With his Panasonic AG series camcorder, he captures in striking Full HD and 4K. Hear every detail with pro-grade XLR audio inputs and tailor every shot using manual controls for focus, zoom, and more. Need the perfect lens? Artur’s got a collection. Dive into the world of professional filming with him!”
Slovyansk Through Artur’s Lens: Filming with Panasonic AG
Artur holds his own camera Panasonic AG camcorder with Accessories Including lenses, stabiliser and a tripod. He is swift and energetic cameraman and ready to travel around donetsk area for various urgent News VideoRecording.
Meet our cameraman, Artur, in Ukraine 🇺🇦!
If you’re working with TVDATA team and we are considering sending a camera crew on a business trip from one city to another in Ukraine. That applies especially in a region with a recent history of conflict or other potential hazards. There are some essential steps and considerations we take into account, for example Travel Insurance. We must ensure that the crew has adequate travel and health insurance that covers potential risks associated with working in conflict or post-conflict zones.
Travel Logistics for Camera Crew #inUkraine: we Plan routes in advance and always have a backup plan. This includes knowing safe places to stay, rest stops, fuel stations, etc.
Slovyansk is located in the eastern part of Ukraine, while Kyiv (Kiev), the capital of Ukraine, is in the north-central part of the country. The approximate distance between Slovyansk and Kyiv is around 600-650 km (about 370-400 miles) by road. The actual travel time by car can vary, but it generally takes around 7-9 hours, depending on the route taken and current road conditions. If traveling by train, the journey might also take around 7-9 hours.
- Safety First: Prioritize the safety of the crew. This includes checking the latest travel advisories from reputable sources, such as government websites or international organizations.
- Local Knowledge: Engage local guides or fixers who are familiar with the current situation and the area’s nuances. They can provide insights into safe areas, potential risks, and cultural norms.
- Equipment: Be aware of any restrictions or permits required for bringing professional camera equipment into certain areas of Ukraine.
- Communication: Equip the crew with reliable communication tools. This could include satellite phones in areas with poor cell reception.
- Cultural Sensitivity: Brief the crew on the cultural, religious, and social norms of the area they’ll be working in. This ensures respectful interaction with locals and can prevent misunderstandings.
- Emergency Protocols: Have an emergency plan in place. This should include contact information for local embassies or consulates, emergency services, and any other necessary contacts.
- Health Precautions: If there are health risks in the area (like malaria or other diseases), ensure the crew is vaccinated or has necessary preventive treatments. Provide a first aid kit suitable for the region’s specific needs.
- Legal Aspects: Familiarize yourself with the local laws regarding filming, drone usage, interviewing people, and other potential legal considerations.