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These are featured items shown, which are immediately available unless stated otherwise. Almost anything can be sourced and catered for any job. If you need a gear list, please shoot me an email. Thanks.
VERSATILE, POWERFUL CAMERA SYSTEMS:
ARRI ALEXA MINI LF (LARGE FORMAT) -
The gold standard. For our clients who have the budget to shoot with the best - The ARRI ALEXA Mini LF provides exceptional image quality for large-format capture, with the same sensor and recording formats the ARRI Alexa LF. Featuring an unrivaled image, with remarkable dynamic range, beautiful, natural skin tones. Robust, reliable and easy to operate, cutting down set up time.
My "Ready to Shoot" package includes everything needed to be up and running in no time, focusing on the image at hand.
SONY PXW FX9
The Sony PXW-FX9 features a full-frame, oversampled 6K Exmor R CMOS sensor that allows you to capture 4K images with cinematic depth of field. Harness an impressive 15-stop dynamic range, 10-bit 4:2:2 to dual slots with options in UHD p to 60 fps. Future firmware update will allow a staggering 180 fps in HD and output 16-bit raw in 4K or 2K up to 120 fps. Pretty impressive. Make use of the excellent dual native ISO of ISO of 800/4000. This camera which looks very similar to the Venice big brother, has a beautiful cinematic image. Also includes the XDCA-FX9 Extension Unit to add additional I/O and power to your camera, 4-pin XLR DC power input, D-Tap, as well as a 4-pin Hirose DC power outputs to power accessories and other equipment.
SONY FS7 II
Sony's versatile F7S Mark II (PSWFS7MII) offers a variety of options, with 4K DCI, 2K or HD, built in electronic variable NDs, XLR inputs, out of the box 4K up to 60fps. Comes with E-mount, and options for Metabones Canon's EF or PL mount, Add in the optional XDCA Extension Unit and you get 12-bit 4K or 2K Raw output and up to 240fps. It's the most popular camera on the market today for small to large projects. Use together with the A7S II, and Movi for an incredible package.
Read more about the Sony FS7 II
PANASONIC VARICAM 35
Truly one of the best cameras on the market, with more capabilities than most systems, offering a dual native ISO of 800 and 5000, 4K output, as well as in and external camera color grading. Capture the beautiful Varicam look with 14+ stops of dynamic range, up to 120 fps in ProRes, audio capture with high frame rates, and the ability to record uncompressed RAW via Codex*. The Varicam 35 is a force to be reckoned with, and very under-appreciated. The image rivals the ARRI Alexa, and the system used in anything from narrative features, shorts, episodic TV, documentaries and music.
Read more about the Panasonic Varicam.
SONY A7S III
A full frame camera, with built in image stabilization, featuring remarkable low-light capabilities, up to 120fps in 4K at 10 bit 4:2:2 and up to 240fps in HD, and 16bit raw HDMI output, the A7S III is an incredibly powerful, versatile system. This matches well with the Sony FX9 or Venice, alone or on a Movi Pro. Available with Metabones EF and PL adapters.
Hypersmooth, Max TimeWarp, Max SuperVideo, plus a single-lens HERO and dual-lens 360 camera. Shoot video with unbreakable stabilization or capture immersive 360 footage in 6K1. Vlog to the max with shotgun-mic performance and a front-facing screen. Reframe, capture 360degree audio.
SMALLHD 1703 P3X V-MOUNT KIT
With incredible color accuracy, impressive daylight view-ability, and rugged build quality with milled aluminum housing, the SmallHD 1703 17-inch HD reference grade monitor is an excellent addition to any production, at home in the field or studio. Covering 100% DCI-P3, with PageBuilder, easy LUT installation, False Color, multiple scope options with up to three cutomizable scopes on a single screen at the same time, dual view and more.
Comes with V-mount, C-stand mount with VESA compatibility, feet, RapidRail Mount, screen protector, 8GB SD card, sunhood. SDI cables available.
SMALLHD 703 ULTRABRIGHT MONITOR
The SmallHD 703 UltraBright is the brightest 7-inch monitor available at this time, boasting a big 2200 nits brightness, covering 100% REC709, with HDR preview, offering PageBuilder OS, excellent 3D LUT support, false color, multiple scope options, dual view, 12v Lemo, cross conversion from HDMI to SDI and SDI to HDMI, and more.
