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2 Ways To Up Your Timelapse Game

2 Ways to Up Your Timelapse Game

The mechanical Modo timelapse system adds both panning and tracking motion to timelapse shots, without the burden of batteries, belts, and big budgets. There are 2 ways that Modo – Pan specifically can affect the style of your timelapse. Depending … Continue reading

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Free Ground Shipping on Orders Over $400

Free Ground Shipping

On top of offering super savings on the Duzi Slider, Cinevate is offering free ground shipping (within the U.S. and Canada) on all orders over $400. To maximize your savings, head over to the On Sale / Clearance section, where … Continue reading

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Modo – A Modular Motion Timelapse System

Modo Blog Post

At Cinevate, our goal is to produce great products that empower filmmakers to achieve more, with less. Modo was designed based on these principles. Modo is a simple and precise motion timelapse motor. Built as a modular system, Modo can … Continue reading

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Nat Geo Filmmaker Adds Portable Motion Timelapse to Workflow

John Stanmeyer

We were honoured to learn recently that John Stanmeyer added the Duzi Slider and Modo to his workflow. John, for those that don’t know, is a highly decorated filmmaker and photographer who travels the globe (often into hostile territories) on … Continue reading

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Muse Storytelling Introduces New, Interactive Software

Blog post - muse storyteller

Storytelling can be one of the most difficult parts of film making. We scrutinize over tools for shooting, editing, colour grading, and lighting – But what about storytelling? This week, “Muse Storybuilder” was launched – software that guides storytellers to … Continue reading

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Film About Cinevate’s Hometown Premieres at Cannes

Sleeping Giant

You sit down, settle into your seat – maybe it’s a couch, or a theatre. The opening scene unfolds and you realize, “Hey… I know that place!”. You’ve been to and seen this location before. Suddenly, your interpretation of the … Continue reading

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Captain America DOP and Cinevate Share Roots

Trent Opaloch

When you come from a small city, ours has a population just shy of 110 000 people, it’s quite rare to find your social media feeds flooded with links to articles and viral videos that feature someone who grew up … Continue reading

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2 Reasons to Add Motion Timelapse to Your Workflow

2 Reasons to Add Motion Timelapse to Your Workflow

There are plenty of good reasons why a filmmaker or photographer would add motion timelapse to their workflow. Some reasons might be for visual variety, to convey the passing of time, or just to make the overall piece more stylish. … Continue reading

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Introducing Cinevate’s New Deal of the Week

Cinevate Deal of the Week

Introducing Cinevate’s new Deal of the Week! For this week only, we’re offering a huge discount on the super smooth and sturdy Axis Jib 😀 The details and pricing are available at cinevate.com/axis

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Filmmaker Goes ‘Over The Falls’ In Grip Reacher Review

Grip Reacher Review

Filmmaker Slavik Boyechko, of Video Dads, recently put the Grip Reacher through the paces in a very comprehensive review. The following clip is a collection of some of the unique perspectives that Slavik was able to achieve using the Grip … Continue reading

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Bundle and Save on the Duzi Slider

Bundle and Save on Duzi Slider Bundles

Bundle and save! Add the Grip Reacher and the Modo – Drive to your Duzi Slider to get new and countless camera angles, as well as capture epic motion timelapses. Learn more about Duzi Slider Bundles.

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Win a Cinevate Hedron Slider with Fly-Wheel

Win a Cinevate Hedron Slider with Fly-Wheel

Share photos of your Cinevate gear in action and include the tag ‪#‎OneHedron‬ for your chance to win a free Hedron Slider with Fly-Wheel Share your photos on any of these sites to be entered to win… Facebook: facebook.com/showtheworld Twitter: … Continue reading

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Patagonia Like You’ve Never Seen It

Patagonica

Patagonia like you’ve never seen it – Choosing gear to empower cinematic storytelling from a pack By Joe ‘Dapp’ Foster Watch Patagonica at www.patagonicafilm.com to see the Duzi and Modo in action. When it came down to choosing what to … Continue reading

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Introducing Modo – Pan

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Modo – Pan is a precise motion timelapse head for your camera. Modo’s completely mechanical system frees you from the restrictions of cables, belts, and batteries. Modo delivers precision timelapse movement in two speeds – 360 degrees in 30 or … Continue reading

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How to Shoot a Sunset Timelapse

How to Shoot a Sunset Timelapse

Filmmaker Victor Chimenti of CostalProductions.com shares some helpful hints for shooting a motion timelapse of a sunset. Stay tuned for more helpful motion timelapse tips in this ongoing series. If you have any requests for what you would like us … Continue reading

