Top 10 Essential Accessories for an Ultimate BMPCC 6K Pro Rig

Wooden Camera's Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro, Top 10 Essential Accessories

The Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema 6K Pro (BMPCC 6K Pro) offers filmmakers professional-grade technology in a compact and relatively inexpensive camera. Choosing the right gear to go with the BMPCC 6K Pro can help utilize its full potential while simplifying each step of the filmmaking process.

Elevate your Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema 6K Pro experience with these 10 top-rated accessories.

1. Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro Unified Accessory Kit (Base)

Wooden Camera's Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro Unified Accessory Kit (Base)

The Wooden Camera Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro base kit includes everything you need to build out a professional production-ready rig. The products included in the Base Kit offer camera protection, a variety of mounting points to maximize rig customization, and the option to shoot handheld or from a tripod.

The kit includes a camera cage designed specifically for the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro, top handle, LW 15mm baseplate, and two 12” 15mm rods.

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro Cage features an updated, durable design that provides industry-standard 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 mounting points — great for mounting accessories such as camera-mounted lights, microphones, and monitors.

The LW 15mm baseplate + rod combo allows you to add a rod system to your rig, giving you the option to add lens-support brackets, matte boxes, follow-focus units, and more. The no-fuss, lightweight, top handle is perfect for handheld shooting and transportation.

Notable features:

  • Top Handle
    • Additional 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 mounting points
    • Universal 3/8"-16 bolt-on mechanism
  • Custom Camera Cage
    • Camera-body protection
    • Pass-through holes for better cable management
    • Detachable HDMI and USB-C support bracket
  • LW 15mm Baseplate
    • Dual quick-release
    • Improved safety mechanism
    • Compatible with Arri-standard dovetail

2. Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art Lens for Canon EF

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art Lens for Canon EF

Sigma has a long history of making high-quality lenses. The Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art Lens for Canon EF is no exception. It offers the same high optical performance as a prime lens, with F1.8 throughout the zoom range and exceptional image quality with a wide-open aperture.

Notable features:

  • 18-35mm focal length
  • F1.8 maximum aperture
  • Ring-type ultrasonic focus motor with Full-time manual override

3. Samsung 1TB T5 Portable Solid-State Drive

The Samsung T5 is a rugged, professional-grade SSD for those looking to record media straight to an external solid-state drive. Optional password protection with AES 256-bit hardware encryption keeps your data secure.

Notable features:

  • 1TB storage capacity
  • USB 3.1 type-C and type-A connections
  • Up to 540 MB/s data transfer rate

4. Wooden Camera Unified BMPCC4K / BMPCC6K
    Camera Cage SSD Mount

Wooden Camera Unified BMPCC4K/BMPCC6K Camera Cage SSD Mount

Attach the Wooden Camera Unified BMPCC4K / BMPCC6K Camera Cage SSD Mount to any 15mm rod for secure and convenient on-camera SSD mounting.

Notable features:

  • Designed specifically for the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K/6K/6KPro
  • Several pass-through holes for mounting
  • Rubber pads prevent slipping
  • Includes two 14-inch velcro straps

5.Anton/Bauer Titon Base Kit for Blackmagic Pocket
  Cinema Camera 6K/4K Cameras

Anton/Bauer Titon Base Kit for Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K/4K Cameras

Featuring three P-Tap ports and a high-speed USB port, the Anton/Bauer Titon Base will power your entire Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro rig with a charge that lasts five times longer than the manufacturer’s battery. Attach the Titon Base to the bottom of the Wooden Camera Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro Camera Cage for a compact, handheld configuration. Don’t need a rod system? Just attach a tripod plate directly to the bottom of the battery.

Notable features:

  • Slim 68Wh Form-Factor
  • P-Tap and USB type-A power outputs
  • Easy-to-read LCD screen shows remaining power

6. SmallHD 503 UltraBright On-Camera Monitor

SmallHD 503 Ultrabright On-Camera Monitor

The future is bright with SmallHD's 503 Ultrabright On-Camera Monitor. It’s the ultimate companion to the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro. It features a 5" 1080p LCD screen with 2200 nits of brightness, so you can see every shot as it happens. With a recently-announced price reduction, the incentive to buy is as clear as the monitor itself.

Notable features:

  • 2200 nits for optimal daylight outdoor viewing
  • PageBuilder OS: focus peaking, HD waveform, and 3D LUTs
  • 2-pin power input to simplify your workflow

7. Wooden Camera Universal Ultra Arm

Wooden Camera Universal Ultra Arm

A must-have accessory for any Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro rig, the Wooden Camera Universal Ultra Arm’s updated design allows you to effortlessly swap between 1/4"-20 and 3/8"-16 threading at the press of a button, so you can mount a variety of on-camera lights, microphones, monitors, and more. Its 25mm ball system allows you to configure other mounting options, like NATO or hot shoe, or adjust the length by simply swapping out the 25mm balls. Available in Mini, 3", 5", and 8" lengths, the Universal Ultra Arm is a versatile must-have on your pro rig.

Notable features:

  • Adjustable locating pins
    • Compatible with ARRI accessory mount and SmallHD monitors
  • Non-slip rubber pads for added stability

8. Wooden Camera Zip Box Pro

Wooden Camera Zip Box Pro

The Wooden Camera Zip Box Pro is a high-quality matte box with a rugged, lightweight design. It blocks unwanted light, prevents glare, and protects your lens from debris — no tools or add-ons needed.

Notable features:

  • Interchangeable clamp-on backs/reduction rings
  • Available in clamp-on or swing-away
  • Three 4x5.65 filter trays
  • Removable carbon-fiber top flag

9. Manfrotto MVH500AH Flat Base Fluid Head + Kit

The Manfrotto MVH500AH Flat Base Fluid Head + Kit features the popular fluid head bundled with legs and a carrying case. The action is smooth and precise thanks to high-end fluid cartridges on both its pan and tilt axes — a crucial accessory for stationary shooting.

Notable features:

  • -70°/+90° lateral tilt range
  • 360° panning rotation
  • Spring-loaded counterbalance
  • Side-lock system for fast mounting

10. Zip Focus (15mm LW Follow Focus)

Wooden Camera Zip Focus (15mm Follow Focus)

An essential addition to any solo owner/operator’s rig, this single-rod follow focus is as compact as the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro itself, providing smooth focus pulls with a 1:1 ratio on all lens types.

Notable features:

  • Includes Both .8 cine-mod gear and universal friction gear
  • Can Be adjusted/flipped
  • Two standard marking disks
  • One hard stop disk

If you’ve invested in a Blackmagic Pocket Cinema 6K Pro, you’ll want to get the most out of it for years to come without compromising its compactness and premium build. Each of these accessories was designed to enhance, protect, and complement your investment, giving you the ability to streamline your rig, minimize your setup time, and maximize your capabilities on set.

Did we miss a piece of must-have gear? What accessories do you use in your Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro rig? Let us know in the comments below.

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