BMCC & BMPC 4K Handheld Camera Rigs

Blackmagic design took the film/video production world by storm when they unveiled the Blackmagic Cinema Camera at NAB 2011, and 2013 is no different, as many of us are waiting anxiously on our Blackmagic Production Camera to arrive (rumored to begin shipping in about a month).  But with all of the visually stunning footage these […]

Portable & Powerful LED Light Solutions

Versatility for the Pro Shooter News shooters and commercial cinematographers will appreciate the functionality and versatility of both the IDMX1500 Daylight and IDMX1500B Dual Color Studio Light. These 1500 bulb ultra-wide, location/field style fixtures rank amongst some of the largest LED units on the market. Both LED units are ideal for both chromakey and full […]

LED Studio Lights updated with Touchscreen Dimming

Ikan is proud to present new versions of our groundbreaking 500 & 1000 LED Studio lights, the ID500-v2 and ID1000-v2 These 500 and 1000 Daylight LED bulb studio lights feature an LCD touch screen panel, which allows for precise control of the built-in dimming feature, and is particularly useful in recreating specific lighting setups.  Intensity adjustments can also […]

ikan Releases Featherweight 1024 LED Panels

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 […]

‘Shoot From the Gut’ on FPSF Media Crew

It’s a rare breed of shooter who’s able to capture the connection between an audience and the performers at an event like Free Press Summer Fest, which packed Eleanor Tinsley Park with 90,000 people last month. [su_youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdRPrciPkJ4″] You’ve either got it, or you don’t, according to Free Press TV Creative Director Mark Armes, the […]

Crossing Church Gives IB1000KIT A THUMBS UP

Craig Bolt, Digital Media Producer for The Crossing Church in Tampa, Florida recently purchased the IB1000KIT through ikan’s video ministry program. I was extremely pleased to get a report of his very positive experience with our LED lights via email. Craig’s experience using the IB100KIT on the project “Bob Wilcox – Legacy of a Father” […]

Houston Community Comes Together for 48 Hr Film

I was recently quoted as saying I lacked a sense of community.  I might know my friends well enough through social media channels (or even used one of those channels to meet up for a round of drinks). I might even read friends’ blog posts and provide feedback. But how significant is that bond without […]

Tilta Signs Exclusive North American Distribution Agreement with ikan

Tilta Signs Exclusive North American Distribution Agreement with ikan Professional and Indie filmmakers can now purchase Tilta production gear from the ikan website and avoid risky online transactions through unknown retailers. Tilta BMCC Rig “With this partnership, ikan is creating a path to ownership and a secure conduit for the purchase of Tilta’s high-end film […]

CineFly Video Drops

For those of you who may have caught sight of the Blackmagic CineFly through our Facebook Page’s glamour peeks of new gear–or seen it at NAB earlier this year–and wanted a recap on the little beast priced at $549, I’m happy to say we released our newest product video where we cover all the highlights. […]

Brand Guidelines for ikan Affiliates

In addition to the information you will find in the ikan affiliate publisher section of the Commission Junction website, we have put together some additional promotional guidelines that’ll help you be more effective with your marketing. Ikan Colors You will usually see the ikan logo rendered as black, white or “ikan yellow.” These are the […]