HD & DSLR Video Packages

Countdown Productions – Full Service, High Definition Cameras and Professional Crews

Countdown Productions provides HD Broadcast standard cameras and experienced, professional, and dependable crews and full service video production packages. Our services range from 2 man ENG / EFP crews to full staging &  crewing, and production for corporate conference “Big Room”events.

Countdown Productions has a full line of HD cameras that fit your production needs. The list of cameras is listed on this page. We will provide you with focused, timely service, whenever you contract our services. Check out client testimonials and what they are saying about our services. Contact us with any questions!

AVID Nitris Composer non-linear editing system completes your production needs by creating master shows and sequences that effectively communicate your company’s message while fitting into your budget. Avid is the premier non-linear editing software in the industry and for 28 years been the post production platform utilized by Countdown Productions, Inc.  After working with us once, we are highly confident that you will consider Countdown Productions for all of your future full service, video production needs. Contact us today to learn more.

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I offer every video recording format currently requested by national and international broadcasting companies and corporate producers. My camera packages are highly reliable, well maintained, and fully customizable to meet any production requirement.

High Definition Cameras:

Sony PDW-F 355 L HD Camera Package
HD & SD Capabilities ~ PAL & NTSC formattingThe Sony XDCAM HD system is a highly versatile production camera recording at 1080 video frame rates at a high bit rate of up to 35 Mbps; it will record both HD and SD formats such as MPEG HD and DVCAM . It provides four channels of uncompressed audio. It offers HD recording in 1080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97P, 25P and native 23.98P and the operator can utilize the expansive shutter rate for high speed recording and time lapse.$ Request a Rate
Panasonic HVX200 P2 Camera Package
HD Capabilities ~ PAL & NTSC formatting DVCPRO HD, DVCPRO 50, DVCPRO, DV selectableThe Panasonic AG-HVX200 answers the demands of today’s video production as a compact and feature packed camera system. Utilizing the infamous P2 cards, the camera can record to DVCPRO HD, DVCPRO50, DVCPRO25 and operate in 720p mode recording frame rates at 24p/30p to any of 20 steps between 12p and 60p, allowing for undercranking/overcranking for fast or slow-motion effects in 720p. Additionally the P2HD solid-state acquisition has the ability to record to mini-DV tape while shooting in SD format.$ Request a Rate
Sony EX-3 HD Camera Package
HD Capabilities ~ PAL & NTSC formattingThe PMW-EX3 compact camcorder has an interchangeable lens system that accepts all types of HD lens delivering stunning-quality HD images in 1080P, 720P, and 1080i HD resolutions. The PMW-EX3 offers a convenient remote-control and multi-camera operation capability, which allows use with high-end camera systems.$ Request a Rate
Sony Z7 Camera Package
HD Capabilities ~ PAL & NTSC formattingThe HVR-Z7U is the world’s first HD Video handheld camcorder that is interchangeable with 1/3-inch bayonet mount lenses. This groundbreaking camcorder also features 1080/24p/30p HD Video recording modes, and HDMI output. A streamlined nonlinear editing workflow is achieved with the Memory Recording Unit, which provides HDV/DVCAM/DV file recording on a widely available Compact Flash® solid-state memory card, as well as recording onto HD Video tape.$ Request a Rate

 

DSLR Camera Packages:

Canon C300 DSLRUse the newest and most reliable DSLR recording platform in the industry. The Canon C 300 is rugged, versatile, and creates beautiful images utilizing High Definition codecs and interchangeable lens and accessories. It features a Super 35mm-Size CMOS Sensor and EF Lens Mount for Broad Compatibility. The recording features the Canon XF Codec – 4:2:2 50 Mb/s MPEG-2 and 1920 x 1080i60 & True 24p Recording options. Utilizing standard HD-SDI Outputs and XLR Inputs the camera can interface with other HD cameras on the set. It has Dual CF Card Slots and Timecode I/O, Genlock In & Sync Out.$ Request a Rate

 

The following items are standard in all packages:

Director of Photography and Audio Recordist
Gitzo-O’Connor 50 D Tripod
8 K Lowell light kit
4 K Mole Richardson light kit
2 Lowell Chimeras soft lights
3 Head LED light panels
17” Panasonic HD Video monitor
Cabling & grip kit

I can get your camera – Just ask!