So check it out, remember the top handle rig I talked about? Well using the same parts you can mount any follow focus with a 1/4 inch mounting point to your Magic Arm! Check out the video to see how I did this with my D|Focus.
Remember that interview I did with Director Ken Simpson and DP Alex Dacev? Well, they have recently finished their feature film HEADCASE. You can watch the trailer here. Ken has put together a great series that debuts today. This series gives viewers a look into how these filmmakers made such an ambitious film for only $50,000. Every monday they will be releasing a new episode.
They also set up an IndiGoGo page to raise money for marketing and distributing the film. Definitely take a look and give them a hand in getting this film out.
Watch all the episodes as they come out here.
Looks like Express35 Changed their handle design so it functions more like the Cinevate handle. So you might be able to find a more affordable option elsewhere or just use the Cinevate handle.
Friction monitor arms for a top handle, who knew? Check out this simple yet efficient rig.
Remember that killer little shoulder rig I did a show on a while back? Well its price just dropped to $16 on Amazon. Grab yours before the deal is gone or they are out of stock! I’ve shot several projects using this little rig and it has perform very well for me. Check out the images below for a couple rigged up versions.
I know a lot of the time I fret much too much about what I will use to film something, or how I will go about filming something and I completely miss the point. Filming the darn thing. Well, its a new year so I will have the opportunity to reform my filmmaking behavior.
All that said here are a couple videos from a group of incredibly creative guys that just went out there created something. Sure their backgrounds aren’t to greatest, but they didn’t let anything stop them: