ikan’s Featured Articles highlight current trends or thought-provoking concepts in the DSLR Industry, major news relating to company innovations, and stories you won’t find anywhere else!

30 06, 2016

Production Gear, Tripods, and the Film Industry

June 30th, 2016|

Are you interested in filming, field production, or gear for making videos? Michael Webb, our VP of Product Development, recently spoke on The Sean Green Show to discuss ikan’s latest products, gear, and the broadcast and film industry. In case you didn’t know, ikan manufacturers and distributes a variety of equipment for film, video, and photography such as lights, monitors, filters, tripods, gimbals, and camera rigs. We distribute various brands including E-Image, Tilta, BON, and Lightstar. Video Production Gear Trends On the show, Michael and Sean discussed some trends in video production gear. One trend they saw was an increasing [...]

12 03, 2015

ikan’s crew will be in Austin, TX for SXSW!

March 12th, 2015|

We will be heading to Austin, Texas for SXSW, and we would love for you to come by and hang out with us! The South by Southwest (SXSW) is one of, if not, the largest Conferences & Festivals offering original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW is the premier destination for discovery. Be sure to come by the "Come & Capture Factory" booth #125. There, we will be presenting some of our latest and hottest gear, like TILTA Sony FS7 Rig, the FLY-X3 PLUS, and more. Our crew will be there to answer all [...]

27 05, 2013

2nd APA National Short Video Contest

May 27th, 2013|

Just to let you know-- This year, just like last, we're pleased to announce that ikan is a proud sponsor of the 2nd Annual American Photographic Artists Short Film Contest 2013. Whew! What a mouthful--but really, it's a great competition with many opportunities to win, based on the criteria laid out by awesome sponsors interested in rewarding participants for their quality work. This year's theme is aptly named: "Show Us Your World In Motion" and you can find more information about the contest HERE: http://tinyurl.com/apavideo ikan will be sponsoring the "Most Innovative" category and awarding the winner one of our newer [...]

20 12, 2012

Need Answers? Try out ikan’s New Live Chat!

December 20th, 2012|

As a valued ikan customer, we are taking steps to ensure that you have a positive purchasing experience via a new  "live chat" feature on our website. Whether you're interested in purchasing a product or accessories, need tech support, or want to check on an order -- we're here to help. Look for the "chat now" tab in the lower right hand corner of any page on our website. Once you click it, the "chat now" tab expands to give you an opportunity to speak with a member of our customer service support team. If our support team is away, [...]

10 12, 2012

Get Your Free Cinema Forms

December 10th, 2012|

While this is useful for professionals and amateurs alike, it could definitely come in handy for those just starting out in film production who aren’t quite sure which forms they really need or what they are supposed to look like.  nofilmschool.com We are excited to announce that ikan Cinema Forms can now be downloaded for FREE from the Apple App Store! Now you can take it on a test run before you purchase it. The FREE version of Cinema Forms has most of the features of the Pro version of the app, but will not allow you to print or share [...]

10 01, 2012

ELITEPROMPTER (initiate launch sequence)

January 10th, 2012|

Well, it's finally here. For most of you who had the chance to tour our booth last year at NAB2011, you were given a taste of what to come with ikan's software division--at the time in its infancy. Since then, they've shaped up to bring a heavy hitting teleprompter app to the market, ready to take on the beefiest prompter apps available for the iPad and leave them in their wake. This may seem like bloated talk but if you're willing to pay for our Premium version (or wait an indefinite period of time on the free version, currently held [...]