A documentary movie of the Tsuzuri Project work “Battles of Ichi-no-tani and Yashima, from the Tale of the Heike,” the original of which is in the collection of the British Museum. It depicts battle scenes from the Genpei War in exquisite detail. With the help of the British Museum, Canon created and donated a high-resolution facsimile of the work to the Tokyo National Museum, making it possible for its visitors to experience the famous scenes.
Created : October 2018
A documentary movie of the Tsuzuri Project work “River Festival at Tsushima Shrine,” the original of which is in the collection of the British Museum. The large screens that survive today were painted 350 years ago, and depict scenes from the Owari Tsushima Tenno Festival. With the help of the British Museum, Canon began efforts to bring the work back to Tsushima City and Aisai City (Aichi Prefecture), where the festival is held, as a high-resolution facsimile.
Created : August 2018
A documentary movie of the Tsuzuri Project work “Birds and Flowers of Autumn and Winter,” the original of which is in the collection of the British Museum. Believed to date back to the beginning of the 17th century, it comprises four sliding-door panels painted in a composition and style typical of the Kano school. With the help of the British Museum, Canon began efforts to bring the work back to its original home in Tanzan Shrine (Nara Prefecture) as a high-resolution facsimile.
Created : August 2018
Canon aims to become a company admired and respected the world over. This high-definition quality video introduces Canon's global business activities centering on imaging technology and various other activities, which include research and development to production, sales, marketing, environmental conservation, and social contributions.
Created : May 2012
Contributing to society through business. It is this desire, passed down from the company's founders to the present. This video illustrates Canon's CSR activities that capitalize on its characteristics of advanced technological strengths, global business deployment and diverse, specialized human resources, based on this philosophy.
Created : March 2014
An introduction to how digital cameras work that also highlights Canon's unique manufacturing expertise and latest environmental measures. Years of know-how, combined with leading-edge technologies and manufacturing processes, support Canon's position as the leader in high-resolution, high-quality digital cameras.
Created : June 2010
Canon's 70-Year Imaging History: A Tradition of Innovation Canon got its start in 1937 based on the aspiration to make the world's best camera. Through the strategies of diversification and globalization, Canon has realized many successes and overcome a number of challenges to become the company that it is today. This 70th anniversary commemorative video presents Canon's growth to date.
Created : November 2007
2008 World Media Festival gold prize
A documentary movie of Tsuzuri Project Work “Scenes from The Tale of Genji,” the original of which is owned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Using the company’s latest input and output technologies, Canon created a high-resolution facsimile of this work and donated it to Byodoin Temple, Uji.
Created : May 2016
A documentary movie of Tsuzuri Project Work "Dragon and Clouds." The original now resides overseas in the United States, at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Created : April 2015
The goal of Tsuzuri Project goes beyond simply creating high-resolution facsimiles of valuable cultural assets. Its true objective lies in the effect these works have on those who view them.
Created : June 2014
This video highlights the Tsuzuri Project works that have been reproduced to date and presents the production process used to make the facsimiles.
Created : May 2014
A documentary movie of Tsuzuri Project Work, "Scene of Rice Cultivation" at Kyoto's Daikakuji.
Created : May 2014
The Tsuzuri Project produced high-resolution facsimiles of 50 panels painted by artist Kaiho Yusho in Kenninji Temple.
Created : February 2013