By site editor Dan Chung:
At Canon C300 top handle uses multiple attachment points to the camera’s top plate – giving you not just a handle but an EVF mount and twin 15mm rod attachments.they showed all their latest models including their popular and rigs. The attention to detail and uniqueness of some of the designs really impressed me. Moving from shoulder to tripod configuration with the rig was very quick and easy – something many rigs fail to do. The $645 US
As with many other manufacturers I do feel that some of the Movcam kits are slightly over engineered for run and gun work. They could be done better with slightly fewer parts – hence making the rig lighter. Hopefully Movcam will recognise this and bring out some more streamlined kits to go alongside their full cine ones.
Movcam are also the first manufacturer to make a dedicated support system for the upcoming Chinese KineRAW S35 camera. The baseplate and top handle will be offered direct from Kinefinity as part of an optional extended camera package. The KineRAW when fully rigged out starts to look like a serious cinema camera.
Video shot by Shan Shan Wang and Sun Shaoguang.