Quick Take: SmallHD DP4 EVF.


Here was the intended “Quick Take” on the SmallHD DP4 EVF. I started doing these Quick Take videos to give my viewers a hands on look at some of the newer products on the market. They are only intended to show not so much to tell. I would hope that you will do your own research and find what works best for your specific needs. However this EVF thing has evolved into a much...Read More

Switronix Announces New P-Tap Battery Adapter For Panasonic GH2 Camera.


Switronix announced a new power cable for the Panasonic GH2. The XP-DSLR-GH2 adapter cable enables the use of P-Tap batteries with the GH2 camera. Finally a solution to the short battery life that is inherent with the smaller GH2 camera. There was no mention of price just yet. Here is the press release from Swtronix. (July 27, 2011) – Long Island, NY – Announcing the XP-DSLR-GH2, the newest addition the Switronix’s line of versatile...Read More



If you’re anything like me, you’ll have been keeping nicely up to speed with all the various developments in new large sensor cameras trying to gauge which one to plump for next. After all, DSLRs are a long way from perfect and it’d be nice to have a proper video camera after all. Or would it? Sadly the whole damn situation is desperately complicated and it’s actually not at all obvious which of the...Read More

New Half Inch Rails Car Mount System.


HalfInchRails Car Mount from Sam Morgan Moore on Vimeo. Sam Morgan Moore put together this little video showing off his brand new car mount rig. The system is based around three suction cups and half inch rods and gobo heads. The three point system works best for car rigging and this looks to be one solid system. Sam also rigged a monitor and OKII remote follow focus system. There was no mention of price...Read More

JAG35 HQ Visit. New Motion Control Slider For Under $500.


I recently got the chance to swing down to the new JAG35 shop and check out the new motion control slider they are building. The new MoCo slider looks very promising. There will be two versions. A non-motorized “Basic” at around three hundred bones and a five hundred dollar motorized “Advanced” system. The slider is based around a fifteen millimeter rod system, a camera mounting block with ball bearings. This simple yet effective system...Read More

Making Film Podcast with Thomas Roberts


I was fortunate enough to meet Thomas Roberts at this years NAB show in Las Vegas. Thomas is a die hard film guy and does some awesome podcast style interviews with filmmakers like myself. Please take a minute and grab the download file and listen at your leisure. Thanks and happy shooting. Click here for the link to the podcast.Read More



Filmmakers are an arrogant lot. It seems to come with the territory. I’m no exception. We tell people what to do for a living and they do it, because that’s what they do for a living. I do wonder though whether we really have earned the right to be so arrogant. In fact I know most of us haven’t. Any creative endeavour depends on a leap of faith at some stage in the process....Read More

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