Kenny McMillan is the founder and director of OWL BOT Digital Cinema located in West LA. His work spans the Internet from Vimeo to YouTube netting dozens of views. He’s previously worked as a local photographer for Red Bull.

Review: The i1 Filmmaker Kit and Colorchecker Video from X-Rite

Review: The i1 Filmmaker Kit and Colorchecker Video from X-Rite

I was recently sent the i1 Filmmaker Kit and Colorchecker Video from X-Rite to review, and since the process is pretty simple I figured it’d be a good…

RED, G-Tech, and Manfrotto Come Out for Gear+Beers in Orange County

RED, G-Tech, and Manfrotto Come Out for Gear+Beers in Orange County

You asked, and Filmtools listened: Gear + Beers came to Orange County at the end of March to host RED, G-Tech, and Manfrotto while also carting out the usual free…

Gear+Beers Recap

Gear+Beers Recap

Free food, free beer, good people, and amazing brands. That’s Gear+Beers at Filmtools in Burbank. As the sun set on February, Filmtools brought together Arri, Matthews, mLogic/Codex…

Gear & Beers Preview

Gear & Beers Preview

Good news everyone! To cap the month off in spectacular fashion, on Wednesday, February 28th Filmtools will be throwing another Gear + Beers party at the store! From 3pm to 6pm…

Is the G-Drive Mobile SSD R-Series a Reliable Storage Option?

Is the G-Drive Mobile SSD R-Series a Reliable Storage Option?

There comes a time in every working filmmakers life where at the end of the day, they have to dump all the footage they shot onto a couple hard drives…

Review: LiveU Solo

Review: LiveU Solo

A few weeks ago I was given the LiveU “Solo” live streaming device to test and review. They told me the $995 device was easy to use, reliable, and high…

Hands on with the Sony RX0

Hands on with the Sony RX0

Last month at Sony Pictures Studios on Stage 23, I was given a few hours to play around with the recently released Sony RX0, priced at $700. There were two…

Product Review: The Dutti Dolly from Matthews Studio Equipment

Product Review: The Dutti Dolly from Matthews Studio Equipment

The Dutti Dolly is a new, lightweight and travelable dolly from Matthews Studio Equipment intended to speed up your on-set workflow and allow you to shoot lower to the…

An Exclusive Look at the​ ​New​ ​EVA-1​ ​from​ ​Panasonic

An Exclusive Look at the​ ​New​ ​EVA-1​ ​from​ ​Panasonic

On​ ​September​ ​14th,​ ​the​ ​new​ ​Super35​ ​EVA-1​ ​from​ ​Panasonic​ ​was​ ​presented​ ​for​ ​evaluation​ ​at the​ ​Academy​ ​of​ ​Motion​ ​Picture​ ​Arts​ ​and​ ​Sciences,​ ​along​ ​with​ ​three​ ​shorts​ ​in​ ​the​ ​lovely…

Sony VENICE – Something​ Rather​ Remarkable

Sony VENICE – Something​ Rather​ Remarkable

The​ ​new​ ​$42,000,​ ​full-frame​ ​Sony​ ​VENICE​​ ​debuted​ ​on​ ​the​ ​Sony​ ​Pictures​ ​lot​ ​at​ ​the​ ​beginning​ ​of September​ ​and​ ​it​ ​looks​ ​good.​ ​Really​ ​good.​ ​Not​ ​game-changing​ ​good,​ ​but…