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ikan DX5 and VX9i-2K Monitors:

ikan DX5 and VX9i-2K Monitors:

At NAB 2014 ikan had on display two prototype monitors at their stands. On show from ikan was the 5 inch next generation D series monitor the DX5 featuring HDMI in / out, SDI in / out, HDMI to SDI / SDI to HDMI conversion. Also on the floor was the 8.9 inch 3G-SDI VX9i-2K […]

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ikan D12 Monitor:

ikan D12 Monitor:

At NAB 2014 ikan showed off their prototype D12 monitor. The D12 has an ips 1920×1200 resolution LCD panel, 3G-SDI input / output, HDMI input / output, mini XLR power input, table stand, on screen tally, your choice of pro battery mount adapter, and supports up to 16 million colours. Hit ikan up for when […]

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SHAPE Follow Focus PRO:

SHAPE Follow Focus PRO:

SHAPE have announced their new Follow Focus PRO for 15mm rods. While the Follow Focus Pro contains the essentials for pulling focus on any type of project production, the choice of either 15mm rod adaptors means that you can shape the system to meet your particular requirements. Main Features Follow focus system for use with […]

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SHAPE Drop Brushless ISEE I Gimbal Camera Rig for GoPro’s:

SHAPE Drop Brushless ISEE I Gimbal Camera Rig for GoPro’s:

Canadian camera gear manufacturer SHAPE have dropped a 2-axis brushless gimbal camera rig for the GoPro series of cameras: Gimbal ISEE I for GOPRO Gimbal ISEE I for GOPRO Specs: 2 axis gimbal, tilt up and tilt down. you can control the Gimbal ISEE I with our worldly know patented push button For less than […]

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Cinevate Crash Cage:

Cinevate Crash Cage:

Cinevate have dropped the Crash Cage; a solid metal fortress for your camera. Constructed from solid aluminium, the Crash Cage can take a beating so that your camera doesn’t have to. A run and gun shooting style demands the ability to switch setups quickly and securely. The Crash Cage is the foundation for that setup. […]

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SHAPE GIMBAL ISEE II Sneak Peek: It’s a Shoulder Brushless Gimbal Camera Rig:

SHAPE GIMBAL ISEE II Sneak Peek: It’s a Shoulder Brushless Gimbal Camera Rig:

Canadian camera gear maker SHAPE have dropped a little taste of what is coming to NAB 2014. The SHAPE Gimbal ISEE II which will fit the Shadow series of camera rigs. Yes it is a shoulder mounted brushless gimbal camera rig. introducing the 1st official product from the SHADOW SERIES; the SHAPE GIMBAL ISEE II. […]

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Tilta Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Rig

Tilta Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Rig

For some reason I was compelled to smash dishes after watching the latest product offering from ikan: The Tilta Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera rig. Perhaps it was the music… The Tilta ES-T13 Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Rig from ikan features a form fitted cage specifically designed for the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera and allows the […]

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Oh Dear One Crazy Genus Mini Jib Presentation:

Oh Dear One Crazy Genus Mini Jib Presentation:

Speaking of crazy bizarre bat shizen video reviews…. Genus Mini Jib – A Short Presentation: Again we might be a bit hard so go on and thank Eichenberg Visuals Filmproduktion:

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ikan BumbleBee Lightweight Handheld Rig Looks Like a Wrist Snapper:

ikan BumbleBee Lightweight Handheld Rig Looks Like a Wrist Snapper:

Ouch… Could just be me… throwing this out there: the ikan BumbleBee Lightweight Handheld Rig looks like a wrist snapper. I mean look at the pain at :17 Anyway if it’s your cuppa tea please see ikan.