Read more about the SmallHD 703 Ultra Bright.
SMALLHD 503 ULTRABRIGHT MONITOR
The SmallHD 503 UltraBright is the smaller brother to the 703, with the same features. This is an excellent monitor for both large and smaller systems and the best monitor for gimbals like Movi Pro. Boasting a big 2200 nits brightness, covering 100% REC709, with HDR preview, offering PageBuilder OS, excellent 3D LUT support, false color, multiple scope options, dual view, 12v Lemo, cross conversion from HDMI to SDI and SDI to HDMI, HDR preview function, and more.
Read more about the SmallHD 503 UltraBright.
PANASONIC BT-LH 2170 PRODUCTION MONITOR
A 21" workhorse, full HD with 10 bit image processing engine, focus in red, blue only, waveform, vectorscope, Y-map, Zebra, 3D assist functions, dual screen options, rugged with an aluminum diecast body.
Comes with heavy duty case, screen protector, sunhood.
Read more about the Sony FS7 II
Glass is catered per project, depending on the look and feel required. I have access to excellent spherical, and anamorphic cinema lenses. That said, he below are immediately available and provide a solid focal range that may be suited for your needs.
ANGÉNIEUX EZ1, 2 KIT (FF & SUPER 35)
The lightweight Angénieux Type EZ T2.0 series features Interchangeable Rear Optics (IRO technology™). Both the 15-40 and 30-90 lenses allow the rear lens group to be exchanged between S35mm (up to 30mm image diagonal), and FF/VistaVision format (up to 46mm image diagonal). The 15-40 T2.0 becomes a 22-60mm T3 and the 30-90 a 45-135mm, allowing you maximum future proof in a fast, gorgeous, versatile lens covering a large focal length variation.
Excellent for any project.
CANON L-SERIES LENSES
For the more budget contious, I offer the following L-Series lenses from Canon:
RT MOTION MK 3.1 WIRELESS FOLLOW FOCUS - 2 MOTOR
An excellent wireless follow focus system with 2 motors, as well as 2 thumbwheel controllers if used on a gimbal for a solo operator when we don't have the luxury of an AC.
Powerful, near silent motors. Controller has simultaneous 4 Axis control (Knob, Slider, A and B), 6 with a force-joystick option added as well.
BRIGHT TANGERINE MISFIT KICK - 3 STAGE MATTEBOX
The core of the Misfit Kick, featuring the patented reveal stage to transform from 2-stage to 3-stage without tools or extra hardware.
Tool-less conversion from 2-stage to 3-stage using patented Reveal stage
Wide field of view with Frame Safe clamp adapters
Lightweight & compact design
Compatible with ARRI filter trays
BRIGHT TANGERINE MISFIT ATOM- LIGHTWEIGHT MATTEBOX
Taking lightweight to the limitTo create the lightest matte box possible, we stripped it down to the core. Almost weightless, Misfit ATOM gives you more possibilities than ever before. Designed with gimbals and Steadicam in mind. The tray less filter holder allows you to load filters directly into the core, keeping weight to an absolute minimum.
GIMBALS & DRONES:
FREEFLY MOVI PRO WITH MIMIC
Freefly Systems' Movi Pro offers a buffet of unique, easy to achieve shots. It's smart, versatile, the most reliable gimbal around, and very powerful, in every way. With our gear, it's just sensational. Multiple options from screens, wireless, follow focus, ReadyRig, EasyRig and more. Inquire for more info.
DJI PHANTOM 4 PRO - V1 and V2.0
I am an FAA Part 107 certified drone pilot. Trained by the nation's leader in drone training - Dart Drones.
Capture stellar 4K imagery and slow mo up to 120fps with DJI's Phantom 4 Pro. A portable solution, with very fast set up times. Rest easy with a FAA Part 107 certified pilot under control.
Obsidian V1, and V2.0 white Phantom 4 Pro available, including Crystal Sky monitor, 8 X batteries, MicroSD cards from 64gb to 128gb.
The lights below are immediately available. Of course, access to much larger fixures, cranes, bigger grip packages, are available.
RAM PROMASTER 1500 - 1 - TON LIGHTING, GRIP & CAMERA, DRONE...ANYTHING...VAN
The SMP RAM Promaster 1500, customized to carry any gear needed, in multiple configurations for a particular gig. With this loaded, you've got options from great lighting, camera, gimbal and drone, catered to specific needs per shoot, with a compact package, ready to shoot, and saving you time on set. Larger packages can be customized to cater for any size job.
