Video Ice, Your Video Equipment Solution

We are excited to announce our newest product line, Video Ice! Video Ice provides filmmakers with high quality products at affordable prices. Until now, there has been a very small selection of video equipment that is available to independent filmmakers that provides the quality that a film should have.  Take a look at some of our items for sale:

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From  DSLR to full size cameras Video Ice has the solution. Whether you need a camera stabilizer, Flycam, Glidecam, Steadicam, DSLR Rig, Follow Focus or Matte Box, we have what you are looking for! http://stores.ebay.com/videoice

Veronica Mars Kickstarter Campaign Raises $2 Million!

More and more filmmakers are producing projects without the help of major production studios. Crowdfunding is becoming increasingly popular and is changing the way independent films are being made. With the help of donations, filmmakers are now able to increase their budget which then allows them to spend money on higher quality video equipment, sets, props, a larger, more experienced crew and cast, etc… This is a very exciting time for independent filmmakers!

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Yesterday was a monumental day for independent film.  Over $2 million was raised in just ONE DAY on a Kickstarter campaign to fund The Veronica Mars Movie Project.

The movie will be based on the original Veronica Mars television show, starring Kristen Bell.  Apparently the show’s creator, Rob Thomas and Bell herself, have tried to produce the feature film spin-off for years; however, Warner Bros., who owns the Veronica Mars brand, was not keen on the idea.  So Thomas and Bell took matters into their own hands and with WB’s blessing, they launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $2 million to produce their feature.  (No independent film had ever attempted to raise so much.)

Why is this HUGE for independent film?  Because it legitimizes crowdfunding as a viable and professional form of financing a film project.  Sure, crowdfunding has been around a while now, but no film has ever…

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Introducing….Video Ice!

Video Gear Direct is proud to introduce Video Ice! High quality video equipment at affordable prices. With independent films on the rise, there is a greater demand for video equipment that will produce the results that are needed to create high quality, top notch films. Until now, there has been a large gap in the video equipment that is on the market.  The equipment is either high quality and extremely expensive or low quality at affordable prices.  Video Ice is high quality equipment at an affordable price. Our equipment is now available for purchase on E-Bay and will be available on our website beginning next week.  Check out our Video Ice Shoulder Mount Follow Focus Matte Box Cage Support System Kit DSLR Rig, just one of the many equipment pieces available for purchase.

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Here is the complete system for the DSLR or video camera owner, consisting of:  Shoulder Mount, Shoulder Pad, Counter Weight, Cage and Handle, Camera Plate, Follow Focus and Matte Box.  This kit has many features that enable the DSLR/DV/HDV users to get different kinds of shots to make commercial and professional movies at a much lower cost.  The aim of this kit is to provide the operator maximum flexibility while shooting both outdoors and indoors. It is a very portable and handy kit which can be used on your shoulder, as well as on a tripod. You can mount the whole kit on a tripod without disturbing any part of the kit. 

  • Works with DSLR/DV/HDV cameras including hvx200, dvx100, xm1, xm2, pd150, pd170, z1u, A1u, z7u, 5d, 7d, t2i, 550d, gh1, fx1, d90 and other similar camcorders.
  • Quick release Sliding plate for quick mount and removal of camera.
  • Tripod Mounting Feature.
  • All Aluminum “C” Cage and Handle. 
  • Two additional rails for Cage and Handle.
  • Pro Follow Focus – Completely gear driven, works for both right-handed and left-handed. Adjustable drive gear system as per lens length size. 
  • Various other accessories can be mounted on the Rig.
  • The sunshade is precision engineered with high grade machined aluminum construction.
  • Matte Box works with wide angle lenses. 
  • French flag & Side flags of Matte Box prevents sun flare off the lens.

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