HiSessions BTS | Videography Overview

For almost 7 years now, HiSessions has been the biggest and furthest reaching ongoing project here at 9th Ave. Were creeping up on 200k subscribers and 2 million views every month, but what does it actually take to create something like HiSessions. 

If you haven’t already guessed, there are a ton of moving parts. We have the audio team, producers, writers, our hosts for concerts and television, theres the artists, but in this video, were going to give you an overview of the filming process. Well look at cameras, lenses, as well as the different shooting techniques. 


Heres a list of the different rigs that we use. 

Roamers Rig

Canon C100 mark II - https://amzn.to/2JZvG51

Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II - https://amzn.to/2EYBt77

Manfrotto Monopod w/ Fluid Head - https://amzn.to/2qKIwef

Optional Teleconverter 1.4x - https://amzn.to/2Hl0c7G


Slider Rig

Canon 5D mark IV - https://amzn.to/2Hg3Orz

Canon 50mm f/1.4 - https://amzn.to/2HbAbvn

Konova K2 80cm Slider - https://amzn.to/2JYc3u3

Manfrotto Tripod w/ Fluid Head - https://amzn.to/2EZ4mQC


Crane / Jib

Canon C100 Mark I - https://amzn.to/2F1kdOl

Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 - https://amzn.to/2JW2lIF

Cobra Crane 5-foot Jib

Manfrotto Heavy Duty Tripod with Fluid Head - https://amzn.to/2JY8Qut


Safety Shot

Canon 5D mark IV - https://amzn.to/2F0E5kD

Canon 24mm f/1.4L II - https://amzn.to/2K48Ed6

Canon 85mm f/1.8 - https://amzn.to/2Jd6HtD