Just some of our more compact and powerful fixtures which are immediately available are:
HUDSON SPIDER MOZZIE DELUXE KIT
There's a reason why this has taken the film industry by storm and used by the top cinematographers in the world. It's fast, gorgeous, bright, efficient, turns into a 43 inch or 7 foot umbrella bounce, and is light and easy to rig.
The smaller brother to the Redback, is travel ready and outputs a stellar, high quality light. Probably the most beautiful light you've ever seen.
Read more about the Hudson Spider Mozzie.
APUTURE LIGHTSTORM 600D PRO WITH FRESNEL
The LS 600d Pro is the latest and brightest flagship light in the AputureLight Storm COB product line. Its immensely bright 600W COB LED output positions the 600d Pro as one of the brightest point source LEDs on the market. With only a 720W Max Power Draw, this light is able to approach the brightness of 1200W HMIs at only a fraction of their total energy consumption, allowing you to power more than one from a single household circuit.
LITEPANELS GEMINI 2X1
A gorgeous soft light with a High CRI/TLCI of 97 (Daylight) and 99 (Tungsten). Featuring variable color temperature CCT Mode, Plus / Minus Green Control, Hue, Light Intensity and Saturation Control and much more. Comes with a DOPChoice Snapgrid.
Controllable via smart phone app thanks to the added dongle!
Read more about the LitePanels Gemini.
ALADDIN FABRIC-LITE 200
With almost LIMITLESS rigging possibilities, the Aladdin Fabric-Lite is a powerful, fold-able, 3x3ft fabric that is especially useful for having a super fast, battery powered bi-color fixture for travel purposes. Dimmable from 1-100% with an adjustable color temperature from 2900°K to 6300°K. Comes with a lightweight tube frame used to create a gorgeous softbox, as well as an egg crate.
Read more about the Aladdin Fabric-Lite 200.
ASTERA TITAN TUBE FP-1 - 8 LIGHT KIT
Especially designed for the Film, Broadcasting and Cinema industries. Optimized for an High CRI and TLCI of 96+, with tunable white color range from 1,750K to 20,000K, colors, HSI control, Green/Magenta correction, effects like Emergency, and so much more.
This excellent kit includes 8 Astera Titans in a charging case, with stands, and more
ART7 ASTERABOX CRMX
AsteraBox CRMX is the interface between lights and controller. It can be used as a wireless DMX transmitter with CRMX technology and also works as interface between app and lights. Its built-in battery enables an easy and time-saving setup, just like with all of Astera’s products. Control your Titans and Helios fixtures easily.
ASTERA HELIOS TUBE FP-2
With all the features of the Titan Tube, but half the size (22.7 inches), the Heliosis excellent for tight spaces, hiding fixtures.
High CRI and TLCI of 96+, with tunable white color range from 1,750K to 20,000K, colors, HSI control, Green/Magenta correction, effects like Emergency, and so much more
Read more about the Astera Heliios Tube FP2.
BBS AREA 48 REMOTE PHOSPHOR
High CRI with Tungsten, Daylight and Chroma Blue panels for blue screen lighting. Ganged together with the 2X2 grid, these create a gorgeous, and powerful soft light (5K tungsten equivalent!) Also available with DOPChoice softboxes, and egg crates to control spill.
Read more about BBS Area 48.
MOLE 900W SENIOR DAYLIGHT LED FRESNEL
Mole Richardson is a legend in the filmmaking industry. They need no introduction.
A high CRI Daylight LED fixture (5K tungsten equivalent) with a strong build quality, and the beauty and versatility of fresnel lights.
Read more about the Mole 900 Daylight LED Senior.
Fiilex's Dense Matrix Technology gives you an impressive CRI of 96 and is a 1,500-2000W tungsten equivalent, color tuneable from 2800 - 6500K as well as having flicker free dimming from 0-100%. Add in the Para Softbox and this is a stunning key light for multiple uses. With the 8 inch fresnel lens accessory, your power increases, and your beam angle narrows from 25° to 10°. Weighing less than 13 lbs and featuring enhanced weather-resistance (IP-24), the compact Q1000 can be easily rigged into any studio or used for on-location shoots.
Read more about the Fiilex Q1000.
