\ National Geographic: Earth Live
Earth Live was a minute-by-minute, edge-of-your-seat view of the natural world in real time.
On July 9th, the world's greatest cinematographers were equipped with the world's most innovative and ground-breaking cameras, including Canon's ME20F-SH Multi-Purpose Camera, to broadcast from six continents in two hours, revealing the world’s most incredible animal behaviors, live, in a televised event-series hosted by award-winning actress Jane Lynch and award-winning television personality Phil Keoghan.
To view the full episode, please visit National Geographic’s website at
Masai Mara, Kenya - Canon’s ME20F-SH Multi-Purpose Camera along with a CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 EF to show television viewers live images of illusive nocturnal wildlife, in color, without using artificial lighting.
Masai Mara, Kenya - “It’s dark out there, I can’t see anything and yet through this camera, I got lion cubs in color! It’s the first time they have ever been seen, as far as we know, by anyone.” - Cinematographer Sophie Darlington said while capturing the first live color images of a family of lion cubs at night with Canon’s ME20F-SH Multi-Purpose Camera along with a CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 EF lens.
Brazil - Canon’s ME20F-SH Multi-Purpose Camera along with a CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 EF lens made it possible for renowned Nat Geo photographer Steve Winter to finally film, in color, a wild Ocelot, in its natural habitat.
“Earth Live was an ambitious television special that allowed us to go beyond what we thought was possible. The footage and images deeply resonated with our audience, and we couldn’t be happier that Canon was a part of the incredible moment for our network and in television history.” - Tim Pastore, president, original programming, National Geographics