New GoPro Dolly & Slider Videos
Last week we shot a few very short clips demonstrating how to get some interesting dolly and slider type shots using your GoPro. In reality you could also get these... Read more
Our first 4K footage with Morpheus!
The GoPro HERO4 (Black Edition) was added to our GoPro library this week. It weighs in a bit heavier than the 3+, which is good news in terms of Morpheus.... Read more
Happy Birthday Morpheus!
Wow. A whole year has passed since we funded Morpheus. Like a newborn "Kickstarter" baby we sure learned a lot in one year, finally delivering all Kickstarter pledges as well... Read more
Camera Shootout - GoPro vs BMPCC vs iPhone 6 vs VIXIA vs RX100
While shooting our new and improved series of Morpheus tutorials, we were able to collect and compare footage across several different cameras. I think you'll find the comparisons very interesting.... Read more
New Flying your Small Camera on the Morpheus Video
Today we're sharing the third and final installment of the new Morpheus tutorials. In this video Dennis details how to assemble, balance, and operate your Small Camera on the Morpheus... Read more
New Flying your Smartphone on the Morpheus Video
Yesterday we shared the new GoPro + Morpheus video. Today we're sharing the new Smartphone + Morpheus video. In the video, Dennis details how to assemble, balance, and operate your... Read more
New Flying your GoPro on the Morpheus Video
We've received a lot of great feedback from many of you, suggesting several ways that we can improve our Morpheus setup and operation videos. We'd like to take this opportunity... Read more
New Morpheus Video On The Way
Thank you to all the amazing folks that have been sharing their constructive feedback, and to those that have even taken the time to share their footage. We want you... Read more
Canon VIXIA mini X on the Morpheus Stabilizer
Our friends at Canon just sent us the new VIXIA mini X. With built-in Wi-Fi and live streaming functionality, it makes it an interesting consideration for those shooting video... Read more
Weight Guide Update for the GoPro HERO 3+ Black
Thanks to backer Jos Lazet for pointing out that our current Weight Guide for the GoPro HERO 3+ Black wasn't quite heavy enough.
It turns out that there was a... Read more
Shipping Updates, a Photo, 4 Videos and More Weight Configs
For those of you who have yet to receive your Morpheus Stabilizer, I wanted to let you know that we're expecting another 300 Morpheus units early next week. If that... Read more
This is just a quick update to let you know that I've uploaded and added the additional instructional videos to the http://cinevate.com/flymorpheus page. You'll notice that in addition to yesterday's... Read more
Video: Flying Your GoPro on the Morpheus Stabilizer
My apologies for not having all the new instructional videos online today. We had some serious IT issues at the office, which hindered my ability to upload them all. I was... Read more
A Mountain of Morpheus Was Shipped Today
The last couple of days here have been jam packed with assembling, packaging and shipping out more Morpheus Stabilizers. As Dennis mentioned in his previous update, we've had a few... Read more
Shipping update - Sept 29.
Folks, just a quick update to let you know where we're at for shipping. We've shipped just under 20% of the Kickstarter pledges. Shipping was halted for 5 days inbound,... Read more
Here's the shipping plan...
If you're wondering when your Morpheus will ship, here's the shipping plan...
Morpheus X backers will ship first. The remaining backers will ship next, prioritized by the date they backed... Read more
It's been a long 9 months!
It's been a long 9 months! Thanks so much for sticking with us :)
The custom Morpheus Stabilizer Xs are all laser engraved, and started shipping today! As we process... Read more
The Morpheus Stabilizer starts shipping on September 18th!
The Morpheus Stabilizer starts shipping on September 18th! We're extremely excited to be able to announce this date and to be this close to getting you your Morpheus.
Between now... Read more
We're in Production
Finally, I can report we're actually in production. On Thursday we received six "final shipping" units from the revised molds. As reported earlier, several issues were identified with first article... Read more
What we're working on...
I thought I'd fill everyone in on what we're busy working on. In addition to the obviously important job of making parts, we're working on both a Quick Start Video... Read more
We've had quite a few questions regarding Morpheus operating weights, and the Weight Kits, so I thought I'd take this opportunity to try to answer some of those... Read more
A very exciting day here. The modified top arch and wobble wheel mount bits arrived today. You'll see the old version (where a magnet secured the wheel) vs the... Read more
Testing, Tweaking and Testing...
Another week seems to be flying by, with pretty intense activity here around Morpheus. The exception list and resolution process is about 50% done. Essentially every part, nut, bolt and... Read more
Morpheus First Article Parts - In Hand and Testing!
Happy Independence Day to our pals in the US! While you've been enjoying the holiday we've been intently focussed on testing Morpheus first article parts with various configurations. I've included... Read more
Sneak peak - first injection molded parts!
This pic arrived via text on my iPhone last night, complete with grimy thumb. These are the very first Morpheus parts from the injection molds. The mold assembly was loaded... Read more
First Look at Morpheus Molds and How to Get Us Your Shipping Info
As per our most recent update, we're still on schedule to receive the "first article" Morpheus units by mid June. If those units meet all requirements, we can start shipping... Read more
The Rails Have Arrived & Production Updates
We received a manufacturing update today. The injection molds are slightly delayed however, are coming along nicely - just not as fast as we'd all like ;)
We're now on... Read more
Production Update, Photos and Design Input
We realize that it's been too long since our last update, and once again we've had several backers kind enough to make us aware of this fact ;) Hopefully today's... Read more
Production Update & Shipping Information
Happy Monday Morpheus Backers!
Today I'm checking in with a brief and hopefully informative update.
