Panasonic Announces Video Contest For The AG-HMR10 AVCCAM Handheld Recorder

Panasonic Broadcast is giving users of its AG-HMR10 AVCCAM handheld recorder a chance to win exciting prizes by showcasing their creative work in the new Shoot It. Share It. video contest. From today through June 18, 2010, HMR10 users can submit a video demonstrating their interesting use of the handheld recorder for the chance to win prizes, including the Grand Prize of a 65 Viera Plasma Television with built-in SD card slot.

Panasonics AG-HMR10 AVCCAM handheld recorder and the AG-HCK10 camera head allow video professionals to capture full 1920×1080 video from long distances or endless point of views. The battery-powered HMR10 records up to 12 hours of high quality HD video on a widely available 32GB SDHC card. Content can be immediately viewed on the handhelds 3.5″ LCD screen or from an SD card slot-equipped Blu-ray player, laptop PC, plasma television or other device. With an HD-SDI in/out, the HMR10 can also serve as a standalone recorder for use with HD-SDI capable cameras, switchers and decks.

Step 1: Shoot It.


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Shoot with the HCK10 camera head or a HD-SDI capable camera or camcorder and record to the HMR10 handheld. Video submissions highlighting the AG-HMR10s use are being accepted in the following categories:

Retail (In-store, bars, restaurants, locations with plasma or LCD displays, etc.)
Business & Industry/Manufacturing (e.g. corporate, training, processes, etc.)
Medical/Dental (e.g. procedures, surgery, etc.)
Transportation (e.g. avionics, trains, military, etc.)
Sports/Extreme (e.g. football, baseball, basketball, auto racing, skate boarding, skiing, sky diving)
News (e.g. crowd-cam, live remotes, undercover investigations, etc.)
Production (e.g. TV, commercials, reality shows, documentaries, nature/wildlife, etc.)

Step 2: Share It.

Submit your video entries via the contest form on the contests website — — by or before 11:59 p.m. U.S. Eastern Daylight Time on Friday, June 18, 2010. Up to five entries per participant will be accepted. Complete rules and requirements for video submissions are available on the contest website.

A submission can be up to three minutes in length and should capture the meaning of the interesting application or shoot. Accepted video formats include flv, wmv, avi, mpg, mp4 and m4v. Video entries will be posted and showcased on the contest website throughout the length of the contest.

Step 3: Help Select the Grand Prize Winner

A panel of Panasonic Broadcast executives and industry experts will judge the submissions on their creativity and select the winners in each category. From Tuesday, June 22 through Friday June 25, submissions from the winners in each category will be displayed at, where visitors can vote to select the Grand Prize Winner from that group.

First, Second and Third Place Prizes will be awarded to the winners in each category. The Grand Prize of a Panasonic 65 Viera Plasma Display will be awarded to the winner with the most votes during the June 22nd June 25th online voting period.

Prize Winners (per market category):

1st Place Prize (7): TC-P46G10 46″ Class Viera G10 Series Plasma (Retail Value: $1,499.95)*

2nd Place Prize (7): DMP-BD70VK Blu-ray Disc Player (Retail Value: $399.95)*

3rd Place Prize (7): RPSDV16GU1K 16 GB SDHC High Capacity card Class 6 (Retail Value: $229.95)*

Grand Prize Winner (selected from online vote)

Grand Prize (1): TC-P65S1 65″ Class Viera S1 Series Plasma (Retail Value: $3,199.95)*

For complete contest rules and additional information about the Shoot It. Share It. video contest, visit For more information about the AG-HMR10 and AG-HCK10, visit