• Guaranteed Eye Contact

    Eye Contact from any subject

    Whether you are photographing a camera savvy celebrity, 10 month old baby or a tragedy survivor, EyeDirect captures authentic emotions from these subjects with little to no effort.

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  • How Does the EyeDirect Work?

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    "Eye-Directing"

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  • KAI BRANSS IS A DP, DIRECTOR, FILMMAKER AND CONTENT CREATOR BASED IN BERLIN FOCUSING ON COMMERCIAL AND DOCUMENTARY WORK WORLDWIDE.

    "Eye-Directing"

  • Guaranteed Eye Contact

    "Eye-Directing"

    By employing two mirrors, a 'periscope' is created to draw the subject's attention to what is reflected behind camera. By using facial prompts, the director advances the conversation non-verbally.

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  • Redglass presents George Saunders On Story

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  • Moving reflections on 9/11

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    Mark II

    Designed for the professional by a professional, the EyeDirect MKII accomodates any camera from a DSLR to an Arri Alexa with Optimo. With variable adjustments for both balancing camera properly and ensuring the comfort to the interviewer, the device is comfortable to use.

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  • Regardless of age or mood.

    Guaranteed Eye Contact

    Blue Chalk Media is an award-winning production and media strategy company founded by proven business leaders who believe in the power of nonfiction visual storytelling.

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    Terence Brown's 'BEFORE'

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    Filmmaker of docs, movies, SNL, etc...

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    For the gorilla shooter; the Folding Mark E

    With the EyeDirect; the production value of a gorilla shoot is greatly increased. The user can wear the director's, interviewer's and cameraperson's hat at the same time.

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  • Open your audience's eyes.

    Both Mark II and the Folding Mark E obtain the same eye contact results. Choose the model best for your shooting needs. These images captured by John Carrithers with EyeDirect.

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  • Guaranteed Eye Contact

    Mark II

    Designed for the professional by a professional, the EyeDirect MKII accomodates any camera from a DSLR to an Arri Alexa with Optimo. With variable adjustments for both balancing camera properly and ensuring the comfort to the interviewer, the device is comfortable to use.

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  • Guaranteed Eye Contact

    EyeDirect Focusing Device

    With the EyeDirect; producers, director, interviewers, documentarians can guarantee eye contact into the camera lens, from any subject, regardless of age or mood. Babies, celebrities, survivors, camera shy teens will all look into the camera. (Actual EyeDirect photo of baby)

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    Simple as Child's Play

    With the EyeDirect; users can acquire extended and uninterrupted shots with eye contact.... because the subject has something of interest they want to look at. Perhaps it is Mom's smile, the dog's treat cup, the animated face of the director. All can draw extended eye contact, without stress to the subject. (Actual EyeDirect photo of boy)

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  • Guaranteed Eye Contact

    Folding Mark E

    The FMKE is for those of us who want it all. Small, portable, light, and can be configured as a teleprompter too!

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    EyeDirect Mark II

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  • Guaranteed Eye Contact

    "Eye-Directing"

    Use non-verbal prompts and make an authentic connection with any subject, regardless of age or mood.

What is EyeDirect?

The EyeDirect is a photographic device that guarantees eye contact from any subject, regardless of age or mood. Used by producers and shooters all over the world, the EyeDirect can guarantee an authentic connection. By employing two mirrors, a 'periscope' is created to draw the subject's attention to what is reflected behind camera. EyeDirect requires no electricity and is as simple as a child's toy.

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Mark II

Mark II

The EyeDirect Mark II is the professional’s tool to guarantee eye contact from any subject. The Mark II accommodates the larger, professional cameras like a Red, Alexa or Amira with large zooms, but may be configured to handle DSLRs as well. Users may attach their iPads and convert the Mark II, to an AutoCue/TelePrompter. The EyeDirect allows interviewer to be on either side of the camera.

Folding Mark E

Folding Mark E

The Folding Mark E (FMKE) was designed as a lighter, smaller solution for guaranteed eye contact. Functionality of the FMKE is identical to the Mark II… but this one folds to the size of a laptop. Users may attach their iPad or tablets and convert the Folding Mark E, to an AutoCue/TelePrompter. The EyeDirect allows interviewer to be on either side of the camera.

EyePrompter Teleprompter/Autocue

EyePrompter Teleprompter/Autocue

EyePrompter is a folding teleprompter for tablets and phones. Larger than most tablet prompters, the EyePrompter gives the producer/director a wider field of view in tight set ups. It folds to the size of a thick laptop and uses a high quality glass beamsplitter. The EyePrompter has a padded, zippered carrying case and a baby spud adapter for mounting the unit in front of camera, on your baby stand.