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 […]

Filmmaking, Art, and Cosplay: Comicpalooza 2016

Where else can you get comic books, anime, science fiction, and pop culture all in one location? At Comicpalooza – the largest comic and pop culture event in Texas! At this year’s Comicpalooza, we saw everything from cosplay to Star Wars and even a PORT Mockup of NASA’s Orion capsule. We also experienced a Light […]

CV600: The Next Generation Advanced Spectrometer

HOUSTON, Texas, (July 5, 2016) – Ikan is excited to be distributing the CV600, the latest spectrometer from UPRtek. The device is part of UPRtek’s next generation of advanced color/exposure meters and is a great way for filmmakers and photographers to figure out the best lighting to use. It’s designed for quick, efficient measurements and […]

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 […]

Hot New Line of Lights from Lightstar

At the 2016 NAB Show held at the Las Vegas Convention Center on April 16-21, we showcased new additions from Lightstar to the Ikan lineup of lights. The new Lightstar line of Tungsten Fresnels is extremely lightweight and compact. The small size of these light fixtures makes them reliable and ideal for on-location shoots or small […]

LMFAO Unboxes Fly-X3-Plus Gimbal Stabilizer at NAB

Every year, we always look forward to NAB in Las Vegas. The NAB Show, an annual trade show produced by the National Association of Broadcasters, is where people from various industries including Broadcast, Digital Media, Film, Entertainment, Post-Production, Sports, Live Events, and more come together to embrace the immersive experiences that are reshaping the new […]

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, […]

Lights, Camera, Action | Cine Gear 2016

Each year in June, people that are usually working behind the scenes on big budget films and TV shows get their time to shine at Cine Gear. Held at The Studios at Paramount in Hollywood, the annual Cine Gear Expo hosts over 16,000 professionals from more than 60 countries. Attendees include camera operators, Directors of […]

Beholder Gimbal for DSLRs Guide – DS1 Compatibility Chart

HOUSTON, Texas, (June 13, 2016) – Ikan has made it easier to use its highly successful product, the Beholder Gimbal for DSLRs (DS1), a 3-axis handheld camera stabilizer designed specifically for DSLR and mirrorless cameras to capture smooth, stable footage. Since there are a multitude of cameras and lenses available that make up so many […]