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 07, 2013

ikan Releases Featherweight 1024 LED Panels

July 12th, 2013|

Today we released the first product video for our new series of Featherweight LED panels, covering the IFD1024 (Single Color Daylight) & IFB1024 (dual color, variable 3200-5600k). Thanks to Ariel Santschi for the work on putting this one together. IFD1024 & IFB1024 Featherweight Daylight & Dual Color LED Lights from ikan on Vimeo. Some key points about these lights include: About 40% lighter than their ID1000 counterparts More LEDs for more light Improved quality of LEDs used on panel Digital and analog controls for intuitive use by anyone, includes Digital readout LCD display, also Includes Yoke Mount, Barn [...]

16 04, 2012

NAB 2012: New ELEMENTS, Camera support, Backpacks

April 16th, 2012|

Cheers from the NAB show floor! I wanted to kick this post of with a bang, so here we go. USB & LANC Remote grips are in prototype phase and a blast to work with. They're compatible with all 1/4" mounting methods. These videos have no real audio as I was rushed to produce them (meaning they're innately flawed but have some notable substance)! As the title of this post suggests, you'll be able to demo these products at our booth at #nab2012. USB Remote Grips for Canon DSLRs: LANC Remote Grip for Sony and Canon video cameras: [...]

14 12, 2011

Chris Cloyd’s “Lady Madonna Project”

December 14th, 2011|

  Some months ago the ikan brand had a chance to travel to Nigeria, with Anna Schwaber and Director Chris Cloyd for his documentary entitled the "Lady Madonna Project," for the Western African Development Support Organization (WADSO). Initally, Anna piqued my interest by sending this, written by Chris: "We will be filming a documentary piece on the dedication of the Madonna Hospital that WADSO helped fund and complete. The story will explore the culture and the problems facing the town of Umuahia particularly in healthcare or the lack thereof while also staying with the Bishop of the Diocese. Working so [...]

17 11, 2011

Get into GVExpo for Free (and win prizes!)

November 17th, 2011|

**UPDATE** We are hosting a new giveaway for the first five (count your digits on one hand) people to tweet images of these prototype lights, expected to hit shelves in January. Follow us on twitter @ikancorp to find out more, starting today. ************ **UPDATE** Ross and Barry will also be demonstrating some new LED lighting concepts from ikan. Stop by and say hi, tweet a photo, learn more about what's in store for the future of LED studio lights. ************ With major players in the broadcast and film industry participating, the Government Videio Expo is a premier trade show available [...]

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