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Ikan Stratus Cage for Blackmagic Pocket Camera 6K

The Blackmagic Pocket Camera 6K is one of those cameras that can easily produce images on par with cameras costing 10x its value, but getting the BMPCC 6K production-ready does require quite a bit of kit. Cage support systems have been around for a while; their existence

ARRI Pro Camera Accessories for Sony FX9

ARRI has announced their new Pro Camera Accessories for the Sony FX9 are now available to order from ARRI authorised dealers. The Sony FX9 camera itself is scheduled to ship now in December, however it will most likely be in limited quantities, with en-masse orders to be

SIGMA Classic Art Prime Cine Lenses Pricing Announced

Sigma announced their Classic Art Prime Cine Lenses just a few months back in September (see post here), and now we also know their pricing and availability. Available only in a set of 10, the new full-frame Sigma Classic Art Prime Cine lenses are expected to become

Zacuto Kameleon Pro EVF with Waveform Announced

You asked for it and Zacuto listened – the new Kameleon Pro EVF is now available with waveform, vectorscope, new software, and a new display interface with enhanced features! The newly announced Kameleon Pro EVF, “powered by JTZ”, inherits the much needed professional monitoring features of the

Atomos Shogun 7 Switching Beta Now Available for Testing

Atomos has just announced the company is releasing a beta version of the much awaited Shogun 7 switching for testing. Those early adopters interested in giving the upcoming switching firmware for the Shogun 7 a go should get in touch with Atomos via the email provided a

Hive Lighting Wasp 100-CX and Hornet 200-CX Announced

Innovative cinematography lighting maker Hive Lighting announced a new CX-Series range with two new LED lights – the Hive Lighting Wasp 100-CX and the more powerful Hornet 200-CX. The Wasp 100-CX, much like its predecessor Wasp 100C is a compact LED light that draws only 75 watts

Massive Sony FX9 Presentation by Alister Chapman

Amsterdam-based pro camera accessories maker and pro camera dealer Vocas recently held at their HQ a massive and very detailed 3+ hours presentation by renowned Sony ICE (Sony Independent Certified Expert) Alister Chapman on the upcoming Sony FX9. The Sony FX9 may not be everyone’s cup of

Black Friday Deals for Filmmakers

You know what time it is, right? It’s the time of the year loved the most by credit card companies, but all jokes aside, this certainly doesn’t mean that you can’t treat yourself to some really cool gear. As corny as it may sound, Black Friday is

Sound Devices MixPre Firmware v5.0 Update Released

Sound Devices announces MixPre firmware v5.00 update for all MixPre mixer-recorders, including the new MixPre II Series. Firmware v5.00 is applicable to all current and legacy MixPre and MixPre-M models, and it brings quite a few useful improvements and features, including flexible USB output routing and USB

Zacuto has a Cage for the Z CAM E2 4K Camera

It seems boxy cameras are everywhere in 2019, and although the design has been around for some time, this year in particular we’ve seen quite a few cameras sharing a similar, super-compact cube-like design such as the Z CAM E2 and other variations of the camera from

RED Komodo 6K Sensor Size Revealed

One of the most burning questions that those interested in the upcoming RED Komodo 6K camera often ask is how big is the Komodo 6K sensor? Is it full-frame, is it Super35, or is it something in between. And just days ago, we got our answer. RED

Teradek ACE 800 and Early Black Friday Deals

Industry-leading wireless video maker Teradek has launched the ACE 800, a new wireless transmission system for professional filmmakers looking for some extra range, but a more affordable price. Some of you may recall, the Teradek ACE 500, which was announced at this year’s NAB Show; the ACE

Vazen Budget Anamorphic Lens for Micro Four Thirds

If you are shooting with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, Z CAM E2, or Panasonic GH5 and you are lusting over a budget anamorphic lens, then Vazen may have the answer. The Vazen 40mm T2 1.8x Anamorphic has been designed with the micro four thirds user in

IRON GLASS Helios 44-2 58mm f2 Cine Conversion

Iron Glass Adapter, a really cool and young company specialising in repairing and modifying Soviet-era lenses,¬†has announced the Helios 44-2 58mm f2.0 Cine Edition VLFV lens, which takes a classic Russian lens from decades past and gives it a “cine conversion” making it suitable to withstand the

PolarPro Basecamp Lightweight Matte Box Announced

Filter maker PolarPro has announced a new lightweight BaseCamp matte box for indie filmmakers, and those who frequently venture into the wild to capture stunning images and footage with gimbals for cinema cameras and big gimbals. In addition to the more filmmaking oriented BaseCamp, PolarPro also announces