Website Updates, Houston 48HFP, and More

We’ve updated our website to reflect some new product changes and make shopping a tad bit easier: 1. We added “Essential Accessories” as an additional feature per product page. When promoted, it will appear at the top of the list inside the product tab. This way, if you need additional items for your purchase, it’ll […]

Flying a Film Set Out to Rural Africa

What follows is a guest post by a colleague of ours, Jeremy Teicher–but first, some backstory. I spoke with Jeremy about a year ago, back when he was preparing his feature narrative film, then tentatively titled “La Promesse” (now Grande Comme le Baobob–translated to Tall as the Baobob Tree) He came to us by word […]

Cinema Forms Made Public

As of last night, Cinema Forms made it through the last leg of Apple’s approval process set in place for their popular AppStore. Targeted toward iPad users looking to minimize paperwork and clean up production form logistics, Cinema Forms centralizes all of your needed forms, be it in pre-, during, or post-production. With Dropbox, iCloud, […]

USB Remote Grip revision 2

A couple of months ago, as we were prepping for NAB 2012, we started pushing forward a concept for a USB Remote, able to work on DSLR’s (currently supports Canon only, looking to expand compatibility). With about two weeks to spare, we got our first prototype of the product. Here’s the rough video I made […]

Flyweight prototype and other news (Part 2)

I doubt that I really left you hanging, salivating at the gourd for what lies in wait regarding the AMAZING AND IMPRESSIVE relatively neat and lightweight shoulder-mount rig I ran around with this weekend. If I did, I apologize. However, I think that it should become a welcome addition to the ELEMENTS EV2 line and […]

Flyweight rig, c300 photos, and some life (Part 1)

It’s been about two months (too long for a successful and effective blogger to remain inactive) but the delay has been worth the while, considering the changes in my life thus far. Working on a feature, running with multiple different cameras, building new rigs, crazy long nights without sleep, and generally pushing the limits. I […]

New Product Announcement: PT2500 Upgrade Kit (for users with PT1000/PT1000W/PT2100)

Marketing Department 3903 Stoney Brook Dr. Houston, TX 77063 Phone // 713.272.8822 Fax // 713.995.4994 NEWS RELEASE FOLLOWS: ### FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Product Announcement         PT2500 Upgrade Kit (for users with PT1000/PT1000W/PT2100) This convenient option allows you to simply utilize the monitor you already own from your PT1000, PT1000W or PT2100 […]

ikan Corporation Acquires Cinemage Product Line from Cine-tal Systems, Inc.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ikan Corporation Acquires Cinemáge Product Line from Cine-tal Systems, Inc. Houston TX, March 15, 2011- ikan Corporation, an award-winning designer, manufacturer, and distributor geared to provide total solutions for video professionals, announces that it has acquired the Cinemáge product line from Cine-tal Systems, Inc. “This is a great opportunity for ikan to […]

The Perfect ENG Style Remote Operated Lighting Unit – the ikan LED Box

Houston, Texas (March 31, 2010).  The LED Box is the perfect ENG-style remote-controlled lighting unit, which comes complete with remote, lighting unit and stand.  In addition to standard AC power, the LED Box can also be powered by optional Professional Battery Packs, using the Professional Battery Plates.  The interchangeable bulbs (that can be changed out […]