Live From the US Open: Relies on Panasonic VariCams to Create Unique Content in Queens

At the U.S. Open Tennis Championships, New York City-based production company is fielding a Panasonic VariCam 35, two VariCam HSs and two VariCan LT. is using the VariCam 35 and VariCam LT to produce specialty portraits with players and interviews. The footage is being used for broadcast elements and stories on ESPN as well as on social media.

Sports Emmy award-winning cinematographer Bryan Brousseau with the VariCam HS shooting HFR game action. Credit: Eric Diebner for

For high-speed match footage, transitions to the VariCam HS for long lens high frame rate video acquisition shooting frame rates from 120fp to 240fps. For behind the scenes elements, uses the VLT with EF mounts for capturing players during workouts and training.

For the past three years, has used the VariCam 35 4K cinema and two VariCam HS high-speed 2/3” cameras on diverse, award-winning projects ranging from network sports to documentary features to television promos and commercials. Most recently, the production company added the VariCam LT 4K cinema camcorder to its roster of current generation VariCam products.

“Having all three VariCam models at our disposal gives us an excellent set of tools in the field—all the tools we need for the wide-ranging projects we shoot and the gamut of ‘looks’ these projects require,” says partner and Sports Emmy award-winning cinematographer Bryan Brousseau.

See below for more images of’s production at the US Open and how they are leveraging Panasonic VariCam systems. uses the VariCam LT for specialty portraits with players, including tennis great Roger Federer. Credit: Chris Howard for covers tennis legend Rafael Nadal with both the VariCam 35 and LT during a player interview. Credit: Chris Howard for

Sports Emmy award-winning cinematographer Richard Sweeney shooting behind the scenes with the VariCam LT. Credit: Ricky Elders for

VariCam HS with Arthur Ashe stadium in background. Credit: Eric Diebner for

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