Frontline Shoots Doc with Canon 5DmkII

October 3, 2009 lead

frontlinePBS’s Frontline, one of the most beautifully shot and edited documentary programs on television, produced segments for it latest show Obama’s War with the Canon 5DmkII. One of the DP’s, Danfung Dennis, shot the opening sequence with a custom rig that allowed it to be attached to a steadicam rig.

The episode airs Tuesday, October 13, 2009 on most PBS stations. And you can watch it online at:

Read an interview with Danfung Dennis.

From: Gizmodo


  1. […] We told you about photojournalist Danfung Dennis shooting the Frontline documentary Obama’s War and his own online doc Battle for Hearts and Minds with the Canon 5DmkII. […]

  2. […] this totally makes sense for a embedded DP covering the military like Danfung Dennis did for Frontline but something tells me you’d get some strange looks on a commercial […]

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