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Ikan Visits CA & Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders BTS

Palm trees, the FBI, and 4K monitors….these are just three things that Ikan Product Manager Barry Garcia saw on his recent trip to California. Barry started his trip by flying into LAX, the largest and busiest airport in the Los Angeles area. From there, he went to Burbank to meet up with the President of […]

NAB New York 2016 Recap & #MannequinChallenge

“In New York…concrete jungle where dreams are made of. There’s nothin’ you can’t do. Now you’re in New York…” We got the opportunity to visit this concrete jungle again recently for NAB New York. This year, there was a bunch of people at the trade show, which was reflected in the record-breaking attendance numbers: 15,404 […]

12 Tips for Taking Awesome Holiday Family Photos

It’s that time of year – the weather is starting to get a bit cooler, stores are decked out with holiday decorations, and family gatherings are approaching. With families coming together from near and far, many will attempt the annual dreaded family photo. While it can be frustrating, we have some tips to help you […]

Powered By Ikan – Behind The Scenes With Red Feather

What do you get when you combine Jeeps, horses, bandits, a plane, and explosions…an action movie? No, actually you would get the scenes of a promo video that we at Ikan got to experience. A couple of weeks ago, we got a chance to go behind the scenes with Red Feather while they were shooting […]

Ikan Introduces Bright Mylo LED Lights

We would like to introduce a bright new addition to our line of LED lights: the Mylo. Available in either Bi-Color (MB8) or Daylight (MW8), Mylo LED lights offer a wide variety of lighting options within a compact package for cinematographers. The Mylo boasts 800 LED lights with 45 degree lenses on top – double the […]

Highly Suspect’s “Lydia” releases BTS

Pier Pictures worked with Highly Suspect for a music video Lydia and they worked with ikan as well for equipment. They used some of our monitors during their production, which turned out quite well. You can read all about the process in our blog post. They used the D12 and the VX7i on set. Check out their […]

All in one take while underwater!

The “all in one take” shot; these complex types of shots are nothing new, but when it is done accurately it commands the audience to take notice. Recently, the guys from Pier Pictures contacted us to see if we wanted to contribute equipment for production of a music video that they were preparing to film. However, this wasn’t […]