We come equipped with a choice of Camera / Production Packages in multiple formats shooting in HD, 2K and 4K. Each of our packages include a Sachtler tripod, a 17" HD monitor, an Arri light kit with Chimera soft boxes, a Kino DIVA 400, a 1x1 LED Light, a small grip package, and complete Sound Kit when ordered with a 2-person crew.
Sony PMW-F55 Digital Cinema HD/4K Production Package with Canon Cinema Prime Lenses
The Sony F55 is our top camera package, and the one most requested by our television, commercial, and high-end documentary, corporate & agency clients who want beautiful filmic footage for their productions.. This Super 35mm 4K CMOS sensor CineAlta camera records HD/2K/4K on SxS memory plus 16-bit RAW 2K/4K output. Our F55 package comes with a set of Canon Cine Primes (14mm, 24mm, 50mm, 85mm, 135mm), and a Canon 18-80 zoom lens. It includes 4-128GB SxS Pro Plus cards, tripod, large HD monitor, plenty of A/C and D/C power, Arri and KinoFlo Lighting, Chimera soft boxes with honeycomb grids, a Source 4 projection lens kit and multiple gobo patterns, miscellaneous grip and electric equipment, a Magliner production cart for wheeling it all, and a Mac laptop and reader for transferring footage. MORE INFO ON OUR F55 PACKAGE
Sony PXW-FS7M2 4K XDCAM Super 35 Camcorder Kit with a Sony 18-110mm f/4 Lens
The Sony FS7M2 is the latest addition to our toolkit, and serves as a superb alternative to our F55 Package for clients who don't have the budget or need for the features of the F55, or for shoots that require more moving around and quicker set-ups. It can also serve as second camera to the F55 on multi-camera shoots. The 4K Super 35 EXMOR sensor features 14 Stops of latitude and a wide color gamut. It offers a choice of XAVC or MPEG-2 codecs. And with our included XDCA-FS7 Extension Unit we can also shoot in 1080p ProRes 422, along with 12-bit 4K/2K RAW Data Output (optional external recorder required for RAW.) The extension unit also enables timecode I/O, helpful for multi-camera shoots and syncing with our sound people. The included 18-110mm zoom lens maintains an F4 throughout its focal range, and supports the camera's 4K resolution. Our FS7 Package includes 4 of the highest rated 128GB Sony XQD cards, tripod, large HD monitor, plenty of A/C and D/C power, Arri and KinoFlo Lighting, Chimera soft boxes with honeycomb grids, a Source 4 projection lens kit and multiple gobo patterns, miscellaneous grip and electric equipment, a Magliner production cart for wheeling it all, and a Mac laptop and reader for transferring footage. Prime lenses, additional lighting, jib, dolly/slider and other tools can be added to this package as needed.
Sony PMW400 XDCAM HD422 2/3" ENG-Style Camera with HD Lenses (we have 2 matching Sony 400 Cameras):
Our Sony PMW400s are extremely versatile full-sized HD production cameras that we often used for live shots, run-and-gun doc / news shoots, filming speakers and events, and other productions where the cinematic qualities of the larger sensor cameras are not necessary. Also, these cameras shoot in HD resolution only (1080 or 720) and DO NOT shoot in 2K, UHD, or 4K. It's equipped with three 2/3 inch-type Exmor full HD CMOS sensors capable of shooting multiple XDCAM codecs (including HD422 and XDCAM EX) onto SxS cards. Our Sony 400 Package comes with 2 64GB SxS-1 cards, and a Mac laptop with SxS reader for downloading the media onto hard drives. It also includes a choice of Fuji HD lenses – wide or standard, a Panasonic 17” portable HD monitor, batteries and A/C Power supply, Sachtler 3-stage carbon fiber tripod with a Sachtler fluid head, a complete Arri light kit with a variety of lights, Chimera soft boxes with honeycomb grids, a Kino Flo Diva Light, miscellaneous grip and electric equipment, and a Magliner production cart.
The variety of cameras, formats and configurations these days can be overwhelming! If you don’t already have a camera package in mind, please feel free to give us a call to discuss your needs. We offer many choices (outlined below), and are experts at helping you match the right camera package and tools to best fit your production, budget and workflow.
We can also provide a number of extras that really make a production shine:
- Dana Dolly with straight or curved track
- 6' Portable Jib, & larger jibs if needed
- Various gimbal systems including the Osmo & Ronin
- Drone with FAA Part 107 licensed UAS operator - MORE
- HMI Lighting including the Joker 800, Kobold 400, and Arri 200w PAR
- An on-camera Teleprompter with operator
- Various portable green screen configurations
- A fully loaded grip truck
- Additional crew like Gaffers, Grips, Camera Assistants, Data Wranglers, Makeup Artists, PAs, and more.
See EXTRA PRODUCTION TOOLS for more details and rates
Still need more? We can scale up to meet the needs of nearly any shoot with our large network of equipment and talented local crew. Anything we don’t have we can usually get – from grip trucks to Steadicams.
Not sure what you need? Please feel free to CONTACT US to discuss your needs. We’re experts at helping you match the right camera package and tools to best fit the production.