How I rig my Canon Cinema EOS C70. Plus, What’s in my new Tenba Cinelux 24 bag!

Bags and Cases

Cineluxe Shoulder Bag 24 – Black

Pelican iM2950 Storm Travel Case with TrekPak Dividers, Black

Camera & Lens

Canon C70

Canon RF 28-70mm f/2.0

Canon RF70-200mm F4 L IS USM

Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM


I bought many of these parts 4 plus years ago. Today, there are probably better options available from companies like SmallRig

SmallRig Portable Kit for Canon C70

Red Rock Micro 9″ 15MM Carbon Fiber Rod SKU: 2-11-0004

Red Rock Micro microFollowFocus SKU: 3-066-0011

Redrock microWhip 3″ SKU: 2-014-0003

Camera base plate
Tripod Mount Cheese Base Plate fr 15mm Rod Support Rail DSLR Rig Follow Focus V3

Battery Base Plate
Vertical Mount Cheese Plate Rod Clamp Kit fr 15mm Rod Support DSLR Rig Battery

Battery Mount
Wooden Camera WC Gold Mount (Dual D-Tap)

Core SWX XP-L90A 90wh Lithium-Ion ION Brick Style Battery with 3-Stud Mount, 14.4v, 6.3Ah with 4 LED Power Gauge

Battery Charger
Core SWX Power TAP Charger for PB70

Battery Cable
D-Tap to DC Right Angle Coiled Cable (5.5 x 2.5mm) (Canon C70)

Atomos Shogun
I purchased this around 2013 and it has been discontinued.


Sennheiser MKH-416 Shotgun Microphone Pro Pack

Sennheiser EW 112P G4 – A Omni-directional Wireless Lavalier Microphone System

LMC Sound CMTVPRBK C Mount Vampire Clip Universal Lavalier Mount

Sennheiser K6 ME 64

Shure SM57-LC Cardioid Instrument Microphone

Kondor Blue 25′ Mini XLR Male to XLR Female Audio Cable for BMPCC 4K/6K Camera, Blue

Kondor Blue 5′ Mini XLR Male to XLR Female Audio Cable for BMPCC 4K/6K Camera, Blue

Kondor Blue 12″ Mini XLR to 3.5mm TRS Locking Screw Plug Audio Cable for Lavalier/Lapels, Blue

Foamies – PSC Hush Lav Lavalier Quieting Sleeves

Zoom H6 Recorder

Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro 250 ohm Limited Edition Professional Studio Headphones


Sachtler aktiv8 Sideload Fluid Head System with Flowtech75 Tripod & Mid-Level Spreader


Ronin Pro
DJI RS 2 Combo – 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer


Blackmagic Design ATEM Mini Live Pro

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