Jibs And Track’s Indispensable Role In The Modern Film Industry
Jibs And Track’s Indispensable Role In The Modern Film Industry In the realm of cinematic artistry, the marriage between technology and creativity is constantly evolving to elevate storytelling. Among the many tools at the disposal of directors and DOPs, tracks and jibs stand out as indispensable instruments. The not only infuse depth and dynamism into […]
Join Us for an Upcoming Open Day in Glasgow: Explore Exciting Tech
Join Us for an Upcoming Open Day in Glasgow: Explore Exciting Tech Are you curious about the latest technological innovations? Get ready for an Open Day at our office where you can dive into the world of cutting-edge technology. Whether you’re a tech enthusiast or just looking to explore what’s new, this event promises something […]
Why we have phased out the DJI Ronin-S
Why we have phased out the DJI Ronin-S The DJI Ronin-S has been a solid workhorse for a fair while, adding a nice simple stabilisation option for smaller cameras. However it was not without a few issues. And those issues have been addressed with the RS-2 and RS-3. Adding more features and more payload with […]
Sony Rumours – 3 new Cameras coming in 2023
Sony Rumours – 3 new Cameras coming in 2023 Back in September the rumours started circulating that 3 new Sony cameras were on the horizon, with 3 new patents submitted by Sony in Japan. At the time it was unsure whether it was going to be for the professional market or the ‘prosumer’ market (such […]
Gimbals: The rise of affordable stabilisation
Gimbals: The rise of affordable stabilisation (and how DJI captured a market no-one knew existed) It wasn’t too long ago, before the introduction of cheaper gimbals, that the phrase ‘we need a steadycam shot’ was a sentence that sent a chill through the spine of production managers looking to keep on top of production budgets. […]
Manchester Open Day 03/2023: Thanks to everyone that attended!
Thank you to everyone that joined us in our Manchester Open Day 03/2023 and hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. In March 2023 Media Dog Manchester hosted an Open Day, to demonstrate a few of the new pieces of equipment we have added to our hire fleet, and to demonstrate the new […]
How Sony Cameras have taken back the TV Market.
How Sony Cameras have taken back the TV Market. There has been a lot spoken about the latest Sony PXW range of cameras lately, and with good reason. They have become the go-to camera for nearly all run-and-gun-style, observation documentaries and entertainment TV. For a while, Sony had lost their stranglehold on this market. Primarily […]
IBC 2022 Reconnaissance Mission
IBC 2022 Reconnaissance Mission Fantastic to be back at IBC after a 2 year enforced COVID absence with IBC 2022. There was lots of great gear to check out and it was good to catch up with industry professionals from all over the world. Although a lot of the things at the show for the […]
The Alexa 35 is nearly here – But the Alexa Mini’s aren’t going away.
The Alexa 35 is nearly here. Here is why the Alexa Mini’s aren’t packing their bags and going away just yet. We don’t keep it a secret here at Media Dog that we love the Arri Alexa Mini’s range of cameras. They’ve been our go tos from the Arri Amira, to the Arri Alexa Mini, […]
The ARRI ALEXA 35: 105 years in the making
The ARRI ALEXA 35: 105 years in the making With ARRI unveiling its latest camera the ALEXA 35 I was have been wondering just what makes Arri so good and why it is dominating the high end of our industry in so many fields. Not just manufacturing cameras but also involving themselves in all aspects […]
Sony VCL-HG0737 Wide Angle Adapter – Our New Power House
Our New Powerhouse The Sony VCL-HG0737 Wide Angle Adapter with the Golden coating use to be readily available second hand at very cheap prices but, as often happens when TLS starts using them in their world class rehousing plans, things get a bit tricky as the demand suddenly increases and the price goes up. The […]
A unique look for your production
A unique look for your production At Media Dog Hire we have taken delivery of a full set of LPL Mamiya 645 lenses with speed booster. As a result, we can now offer new lenses that not only provides full frame coverage, but also look fabulous on Super 35 cameras (like our new Alexa Mini […]