Camera operators level up with Sachtler Aktiv fluid head

The manufacturer of camera support systems and accessories for broadcast and cinematography’s aktiv fluid head – with SpeedLevel and SpeedSwap technology – allows camera operators to mount, level and lock the head in seconds and to switch quickly from tripod, slider or hand-held shots in an instant to capture the widest range of shots. “We … Read more

Vitec Group supports East Anglian filmmaker and cast to produce debut feature film

Filmmaker Paul Cook was able to draw upon a wide range of production equipment from Vitec Group brands to produce his new film, Magpie. Cook’s production company has just released the trailer for Magpie, a crowd-funded film about a British soldier and his wife who suffer the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) during and … Read more

Dedo Weigert

Lighting conductor Dedo Weigert / Spotlight Lighting conductor Dedo Weigert / Spotlight BY: Kevin Hilton Having a piece of equipment named after you ensures a level of fame and, ultimately, a form of immortality. But it does not necessarily tell a person’s full story. Dedo Weigert is well-known because of the compact, high-power precision lamp … Read more

The Vitec Group brands and products on display at Cine Gear Expo

Anton/Bauer: Introducing All-New Battery Range At Cine Gear Expo, Anton/Bauer, a leader in the design, manufacture, and testing of mobile power systems for broadcast, film, and video, will unveil an all-new line of highly dependable, rugged, long-lasting, and intelligent batteries. The new line is targeted to cinematographers, institutional broadcasters and rental houses, owners and operators … Read more

Vitec Group provides State-of-the-art equipment for Sundance Directors Lab

As an Official Provider of Sundance Institute, the Vitec Group supplied mobile power and camera support systems from four of its industry-leading brands — Anton/Bauer, OConnor, Sachtler, and Vinten — for the 2017 Sundance Institute Directors Lab last year, marking several consecutive years of Vitec Group support for this important filmmaking event. Thirteen new independent … Read more

Sachtler launches ACE XL GS AL and ACE XL MS AL tripod systems

Sachtler, a Vitec Group brand, has introduced two new aluminium tripod systems to the company’s popular ACE XL family. Equipped with the new ACE XL 75mm fluid head, the new ACE XL GS AL and ACE XL MS AL tripod systems offer many of the benefits of their carbon-fibre counterparts in a lower-cost package. Both … Read more

Sachtler and Vinten announce trifecta of awards for Flowtech at IBC 2017

Sachtler® and Vinten®, both Vitec Group brands and global industry leaders in camera supports for more than 100 years, today announced that their revolutionary new flowtech™ carbon-fibre camera tripod technology won three awards at IBC2017. Sachtler and Vinten debuted flowtech technology at IBC2017 in the form of the flowtech 75 tripod, which is compatible with … Read more

Sachtler and Vinten introduce Flowtech tripod

Sachtler® and Vinten®, both Vitec Group brands and global industry leaders in camera supports for more than 100 years, today introduce flowtech™ — an all-new camera tripod technology with unique quick release brakes and easy adjust levers that enable camera operators to set up and begin using the tripod in an instant. Sachtler and Vinten … Read more

Sachtler Supports Studio’s Vision For Jack Wolfskin’s Campaign

Beech Studios puts the Sachtler Video 18 S2 to the test in Greenland’s backcountry Going days without a shower, eating dehydrated food for weeks, feeling the stab of unforgiving, glacial wind in subzero temperatures – just a few of the things you deal with exploring the great outdoors. And that was the spirit of a … Read more

Sachtler extends FSB line with new 100mm tripod

Sachtler, a provider of camera supports, accessories and bags, has introduced the FSB 10, a new entry-level 100mm fluid head. The FSB 10 builds on the legacy of the robust but lightweight FSB series to offer a solution for on-the-go camera operators working in areas such as news, documentaries and wildlife. Sachtler’s FSB line of … Read more