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A Genesis camera on the set of Love.
A Genesis in a 360 mount.

2008 French fantasy comedy film co–directed by Frédéric Forestier and Thomas Langmann, and written by Langmann, Alexandre Charlot and Frank Magnier, based on characters from René Goscinny and Albert Uderzo's Astérix comic series.

- Asterix at the Olympic Games (film)

Asterix at the Olympic Games

- Genesis (camera)

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American motion picture equipment company founded in 1953 specializing in cameras and lenses, based in Woodland Hills, California.

Screenshot of The Big Fisherman (1959), the first film released using the Super Panavision 70 process. The image shows the 2.20:1 aspect ratio in which the film was presented.
Panavision cinematic camera R-200°

The company has introduced other cameras such as the Millennium XL (1999) and the digital video Genesis (2004).

Arri Alexa

Digital motion picture camera system developed by Arri.

Arri Alexa camera
Arri Alexa camera being used with Master Steadicam
Arri Alexa 65
Arri Alexa Mini
Arri Alexa SXT Plus
Arri Alexa LF
Arri Alexa being used on the set of Law & Order: SVU
Director Zoey Tur with an Alexa-Plus camera equipped with an 18 mm Master Prime lens on the set of SIS

Panavision Genesis, released in 2005

Superman Returns

2006 American superhero film directed by Bryan Singer and written by Michael Dougherty and Dan Harris from a story by Singer, Dougherty and Harris based on the DC Comics character Superman.

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A digital recreation of Marlon Brando in the film, as Jor-El.
The Superman Returns cast with members of the Red Bull Racing team.

Superman Returns was shot using Panavision's Genesis digital camera.


2009 American zombie comedy film directed by Ruben Fleischer in his theatrical debut and written by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick.

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Ruben Fleischer at the film's premiere
Zombieland zombies in a scene from the film's climax
Models promoting the film at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con

Zombieland was filmed in digital, using the Panavision Genesis digital camera and had a 41-day shooting schedule.


2006 American epic historical adventure film produced, co-written, and directed by Mel Gibson.

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Mel Gibson directed Apocalypto after he made The Passion of the Christ.
Pyramids like this at Tikal were reproduced for the film
Critics claim that human sacrifices depicted in the film are more similar to Aztec practices (as seen here) than to Mayan.

Apocalypto was shot on high-definition digital video, using the Panavision Genesis camera.

Déjà Vu (2006 film)

2006 American science fiction action film directed by Tony Scott, written by Bill Marsilii and Terry Rossio, and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.

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A topological representation almost identical to Greene's idea used in the film to explain a wormhole.

Additionally, the two utilized the Panavision Genesis high definition camera to film the shots that would encompass the past that the Snow White team would peer at throughout the film, as well as the various night scenes.

Easy A

2010 American teen romantic

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Emma Stone and Penn Badgley at the film's Toronto premiere.

The entire film was shot in Ojai, California, using Panavision's Genesis and later filmized.

Horrible Bosses

2011 American black comedy film directed by Seth Gordon, written by Michael Markowitz, John Francis Daley, and Jonathan Goldstein, from a story by Markowitz.

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Jason Sudeikis, Charlie Day, and Jason Bateman at the Sydney premiere in August 2011
Charlie Day was singled out for praise by several critics for his performance.

The film was shot digitally using the Panavision Genesis camera.

The Spirit (film)

2008 American neo-noir superhero film written and directed by Frank Miller and starring Gabriel Macht, Eva Mendes, Sarah Paulson, Dan Lauria, Paz Vega, Scarlett Johansson, and Samuel L. Jackson.

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Gabriel Macht, Frank Miller, Deborah Del Prete, Samuel L. Jackson, and Jaime King at the 2008 Comic-Con promoting the film

The Spirit was shot using Panavision's Genesis digital camera.

Arriflex D-20

Film-style digital motion picture camera made by Arri first introduced in November 2005.

Panavision Genesis

Other single-chip Super 35 mm film-sized digital motion picture cameras directly in competition with the D-20 include the Panavision Genesis camera, the Sony F35 camera and the Red One camera.