News & Events

Zacuto New Products

We’re excited to announce that we will be launching new products in the coming months – the Gratical HD EVF, VCT Universal Baseplate, Control Grip, Z8 and Z18 Tripods. See below for an overview of the Gratical HD EVF, VCT Universal Baseplate, Canon C300/C500 Z-Finder and more!

As of 8/18/14, the VCT Universal Baseplate will be available in a few weeks. We’re currently aiming for a winter release for the Gratical HD EVF and the Control Grip.  The Z8 and Z18 Tripods may become available as soon as this fall, but we’ll update this page as more information becomes available.

Zacuto New Products

Gear & Tools

Canon C300/500 Z-Finder and Accessories

C300 Z-Finder and AccessoriesThe Canon Cinema series cameras have been taking the world by storm! Steve and Jens saw the potential of these lower budget, high performance cameras early on and quickly began making baseplates and rigs for their unique size and shape.

Creating a Z-Finder for the removable, larger LCD of the Canon C300 and C500 was a new challenge for Zacuto. Always ready for a challenge, Steve and Jens set to work to create a lightweight, accessible, reasonably priced unit that could stand up to Zacuto’s high standards.

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In the News

Featured Filmmaker – David Barnes

The Same But Different project opens the viewer’s eyes and mind to the everyday lives of children with differences. Meet David Barnes, the EMMY award winning filmmaker who was inspired to tell these unique stories.

We at Zacuto were instantly hooked on David’s stunning story telling style and love that these shorts were shot on a DSLR – a Canon 5DM2 and 7D.  We decided to turn the tables and find out more about his inspiration and journey.
Same But Different

Tips & Tricks

Student Filmmaker Series – Part 5: Nine Things I Learned From My Favorite Young Storytellers

My heroes tend to live off the beaten path, in total honesty and with wild authenticity. Arkasha Stevenson, Jon Kasbe, Matt Eich and Alexandra Mihale are a few of my heroes.

I spent some time getting to know these passionate young filmmakers. Here are 9 things I learned from their beautiful, genuine musings. Visit my blog to read the full interviews.


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Product Reviews

Scaling Mountains with the Zacuto Enforcer by Jonn Jeanneret

 Rock Climbing with the Zacuto Enforcer

I shoot in unforgiving environments. Some shots require that I lean out into the open air, hundreds of feet above the ground with a rope as my only connection to the world.

Other shots force me to climb early in the morning with tightly gripped ice axes, trying to get the perfect frame as the dawn hovers over frozen mountains. My equipment must be tough, reliable, small, light, fast to setup, and easy to use. Enter the Zacuto Enforcer.

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