Production on Morpheus continues daily, with our anticipated ship date still being in April. Next... Read more
New Morpheus Case Design
Happy Friday Kickstarter crowd!
We wanted to find out what you thought of these preliminary drawings of the new Morpheus Case.
This case is different than the one that will... Read more
A Couple Photos To Share
The purpose of today's update is to share a couple photos and to let you know that we're still on schedule with production.
A group of students from the Film... Read more
Project Progress and Rails Kit Photos
As some of you have already suggested, we're long overdue for an update - and we agree.
Our apologies for the radio silence however, rest assured, we've been busy working... Read more
Morpheus Stabilizer + Sony RX100 Footage
Here's the latest small camera test that we shot along with Dennis' description of the experience.
The Sony RX100 is a popular camera with folks looking for a compact... Read more
More Nikon P7800 Footage and What's Up with the Weights?
In our ongoing series of camera tests, we've put together this piece showing more footage from the Nikon P7800 on Morpheus.
Here's the clip...
The following is Dennis' description... Read more
You Did It!
You did it! You brought Morpheus to life - and for this we couldn't be more grateful. Thank you sooo much to all our amazing backers for the support and... Read more
16 Hours To Go!
Well this is it. Only 16 hours to go. Knowing that this is my "last sleep" before the campaign ends is kind of sad :( You know what isn't sad... Read more
40 Hours To Go!
The last month has flown by, and it's actually hard to believe that our Morpheus campaign is coming to an end. It's also hard to believe the amount of overwhelming... Read more
Blackmagic Pocket Camera Footage
We finally got the Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera rigged up with a decent wide lens, namely the Lumix G Vario 7-14mm lens. The lens is a bit slow at... Read more
Video: Morpheus Motion Time-Lapse
With only 4 days left in the campaign, and the temperature at a ridiculous -24C, I decided to capture some motion time-lapse using the Morpheus Stabilizer and the prototype motion... Read more
Some time lapse goodness
Some of you have noticed that we are working on a Morpheus accessory to allow some pretty cool time lapse creativity. Morpheus dolly wheels have a dual profile for use... Read more
First Stretch Goal and Canon S120 Footage
Yahooo!!! We've reached our first stretch goal! Thank you to all our fabulous Kickstarter backers. Onward and upward! Now lets hit stretch goal 2...and 3.
Today we shot more test... Read more
Video: Tilting Morpheus On The Fly
Happy Friday everyone! We've had some questions about how to tilt or steer Morpheus vertically, so this morning Dennis and I shot a quick video that we hope demonstrates how... Read more
Morpheus Stabilizer + iPhone 5 Test Footage
Aaah! There's only 6 days left in the campaign! Time is flying by and we still have so much that we want to share with you. Rest assured that we'll... Read more
Sneak Peek at Upcoming Shoot
We're working hard to bring you more in camera footage from a variety of smaller cameras. We're planning to have the first piece cut in the next day or so.... Read more
Only 9 Days Left
There's only 9 days left in the campaign and we're getting even more excited as we inch closer to our first stretch goal.
If we're successful at reaching 60k, we're... Read more
New Photos of Morpheus on the Blackmagic
Happy Black Friday! Here are a few more photos that we thought you might like. They're from our shoot with the Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera.
We'd also like to... Read more
New Stretch Goal Rewards
A massively huge thank you to all our backers! We've been absolutely overwhelmed by all the support, and by how quickly we were able to reach our goal. We are... Read more
Morpheus on the New Nikon P7800
We're excited to get our hands on Nikon's P7800 today! It's a powerful compact camera, boasting full manual control, an articulating screen, and a 12 million pixel resolution.
It was... Read more
What's Better Than a Morpheus Stabilizer?
What's better than a Morpheus Stabilizer? How about 2 Morpheus Stabilizers.
We've had many of you ask for rewards that include more than one Morpheus, so we've gone ahead and... Read more
Amazing Production Value...From Just an iPhone?
Good day to all our fantastic Kickstarter backers! If you recall, back in Update 6, we shared a commercial that we shot entirely with the iPhone 5 and the Morpheus... Read more
Morpheus Magnetic Steering Video
Many of you have asked how the magnetic steering on Morpheus works, so we shot this short, and hopefully sweet, video to demonstrate.
The steering is not only silky smooth,... Read more
New Photo of Morpheus on the BMPCC
We were busy today shooting more videos and photos of Morpheus in action. Here's one of the Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera on Morpheus...
We'll share the footage as soon... Read more
The Black Magic on Morpheus and New Footage
Woot woot! Today we got our hands on a Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera! As you can see from the video below, Morpheus handled it like a champ.
The... Read more
Behind the Scenes with Morpheus
Today we shot an entire commercial using just Morpheus. We used it in every configuration imaginable, as well as in some configurations that we've saved for future releases...like this time-lapse... Read more
We've reached our goal, but we're not stopping there!
You did it! We reached our goal! A ginormous thank you to all our backers!
Although we reached our original goal, we aren't planning on slowing down. Over the next week... Read more
Morpheus prototype blast from the past..
A few folks have been discussing the capabilities of Morpheus in stabilized mode. Well, just so you have an idea how long this idea has been stewing, here is footage... Read more
New Photo of Morpheus Folded
Wow! We can't thank everyone enough for all the support. We're extremely encouraged by it, and everyone here at Cinevate is getting more and more excited the closer we get... Read more
Future Motion Timelapse Add-On
Thanks so much to all our backers! We really appreciate the support.
Here's a glimpse at a future add-on that will allow you to achieve motion time-lapse shots with Morpheus... Read more