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Gear Love and Crowdfunding Advice for Your Indie Film

The Maltese Guinea Pig

Back in June we published a post about a short film called The Maltese Guinea Pig. At the time, Writer and Director, Luke Grandmont, was raising funds via his Indiegogo campaign. It should be noted that Luke used to work … Continue reading

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Behind-the-Scenes on The Wolf and the Ballerina

Behind the Scenes on The Wolf and the Ballerina

Update: November 8th, 2013 The film’s director and producer passed over the first trailer for the film. The teaser gives a quick glimpse at the world and story in The Wolf and the Ballerina. The editing team is still finalizing … Continue reading

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Crane on Crane Action

Crane on Crane Action

Bill Frakes and Laura Heald of Straw Hat Visuals are no strangers to the Cinevate blog. As you may know, Bill is an award winning photographer whose work has appeared in notable publications, including Sport Illustrated, National Geographic and Time … Continue reading

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WPPI 2013 Film – Teaser Trailer

WPPI 2013 Film Teaser Trailer

For our photog friends, the annual Vegas WPPI event at the MGM is well known as the largest photography expo in the US and one of the must-attend shows. This year’s event was documented under the direction of Sion Michel, … Continue reading

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NAB Day 3 – Moco Video Demo, OmniHead on Axis and FreshDV Visits

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With day 3 of NAB almost under our belt, we struggle to remember all the new products we’ve seen and the names of all the great people we’ve met – thankfully there are business cards and scanners for that. Two … Continue reading

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NAB Day 2 – The 6 Second Tour, Gear Galore and Goodbye DitoGear

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In the blink of an eye we’ve already reached the halfway point of NAB 2013. Day 2 of the show consisted of more great people and more amazing gear . For those of you not able to make it to … Continue reading

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NAB Day 1 – David Copperfield, New Gear and a Dune Buggy

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Day 1 at NAB 2013 brought with it a multitude of visitors, new Cinevate gear and some inspiring Axis Jib configurations compliments of our friends at DitoGear. Here you can see Patryk of DitoGear operating the multi-axes OmniHead on the … Continue reading

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Indie Short Seeks Funding After Robbery

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Our good friends at Imaginarium Studio are currently looking to overcome the common challenge of funding an indie film. That challenge was compounded when their studio was broken into and three cameras, including a Red Scarlet with lens kit and … Continue reading

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Win an Axis Jib (and other great prizes!)

Win an Axis Jib (and other great prizes!)

That’s right! We’re giving away one of our brand new Axis Jibs! Well, technically we’re not giving it away, but rather our pals over at Borrowlenses are. They’re running a huge promotion to celebrate their new east coast expansion by … Continue reading

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Watch Ask Cinevate – Axis Jib

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We wanted to kick off 2013 with a bang and it feels like we’re off to a good start. January brought the launch of two big products, the Moco Motion Control Slider Kits and our new Axis Jib. You may … Continue reading

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Watch the New Axis Jib Video

Watch our new Axis Jib in Action

Our much talked about, highly anticipated Axis Jib is finally here! We started teasing the Jib prototype back at NAB 2012 and after much testing and a few modifications you can now get one for yourself. Have a gander at … Continue reading

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CineGear LA 2012 Wrap Up

Cine Gear LA 2012

The Cine Gear LA expo is often at the top of people’s favorite trade shows. The 2 day event has been held at various major motion picture studios over the years (most recently at the Paramount Studios) and is held, … Continue reading

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Cinevate at Cine Gear LA 2012

Cinevate at Cine Gear LA 2012

As it turns out six weeks is just enough time to recover from the madness of NAB. We’re ready to hit the road again as we head out to Los Angeles. Cine Gear LA is less than 2 weeks away … Continue reading

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New Dromos Hi Hat Board in Action

New Dromos Hi Hat Board in Action

Earlier this year we introduced the Dromos Hi Hat, a versatile Hi Hat and Bowl Riser combination that allows for low angle shots while maintaining pan, tilt and leveling control at any angle. Any film set grip truck will have … Continue reading

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