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ikan Camera Risers:

ikan Camera Risers:

Super quick one for you… ikan have dropped camera risers to well… raise your camera. They come in three flavours: 3″ Camera Riser Features Sturdy Aluminum Construction Anodized Finish Lightweight 6″ Hi-Hat Riser Features Functions as Riser and Hi-Hat Sturdy Aluminum Construction Red and Black Anodized Finish Lightweight 6″ Camera Riser Hi-Hat with Swivel Features […]

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Genustech Drop The Genus Mini Jib:

Genustech Drop The Genus Mini Jib:

Genustech have announced the Genus Mini Jib. This compact and lightweight Genus Mini Jib is designed by James Smith of DSLR Devices, the creator of the popular MK Ultra Camera Crane. On DSLR Devices partnering with Genus on this new camera jib, James Smith states, “With Genus’s solid portfolio of products it was the only […]

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Genustech UV Filters for The Larger Sized Lenses:

Genustech UV Filters for The Larger Sized Lenses:

Genustech have quietly dropped UV filters for the larger sized lenses. So if you sport that phat glass then it may be a good idea to place that extra barrier to a potential lens scratch while not adding a colour cast to your shots. Right now they have scratch resistant 105mm and 127mm UV protector […]

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ikan KVM-7050W 7″ 3G HD-SDI On-Camera Monitor:

ikan KVM-7050W 7″ 3G HD-SDI On-Camera Monitor:

ikan bring you the Konvision’s KVM-7050W monitor. The Konvision KVM-7050W monitor is equipped with dual 3G-SDI inputs with loop through outputs as well as other I/O solutions, including composite, component, HDMI and tally inputs. Its 170 degree viewing angle allows the user to see clear, vibrant images from just about any viewing position. Professional software […]

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Overview of the ARRI Rod Standards:

Overview of the ARRI Rod Standards:

There are currently three ARRI rod standards; 15mm LWS lightweight Support , 15mm Studio, and 19mm Studio. But rods are rods right? NO!! Just ask one of the American manufacturers who have a sea container full of rods they believed to be industry standard… They are now called looking at rods. So here is an […]

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RED Dual Outrigger Handle:

RED Dual Outrigger Handle:

RED Introduce the RED Dual Outrigger Handle. Tool-Free adjustable dual aluminum and rubber handles that also have a great side benefit of folding away to the camera body to make transport compact. Fits your Scarlet and Epic (M-X and Dragon) with pass through holes to allow for mounting inline with LCD. $490. In Stock ready […]

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Genus Eclipse ND Faders Are Now Available in an Expanded Range of Sizes:

Genus Eclipse ND Faders Are Now Available in an Expanded Range of Sizes:

Genustech sent us an email to let us know the Genus Eclipse ND fader is now available in an expanded range of sizes. Buy now and enjoy free shipping while stock last! Choose your filter from the sizes below: Eclipse ND Filter 82mm Eclipse ND Filter 77mm Eclipse ND Filter 72mm Eclipse ND Filter 67mm […]

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Arri DoP*1 Cinematographers Watch:

Arri DoP*1 Cinematographers Watch:

Unlike pilot or diving watches, the bezel of the DoP*1 doesn’t indicate time that has passed; instead it is equipped with a countdown to zero feature. Cinematographer Tom Fährmann, BVK designed the DoP*1 watch at the suggestion of Arnold & Richter and the timepiece is manufactured by Roland Kemmner, a renowned German watchmaker based in […]

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Genus GoPro Cage For The Original GoPro Hero 3 is Now Only $75:

Genus GoPro Cage For The Original GoPro Hero 3 is Now Only $75:

The popular Genus GoPro Cage for the original GoPro Hero 3 is now only $75 for a limited time. Genus has a limited number of cages for the original GoPro 3 camera available. Only $75 dollars including shipping! Grab yourself a bargain whilst stocks last. Note this cage is only compatible with GoPro 3 camera […]

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ikan On Camera Lighting Solutions:

ikan On Camera Lighting Solutions:

The ikan “The Drawing Board” webisodes are proving to be quite popular. Well we can tell they are on this site at least. Anyway ikan are up to number four in their new series, and this one is about on camera lighting solutions. ikan’s George Tripsas puts the iLED6 and the iLED312-v2 LED lights up […]