SACHTLER VIDEO 18 ON FLOWTECH 100 (100mm Ball)
Take efficiency on set or on location with the revolutionary Flowtech 100 from Sachtler. This is my go to tripod for most shoots, and speeds up set up times significantly.
Provides a height range from a low 10" to 5' and quickly moves from low to high shots, with a payload up to 66lbs. Easy to carry with smoother, flatter leg design, as well as carry handle. Once you use this, you will never go back. Works brilliantly with the 18 S2 fluid head.
Comes with a mid-level spreader as well as rubber feet
KESSLER CRANE SHUTTLE DOLLY
The Kessler Crane Shuttle Dolly is an outstanding addition to any filmmaker's kit. Offering solid billet aluminum construction, easy, fast set up and utilizing speed rail fr longer length slides. Can handle up to 125lbs payload and set up in a variety of shooting situations, inclined, underslung and more. Can be operated manually or with Kessler's CineDrive motion control (shown below).
Read more about the Kessler Crane's Shuttle Dolly.
MATTHEWS 45" SLIDER
Mathews excellent slider is heavy duty and lightweight, and can accept any combination. Comes with a Mitchell Mount, as well as 150mm and 100mm bowl adapters. This also supports adding more than a single carriage for A and B cameras as needed, and can work-upside down for low-angle shots. Has a rotating Mitchell base which can be offset to extend the reach.
Can be used with Matthews Sliders (also available, as well as tripods, c-stands, Jr. stands and more).
Read more about the Matthews 45" Slider.
MATTHEWS BRAUER HOSTESS TRAY KIT
The MSE Brauer Hostess Tray allows one to mount video and film cameras to the car's side door for shooting profiles shoots through the window. Adjusts with the window's up and down movements, and also allows you to open and close the vehicle door.
Read more about Matthews Studio Equipment's Brauer Hostess Tray.
MATTHEWS FREEDOM MOUNT KIT
The Freedom Car Mount from Matthews Studio Equipment gives you excellent camera support and flexibility. Mount a heavier cinema camera on a a vehicle from a car, boat, truck, van, and more. Can take up to an 80 lb payload.
Has a 360° rotating grip head which is secured via a vacuum cup, cheese plate and Ricky Rods.
Read more about Matthews Studio Equipment's Freedom Mount Kit.
KESSLER CRANE POCKETJIB PRO & KPOD TRIPOD
The Pocket Jib PRO is a compact, portable jib capable of up to 50lbs payload at any length configuration, for cameras like RED and ARRI Alexa. Can also mount the Kessler Pocket Dolly or CineSlider onto this, as well as Freefly's Movi Pro with a 100mm half-ball, Ninja Star and Toad-In-The-Hole. Has a maximum reach of 5'.
Comes with the Kessler KPod heavy duty tripod as well as Hercules Head. Also available is the K-Flex track available for KPod moves.
Read more about Kessler Crane's Pocket Jib Pro.
DIFFUSION & GRIP OPTIONS
There is a LOT more than what's shown below, but some options available and not limited to are:
3 of 12 X 12 break apart frames
6 X 6 break apart frames
8 X 8 break apart frames
4X4 knife edge gel frames
4x4 break apart frame
4X4 Bleached Muslin
4X4 Unbleached Muslin
4X4 Silent Full Grid Cloth
6X6 Lite Gridcloth.
6X6 1/2 Soft Frost.
12X 2 LiteGrid Cloth.
12X12 Matthews Chroma Green and Blue Screen combo
20X30 Blue Screen
20 ft Truss and crank stands.
Matthews Compact 24X36 scrim, solid, cookie kit.
Wescott Book Light kit with 3/4 silk, 1/2 grid cloth, unbleached muslin.
Rosco E-Colour #215 1/2 Tough Spun (48"x25' Roll)
Rosco #3004 Filter - 1/2 Density Soft Frost (48"x25' Roll)
Wide variety of 25ft gel rolls in various strengths from CTO, CTS, CTB, Urban Vapor, and much more.
Junior stands - 2 rolling, 2 standard - 3 riser.
Matthews slider stands.
8f, 12ft., 20 ft speed rail and more options
Of course the usual Matthelinis, Quacker Clamps. Mafer Clamps, Cheeseboro (Swivel and locked) Clamps, Junior to Baby Adapters, Scissor Clamps, C-Clamps, Furni Clamps, sound blankets, etc,
...and much more.