Announcements from Panasonic, Adobe and Canon marked this year's IBC

As the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC 2017) has drawn to an end for another year, The Video Mode has rounded up some of the biggest announcements.

The media, technology and entertainment show exhibited the some of the biggest names from Canon to Panasonic in its 50th year in Amsterdam.

Filmmakers will surely have been keeping a close eye on the convention, with news on editing, cameras and filming accessories all taking centre stage.

Adobe Creative Cloud updates

The latest Adobe CC updates were revealed at the convention with new features for videographers. One of the biggest reveals was the integration of tools for virtual reality – the updates let filmmakers edit while wearing their VR head-mounts to be fully immersed in the process.

Check out our full piece on the updates here to see what else they offer filmmakers.

Panasonic AU-EVA1 first footage

The first footage from the Panasonic AU-EVA1 cinema camera was unveiled ahead of its October release. The 5.7K footage was shot with the camera on location in Iceland by Italian director of photography Filippo Chisea.

To find out more about the footage and the camera itself, take a look at our feature here.

Sony handheld camcorders

Sony announced three new handheld camcorders – the FDR-AX700, the HXR-NX80 and the PXW-Z90. The cameras have new features of fast autofocus, more capacity with slow motion and instant HDR filming to help with colour grading.

For more detailed information on the products watch the video above.

Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve 14 ready to download

The highly anticipated Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve 14 was announced as ready to download. The update comes with a range of new features to help videographers with things like colour correction and audio adjustment.

We give a run down of all the new features in our piece here.

Canon 4K camcorders

Credit: Canon

It was the year of the camcorders with Canon also revealing two new 4K camcorders just before the beginning of IBC 2017, which were a big talking point at the exhibition. The company announced that the XF400 and XF405 mobile units bring 4K recording abilities at 50fps. This is very exciting news for videographers wanting smoother footage.

Read more about the cameras here.


That’s it from IBC until next year but we’re sure these companies have a few more announcements to come before 2017 is out.