There are few environments less forgiving for a cinematographer than the ice; yet that is exactly what Bas Thijssen has mastered using the AGITO. Making it the tool of choice for skating events in the Netherlands, with it now being used for every official speed skating race in the country. Bas’ love for the AGITO […]
AGITO showcases the United Arab Emirates 50th Anniversary
3rd May 2022 / AGITO
The end of 2021 saw the celebration of the UAE’s golden jubilee, nation-wide celebrations of the UAE leadership’s vision and achievements, as well as its boundless ambitions for the next 50 years. For the filming of such a celebration, Eurogrip, one of Europe’s largest suppliers of specialist camera equipment, was brought on board to capture […]
AGITO CAPTURES THE ESSENCE OF SPEED WHILST KEEPING THE CREW SAFE FOR TOP GEAR
28th Feb 2022 / AGITO
There is no room for failure when shooting a show with more than 350 million viewers in more than 200 countries. Jon Richards, series director at Top Gear, is constantly on the lookout for new technology and kit that can continue to push the creative boundaries of the show. Most recently, he came across Motion Impossible’s AGITO, bringing it on set to capture some of the most spectacular high-speed shots in television.
NBC’S ‘THAT’S MY JAM’ USES THREE AGITO MODULAR DOLLIES WITH FIVE CAMERAS TO MEET PRODUCTION SAFETY REQUIREMENTS WITHOUT SACRIFICING CREATIVITY
27th Jan 2022 / AGITO
For the NBC primetime celebrity game show ‘That’s My Jam’ in the US, famed television and live event director Glenn Weiss and his long-time Steadicam operator Toré Livia from Jitacam decided on using three AGITO modular remote dolly systems. Using two AGITO Sports with two cameras each, and one AGITO Trax, the production was able to meet one of the prime requirements of Universal.
AGITO TRAX HAS BEST SEAT IN THE HOUSE FOR ADELE’s ‘ONE NIGHT ONLY’ TV SPECIAL It’s been six years, but she’s taking the world by storm again starting with a very special performance – ADELE ‘One night only’, performed at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles on October 24th and aired on CBS on Sunday, […]
AGITO modular remote dollies – with a total of six cameras – used in place of pedestal-mounted cameras due to stage design at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. JitaCam, the North Salem, NY-based camera robotics supplier, provided the MTV Entertainment with four AGITO Trax systems for the live broadcast of the MTV Video Music […]
Directed by Daniel Skoglund and shot by cinematographer Marcus Domleo, The “Summer of Sport” adverts emphasis was on movement, athleticism and how an immersive experience can be offered by sport through modern televisions. The sequence of events featured a footballer and a long jumper. The first dribbling and kicking a ball directly at the camera, the second athlete performing a spectacular long jump into a sand pit. In both, all the images on the storyboard involved tight shots of sportspeople coming towards a camera at speed.
MAGIC MOTION AT THE 2021 BET AWARDS WITH AGITO TRAX.
29th Jul 2021 / AGITO
John Perry using his AGITO Trax brought a new level of creativity and a little bit of magic to the 2021 BET Awards on Sunday, June 27th, directed by Glenn Weiss, one of the top live award show directors in the US. […]
Notable benefits of technological advances in cinematography include the ability to save money through reducing time on set as well as the new creative techniques that can be unlocked through working with these new pieces of kit. It is the AGITO’s high tech systems that make it the perfect tool for a shoot where speed […]
The video takes the star on a leisurely journey from the supermarket aisles of London to the lush fields of the English countryside, in what seems to be a magic shopping trolley. This was an element of the production that presented a unique challenge to the team. The AGITO proved to be an essential tool.
AGITO teams with DroneGear for an exclusive publicity stunt for Amazon Prime! This month saw the release of Amazon Primes new movie ‘Without Remorse’, a Tom Clancy adaptation, Staring Michael B Jordan. With the lack of red carpet openings and the usual public engagements to celebrate the release of a big movie because of COVID […]
John Perry from MTJibs relied on their AGITO Trax Modular Dolly System to capture an array of musical performances, running on a custom curved track made to perfectly fit the shape of the stage at the SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, for the Vax Live concert. The event was produced by legendary television producer Ken […]
Over the course of two matches at the start of November, the Portland Timbers became the first team in Major League Soccer (MLS) to feature the AGITO Sports modular dolly system as part of live broadcast coverage from its home ground of Providence Park. Operating in a dedicated area along the touchline in its (free […]
Motion 24 is a leading specialist in moving camera systems and although they often develop their own kit in house they are not afraid to buy tools in from other companies if they provide something their clients are looking for. This is precisely how the AGITO remote dolly system became part of their equipment collection. […]
In 2020, the stand out introduction of new technology probably goes to the Major League Baseball (MLB) Network’s Speed Cam; a rail mounted camera that rides on specially constructed tracks built on top of the first base dugout. Its ability to track a runner as they head from home out of the batter’s box to first base has brought fans closer to the action than ever before and manages perfectly to convey the sheer speed and athleticism of the players involved, as the camera keeps pace with these athletes. […]
[…] Nova Grip were able to put AGITO to good use, managing the tricky task of getting up close live action shots whilst staying socially distant, from several areas of the lengthy Le Mans circuit. Meaning that the close to 63 million spectators in 57 different countries were still able to watch fabulous coverage of the race and feel like they were actually there. […]
MTJIBS GETS SHOTS NEVER BEFORE POSSIBLE UNTIL AGITO
21st Jan 2021 / AGITO
Fort Laurderdale-based camera support company handles social distancing and artistry with style.
Michael Taylor, owner of MTJIBS, had been searching for a new system to add to their arsenal of filming solutions, but were coming up short until he found MI’s AGITO modular dolly system. […]
[…] Shooting the gig however was going to be a difficult task. Not only is the studio a small space, packed with equipment, but Covid-19 restrictions meant that the shoot had to be undertaken with minimal people. That led leading East Coast camera systems specialist JITACAM to suggest the use of Motion Impossible’s AGITO TRAX modular dolly system. […]
In this current world filled with Covid restrictions, the partnership of the AGITO and ARRI SRH-360 means you don’t have to restrict your freedom of movement on even the most confined sets.
As an industry we don’t stop, we just adapt! […]
The AGITO helped capture the first human launch from the USA since the space shuttle program ended over 9 years ago, and a new era of space travel needs a new way of capturing the journey. MTJibs were tasked by NASA to bring a new perspective […]
AGITO returns to the sports broadcast world after a short hiatus during lockdown as part of the cricket ‘tests’ at Lords Cricket Grounds in London, being used as both a moving camera to capture gameplay but also as an innovative remote interviewing platform, a first for the AGITO and a great use of it’s modular […]
AGITO has been busy during lockdown getting ready for the return of sports broadcasts that were otherwise cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now sports are picking back up, the AGITO becomes an incredible ‘Social Distancing Tool’ allowing broadcasters to get cameras close to the action and presenters without breaking social distancing or popping ‘bubbles’. […]
The team at ‘Highly Unlikely’ were faced with a problem with how they could shoot the live-action plates for an upcoming commercial featuring a new range of Lego vehicles. They needed to get a camera low enough and smooth enough for the back plates for them to overlay VFX and other live action footage onto. For this AGITO came to the rescue […]
Whats faster? The worlds fastest Modular Dolly System, or the worlds fastest animal? We decided to put that to the test in our latest short. The AGITO goes head to head with Lloyd Buck and his Peregrine Falcon called Rudi, reaching speeds up to 30mph across a bumpy field. The AGITO has 4 levels of stabilisation […]