Zacuto is now an official prize sponsor the IAFOR Documentary Film Award. Zacuto has generously agreed to donate a Z-Finder Pro to the Award prize pool. Zacuto is renowned for it’s quality and craftsmanship. Zacuto’s rigging systems and viewfinders have helped thousands of filmmakers on their productions and we are extremely honored to have Zacuto as a prize sponsor.

Zacuto manufactures camera accessories for established and aspiring professionals in the video, film, and photography industries. Zacuto product designers Jens Bogehegn and Steve Weiss are active filmmakers who create gear that solves common filmmaking problems. Zacuto products are known for being universal between cameras, quick releasable, and long lasting. These accessories allow for full customization of camera rigs. Zacuto gear allows filmmakers to adapt their current equipment into whatever is needed for full versatility. Zacuto camera kits and DSLR optical viewfinders have been said to set the standard within the industry.

Posted by Shawn Mahler

Los Angeles native Shawn Mahler has a wealth of experience working on film, video, and theater productions in the United States and Japan. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Film Theory and Production from the University of California, Irvine. Shawn has spent over ten years in Japan where he has worked with numerous industry professionals to develop television shows, movies, and theatrical productions.