16 08, 2016

5 Pieces of Video Equipment YouTube Stars Need

August 16th, 2016|

Did you know that the first YouTube video was uploaded by YouTube Co-founder Jawed Karim, documenting his trip to the zoo? His video, ‘Me at the Zoo’, was only 18 seconds long. Fast forward now to the present day and you have videos that are 15 minutes or longer once you’ve verified your account. We’ve come a long way since the early days of YouTube. Now, there’s a whole community of YouTube stars and even conferences such as VidCon that celebrate online video. People are getting discovered on YouTube and getting placed into stardom. One famous YouTube star, PewDiePie, expressed [...]

24 09, 2015

Ikan wants to know…

September 24th, 2015|

Comment below and let us know... What camera do you prefer using for your shoots? And what do you specialize in: are you a filmmaker, a newsie, or an event videographer/photographer? You can also contact us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and any of our other social media sites.

30 12, 2010

Gratis 7 reviews equipment in “RISING FROM ASHES”

December 30th, 2010|

Sometimes your product sells itself. Sometimes people like to help, go beyond the expected and act from grace. That's the way Gratis 7 Media group is. If you haven't heard of them, I highly recommend you go educate yourself. Their latest film, RISING FROM ASHES, documents the struggles of creating a Rwandan national cycling team and the life of the local peoples--in a place which many's freshest memories are of the genocide in 1994, between the Hutu and Tutsi ethnic groups. (For a refresher on the conflict , "Origins of Tutsi and Hutu" ...What's more, they even reviewed the ikan [...]

8 11, 2010

Tip of the Week: Introducing the Recoil XT

November 8th, 2010|

ikan's Tip of the Week: Rails and Mounts for your RECOIL and other shoulder mounts

3 08, 2010

Camera Dojo Reviews the ikan Multi-K

August 3rd, 2010|

Thanks to Maurice and everyone at Camera Dojo for reviewing the Multi-K.  You can read the entire review here on their website: http://cameradojo.com/ikan-multi-k-led-light-variable-color

27 01, 2010

The ikan V5600 Travels To The Colombian Dry Forest

January 27th, 2010|

Director/Producer/Cameraman Federico Pardo used the ikan V5600 Deluxe Kit during the production of the documentary COTTON-TOP.   In the following essay, Fredrico describes the challenges of shooting in the treacherous jungles of Colombia and how the ikan V5600 performs in the harshest of conditions. The film was shot in November of 2009 in the Tropical Dry Forests of Colombia were physically challenging and the overall ruggedness of the production required a lightweight and reliable external monitor. IKAN production tool for this natural history documentary shot on the new DSLR Canon 7D. As one of the pioneers on DSLR filmmaking I would highly recommend [...]