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

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 […]

Behind The Scenes At London Fashion Week with FLY-X3

The Glitz, the Glamour, the Fashion! This past February, London was taken over by Fashion Week. At this event, fashion designers and top brands displayed their latest collections on the runway.  Creative Director and Photographer, Akos Bodi, was there for the show and put together a behind the scenes video featuring models being prepped before […]

An American Success Story:

Houston, Texas-based Ikan International Corporation Celebrates Ten Years Ikan Corp's first decade in film/video equipment industry marked by continuous growth. HOUSTON, Texas, (Feb. 26, 2015) – When 18-year-old Kan Yeung came to Texas in 1973 from his home in Hong Kong, he brought only his guitar, a typewriter, $500 and visions of the American dream. […]

Ikan starts shipping the new Piatto soft, beauty lights for video and photography

Houston, Texas-based Ikan International Corp.introduces new Piatto Lights with edge-lit LED technology. Houston, Texas – December 19, 2014 Ikan introduces the new Piatto Lights with edge lit LED technology. “I never would have guessed that the Piatto’s would work this well while designing them,” said Barry Garcia, Lighting Product Manager at Ikan. “The finished lights […]

Ikan named Worldwide Distributor of Remote Air, Wireless Follow Focus Systems

Houston, Texas-based Ikan International Corp. has been named exclusive worldwide distributor of PD Movie wireless follow focus systems. Houston, Texas – December 19, 2014 Ikan Corp. has partnered with PD Movie, Hong Kong to distribute the PD1 & PD2 Remote Air follow focus systems worldwide. “We saw a need for an affordable and user friendly […]

ikan named distributor of E-Image Mono-Lock Professional Tripod Line

Houston, Texas-based Ikan International Corp. has been named exclusive U.S. distributor for E-Image’s flagship line of professional video tripods. Houston, Texas – December 19, 2014 Ikan Corp. is proud and excited to now represent top-of-the-line tripods and accessories from E-Image. “I first noticed the E-Image Mono-Lock tripods at NAB 2014. They have the best quick-release […]

Ikan announces new White Star Fresnels

Houston, Texas-based Ikan International Corp. has introduced the new White Star 100w, 200w and 350w fresnel lights. Houston, Texas – December 19, 2014 Ikan introduces 6 new fresnel lights. “We needed a fresnel that was powerful that would make people say wow. The White Stars work whenever I need bright, even light,” said Barry Garcia, […]

Filmmaking in Honduras with Elizabeth Nelson and ikan

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 […]

NEW On-Camera LEDs from ikan

Looking for a light to attach to your camera to illuminate your shots? The Drawing Board has just released a new episode covering the latest on-camera lighting solutions from ikan—the iLED6 and the iLED312-v2. The iLED6 is a powerful and versatile on-camera light with a color temperature of 5600K.  It has a high 93 CRI […]


The Drawing Board’s third episode features two new tungsten-color LED lighting solutions from ikan—the IDMX36T and the IDMX500T.  Both of these lights are DMX-controllable and are great for shooting in the studio or out in the field. A lot of filmmakers are used to shooting with incandescent lighting.  An incandescent tungsten bulb emits a color […]