New Filmmaker Program
Panavision believes in helping students and beginning filmmakers achieve their dreams. More than 25 years ago, Panavision launched the New Filmmaker Program. This ongoing grant program offers film schools, training programs, and independent filmmakers the opportunity to rent cameras at little or no charge. Panavision’s commitment to the industry’s future provides student and beginning filmmakers the opportunity to work with professional grade equipment early in their careers.
The New Filmmaker Program loans film or digital camera packages (based on availability) to filmmakers for student thesis films, “low-budget” independent features, showcase reels, Public Service Announcements, or any other type of short, not-for-profit project. The New Filmmaker Program has served hundreds of aspiring filmmakers, many of whom eventually become regular Panavision customers.