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Nadus Films: we’re always telling stories

Nadus Films: we’re always telling stories

Authentic stories. That’s what the Louisville production company has created for 15 years, using their expertise in all aspects of filmmaking and gear adequate to their specific needs. This…

Mini PAGlink: smaller batteries for smaller 4K broadcast camcorders

Mini PAGlink: smaller batteries for smaller 4K broadcast camcorders

Designed to suit smaller camcorders such as the Panasonic EVA1 and Sony FS5, the new Mini PAGlink system of smaller, lighter, intelligent linking batteries will be showcased at NAB 2019…

Product Review: RAVPower Portable Chargers & Power Banks

Product Review: RAVPower Portable Chargers & Power Banks

I admit I was a bit skeptical at first when I was contacted by RAVPower to test/review their portable charging devices, but was actually quite impressed once I put…

Tolar Armitt: 1st AC cuts the cord with Hawk-Woods Mini-V  batteries

Tolar Armitt: 1st AC cuts the cord with Hawk-Woods Mini-V batteries

Admit it, no one thinks about batteries until they don’t work. Vancouver-based 1st AC, Tolar Armitt, though, never leaves home without a charger and multiple Hawk-Woods Mini…

Shooting with Battery Powered Lights

Shooting with Battery Powered Lights

As productions move to smaller crews, no tech scouts, real world locations and with the speed we need to shoot being able to shoot with battery powered lights is essential…

Blueshape Shows Off Granite Mini Batteries: NAB 2017 Video

Blueshape Shows Off Granite Mini Batteries: NAB 2017 Video

Blueshape showed off their new Granite Mini batteries. These new Granite Mini batteries come in two different sizes. 95Wh and 140Wh, but what is special about these Granite Mini batteries…

Running Litepanels on Batteries Just Got Easier

Running Litepanels on Batteries Just Got Easier

One of the most common questions regarding light fixtures and running on batteries is finding out exactly how much time you have for shooting at full power. You can do…

Rogue Indicator Battery Pouch: a battery organizer

Rogue Indicator Battery Pouch: a battery organizer

Photographers and videographers using lots of batteries tend to organize a system to know which are good to use and which ones are kicked. I use plastic boxes that hold…

The CINE Battery: A way to cut the cord even on long shoots

The CINE Battery: A way to cut the cord even on long shoots

If you’ve been enduring the short and unpredictable life of DSLR batteries (let’s face it, the form factor of those little plastic blocks was never designed for the…

The essential gear you may not be using on set

The essential gear you may not be using on set

Generations of filmmakers have refined the tools we use to make movies. But if you haven’t been on a few pro sets you may be missing out on using…

REVIEW: Broadcast Camera Batteries in Gold and V-Mounts

REVIEW: Broadcast Camera Batteries in Gold and V-Mounts

Big brick batteries with the typical Gold-mount or V-mount connectors are very versatile in that you can use them to power cameras and their accessories, field monitors, mobile…

13 Bags and Bundles for GoPro Cameras

13 Bags and Bundles for GoPro Cameras

The MindShift GP Series is not just suited for GoPro cameras, but for all action cameras similar to the popular brand. Unlike other action camera bags on the market, the…