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ARRI PCA for SONY PMW F5 F55 Camera Feature Tour:

ARRI PCA for SONY PMW F5 F55 Camera Feature Tour:

ARRI PCA show off their range of accessaries for the SONY PMW F5 and F55 cameras… ARRI PCA offers a range of accessories for the Sony F5 / F55 in the form of a dedicated 15 mm LWS base plate; shoulder pad; accessory top plate; handle; and Sony viewfinder adapter. These dedicated accessories improve ergonomics […]

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ikan The Drawing Board and Tungsten Colour LED Studio Lights With DMX Control:

ikan The Drawing Board and Tungsten Colour LED Studio Lights With DMX Control:

The ikan web series “The Drawing Board” hits number three and it is about tungsten colour LED studio lights with DMX control. The Drawing Board: IDMX36T & IDMX500T – Tungsten-color LEDs w/ DMX Control A lot of filmmakers are used to shooting with incandescent lighting. An incandescent tungsten bulb emits a color temperature of 3200K, […]

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ikan VX17e 17 Inch 3G-SDI Field Monitor Designed For Broadcast & Studio Applications:

ikan VX17e 17 Inch 3G-SDI Field Monitor Designed For Broadcast & Studio Applications:

ikan introduce the VX17e, a 17 inch 3G-SDI field monitor designed for broadcast and studio applications. The VX17e’s is equipped with both 3G-SDI and HDMI inputs, with Looping Outputs. It displays a sharp, vivid picture with a resolution of 1440 x 900 and includes professional software features such as False Color and Clip Guides to […]

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ikan Hoverfly and BumbleBee Camera Rigs at the Drawing Board:

ikan Hoverfly and BumbleBee Camera Rigs at the Drawing Board:

The filmmaker video series from ikan called The Drawing Board hits number two with two of their camera rigs. When it comes to small to mid-sized camcorders and DSLR’s, stabilization and smooth camera movements are difficult to achieve with a handheld set-up. To take your footage to the next level and add professional refinement to […]

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ARRI Master Anamorphic Lens Showreels I SEE and THE RIDE:

ARRI Master Anamorphic Lens Showreels I SEE and THE RIDE:

Getting in early for your weekend viewing pleasure… Two ARRI master anamorphic showreels; one from Cinematographer Sheng Lu called “I See” and one from cinematographer Karl Walter Lindenlaub, ASC, BVK, called “The Ride.” ARRI Master Anamorphic showreel: I SEE Cinematographer Sheng Lu combined ARRI/ZEISS Master Anamorphic lenses with an ALEXA M on the short film […]

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Genus Bravo Follow Focus MKIII

Genus Bravo Follow Focus MKIII

Genustech have dropped the third instalment of their Bravo follow focus; the Genus Bravo follow focus MKIII. This third generation follow focus has at its core the latest version of the custom made Genus gearbox. This gear box is precision engineered to ensure zero backlash. The gear meshing can be adjusted in the unlikely event […]

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Genus Mo-bar Being Flogged Off Cheap Cheap:

Genus Mo-bar Being Flogged Off Cheap Cheap:

The Genus Mo-bar camera handles are going out the door for around $249. The Mo-bar handgrips feature Arri-standard rosette joints allowing you to set your handgrips at any angle you desire with no slippage. The inclusion of both 15mm and 19mm rod sockets on the crossbar gives the mo-bars versatility to be used in a […]

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ikan Start The Drawing Board Web Series:

ikan Start The Drawing Board Web Series:

ikan has started a new series for filmmakers titled “The Drawing Board.” The series gets its own Vimeo channel and will showcase new and upcoming products from ikan. “The Drawing Board” will cover a vast range of video production tools, including Camera Rigs and Rig Components, LED Studio and ENG/Field Lights and Light Kits, High […]

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Tilta ES-T07 Blackmagic Camera Rig Available From ikan

