Scanning over the Cine Gear Expo videos from Electric TV came across this fantastic FILMOTECHNIC KTM motorcycle camera bike sporting a Compact Head motion stabilized rig setup with Meduza Titan 3D camera. Brian (Moose) Mussetter gives us the run down and advantages of the KTM… Read More
At Cine Gear Expo Electric TV caught up with Aaron Kraft from Radflight who kindly demoed the high performance flight characteristics of their new Octocopter which is sporting a RED EPIC camera and Canon 10-17mm Fisheye lens. With a payload of around 30lbs or 15kgs… Read More
Electric TV attended Cine Gear Expo 2012 and came across this new Gyro Stabilized GoPro Quadcopter Flying Camera Rig by Radiant Images. Unveiled at Cinegear 2012 @ Paramount Studios, Hollywood, Gus Calderon with Radiant Images presents their new Multi-function GoPro Hero2 flying camera platform. Video… Read More
Remember those car assembly droids Puck, Gilda, and Rosie from Detroit that were snapped up in a fire sale awhile back? Well they are all grown up now and produce many a fine movement. Bot & Dolly with Autofuss are pumping out the moves to… Read More
Let us take a trip down memory lane, a very quick trip down memory lane with a Ferrari 360 Modena Camera Car fitted with a two camera rig. Tim Damon from Square Planet gives us the fast and furious on the Ferrari 360 Modena Camera… Read More
Based on the design and the ergonomics of the old Aaton LTR series cameras, David A. Ford and Peter Schneider from Ergocine are making new wooden rigs purposelessly built to house the latest cameras. Aaton where approached and have wholeheartedly approved of the idea with… Read More
Founded by three guys with deep roots in the action sports scene, they try to bring you accessories for your DSLR and camcorder that enable you to capture the action easier and make your footage more exciting. All our products are made in Germany to… Read More
We covered Cineik last year a few times as they dropped new gear and now we see they have a Kickstarter campaign that introduces the Cineik IR13 rail support systems & IR13 – SR shoulder rig. The Cineik IR13 is the first interchangeable multi axis… Read More
The Optimos is a line of multifunction camera support systems that can transform from a simple 24” slider into a number of different setups: cage, car mount, table dolly, shoulder rig, monopod, wheelbarrow, handheld stabilizer or even Jib. This completely modular system gives cinematographers and… Read More
The dougmon is the Swiss utility knife of hand held camera support systems. Invented by Doug Monroe, a cameraman who specializes in reality television and documentary shooting. The dougmon states you can say goodbye to arm fatigue and big camera rigs on your shoulder. The… Read More
T3 Motion announced the launch of the T3MT and T41 Trailer systems, designed to support and assist camera crews during the film production process. “Few products on the market facilitate tracking camerawork from 0-15 miles per hour—tracking shots at low speeds can be arduous and… Read More
At NAB Snaproll Media and Brain Farm showcased their latest aerial wonder , a RC helicopter with a Cineflex set up. Possibly one of the camera rig wonders of the world: The Schiebel CAMCOPTER S-100 / Cineflex RC Helicopter. Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER S-100 UAS integrated with… Read More
Engineered and designed by T M Camera Solutions the Cinoflex type-C300 camera system is designed to thrive in the motion picture world. The Canon EOS C300 is powered by a robust 8.4 volt Lemo coneector that regulates and distributes power for hours of recording off… Read More
ikan have slipped out a look at a Flyweight shoulder rig prototype that is coming to NAB 2012. The Flyweight rig shown here is a barebones version or some may call it a naked Flyweight from ikan. NAB is hotting up and the amount of… Read More
Manfrotto has announced the launch of SYMPLA, a new family of modular rigs for DSLR’s, and camcorders. Aimed at making the videographer’s life simpler, SYMPLA will debut at the National Association of Broadcasters show NAB 2012 in Las Vegas. “We are thrilled to debut the… Read More
The Denz C300 Superstructure wraps around the Canon EOS C300 for some serious support. The Denz C300 Superstructure is made out of Konstruktal, a material of enormous strength and gives the opportunity to attach accessories like a monitor, batteries, recorders and so on. The C300… Read More
DigInfo TV have covered a nice cost effective alternate to where you would normally use a camera crane with the NHK Balloon Camera. The NHK four axis gyro stabilized balloon camera rig allows you to shoot super smooth aerial footage from 300 metres but is… Read More
