Some months ago the ikan brand had a chance to travel to Nigeria, with Anna Schwaber and Director Chris Cloyd for his documentary entitled the “Lady Madonna Project,” for the Western African Development Support Organization (WADSO). Initally, Anna piqued my interest by sending this, written by Chris: “We will be filming a documentary piece [...]
Sometimes your product sells itself. Sometimes people like to help, go beyond the expected and act from grace. That’s the way Gratis 7 Media group is. If you haven’t heard of them, I highly recommend you go educate yourself (here’s a link). Their latest film, RISING FROM ASHES, documents the struggles of creating a Rwandan [...]
Certainly, you’ve all heard about our F3 Friction Follow Focus by now and, I’m sure, are all dying to get one. Well, if you’re interested in learning some more about it from other users, definitely check out this video on offthebend.com that reviews the F3. After you get a chance to test one out yourself, [...]
Anyone who has ever shot using an external monitors knows that an accurately calibrated external monitor provides much more accurate framing, focus and exposure determination than the camera’s LCD screen. jib or Steadicam shooting makes external monitoring absolutely essential. And DSLR shooting can benefit greatly from an external viewing device. The question is always how [...]
Check out what Rodney Charters has to say about the brand-new VX9 from ikan. He recently used it on a stunt sequence for an upcoming episode of the popular show.