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Each production kit consists of one camera, one tripod, one microphone, and one lighting kit. Members are welcome to book extra equipment but please note it will be at additional cost.

Blackmagic Production Camera 4k

$125.00 / day (w/ Canon 17-55 EFS ultrasonic lens)

The Blackmagic Production Camera 4K is a complete self-contained solution for shooting extremely high resolution Ultra HD 4K Content. With large Super 35 size sensor with Professional global shutter combined with precision optics, visually lossless compressed CinemaDNG RAW and Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) file recording and 12 stops of Dynamic range, as well as a 6g-SDI output. Monitor in high resolution on the built-in touchscreen, plus change menus and enter metadata. Comes bundled with a Canon 17-55 EFS ultrasonic lens and includes sun shield, power supply, external battery pack, a toaster, carry strap, two 480GB SSD drives and Portabrace bag.

Members may add one microphone, one lighting kit, and one tripod to this production kit.

Blackmagic Production Camera 4k

$125.00 / day (w/ Canon 17-55 EFS ultrasonic lens)

The Blackmagic Production Camera 4K is a complete self-contained solution for shooting extremely high resolution Ultra HD 4K Content. With large Super 35 size sensor with Professional global shutter combined with precision optics, visually lossless compressed CinemaDNG RAW and Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) file recording and 12 stops of Dynamic range, as well as a 6g-SDI output. Monitor in high resolution on the built-in touchscreen, plus change menus and enter metadata. Comes bundled with a Canon 17-55 EFS ultrasonic lens and includes sun shield, power supply, external battery pack, a toaster, carry strap, two 480GB SSD drives and Portabrace bag.

Members may add one microphone, one lighting kit, and one tripod to this production kit.

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

$85.00 / day (w/ 24-105mm F/4 Zoom Lens)

With supercharged EOS performance and stunning full-frame, high-resolution image capture, the EOS 5D Mark III is amazing for still photography as well as HD video. Now with an extended ISO range of 100-25600, expandable to 50 (L), 51200 (H1) and 102400 (H2), the EOS 5D Mark III offers superior performance and reduced noise when used in low light situations, compared to the 5D Mark II.  Building on the success of its predecessor, the EOS 5D Mark III captures HD video with a level of sharpness and clarity on par with professional movie cameras. It offers both All-I and IPB compression, supports H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile, and automatically splits files greater than 4GB (FAT specifications) for extended recording without interruption. It offers the option of timecoding during recording only (Rec Run) or at all times (Free Run), useful for multi-camera shoots. It also features improved sound recording compared to the 5D Mark II, plus a dedicated headphone jack. The CMOS sensor's new drive system significantly increases image processor performance, reducing colour artifacts and moiré, and ensures that the 5D Mark III can record at a number of frame rates up to ISO 25600 in H mode.

Members may add one microphone, one lighting kit and one tripod to this production kit.

Sony PXW-FS7 (w/ FE PZ 28-135mm F/4 Zoom Lens )

$100.00 / day

The PXW-FS7 reflects years of intense conversations with documentary shooters. In response, completely redesigned the grip has been completely redesigned, the viewfinder improved, the balance has been optimized and the ergonomics refined. Of course, the FS7 also reflects Sony’s expertise in 4K and HD codecs, Super 35 sensors and memory recording. The result is the ideal camera for documentaries—and the optimum tool for magazine shows, reality TV, unscripted TV and more.

Sony a7Sii Mirrorless Digital Camera (w/ Vario-Tessar T* FE 24-70 F/4 Zoom Lens)

$75.00 / day

The new α7S II, features extra sensitivity, wide dynamic range, accurate focusing, and unshakeable stability to shoot with solid assurance. The ultra-high sensitivity, extra-wide dynamic range and improved image processing algorithm deliver high-quality images with spectacular details. Now internally records 4K movies in full-frame format featuring full pixel readout3 without pixel binning, and includes an array of advanced movie functions. 
 
Ready for action under all conditions, even using large lenses, the α7S II integrates advanced functions that are worthy of extraordinary imaging performance in the long run.

Panasonic AG-HPX170P HD Camcorder (Tapeless)

$50/ day

The HPX170P is an ultra-portable, tapeless, 1080p-capable camcorder that records broadcast quality, full resolution HD (DVC PRO HD) onto memory-based P2 cards. Based on the AG-HVX200 series, the lighter HPX170P is solid state (no DV mechanism) and comes with enhancements such as a 1/3-inch progressive three-CCD 16:9 imager system and a built-in waveform monitor and vectorscope. The HPX170P can record in 20 different HD and SD formats from 1080i, 1080p, and 720p to 480i. While in 720p mode, a 20-step frame rate selection is available between 12 and 60 fps for variable speed.

The HPX170P kit also includes two 32 GB P2 cards for a combined recording time of 64 minutes when recording in full DVCPRO HD; a USB card reader; a Sachtler FSB6 tripod system; and a laptop with P2 drivers.

Members may add one microphone, one lighting kit and one tripod to this production kit.

Panasonic AG-AC160 (Tapeless)

$50.00 / day

The AC 160 AVCCAM HD Camera is equipped with high-sensitivity 1/3", full-HD3-MOS imagers as well as a 22X zoom lens.  It records HD utilizing MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 encoding (average 21 Mbps/Max 24Mbps when in highest-quality PH mode).  The AC-160 records on to SD cards and is equipped with two slots.  This camera has several professional grade features including an internal histogram, XLR inputs, and SDI as well as HDMI outputs.  The AC160's Variable Frame Rate (VFR) function was inherited from the Panasonic VariCam HD Cinema Cameras and provides overcranking for slow-motion and undercranking for fast-motion effects. The AC160 offers 22-steps of variable frame rate capability in both 1080/23.98pN, 29.97p and 25p.  The Panasonic AC 160 comes bundled with 2x 32 gb SD cards.

Members may add one microphone, one lighting kit and one tripod to this production kit.

Sony HVR-V1U HDV (Mini DV) Camcorder

$35.00 / day

The HVR-V1U has three ClearVid® CMOS sensors and a 14-bit enhanced image processor. This camera is able to capture images at 1080p24, 1080p30, and 1080 60i. All video is processed at 1920 x 1080 at 60p in full 4:2:2 for optimum picture quality. In the 1080 24p mode, the images are scanned at 1080 lines, with 2:3 pull-down added and recorded to 60i HDV (mini DV) tape. The HVR-V1U has two XLR inputs for external microphones as well as an onboard directional microphone. It can also record SD video in either DV SP or DVCAM modes.

Members may add one microphone, one lighting kit and one tripod to this production kit.

 

 


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