Tilta ES-T07 Blackmagic Camera Rig Available From ikan

When camera gear maker Tilta disappeared from the American market scene, it was ikan that put their hand up to keep the Chinese made products flowing there. You can see why ikan wanted to have Tilta as part of their stable. Tilta’s ES-T07 was designed specifically for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera (and now the Blackmagic […]

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ARRI Accessories For the Blackmagic Pocket Camera, Digital Bolex, Sony F5/F55, & Canon 100/300/500:

ARRI Accessories For the Blackmagic Pocket Camera, Digital Bolex, Sony F5/F55, & Canon 100/300/500:

ARRI is introducing new accessories for the Blackmagic Pocket Camera, Digital Bolex, Sony F5/F55 and Canon 100/300/500 cameras. These accessories render the cameras suitable for the rigors of professional filmmaking by making them fully compatible with ARRI support and all industry-standard matte box and follow focus systems. Accessories for Sony F5/F55 – The ARRI broadcast […]

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ARRI/ZEISS Master Anamorphic Lens Series Shipping Dates:

ARRI/ZEISS Master Anamorphic Lens Series Shipping Dates:

ARRI have published shipping dates for all seven of their focal lengths in the ARRI/ZEISS Master Anamorphic lens series. The MA35, 50 and 75 were released in August this year and have started shipping, with the MA100 to follow in October, the MA40 and 60 in February 2014, and the MA135 in April 2014. By […]

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ARRI Ultra Wide Zoom UWZ 9.5-18/T2.9 Lens:

ARRI Ultra Wide Zoom UWZ 9.5-18/T2.9 Lens:

ARRI have introduced their new Ultra Wide Zoom UWZ 9.5-18/T2.9, the first super wide-angle zoom lens for the professional cine market. With an unusually accommodating image circle of 33.7 mm, the UWZ has been designed for both existing and future generations of large-sensor digital cameras, incorporating patented, cutting-edge lens technologies that overcome known problems with […]

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Phil Arntz Reviews The Genus GoPro Cage and Blows One Up:

Phil Arntz Reviews The Genus GoPro Cage and Blows One Up:

Gear reviewer Phil Artnz has had a 3 minute gander at the Genus GoPro Cage. Well by gander we mean he blew one up. No seriously he did… See Genustech for more information about their Genus GoPro Cage.

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ikan ID500-v2 and ID1000-v2 LED Lights:

ikan ID500-v2 and ID1000-v2 LED Lights:

ikan have new versions of their 500 & 1000 series LED Studio lights, the ID500-v2 and ID1000-v2. These 500 and 1000 LED bulb lights feature an LCD touch screen panel, which allows for precise control of the built-in dimming feature, and is particularly useful in recreating specific lighting setups. Intensity adjustments can also be made […]

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The 2 Foot Cinevate Duzi Slider For $375

The 2 Foot Cinevate Duzi Slider For $375

Cinevate have come out with what they are calling their most compact and affordable slider ever, the Duzi. The Cinevate Duzi Weighs 4 lbs and is only 24 inches long and will set you back just $375. Solid 19mm carbon rails, CNC machined aluminum and 8 precision bearings, means Duzi can take a beating and […]

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Two New ARRI L-Series Tungsten Lights:

Two New ARRI L-Series Tungsten Lights:

ARRI have released two new additions to their popular L-Series range of LED Fresnels. So ARRI now have a tuneable tungsten model, the L7-TT, and an optional active cooling version of all L7 models. As a tuneable 2600 K – 3600 K tungsten version of the popular L7-C, the L7-TT (Tuneable Tungsten) is more than […]

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Genus GoPro Cage Extreme Test Video:

Genus GoPro Cage Extreme Test Video:

Quick one for you, and an extreme one at that. The Genus GoPro Cage is put under some tough shooting conditions to see if it can handle shooting… well, under brutal scenarios. Hit Genustech up for your own extreme Genus GoPro Cage in Black or Champagne.

