Author Steve Mims

Steve Mims

Steve Mims is a writer, director and cinematographer based in Austin, Texas whose award-winning films have screened widely in festivals, theatrically and on television. He is the winner of the Innocence Network’s 2012 Journalism Award for INCENDIARY: THE WILLINGHAM CASE, a documentary he co-produced and directed with Joe Bailey, Jr. Steve earned a Master of Arts in film production from the University of Texas at Austin and over the years has been a film lecturer there. He currently teaches RTF366K: Introduction to Narrative at UT. He also teaches through Austin FilmWorks. His feature film ARLO & JULIE (shot on the Canon C100) comes out in May, 2015.

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Westcott

Joe Oberster of Westcott Lighting Solutions demonstrates the FLEX LED light at NAB2015. https://vimeo.com/124879596 More info at fjwestcott.com

Cinema EOS
Review: Canon Cinema EOS C100 Mark II

I’ve owned a Canon EOS C100 since January 2013. Over the past two years I’ve shot a feature film, client films, television commercials and I’m currently two years into a feature length documentary. I love that camera (if you forgive…

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Beholder iPhone Stabilizer

James Li of Team Rebel Design demonstrated his BEHOLDER Handheld SP iPhone, Galaxy phone and small camera stabilizer at NAB 2014.  It will retail for $350.00.  It uses rechargeable batteries that provide two hours of usage.  It is very easy…

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Wooden Camera

Ryan Schorman of Wooden Camera discusses his Black Magic Camera PL mount adaptor and other modifications at NAB 2014. https://vimeo.com/91425238 Here are the product descriptions mentioned in this interview: The Wooden Camera BMPC 4K Modification + PL Mount converts your…

Camera Gear
Zacuto Canon C100 Z-Finder NAB Update

Las Vegas, Tuesday, April 9, 2013 — Zacuto announced their Canon EOS Cinema C100 Z-Finder here this week and displayed a prototype but actual product delivery is at least four weeks away. According to Zacuto, they are waiting on a…

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Indie-Dolly Slider System

Another day, another rock solid slider system at NAB 2012. My previous report detailed the MYT 3 in 1 Slider Dolly System from MYT WORKS of Brooklyn, NY. Like minds on the other side of the country have arrived at…

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MYT Works 3 in 1 Slider

In a world where cameras are smaller and more versatile dollies have often given way to all manner of fluid movement devices. Most have evolved some type of friction-less rail system, ushering in the “age of the slider.” While that’s…

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