Pre-orders are being sold on Kickstarter with the goal of raising $25,000 between September 12 and October 12, 2013. Funds from orders will be used to ramp-up production of the company's versatile new system. Product delivery for the made-in-America system is planned for the first quarter of 2014.
"As a photographer and filmmaker who is often working on location, I discovered a need for a more versatile dolly system for our cameras," said Gavin Seim, president of Seim Studios. "SPEEDCinema is a motion system that takes a unique approach - it's a modular rig that's versatile and portable. It uses connecting SPEEDTubes that offer endless length choices. That combined with easily reconfigurable wheels and mounts means that instead of lugging around big rigs, or calling a tiny rail 'good enough', SPEEDCinema packs SHORT and reaches LONG. This allows videographers, filmmakers and even still photographers to add professional motion to their video or time-lapse photography in a package that can go anywhere."
The Kickstarter launch page for the SPEEDCinema can be found here: http://kck.st/15nXmIe
Key features of the SPEEDCinema system include:
- A portable multi configuration dolly for Time Lapse and Cinema motion.
- Easily handles cameras big or small from GoPro to SLR to Cinema.
- Includes SPEEDTubes - A portable, heavy duty, expandable rail system.
- Works with any length in any of the 3 modular rail configurations.
- Includes CineMOTION - A film about getting better motion with any system.
- 2-Year Guarantee - Fully user serviceable components.
- Kickstarter backers save up to 20% off the retail cost and get free U.S. shipping
Gavin Seim, president of Seim Studios, is an internationally recognized image maker, known for his experience with the digital darkroom and time-tested image making techniques. He has a passion for creating easy-to-use tools and educating photographers of all skill levels to be more efficient, creative and profitable.
Atomic Feather Design is a new part of the Seim Studios family. A sister to Seim Effects Photo Tools, Atomic Feather focuses on the hardware aspects and looks to produce tools that make image making tasks easier.
Gavin Seim's educational films include the HOT ONE award winning Exposed Workshop and the soon to be released PHOTOGRAPHICS Film. Software presets for Lightroom include the NEW Power Workflow 4, Silver Shadows 2 and Color Fantasies 2. Photoshop tools include Hollywood Effects 2, Creative Essentials, and Naked Elements. Tools for Apple Aperture Include the powerful preset collections, LightFlow and ColorFlow.