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Ummm So The Modular Chrosziel CustomCage Has Been Visited by the DVCity Fairy:

Ummm So The Modular Chrosziel CustomCage Has Been Visited by the DVCity Fairy:

So here is the thing, the Chrosziel CustomCage came about after much consultation with filmmakers. On a forum set up exclusively by Chrosziel consulting and encouraging rig requirement insights, one of the outcomes has been the CustomCage. The look, the feel, the colours, the size, the shape, in fact let’s just say the complete design […]

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ikan Release That USB Control Grip For Your DSLR With a DragonFly Rig:

ikan Release That USB Control Grip For Your DSLR With a DragonFly Rig:

We followed the ikan Lanc based USB Control Grip (DSLR Controller) Version 1 HERE and Revised Version 2 HERE. Now guess what? ikan have finally placed a NEW sticker on it and put it up for sale along with the DragonFly Handheld Rig in a combo system. ikan DragonFly Handheld Rig with USB Control Grip […]

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ikan BlackFly Cinema Camera Handheld Rig:

ikan BlackFly Cinema Camera Handheld Rig:

The ikan BlackFly camera rig is specifically built for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera. ikan’s 15mm rail system is purpose designed for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera to improve user comfort and stability and provide for plenty of accessory mounting options. The 15mm rail system allows for easy attachment of external power solutions, a matte box and […]

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Genus GoPro Cage Now Available For Pre Order:

Genus GoPro Cage Now Available For Pre Order:

The Genus GoPro Cage is now available for pre-order and the price is just $99. Black or Champagne Gold, that is the only question you need to answer when ordering the Genus GoPro Cage. The Genus GoPro Cage Details: GoPro Mount adaptor allows 14 different mounting positions. 30 separate mounting positions using ¼”-20 threaded holes. […]

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The Genus GoPro Cage Price is $99

The Genus GoPro Cage Price is $99

The latest gem to surface via a Google Cached page is the price for the Genus GoPro Cage. The Price is stated at $99, and now we see that it has gone live. So get your order in for a Genus GoPro Cage. Oh Google Cached pages you have been good to Cinescopophilia over the […]

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Genus GoPro Cage Has a 52mm Filter Thread Built In & 40 Mounting Positions:

Genus GoPro Cage Has a 52mm Filter Thread Built In & 40 Mounting Positions:

The Genus GoPro Cage is available in two colours, black and champagne and has a 52mm filter thread built right into the cage which you can use for protective and effects filters, as well as lens adaptors. Along with the 52mm inbuilt thread, the Genus GoPro Cage also sports a staggering 40 different mounting options. […]

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ikan IFD1024 & IFB1024 LED Light Panels:

ikan IFD1024 & IFB1024 LED Light Panels:

ikan have put up the first product video about their new series of Featherweight LED panels, covering the IFD1024 (Single Color Daylight) & IFB1024 (dual color, variable 3200-5600k) lights. The ikan IFD1024 & IFB1024 give you all the same great features that have made our ID & IB series so popular, minus all the weight. […]

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Um OK ikan Is The New Exclusive Tilta Distributor For North America:

Um OK ikan Is The New Exclusive Tilta Distributor For North America:

Word got out prior to NAB 2013 that for some reason Tilta was struggling in America. Twitter accounts went dead. Guys asked questions. Nothing. What ever it was, just forget about it because fast forward to July and now ikan is now the exclusive distributor of Tilta products in North America. More from ikan: Ikan […]

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KineRAW Mini Camera and Movcam:

KineRAW Mini Camera and Movcam:

Quick one for you: the Kinefinity KineRAW Mini camera with Movcam cladding… Grabbed a few screen grabs from the Chinese microblogging website Weibo courtesy of Color Monk. KineRAW Mini Camera Features: Super 35 4K CMOS Sensor 2K uncompressed CinemaDNG (12bit) recording Offline Cineform RAW (12bit) output 3D multicam-sync function 13 stops dynamic range Built-in 2.5” […]

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ARRI Broadcast Plate For Sony F5 & F55 Cameras:

