After days spent watching all of the entries for Round 2 of The Video Mode’s Amateur Filmmaker Of the Year (AFOY) 2017 competition, in association with Canon, we are delighted…

Following a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo and Kickstarter the German company LUUV has announced its first-ever products – the solidLUUV steadycam, LUUV Action Gimbal and the ultraLUUV ACTION, which is…

What Sony is claiming to be the ‘world’s fastest SD card’ has been announced! The SF-G series of SDXC cards, which will be available in 32GB, 64GB and 128GB capacity…

Amateur filmmakers still have a whole week – until 28 February 2017 – to enter Round 3 of The Video Mode’s Amateur Filmmaker of the Year (AFOY) competition, in association…

Kenro has announced three new steady Sevenoak camera support systems for filmmakers in the shape of an Electronic Motorised Pan Head, a Carbon Fibre Jib Arm and a pro-spec Motorised…

Lens maker Samyang has announced a new XEEN 20mm T1.9 lens that’s firmly aimed at professional video and cine use. The newcomer brings the range of XEEN cinema lenses up…

Tenba unveils fast access Cineluxe video bags

For those of you looking for a carrying solution for your video rigs Tenba may have the answer with its new range of Cineluxe video bags. The seven-strong line-up is…

To help filmmakers to ensure smooth footage when tracking horizontally across a scene Kenro has added seven new sliders to its Sevenoak range. Three of the sliders are designed for…

It’s just a few days into 2017 but Panasonic has already taken the wraps off its long awaited LUMIX GH5 digital single lens mirrorless camera. The camera was briefly mentioned…

AFOY Round 1: the winners are announced!

Having spent days watching all of the entries for Round 1 of The Video Mode’s Amateur Filmmaker Of the Year (AFOY) 2017 competition we are very excited to be able…

It's Day Two of the Drone Show at the Birmingham NEC. The Video Mode was there yesterday to have a look round, and we shot this little video to show…

The Video Mode and Amateur Photographer recently held a free-to-attend filmmaking workshop at Pinewood Studios in association with Canon, with support from Rotolight and Tiffen, and in the video above…