Nikon rejoins the DSLR revolution they started and Redrock Micro celebrates by releasing a limited edition Nikon Gold Field Cinema V2 camera rig to allow you to show off your full Nikon colours. Expect the Nikon Gold Field Cinema V2 camera rig by Redrock Micro… Read More
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will honor the Pictorvision Eclipse designers with a Scientific and Engineering Academy Award at the 84th Annual Academy Awards for Technical Achievement. This prestigious award will be given to Michael Lewis, Greg Marsden, Raigo Alas and Michael… Read More
Tonaci Tran has put up a Blog post with very detailed pictures and accompanying video of the RED Gunner handheld camera rig and the versatile Tactical Cage also from RED. Tonaci runs through various configurations of the RED Gunner from handheld to shoulder mounted then… Read More
When doing a camera rig review edelkrone decided to pull out all stops and not stick to the unofficial 1 to 3 minute rule and instead have done a very comprehensive 40+ minute run through of their complete edelkrone Modula camera rigs. Grab a cuppa,… Read More
The KCW technica guys slapped together a short video showing just five of what they call infinite configurations of their MRK (Modular Rigging Kit) Basic Stage 1 (Cinema) Don’t know about you but I quite like the movement going into the car and the rig… Read More
Seems there are more than a few companies that are putting a number of rigs together for the latest cameras on the market. Having choices and solutions as to which camera rig best suits your shooting style is a very good position for us to… Read More
The guys from Ottawa’s own inMotion have put together a neat video showing the setup involved taking the ARRI Alexa camera from body only to kitting it out to a full blown professional rig. See inMotion for more videos.
edelkrone made a big splash on the camera rig scene and with the Modula 7 rig they keep the impact going. The edelkrone Modula 7 is a highly configurable and highly desirable DSLR camera rig. See edelkrone for more details.
The Titan Lite Ultimate by AeonCine is a handheld or shoulder rig that offers any desirable configuration in about 30 seconds. AeonCine say they are getting the first prototypes now and will do a fast and extensive test. They will be setting up manufacturing and… Read More
On Reduser the RED Gunner has been part of folklore, rumours, and a lot of speculation as to whether it would ever become a real touchy feely product. Well the RED Gunner is real and is now available for purchase from the RED store for… Read More
B_Tram is a cable camera rig capable of speeds of 50 km/h over a 100m distance. The B_Tram rig is in Beta stage now but with refinement work well underway. So far you and can operate the camera remotely via a 3 axis gimbal head… Read More
Shape have released the first shoulder rig for the Sony F65 and a video showing off both of them. Also check out the super sweet offset handles up front on that Shape F65 shoulder rig. You are looking for Balance, efficacy, life time warranty? SHɅPE… Read More
Billed as the World’s most portable and lightweight DSLR camera rig by edelkrone, we see here a brief video to demonstrate the key features and benefits of the Pocket Rig. See edelkrone for more information.
Jag35 are known for making reliable cost effective camera support rigs, and with their new Street Runner Rig the tradition continues. The Street Runner is a basic smaller lighter affordable camera rig that will appeal to many shooters. The Street Runner has the capability of… Read More
Emmy winning National Geographic cameraman Ken Corben and John Harvey have come up with an iPhone 4 and 4s Professional Grade Underwater Housing rated to 30mtrs, 100 feet. If it is good enough for the makers of Shark Week, Deadliest Catch, and Nature Untamed then… Read More
The Klaus Cam, an aerial camera rig designed by Klaus Obermeyer of Aéro Film and Scott Howell of CineMoves, is a three-axis, gyro-stabilized head that hangs on a cable below a helicopter, making it possible to fly a camera through tight and treacherous surroundings that… Read More
The Ultimate Arm is a high speed high torque gyro stabilized remote controlled camera crane. It is designed and developed for extreme operating conditions and high image stability. At the 2011 SOC Society of Camera Operators The Ultimate Arm received the Technical Achievement Award. For… Read More
Pedro Guimaraes is one Cinematographer not afraid to give you a very detailed behind the scenes look at his work and the film business with the machinations involved. Please Follow Pedro on Twitter @m3pedro and catch his Blog Stedi3D, always a good read.
Nice to see a sneak peek Look at a 3ality Technica Red EPIC & Scarlet Rig from @Tonaci Be sure to note the large Prototype written on the rig. See 3ality Technica for more information.