ARRI Broadcast Plate For Sony F5 & F55 Cameras:

ARRI dropped this off at the Cinescopophilia Facebook page… It’s worth sharing. New ARRI PCA “Broadcast Plate” for Sony F5/F55: Beside our existing plate which adapts with an integrated “touch and go 35″ directly to a fluid head or via BP-8/9 to all “cine-style” configurations we had requests from our customers who wanted to have […]

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C-motion Goodies From Cine Gear 2013:

C-motion Goodies From Cine Gear 2013:

Curt Pair working with Band Pro Film & Digital is one of our favourite event attendees and boy can he push out great unbeatable coverage videos. This time Curt caught up with Steve Chappell from C-motion at Cine Gear 2013 and he was able to run through all the new goodies they have on offer. […]

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Redrock Micro ultraCage Black Rig for Blackmagic Cinema Camera:

Redrock Micro ultraCage Black Rig for Blackmagic Cinema Camera:

Redrock Micro appear to be hitting their stride with camera cages. First the Cobalt cage for the GoPro Hero 3 cameras put some fuel in the car and now the ultraCage Black Rig for Blackmagic Cinema Camera sees them racing to the finishing line. The fully-loaded ultraCage is two rigs in one. The optional ultraPlate […]

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ikan CineFly Shoulder Camera Rig:

ikan CineFly Shoulder Camera Rig:

ikan CineFly shoulder mount camera rig comes with a non-slip metal rosette system, making the rigs handles easier to adjust on the fly. Bring the arms closer in to your body to help prevent fatigue or any other configuration you can think up. The CineFly comes equipped with ikan’s Blackmagic Cinema Camera base plate, which […]

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Genustech Follow Focus Sale:

Genustech Follow Focus Sale:

Genustech have put a few follow focus bargains onto their webstore. The Genus Superior Follow Focus System DSLR, Advanced Mounting System and G-P08 Pitch Gear and G-FG Lens Gear has had the price dropped. Grab yourself a good deal as the follow focus units were $1,188 and now they are $599 They are classed as […]

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Get In Quick For The Chrosziel Retro Look Matte Box With Conical Bellows:

Get In Quick For The Chrosziel Retro Look Matte Box With Conical Bellows:

As part of their 40 year anniversary Chrosziel have released a retro look matte box with conical bellows, but you will have to get in quick. The Chrosziel retro looking Matte Box 456 Anniversary Edition, features special made conical bellows, but it is only available for order until May 31st! The series of special promotions […]

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Genustech Compact Matte Box on Sale for Limited Time:

Genustech Compact Matte Box on Sale for Limited Time:

Well with a title like “The Worlds Best Selling Compact Matte Box” the Genustech GWMC Wide Angle Matte Box must be OK to have that appellation, and having one in your kit just got a little easier thanks to a the lower starting price point of just $299. The Genus Matte Box Basic Kit comes […]

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New VIV Matte Box Kits From Bright Tangerine:

New VIV Matte Box Kits From Bright Tangerine:

Spotted this over on the Bright Tangerine website, they now offer two VIV 5″ matte box Kits. A powerful combination of our patent pending Stack Cassette Technology with the option to rod mount or clamp on. Viv 5 has an incredible field of view suitable for just about any lens. Although you can choose any […]

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Swag Grab Bag Genustech Eclipse ND Fader Filter Giveaway:

Swag Grab Bag Genustech Eclipse ND Fader Filter Giveaway:

The Swag Grab Bag Genustech Eclipse ND Fader Filter Giveaway has been run and won. The winner with the correct answer has been picked and it is drum roll please….. Jared Bazley Congratulations Jared I will get Genustech to talk to you about which Eclipse ND Fader Filter you would like to receive. Thank you […]

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ARRI Pro Camera Accessories at NAB 2013:

ARRI Pro Camera Accessories at NAB 2013:

