Jason McCleave

Systems administration, procurement, custom calibrations, breakage recovery, techincal specs, non-sequitur comedy, grief avoidance, existentialism

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New In: Metabones Cine Lens Adaptors E Mount to EF


The most notable improvement in these new CINE versions is the “positive-lock” lens mount, which allows you to attach an EF lens to an E mount camera without the need to turn the lens. Working instead by turning the collar on the Metabones CINE adapters, the result is a more robust connection which is particularly… Read More


Alexa Mini + Canon Digi Super 100xs


Using the Canon Digi Super 100xs box lenses to get extreme telephoto zoom range. Ordinarily this powerful combination is best recognised on sports footage, but as a solution for a client with a complex creative brief we suggested this little twist. The result: a bespoke kit demonstration for a music video, provided by the Film… Read More


Homemade Hi-Hats


  We’ve seen Hi-hats in all forms over the years and we don’t think there’s one that fits all circumstances. So we have gone traditional. Oconnor mounts with bases made from sustainably sourced ply. The tricky part was mounting them centrally and securely…  … Read More