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Introducing Grip Reacher

Cinevate Grip Reacher

The Grip Reacher is an incredibly strong and versatile grip arm that enables you to mount and articulate your camera in countless configurations. Use the Grip Reacher on a slider to achieve ‘ground-scraping’ slides or pushes. Looking to capture an … Continue reading

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How to Shoot a Timelapse of Clouds

How to Shoot a Timelapse of Clouds

Filmmaker Victor Chimenti of CostalProductions.com shares some helpful hints for shooting a motion timelapse of clouds. Stay tuned for more helpful motion timelapse tips in this ongoing series. If you have any requests for what you would like us to … Continue reading

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How to Shoot a Waterfall Timelapse

How to Shoot a Waterfall Timelapse

Filmmaker Victor Chimenti of CostalProductions.com shares some helpful hints for shooting a motion timelapse of a waterfall. Stay tuned for more helpful motion timelapse tips in this ongoing series. If you have any requests for what you would like us … Continue reading

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5 Simple Tips For Shooting Your First Motion Timelapse

5 Tips For Shooting Motion Timelapse

Filmmaker Victor Chimenti of CostalProductions.com walks us through 5 quick and easy considerations when shooting your first motion timelapse. Stay tuned for more helpful motion timelapse tips in this ongoing series. If you have any requests for what you would … Continue reading

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Cinevate Offers Treats (Not Tricks) For Halloween

Axis Jib

To get you in the Halloween spirit, Cinevate is offering up some treats, not tricks, in the form of deals that are so good, they’re scary :S These great deals are available through cinevate.com, or through any of our amazing … Continue reading

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How to Motorize the Duzi Slider for Timelapse

Modo - Motion Timelapse for Duzi Slider

The ability to motorize your Duzi Slider for timelapse has arrived. Back in May we introduced Modo, a battery, cable, and controller-free motion timelapse system, and announced the Modo pre-order sale. It is with great excitement that we’re shipping those … Continue reading

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We’re giving away a Sony a7S Filmmaker Bundle

Win a Sony a7S Fimmaker Bundle

Cinevate is equipping one lucky filmmaker with a Sony a7S Filmmaker Bundle, which consists of some very powerful filmmaking tools Those tools include a Sony a7S camera, a Duzi Slider, and a MUSE Toolkit from Stillmotion. In addition to giving … Continue reading

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How These Filmmakers Built a DIY Cable Cam in the Middle of the Rainforest

DIY Cable Cam in the Middle of the Rainforest

It’s always inspiring for us to learn how our customers solve problems. When filmmaker Mat Howes had an idea for a cable cam shot over a waterfall, he didn’t let the fact that he was in the middle of the … Continue reading

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A Beautiful 10 Day Timelapse

A Beautiful 10 Day Timelapse

Friend and filmmaker, Sébastien Devaud, recently produced this gorgeous 10 day timelapse, which shows a variety of plants and flowers growing before your eyes. In the beginning of the video it’s very interesting to hear Sébastien describe some of his … Continue reading

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How to Shoot Motion Timelapse Without Batteries

Modo - Motion Timelapse System

Customers fuel innovation here at Cinevate, and our latest product is testament to that fact. We received feedback from many filmmakers, who asked for a simple and affordable motion timelapse solution. Say goodbye to cables, chargers, batteries, belts, and programming. … Continue reading

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How You Helped Make The New Duzi Slider

Cinevate Duzi Slider

The wildly popular Duzi Slider has been upgraded! We received invaluable feedback from the filmmaking community, suggesting a variety of ways to make their favorite camera slider even better. In this clip Cinevate CEO, Dennis Wood, walks us through the … Continue reading

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5 Ways the Duzi Slider Got Even Better

Cinevate Duzi Slider

Here’s what’s better about the new Duzi Slider… Upgraded lock secures the camera anywhere on the rails Now available in two lengths: 24 and 32 inches Compatible with Modo – motion timelapse system Load capacity of 120 lbs Integrated bubble … Continue reading

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3 Killer Deals You Don’t Want to Miss

Cinevate Axis Jib

We’re offering killer discounts on the super smooth Hedron Slider, the workhorse of compact jibs – the Axis Jib, and the Tenba travel case, which will fit your tripod and your slider. Hedron Slider Save $200! Hedron delivers the smoothest … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Mount the Duzi Slider

Duzi Slider

Here are 5 ways to mount the Duzi Slider. Some are easy as pie, while a couple of them may take a bit more experience

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3 Simple Ways to Travel with a Duzi Slider

Cinevate Duzi Slider

The Duzi Slider is the perfect travel companion for any filmmaker that wants to bring along a slider, but still travel light. Watch the video below to find out how

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