Philip Vischer ARRI PCA Product Manager and Snehal Patel Technical Sales Support from ARRI bring a little bit of NAB 2013 home to you, when they run us through the new ARRI PCA offerings. The guys demonstrate some of the best PCA products shown at NAB such as the ARRI Lightweight Matte Box LMB-6, base […]

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ARRI LDS Extenders for Alura Zoom Lenses:

ARRI LDS Extenders for Alura Zoom Lenses:

ARRI’s Product Manager, Thorsten Meywald gives us a run down on the new Alura LDS Extenders; 1.4x and 2.0x. The focal length range of the ARRI / FUJINON Alura Zoom lenses is significantly increased with the use of the easily and quickly mounted extenders. The Alura LDS Extenders mount between the camera’s PL mount and […]

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ARRI Lightweight Matte Box LMB-6:

ARRI Lightweight Matte Box LMB-6:

The ARRI LMB-6 matte box succeeds the LMB-4A matte box. The LMB-6 makes all of the innovations of the successful LMB-25 available for larger-sized filters, up to 6.6″ x 6.6″. This allows a lightweight matte box to be utilized even when extremely wide angle lenses are used on the camera.. There are two choices, the […]

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Redrock Micro GoPro Cobalt Cages Are Just $99:

Redrock Micro GoPro Cobalt Cages Are Just $99:

Redrock Micro announced its new line of Cobalt Cages and accessories for the GoPro cameras, including support for the new GoPro HERO3. The Cobalt Cage delivers a beautifully designed aluminum housing that encases the camera for ultimate protection, exceptional mounting and rigging support, and extensive accessory attachments. The Cobalt Cage is professional gear at a […]

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Redrock Micro Drops The One Man Crew, a Motorized Parabolic Motion System:

Redrock Micro Drops The One Man Crew, a Motorized Parabolic Motion System:

Redrock Micro have dropped the One Man Crew which is said to be the world’s only motorized parabolic motion system. The One Man Crew’s patent-pending drive guides your camera on precision-curved track at any speed you choose while keeping your subject stationary in frame. Shoot long, all day long or however long it takes, One […]

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Cooking With the ikan Blackmagic Kit:

Cooking With the ikan Blackmagic Kit:

ikan resident cook and sometimes Jr. Product Manager George Tripsas gives a brief overview of several products and camera rigs built specifically by ikan for use with the Blackmagic Design Cinema Cameras. Featured ikan Rigs include: • Blackmagic Baseplate Kit ikancorp.com/productdetail.php?id=629 • BlackFly Cinema Camera Handheld Rig ikancorp.com/productdetail.php?id=607 • Blackmagic Adjustable Top Handle ikancorp.com/productdetail.php?id=642 • […]

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Genustech Drop Camera Gear and Accessory Prices by 25 Percent:

Genustech Drop Camera Gear and Accessory Prices by 25 Percent:

It may be April 1 but the Genustech announcement is no joke. Genustech announced that they have dropped all their camera gear and accessories by 25% from today. For example the highly coveted GWMC matte box from Genustech is now only $305. The Genustech Wide Matte Box is considered to be the leading compact matte […]

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Chrosziel CustomCage Is Modular and Ready For All Your Compact Cameras:

Chrosziel CustomCage Is Modular and Ready For All Your Compact Cameras:

Chrosziel asked customers and filmmakers what they most wanted from a compact camera cage. Utilising that feedback the Chosziel team along with the help of a few shooters developed the highly modular CustomCage, that has been designed to grow with your camera. The Chosziel CustomCage can be purchased for individual cameras such as the Canon […]

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ARRI Made a Base Plate For the Ikonoskop A-CAM dII Camera:

ARRI Made a Base Plate For the Ikonoskop A-CAM dII Camera:

Quick one for you that involves the ARRI MBP-3 base plate and the Ikonoskop dII camera. Arri have a new A-Cam dll base plate adapter for the Mini Baseplate MBP-3. The MBP-3 makes it possible to use the MBP-3 cage system, the Mini Follow Focus MFF-2, the Mini Mate Box MMB-2 etc. with the A-Cam […]

