Category Archives: Film Industry News

Join Filmtools at Cine Gear Expo June 6th and 7th 2014

Filmtools will be at Cine Gear Expo this year showcasing several items from our showroom. Cine Gear Expo is the premier Motion Picture Industry Exposition in Southern California. Held annually at Paramount Studios this event brings in all the major names from the top brands in the business to some of the top production service providers. June 6th and 7th… Continue reading

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Vincent Laforet’s Directing Motion Tour heads to Los Angeles June 15th!

Sunday June 15th Vincent Laforet’s Directing Motion Tour is coming to Los Angeles.  This tour was created, conceived, and is hosted by Vincent Laforet, produced by MZed and locally sponsored by Filmtools. This Full day Workshop runs from 9am-4pm and … Continue reading

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2013 Stabilizer Gear Expo – June 2nd, 2013!

Stabilizer Gear Expo at Filmtools! When: Sunday, June 2nd – 10AM – 3PM Where: Filmtools Parking Lot – 1400 W. Burbank Blvd. – Burbank, CA 91504\ Keep the fun going after Cinegear LA with the Stabilizer Gear Expo at Filmtools! Manufacturers of … Continue reading

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2013 CineGear LA Expo – May 31st-June 1st, 2013!

Visit the Filmtools booth at the 2013 Cinegear Expo at Paramount Studios in Hollywood, California! When: Friday, May 31st, 2013 – 2:00PM to 9:00PM and Saturday, June 1st, 2013 – 10:00AM to 5:00PM Where: The Studios at Paramount, Hollywood, CA 90038 FILMTOOLS … Continue reading

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Recap: Best of NAB Show at Filmtools!

Filmtools was buzzing on Saturday during the Best of NAB Show event at the store! Representatives from Scheneider Optics, Atomos, Convergent Design, AJA Video, Manfrotto, Libec, Matthews Studio Equipment, Chrosziel, Element Technica, Cam Caddie, Arri Media, Paralinx, & Redrock Micro were … Continue reading

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Video: Upcoming Events & NAB 2013 Recap!

Filmtools met with many different manufacturers at NAB 2013 in Las Vegas, NV to learn about the latest tools coming out for filmmakers. Here’s a fun recap of what we saw: There are plenty of upcoming events featuring gear showcased … Continue reading

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Canon Releases EOS 5D Mark III Firmware Update

EOS 5D Mark III Firmware Update Canon released their new firmware update for the EOS 5D Mark III this morning. This update has been expected for some time and it will be welcomed by all users.  Here are the details … Continue reading

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Canon Announces XA20 & XA25, Gives You WiFi & 1080/60P

In another move leading up to NAB 2013, Canon has announced two cameras to cover the needs of the professional that need compact cameras with pro feature sets. Introducing the Canon XA20 & XA25 Ultra-Compact Professional Camcorders. First off, Canon … Continue reading

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