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Thistle Communications Puts Cartoni to the Test

North Hollywood, Calif.— Pelham, New Hampshire-based Thistle Communications provides turnkey production services for sports, concerts, political campaigns, conventions and other events across New England. The company’s clientele ranges from national broadcasters, such as Fox Sports, ESPN, NBC and CNN, to local universities and corporations. Launched in 2006, Thistle has built a reputation for quality and professionalism, and emerged as a ...

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FSU’s Seminole Productions Upgrades Camera Support with Cartoni Magnum

University’s busy production unit adds three fluid head and tripod systems as it prepares for ACC network launch. North Hollywood, Calif.—Seminole Productions, Florida State University’s professional production group, has increased its complement of camera support gear through the purchase of three Cartoni Magnum fluid head systems from Manios Digital & Film. The production group plans to employ the systems in its ...

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OConnor Launches New Camera Assistant Bag, Field-Tested for Protection of Gear in Extreme Environments

BURBANK, Calif. — Aug. 20, 2018 — OConnor has introduced its all-new Camera Assistant bag, which will be making its official European debut at IBC2018 on The Vitec Group’s Stand, 12.E65. Featuring a water- and dust-resistant liner with stuff pocket, the bag is designed without any internal seams and features a hinged lid that can be left open on set ...

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Rush Media Relies on Cartoni for Live Sports Broadcasts

Mobile TV specialist uses Cartoni fluid heads and tripods exclusively in producing broadcasts of Major League soccer and other professional and college sports events. North Hollywood, Calif.— Wisconsin-based Rush Media is currently in its first season in supporting FOX Sports North broadcasts of Minnesota United Major League Soccer games. Rush is providing production trucks for all non-nationally broadcast games, including ...

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Ole Miss Counts on Cartoni to Capture the Thrill of College Sports

University of Mississippi’s broadcast team employs Cartoni fluid heads and tripods for scores of live sports telecasts each year. North Hollywood, Calif.— Shane Sanford has one of the busiest jobs in college sports broadcasting. As Assistant AD for Broadcast Services at Ole Miss Sports Productions, Sanford leads a team responsible for video board content and telecasts of more than 120 ...

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Hawk-Woods Reel Power Launches Mini V-Lok Battery Plate for Sony FS5

Ashford, Kent, UNITED KINGDOM—Hawk-Woods, innovative developer of broadcast power solutions, has introduced a new camera mount plate that permits its best-selling Mini V-Lok batteries to be employed as onboard power sources with Sony’s lightweight PXW-FS5 XDCAM Super 35 camera system. Mini V-Lok batteries allow the FS5 to be operated for up to 50 percent longer before recharging over standard BP-U ...

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Domke Releases Limited Edition Light Weight Camera Bags – Featuring Ripstop Nylon Fabric

Hauppauge, NY– April 26, 2018 – Domke, a division of The Tiffen Company, has introduced Ripstop Nylon fabric to its two most popular bags, the F-2 and F5XB. The combination of Ripstop, a lightweight highly durable fabric, with Domke’s proven bag design provides a new solution for carrying your DSLR or Mirrorless Camera Systems. Product Details: Domke Ripstop Nylon F2   ...

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Hawk-Woods Reel Power Battery Approved for On-Board Use with ARRI ALEXA LF

Manios Digital & Film will be demonstrating Hawk-Woods power solutions at NAB 2018. Ashford, Kent, UNITED KINGDOM—Hawk-Woods, innovative developer of broadcast power solutions, today announces that its 26v Reel Power lithium-ion battery is the first and only power source approved for on-board use with ARRI’s new Alexa LF large format camera system. The battery is capable of powering Alexa LF ...

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CARTONI to Showcase New Camera Support Products at NAB

Rome— CARTONI, Italian leader in professional camera support, will introduce several innovative additions to its product line at NAB 2018 (Central Hall, booth C9020). The new fluid heads, tripods, pedestals and remote devices address critical needs of broadcasters, rental houses and independent camera operators. Cartoni offers versatile solutions to meet new and emerging production demands.  “We continue to expand, enhance ...

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Cinematographer Jerry Henry Relies on Hawk-Woods’ Sticky Battery to Power Gear

Ashford, Kent, UNITED KINGDOM —February 13, 2018 — Newly available in the United States through Manios Digital & Film, the Hawk-Woods Sticky Battery packs a big punch in a small package. Fitting comfortably in the palm of a hand, the battery comes in two versions, 38Wh and 75Wh, and is capable of powering cameras, lights, rigs and other gear for ...

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Arkansas-based Waymack & Crew embraces the Hawk-Woods Sticky Battery

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif.— Dan Waymack is a filmmaker and president of Waymack & Crew, a production company with offices in Little Rock, Arkansas and Chicago, and a staff of 15. The company has an enviable list of credits that includes the familiar Allstate ads with actor Dennis Haysbert, as well as work for the U.S. Army, Marlborough, Kellogg’s and many ...

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Hawk-Woods Launches Mini V-Lok Battery

New flight-safe broadcast battery delivers up to 150wh and fits in the palm of a hand. Ashford, Kent, UNITED KINGDOM—Hawk-Woods, innovative developer of broadcast power solutions, today announces that Mini V-Lok, its new, ultra-small and lightweight V-Lok battery, is now available in the United States through Manios Digital & Film. Mini V-Lok was developed as an alternative to standard, travel-size ...

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Steadicam Volt, 3-Axis Motorized Smartphone Camera Stabilizer Available

The Steadicam Volt, a 3-axis motorized smartphone camera stabilizer by Steadicam, a division of the Tiffen Company is now available. As the first in its class to offer the user complete control of image framing and composition, the Volt serves as a versatile tool for content creation, easily operated by a wide range of users. With the Steadicam Volt, consumers ...

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Manios Digital & Film Hires Industry Vet Tom O’Neill to Lead Sales in Eastern U.S.

North Hollywood, Calif.—Manios Digital & Film, a leading supplier of high-quality tools used in broadcast production and digital cinematography, has appointed Tom O’Neill to direct Eastern Regional Sales. O’Neill will manage sales and dealer relationships in an area including New England, Mid Atlantic, South East and Midwest states. He will also represent the company at trade shows and other industry ...

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IBC News: Hawk-Woods to Debut Mini V-Lok

New flight-safe broadcast battery delivers up to 150wh and fits in the palm of a hand. Ashford, Kent, UNITED KINGDOM–Hawk-Woods, innovative developer of broadcast power solutions,today announces Mini V-Lok, a new ultra-small and lightweight addition to its V-Lok battery line. The smallest battery of its type in the world to date, Mini V-Lok fits comfortably in the palm of a ...

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IBC News: Vocas Introduces Accessories for Canon EOS C200

Viewfinder bracket, cheese plate, cage and other accessories provide added stability and versatility to users of the popular 4K DSLR. HILVERSUM, The Netherlands—Vocas Systems, European manufacturer of innovative, professional-calibre camera accessories, today announces several new products developed expressly for Canon’s ECS C200 digital cinema camera. They include a C200 viewfinder bracket, a top cheese plate, a camera adapter plate for ...

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