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hipjib - unchaining your camera

A project in Williamstown, MA by Gert Wagner

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A pocketable supplement for super-smooth video camera handling. Converts standard tripods into a mobile jibarm with stunning results.
Backers: 243
Average Pledge Per Backer: $130

Funded: $31,568 of $20,000
Dates: Aug 10th -> Oct 1st (52 days)
Project By: Gert Wagner
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And lastly, here some of the buzz...

September 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, It's been through your enthusiastic support that the press eventually caught on to us! We wanted to share some of the statements with you. There were plenty written in languages we could not even decipher (except for the occasional... (Read More)

hipjib in 3D!

September 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers, To ring in the countdown of our Kickstarter campaign-end, we have produced a short teaser to give you a glimpse of our final prototype. This stage is the result of weeks and weeks of continuous improvements, adjustments for optimal... (Read More)

yet another milestone

September 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Backers,  We have just passed the $30k mark giving us some extra room for adding another feature: a soft pad on the back of hipjib for more comfort especially when working with it all day long.  You have really made this campaign happen. We... (Read More)

new hipjib video update #4!

September 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear backers, We have just added another video with excerpts from our corporate productions where hipjib has always played a vital role. Scroll down to VIDEO UPDATE #4 and check it out! In other news: we will soon be sharing a few slick looking... (Read More)

Caught MY Eye 9/19/2013

September 19th - via: kickstarter-conversations.com
Another week, another collection of interesting looking Kickstarters! As always lets go down the list from ending soonest! (Read More)

new hipjib video update #3!

September 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone,  We have a new video online to show off hipjib's strengths in situations calling for spontaneous and improvised camera moves within a strictly limited time frame, and where normal jibs just can't go or would be too difficult to... (Read More)

what a day!

September 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear hipjib-Backers,  Yesterday we celebrated our leap across the funding minimum! What a day. Our next goal is to hit $30k, and when we reach that, we have a little perk for all of you up our sleeve! So please, tell your friends and colleagues to... (Read More)

new hipjib video update #2!

August 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello backers!   We have just added a new video featuring landscape shots taken with hipjib for various documentary projects. They also show the effect of even slight camera moves normally requiring quite a bit of extra gear, however, not so when... (Read More)

new hipjib video online!

August 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear hipjib Supporters! We have a new video online! Scroll to where it says Update on our Kickstarter page and watch. It's shots done with hipjib on all sorts moving vehicles. Minimal space, constant movement, yet flexible perspectives and greater... (Read More)


August 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi Everyone! First of all - we are thrilled that we have had such a positive response! Thank you all very much! Because this campaign is turning out so well, we have decided to give more people the opportunity to get hipjib at a lower price. So for... (Read More)

A new category for hipjib

August 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Following the suggestion of some of you we have switched our category to "Design". We had a wonderful start so far - thank you for supporting! Your hipjib team  (Read More)

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