News Releases and Archive

OConnor Chosen Best Support for Leverage
October 20, 2010

OConnor, a Vitec Group brand, announces that cinematographer Dave Connell has again chosen the 2575 Ultimate fluid head to support TNT’s hit series Leverage. Leverage, starring Timothy Hutton from Dean...

Petrol Bags New Digiback Pack for DSLR Cameras
October 18, 2010

  Petrol Bags™, a Vitec Group brand, introduces the equipment protection solution for transporting and carrying video-enabled DSLR cameras. The new Digiback DSLR Backpack sports a smart, ergonomic shell design...

Sachtler in use Dakarpress Team @ Dakar Rally 2010
October 7, 2010

"This is Dakar: Every day a new surprise! You have to decide how you're going to manage it." Léon Jansen of the official DakarPress Team loves the challenge of the...

Petrol Bags introduces Digibag DSLR Camera Bag
October 7, 2010

Petrol Bags™, a Vitec Group Brand, introduces the new Digibag DSLR Camera Bag. This semi-hard cushioned carrier is uniquely designed to safeguard a video-enabled DSLR camera and important accessories while...

Petrol Bags Protect Jurifilm’s Audio gear for Soccer Championships in South Africa
October 4, 2010

Petrol Bags Protect Jurifilm’s Audio gear for Soccer Championships in South Africa To document South Africa and the Soccer World Chapionships for TV Station ZDF in Germany, Jurifilm’s Field Sound...

Schneider Distributes Cam Caddie Stabilizing Handle
September 29, 2010

  Schneider Optics is pleased to announce the exclusive worldwide distribution of Cam Caddie. This amazingly effective stabilizing handle and accessory holder system is ideal for work with virtually any...

Filmmaker in a Box: The Uncensored Case Study of the Making of an Actual Indie Film
September 28, 2010

Filmmaker in a Box is a brand new, unprecedented look at the behind-the-scenes of an independent micro budget feature film – offering a comprehensive look at all stages of production:...

SACHTLER CINE DSLR FLUID HEAD
September 23, 2010

Sachtler, a Vitec Group brand, presents a new fluid head specially designed for DSLR filmmakers. The Cine DSLR has a payload range of 2 to 11 lbs (1 to 5...

Schneider PC-Super-Angulon Lens for 35mm Cameras
September 15, 2010

Schneider Optics introduces the PC-Super-Angulon 28mm f/2.8 wide-angle lens with Perspective Control for 35mm analogue and digital SLR cameras.  This superior quality optic offers creative control normally achievable only with...

Mazzei Choose OConnor to Support Goo Goo Dolls Video
September 12, 2010

OConnor, a Vitec brand, announces that cinematographer Marco Mazzei recently chose the OConnor 2575 to support his latest music video for the Goo Goo Dolls. Shot for Symphony 19 Productions...