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Schmidli: Hollywood’s Favourite Backdrop

Schmidli: Hollywood’s Favourite Backdrop

First painted in 1989, Schmidli Backdrops have been going from strength-to-strength for almost 30 years. Their unique backdrops have been featured in Vogue, Flaunt, Harper’s Bazaar, Ralph Lauren, Nike, Balenciaga and many other international fashion brands and publications. They have also been used to shoot […]

Going Green with the GoCycle

Going Green with the GoCycle

At JJ Media Group we have taken our green initiative one step further with the arrival of an environmentally friendly GoCycle. Our staff will use the GoCycle for short equipment deliveries and to travel between studio sites. The GoCycle adds 250 watts of power to your […]

Shooting From Above: Some Essential Kit

Shooting From Above: Some Essential Kit

Gitzo Lateral Arm & G541 Bracket. When you are shooting from above, this is the only Lateral arm you want on set at 90cm long and built like a tank! It’s a great alternative to a Cambo Stand (and fits in your car). The lateral […]

WCU-4: An insight into a versatile camera control system

WCU-4: An insight into a versatile camera control system

If you come from a Photography or fix lens Camcorder background, one of the most confusing and daunting things to get your head around when making the leap into Digital Cinematography can be the world of F.I.Z. Focus, Iris and Zoom are all controlled manually […]

Warehouse Manager – My Average Day

Warehouse Manager – My Average Day

My role as Warehouse Manager within JJ Media Equipment covers many areas. Morning The day usually begins for me by checking in with my team to catch up and complete a handover. This involves ensuring jobs currently out on hire are going well and all clients are happy. Ensuring additional equipment has been received by clients also forms […]