Testimonials, reviews, or evaluations of ikan products from DPs, Directors, bloggers, other production companies, individuals, and more. Video, in print, or on the web

5 11, 2015

Lynda.com Reviews Ikan Gear

November 5th, 2015|

Check out what Lynda.com has to say about a couple of ikan shoulder rigs for GoPros and Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Cameras!

15 10, 2015

PT3700 17″ ikan Teleprompter Review

October 15th, 2015|

Chris Kennelly on YouTube reviewed the PT3700 17" Teleprompter. Take a look at what he had to say. You can also find more information about the PT3700 here on our website. Features Adjustable Glass Frame Based on 15mm Rod System Lightweight & Compact Design Ships in Reusable Foam for Easy Transport High Quality Monitor w/ Metal Construction High Quality American Made 70/30 Teleprompter Glass Includes MAC and PC Software HDMI, Composite and VGA Screen Size 17" Camera Types Small to Mid-Size The PT3700 teleprompter system is designed for professionals needing to work quickly and efficiently, in the field or [...]

27 08, 2015

GeekBeat FLY-X3-PLUS Smartphone Gimbal Review

August 27th, 2015|

Our buddies over at GeekBeat made an awesome review for the FLY-X3-PLUS. Not only was it a review, but they made a short using the gimbal. Take a look. Thanks for the amazing video John! The FLY-X3-PLUS now comes with all 3 mounts for GoPro, Large, and Small Smartphones.

9 12, 2013

Filmmaking in Honduras with Elizabeth Nelson and ikan

December 9th, 2013|

Elizabeth Nelson is a cinematographer and filmmaker who uses the art of filmmaking to aid missionary work and bridge powerful stories beyond the differences between cultures and languages.  She traveled to Honduras recently to help aid Plan Escalon, whose mission is to offer education, food, shelter, dental, and medical care to young children in hopes of battling the country of Honduras' extreme poverty.  Elizabeth took several ikan products with her to help document this story; The Traveler Backpack, D7w monitor, and iLED144 on-camera light, and these small items absolutely blew her away! The ikan Traveler Backpack is designed to fit a large amount [...]

18 09, 2013

BMCC & BMPC 4K Handheld Camera Rigs

September 18th, 2013|

Blackmagic design took the film/video production world by storm when they unveiled the Blackmagic Cinema Camera at NAB 2011, and 2013 is no different, as many of us are waiting anxiously on our Blackmagic Production Camera to arrive (rumored to begin shipping in about a month).  But with all of the visually stunning footage these cameras are able to capture, their form factor and battery design leaves much to be desired.  Accessorizing your Blackmagic Camera is a must if you plan on using it professionally. For example, since the Blackmagic Camera is not equipped with a removable power solution, the [...]

23 12, 2011

Post Holiday Gift Guide

December 23rd, 2011|

It's the holiday season. Chanukah, Christmas, and many more help remind us that it's worth giving to others. What better way to treat your favorite people than with delicious gift ideas? Even if you already know what you're getting this year (or can't get what you want under the tree in time), it doesn't mean you can't go out and purchase your new favorite accessories to the gifts you received. To give you an idea of what I mean: Getting (or got) an iPad 2, or another tablet of choice? You shoot video, right? Go out and get our new [...]