Canon U.S.A. Announces New Video Creator Kits For Aspiring Content Creators At VidCon 2016
New Canon EOS 80D and EOS M3 Video Creator Kits Provides YouTube Enthusiasts with the High Quality Imaging Tools to Elevate their Videos
MELVILLE, N.Y., June 21, 2016 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will showcase its new Canon EOS 80D and EOS M3 Video Creator Kits during VidCon 2016 at the Anaheim Convention Center, June 23-25. In addition, visitors to the Canon booth #1801 on the main floor of Hall B at VidCon will have access to engaging live speakers and guest appearances by YouTube® content creators like Anna Akana as well as touch-and-try areas where they can see for themselves how Canon cameras and lenses can help them create high-quality videos.
New for VidCon 2016 is the Canon EOS 80D and EOS M3 Video Creator Kits which include the following:
Canon EOS 80D Video Creator Kit: Includes an EOS 80D DSLR camera & EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM lens, an external microphone and 32GB SD card. This kit also includes the Canon Power Zoom Adapter PZ-E1 which allows creators to smoothly control their zoom at the push of a button or right from their compatible smartphone by using the Canon Camera Connect app*.
Canon EOS M3 Video Creator Kit: Includes an EOS M3 digital camera & EF-M 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens, an external microphone and a 32GB SD card.
The new EOS 80D Video Creator Kit is currently scheduled to be available in August 2016 for an estimated retail price of $2,049.00**.
The new EOS M3 Video Creator Kit is currently scheduled to be available in late June 2016 for an estimated retail price of $899.99**.
The new kits join a family of Video Creator Kits that include the EOS Rebel T6i, Rebel T5i and EOS 70D. To learn more about the Video Creator Kits, please visit: www.usa.canon.com/daretodream
Canon will also host an on-site social media contest that encourages attendees to share their talents (Fashion/Costume, Beauty, Dance, Skit, or Talent Tricks). Participants will have the chance to create their own unique 30-second video using Canon Video Creator Kits. One lucky winner will be selected to create a video with a YouTube® star at the Canon Experience Center in Cosa Mesa, CA and win an EOS Rebel T6i Video Creator Kit!
YouTube® sensation Anna Akana will discuss various topics, such as how she got her start on YouTube®, what inspires her, and the challenges she faces during the creative and filmmaking process. Below is the full Canon speaker schedule for VidCon 2016.
|TIME||THURSDAY, JUNE 23||FRIDAY, JUNE 24||SATURDAY, JUNE 25|
|10:00AM||Wildlife photographer, filmmaker and host of Nat Geo WILD’s first digital series wild_life Bertie Gregory|
|11:00AM||Up Your Game: The New Canon Video Creator Kits|
|12:00PM||Up Your Game: The New Canon Video Creator Kits||Sawyer Hartman Q&A|
|1:00PM||Wildlife photographer, filmmaker and host of Nat Geo WILD’s first digital series wild_life with Bertie Gregory||Chris Peterson, Director of Photography, LAIKA|
|2:00PM||Tiffany Ma Q&A||Loey Lane Q&A|
|3:00PM||RJ Aguiar Q&A|
|4:30PM||Anna Akana Q&A|
|5:00PM||Clarissa May Q&A|
For those with a Creator or Industry Badge for the show, Canon will also have a booth on the second floor of the convention center #205L. Creators will be able to touch and try Canon's professional video products, including the new COMPACT-SERVO 18-80mm T4.4 EF, and have their questions answered by Canon product experts.
About Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean (excluding Mexico) markets. With approximately $31 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2015† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2016. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.
* Data charges may apply with the download of the free Canon Camera Connect app. This app helps enable you to upload images to social media services. Please note that image files may contain personally identifiable information that may implicate privacy laws. Canon disclaims and has no responsibility for your use of such images. Canon does not obtain, collect or use such images or any information included in such images through this app.
** Availability, pricing and specifications are subject to change without notice. Actual prices are set by individual dealers and may vary.