Camera Support

What Teleprompter Should I Get?

Well, it depends on what you’ll be using it for and where you’ll use it. It’s helpful to have a script displayed on a teleprompter. Knowing the right words to say can sometimes be hard. It can even be more nerve-racking when you’re on national TV. For example, Fox News Host, Megyn Kelly got tripped […]

5 Pieces of Video Equipment YouTube Stars Need

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 […]

Shooting A 4K Film? Try these Monitors and Filters

Are you filming in 4K? Even if you aren’t, you might as well be prepared for it. As everything starts moving towards 4K, you’ll need to invest in equipment that is compatible with it. Once display equipment, such as your TVs and projectors, catch up to cameras and other equipment used to capture footage, you’ll […]

Armor-Man 2 On Set With Ron Sim and Peyton Manning

This past spring, we were excited to get a message from Sarorn Ron Sim, Director of Photography. He had met the Ikan team at the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) show last year and was reaching out to us about the Tilta Armor-Man 2. Ron wanted to try out the Tilta Armor-Man 2 in a […]

Exploring Chernobyl with Philip Grossman and Ikan

At Ikan, we enjoy meeting people and learning how videographers, filmmakers, and photographers use our products on various projects. It’s interesting to see and/or hear about their experiences. Sometimes, their stories can even take you to the most unexpected places. Philip Grossman, a cinematographer, camera geek, and historian, has an interesting story that takes place […]

Production Gear, Tripods, and the Film Industry

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 […]

New and Improved Armor-Man 2 Now Available through Ikan.

We are excited to announce that we will be distributing the latest version of the Tilta Armor-Man. With the Armor-Man 2, professional filmmakers get better, more stabilized shots in a more comfortable way. The latest Armor-Man is compatible with Tilta Gravity, DJI Ronin, Freefly Movi, and other dual grip 3-axis gimbal stabilizers. In this version, […]

SLD-31 | Carbon Fiber Camera Slider – 31 inch (79 cm)

Add motion to your video production with the 31-inch Carbon Fiber Slider from Ikan. Lightweight and portable, the SLD-31 weighs in at 1.5 pounds, has a max load capacity of 18 pounds, and supports DSLR, mirrorless or video cameras. Eight sealed bearings on aluminum rollers glide smoothly along the 19 mm carbon fiber rails and […]

Elements Cage Series for GH4, a7S, and BMPCC

[su_youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vy5KhUq83iQ”] The ELE cage series by Ikan is a sleek, tool-less, and ready to use cage solution for the Sony A7S, Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera, and Panasonic GH4. Designed with the shooter in mind, every cage is engineered precisely to each camera system, allowing the shooter quick access to the on board controls, […]