Category: Gadgets

Cirina Catania: First Look: The Berlin Film Festival

Listen to the interview here. (Berlin, Germany, Feb 2, 2016) The 66th Berlin International Film Festival is about to start and Cirina Catania is already musing about it on the BuZZ. How do you pick what you want to see when over 400 films from more than 95 countries are being screened in numerous categories. […]

CES 2016, The iPadPro w/Tripod Mount & All My Tech Favs!

Here’s the bottom line on the iShot G7 Mount For 12.9″ iPad Pro for those of you who don’t have time to read: It works, but it needs some improvement, as it is a bit wobbly. However, how can you complain if it DOES work and it only costs $45, and at last glance there […]

Gear I Like: iRig Mic w/ iRig Recorder

Gear I Like: iRig Mic w/ iRig Recorder Check it out. OK, this is not new, but a lot of you have been asking about what to take with you to record with your iPad, iPhone, etc. If you haven’t tried it, give it a whirl. Scenario: You’re in the middle of a major convention. […]

Gear I Like: One Man Crew from Redrock Micro

Gear I Like: The One Man Crew motion system from Redrock Micro Weighing in at 14 pounds, the One Man Crew from Redrock Micro might turn out to be, pound for pound, one of your most unique pieces of gear. As production budgets get squeezed, the pressure is on for independent filmmakers to produce high […]

Gear Review: Pelican S130 Sport Elite ProGear Backpack

Article first published as Product Review: Pelican S130 ProGear Backpack on Blogcritics. This is, without a doubt, the best pro-gear backpack I have ever owned. The test of time: I’ve used this pack almost every day since NAB in April 2013, and it is weight-balanced to reduce fatigue, resilient, makes it easy to keep my […]

Kickstarter Campaigns We Like: iOgrapher

We’ve seen all manner of gear that helps filmmakers turn their iPads into camera-ready production kits for iOS-based productions, but the iOgrapher iPad Mini Mount may just be the first case specifically invented for shooting with the iPad Mini. Article first published as California Teacher Invents iOgrapher – the First Case for iPad Mini Filmmakers […]