The miniature rig aims to help make the life of one-person filmmakers easier

The TwistGrip System product aims to make it easier to attach all your accessories to one monopod grip. Credit: Manfrotto

Manfrotto has unveiled a new miniature rig system for smartphone filmmakers called the TwistGrip System.

Known for its reliable camera tripod range, the company also has a range of smartphone products to aid the increasing quality of mobile cameras and the growth of smartphone filmmaking.

This new miniature rig works by connecting components like microphones and LED lights to a smartphone monopod.

The rig can also be designed in different configurations to aid videographers’ needs. Credit: Manfrotto

Designed for filmmakers, journalists and videographers, the emphasis of the product is on ease of use and portability.

The TwistGrip System is composed of an ergonomic hand grip to allow steady footage alongside a base grip accessory, which allows additional accessories to be attached.

Smartphone filmmaking has become increasingly popular over the last few years, with major directors like Zack Snyder making films using just their iPhones.

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As a result, equipment has been steadily increasing to meet the requirements of filmmaking on a low budget.

Check out our round-ups of the best iPhone filming accessories and the top filmmaking apps for your smartphone.

The new TwistGrip System is available from £34.95. For more information, please visit

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