Century Fisheye Lens | Creative Video Blaster | Gorilla

Century Optics

Cantury Optics’ Xtreme Fisheye is now available in versions for Panasonic’s AG-HVX200 and DVX100 family of camcorders. The HD-quality conversion lenses provide an ultra-wide 160-degree horizontal angle of view with pronounced barrel distortion. The lenses are compatible with 15mm support rod systems (as pictured).


Suggested Retail Price:

$3,350 each (support system and camcorder not included)


Creative’s Video Blaster is an analog video capture device with an onboard LSI Logic DoMiNo media processor, supporting a Turbo Rendering mode for rendering MPEG-1, MPEG-2 or DV at speeds claimed to be up to 40% faster than even a performance desktop PC. The Video Blaster utilizes a USB 2.0 connection to a desktop or notebook computer.


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Jungle Software

Jungle Software’s Gorilla 4 production management software handles budgeting, scheduling, cast and crew, locations, expenses, editing and entry to festivals. The various editions accommodate different shoot lengths and budgets–see Jungle Software’s Web site for further license details.


Suggested Retail Price:

Student: $199; Standard: $299; Pro: $399

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