Mark Roberts Motion Control (MRMC) and The Visual Effects Company (VFX) are merging their Motion Control rental operations to become the world’s largest, one-stop MOCO shop. The new look MRMC/VFX plans to offer a far greater selection of motion control rigs, from standard MOCO fronted by brand new, academy award winning Milos through to integrated […]
Bolt on Track Captures that 'One Moment'
Our LA sister company, Camera Control Inc., recently filmed the most technically difficult job ever undertaken. The shoot was for OK GO’s ‘One Moment’ music video. The group, famous for their painstakingly rehearsed choreography, pushed the limits of motion control that resulted in a visually stunning single high-speed shot. The entire video lasts a total of 4.20 seconds! However, once slowed down […]
The Milo Motion Control Rig Made Entirely of Lego!
We thought this was just brilliant and had to post it up. The video below shows the Milo Motion Control Rig created completely out of Lego. Created by Yoursimo – a designer of all things made out of Lego. Incredibly it has full movement, running on a track with the ability to rotate, lift, arm […]
Entertaining Cinematography used in this New Tiger Beer Commercial Shot with the Bolt
The Bolt High-Speed CineBot is again in action, this time in Taiwan helping shoot a new Tiger Beer commercial. The cinematography used to create the commercial has resulted in a fun, high-octane commercial. Taiwan-based rental company Lee Rong Film & TV Equipment Co. recently came over to MRMC HQ for some training on the new Bolt […]
MRMC Are Proud to Announce New Partner, RiTE Media Group
Highly talented movie-making agency, RiTE Media Group, acquire a Bolt High Speed CineBot to further help them create visually stunning productions. Mark Roberts Motion Control, industry leaders in motion control robotics have partnered up with Rite Media group, a full service production studio headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Dan Brown, Mark Roberts Motion Control’s VP of […]
Bolt from the Blue – Hindu Newspaper Article about the Bolt High-Speed Cinebot…
A great article published in the Hindu Newspaper about the Bolt High-Speed Cinebot. An excerpt from the article: The Bolt High-Speed Cinebot is a camera rig that helps makes most of your favourite movie sequences come alive You have probably watched a gun being fired and the bullet hurtling towards the target, at an impatiently […]
Macro Film Making – See the inside workings of a watch in HD!
John Redfern of Redfern Animation specialises in a unique combination of antique timepieces and film-making, to produce some of the most mesmerizing and beautiful footage of watches and clocks you have ever seen. With a client base ranging from museums to collectors and watch manufacturers, John has honed his skills for over 40 years to […]
NAB Post Show Highlights and Video
NAB SHOW 2016 REVIEW NAB this year was definitely one of the most enjoyable shows we’ve ever had! The team had such fun using the Bolt and shooting many of the stand visitors. Theatrics including dances, jumps, celebrations and other creative displays were all caught in super slow motion! This year we also received a nomination for Best […]
Believe in Blue – New Police Commercial shot with Talos and Titan
PROJECT OVERVIEW Brain Candy Films were tasked by creative agency Tinker Taylor to create an epic film for the police to be shown in cinemas nationwide. The filmmakers decided to put the viewer right in the heart of the action, giving them a first hand insight into the demanding and diverse role of modern-day policing. […]
MRMC Celebrates its 50th Anniversary!
This year MRMC celebrates its 50th anniversary, and its rate of developing world-class revolutionary products shows no sign of abating. MRMC had its humble beginnings 50 years ago, in 1966, when Australian-born engineer, inventor and part-time racing driver Mark Roberts decided to set up a company to service and upgrade old animation rostrum tables. These […]