE Bristol filmmaking students with a flexible and compact mirrorless setup that delivers cinema quality results for all course requirements.
Lynn Barlow, Assistant Vice Chancellor Creative and Cultural Engagement at UWE Bristol said: “It’s important for us to ensure our students develop their knowledge and skills through working in partnership with industry.
“We are delighted to welcome Panasonic to the UWE Bristol family and look forward to working with them to help our students produce their best work.”
Barnaby Sykes, Head of Imaging Marketing at Panasonic UK said: “It is a privilege to equip UWE Bristol with our technology and support, and we look forward to seeing the incredible work that will be produced on the cameras.”
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University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)
The University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) has a global and inclusive outlook, with approximately 30,000 students and strong industry networks and connections with over 1,000 employers. Research at UWE Bristol focuses on real world problems and the University plays a pivotal role in the regional economy. With over £300 million invested in infrastructure, buildings and facilities across all Campuses, UWE Bristol is creating a place for learning that is innovative, ambitious, connected, enabling and inclusive. UWE Bristol is ranked 21st in the Guardian university league table, as well as 7th in the UK for student satisfaction, and has been awarded the highest possible rating in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) 2018, achieving GOLD Standard. www.uwe.ac.uk
Panasonic Corporation is a global leader developing innovative technologies and solutions for wide-ranging applications in the consumer electronics, housing, automotive, and B2B sectors. The company, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2018, operates 528 subsidiaries and 72 associated companies worldwide and reported consolidated net sales of 61.9 billion Euro (7.49 trillion yen) for the year ended March 31, 2020. Committed to pursuing new value through collaborative innovation, the company uses its technologies to create a better life and a better world for customers. Learn more about Panasonic: https://www.panasonic.com/global.