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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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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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The Slider That Gives You A Smoother Slide

Cinevate Hedron Slider Review

Filmmakers are faced with an overwhelming number of options when it comes to sliders these days. With almost too many to choose from, it can make it hard to find the one that suits your style, budget, and workflow best. … Continue reading

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Canon EOS C100 MKII Impressions

Canon EOS C100 MKII

Canon was kind enough to send us the new C100 MKII to test drive, so we took the opportunity to hook up with filmmaker Matt Popowich of Westfort Productions, and shoot this piece that showcases some of the new features … Continue reading

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What is a Focus Lever, and Do You Need One?

Cinevate Focus Lever

Our filmmaking friend Todd Wolfe, in conjuction with FroKnowsPhoto.com, recently published a very educational and comprehensive review of the Cinevate Focus Lever. In the review Todd explains exactly what it is, and how it can be an extremely useful piece … Continue reading

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New GoPro Dolly & GoPro Slider Videos

GoPro Dolly + GoPro Slider

We recently shot a few very short clips demonstrating how to get some interesting dolly and slider type shots using your GoPro. You could also get these same shots using a wide variety of smartphones and small cameras on Morpheus. … Continue reading

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Our First 4K Footage with Morpheus!

GoPro HERO4 on Morpheus Stabilizer

The GoPro HERO4 (Black Edition) was added to our GoPro library this week. It weighs in a bit heavier than the 3+, which is good news in terms of the Morpheus Stabilizer. I did a quick walk around the shop … Continue reading

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National Geographic Filmmaker Weighs in on the Hedron Slider

John Benam with Hedron Slider

By John Benam (Benam Films, Inc.) The Cinevate sliders have always been exceptional. I remember working in the field with a colleague that brought a large Atlas Cinevate ball-bearing slider to the shoot. It was bulky but solid and really … Continue reading

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Smoooth Sale-ing During The Cinevate Slider Sale!

Cinevate Slider Sale

For the month of December we’re offering some great savings on our premium slider line, including the Hedron Slider and the Atlas 200 Slider. Hedron Camera Slider Hedron is a premium slider that delivers smooth slider shots, under extreme payloads, … Continue reading

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A Story Close to Their Hearts

Westfort Productions

The latest commercial from our friends at Westfort Productions, is an exceptional one. The clip absolutely nails several key elements of telling a story. The professional voice talent lends so well to the overall style. The types of shots, whether … Continue reading

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Hedron Slider is Gear of the Week on RAWtalk

FroKnowsPhoto.com | RAWtalk

The Hedron Slider is the Gear of the Week in the latest episode of RAWtalk! Be sure to check out the full story with more news and photos at FroKnowsPhoto.com.

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