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Cinevate Moco Motorized Camera Sliders Powered By DitoGear:

Cinevate Moco Motorized Camera Sliders Powered By DitoGear:

Ross Gerbasi on Vimeo shows us how to go about setting up and using the Cinevate Moco motorized camera slider powered by DitoGear. Using a Cinevate Atlas 30 slider Ross runs through the Moco / DitoGear parts, assembly, motorized settings, repeatability, stability, and a quick timelapse test. It is very easy to assemble and packs […]

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Redrock Micro Gets in Early for NAB 2013 With New Rigs and More:

Redrock Micro Gets in Early for NAB 2013 With New Rigs and More:

Redrock Micro announced the immediate availability of enhanced camera support rigs that improve performance, comfort and reliability for camera operators. Among these upgrades are the microShoulderPad with FieldTech, tool-less microBalance QR counterweights, and improved hand grips. The new improvements now come standard on all Redrock rigs, and are available as upgrades to existing customers. New […]

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The Genustech Eclipse Variable ND Fader Hits The Market:

The Genustech Eclipse Variable ND Fader Hits The Market:

The Genustech Eclipse Variable ND Fader has now hit the market, and after much crying and begging after we broke the news that the new fader was coming HERE, we managed to get one to try out. While the Genustech Eclipse Variable ND Fader is claimed to enable filmmakers and photographers easy exposure control between […]

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NEW Genustech Eclipse ND Fader Filter:

NEW Genustech Eclipse ND Fader Filter:

Spotted a Tweet by @Genus_Products that they were shooting a new video with a new product involved. I spied the filter as standing out from what was on the rig and what was going on in that picture. Well low and behold a video has slipped onto the mainstream radar featuring a new ND fader. […]

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Sneak Peek ikan CineFly Camera Rig:

Sneak Peek ikan CineFly Camera Rig:

ikan have a shoulder camera rig called Cinefly coming and it’s designed to eliminate discomfort and endure longer days shooting. But of course, anything that helps in the field and on productions has to be a good thing. Adopting ARRI’s standard segmented adjustment disk system, our rosettes are quality manufactured aircraft aluminum designed to take […]

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ikan ELEMENTS BlackFly Camera Rig at Home With The BMCC:

ikan ELEMENTS BlackFly Camera Rig at Home With The BMCC:

The ikan ELEMENTS BlackFly is a light-weight hand held camera rig that’s perfectly suited for mobile and mounted tripod shots. The top of the ikan ELEMENTS Blackfly rig is equipped with multiple 1/4″-20″ mounting points for adding accessories. This means you will have more mounting options available, no matter what additional equipment you choose use. […]

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Quick Look at the ARRI Mini Matte Box MMB 1:

Quick Look at the ARRI Mini Matte Box MMB 1:

Quick one for you the ARRI Mini Matte Box MMB-1 is designed for use with smaller popular HD camera bodies. The ARRI MMB-1 Mini Matte Box might come as a small form-factor matte box but allows for use of three filters, including one that is fully-rotatable round. ARRI MMB-1 Matte Box Main Features: Side-load version […]

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Redrock Micro lowBase Baseplate For Taller DSLR & RED Cameras:

Redrock Micro lowBase Baseplate For Taller DSLR & RED Cameras:

Redrock Micro announced the availability of the new lowBase camera baseplate for taller DSLR cameras and Red Epic/Scarlet. The lowBase delivers camera rigs and video accessories support for taller cameras including the Canon 1DX, Nikon D4 and RED Scarlet or Epic digital cinema cameras. Delivers the Essential Features for Video Production The lowBase transforms the […]

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Redrock Micro DSLR EVF:

Redrock Micro DSLR EVF:

The EVF is HDMI out so a low res on the 5DMKII as they cripple the Full HD out and a little better on the 7D and other DSLR cameras that have a better to full res HDMI out. The Redrock Micro EVF is self powered by standard batteries and can run for around 10 […]

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