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EOS C100 Cinema Camera with Dual Pixel CMOS AF

Canon EOS C100 Kit with Dual Pixel CMOS AF

The EOS C100 uses the same Super 35mm Canon CMOS sensor and DIGIC DV III image processor as its big brother, the C300. With an EF lens mount, the camera is compatible with the full range of Canon EF, EF-S, and EF Cinema lenses. This updated version provides a new continuous autofocus function for all Canon autofocus lenses, using Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology. This new feature provides faster and more accurate autofocusing to assist users when operating with small crews. The camera uses the AVCHD codec to record 1080p video up to 24 Mbps. It supports dual SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards which, thanks to the efficient AVCHD codec, allows you to record nearly three hours of HD video on a single 32GB card. For professional applications, you can also record clean, uncompressed 4:2:2 video with embedded timecode via the HDMI output.

Canon EOS Rebel T3i

Canon EOS Rebel T3i 18 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera and DIGIC 4 Imaging with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Lens

The Canon T3i features an 18.0 MP CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4 Image Processor with a Vari-angle 3.0-inch Clear View LCD monitor. Full HD Video is captured at 1920 x 1080 resolution at 30p (29.97), 24p (23.976) or 25p frames per second. Videos are saved as .MOV files and can be viewed in Full HD with HDMI output. Other recording sizes include HD at 1280 x 720 (50p/60p (59.94) fps) or SD/VGA at 640 x 480 (30p (29.97) and 25p fps). The camera is currently running Magic Lantern, which adds additional features like HDR, audio monitoring, zebras, focus peaking, scopes (waveform, histogram and vectorscope) and more.

EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens

The EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens from Canon is a versatile, easy-to-use standard zoom lens that covers a focal range from wide-angle to portrait-length telephoto. Its constant maximum aperture of f/4 provides effective consistency when at the telephoto end of the zoom range. The L-series is Canon’s flagship professional lens series, combining the highest standards of precision optics and operability with dust and moisture resistant construction. Canon’s ring-type Ultrasonic Motor (USM) provides silent and quick autofocus as well as full-time manual focus override. Optical image stabilization enables up to 3-stops of compensation against the effects of camera shake and one Super-UD and three aspherical lens elements minimize aberrations for overall optical clarity.

Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8

Sigma 17-50mm f/2.8 EX DC OS HSM FLD Large Aperture Standard Zoom Lens for Canon Digital DSLR Camera

Sigma’s 17-50mm F2.8 EX DC OS HSM large-aperture standard zoom lens covers a focal length from 17mm wide-angle and offers a large aperture of F2.8 throughout the entire zoom range. The OS, Sigma’s anti shake feature offers the use of shutter speeds approximately 4 stops slower than would otherwise be possible. This lens boasts superior peripheral brightness and provides sharp, high contrast images even at the maximum apertures. With a minimum focusing distance of 11 inches throughout the entire zoom range and a magnification ratio of 1:5.

Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4.0-5.6

Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4.0-5.6 IS II Telephoto Zoom Lens for Canon Digital SLR Cameras

This telephoto zoom lens is designed with Canon’s Optical Image Stabilizer technology while retaining compactness and lightness. This high zoom ratio lens is equivalent to a focal length of 88-400mm in the 35mm format, and the image stabilizer effect equivalent to a shutter speed about four stops faster than the same size lens without Image Stabilizer. It also uses a UD-glass lens element to correct chromatic aberration for excellent image quality throughout the zoom range.

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II SLR Lens

The Canon 2042B002 EF 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II Zoom Lens is a standard zoom lens designed with Canon’s Optical Image Stabilizer technology. Its stabilization allows sharp hand-held shots at shutter speeds up to four stops slower than otherwise possible. It consists of 11 elements in 9 groups and uses an aspherical lens element to correct aberration for excellent image quality throughout the zoom range and a circular aperture for exquisite rendering of out-of-focus backgrounds.

Tiffen 77mm Variable Neutral Density Filter

Tiffen 77mm Variable Neutral Density Filter

The Tiffen Variable ND Filter  77VND offers from two to eight stops of light control. The thin profile ring is only 9mm thick and wider outer optic help to reduce vignetting at wide angles. The Tiffen Variable ND Filter  small and light-weight, and does not require additional accessories such as a matte box. This filter is designed to fit lenses with a 77mm filter size.

Support


Davis & Sanford Provista 7518 Tripod w/FM18 Head

Davis & Sanford PROVISTA7518XB Provista Tripod with FM18 Head

The Davis & Sanford Provista 7518 Tripod is a heavy-duty double strut 3-section tripod with fluid head. A 75mm claw ball leveler w/ 3/8″-16″ stud prevents camera vibration for rock solid set ups. Double-strut top leg section for extra stability consists of two sections, 3/4″ diameter and one section 1-1/4″ diameter tubing and the self-aligning metal quick-flip leg locks offer fast set up. A mid level spreader is included for additional support.

Manfrotto Fluid Monopod with 500 Series Head

Manfrotto MVM500A Aluminum Fluid Monopod with 500 Head

The MVM500A is a lightweight fluid monopod supplied with a specific 500 fluid video head on top. Great compactness while folded thanks to the three retractable feet. The patented fluid monopod features wider platform for HDSLR bodies and the sliding plate travels to balance the latest interchangeable lens cameras. The monopod has one Easy Link 3/8″ connector to allow an external monitor or other accessory equipment to be fitted.

Glide Gear DEV 235 Video Camera Track Slider

Glide Gear DEV 235 Video Camera Track Slider with Adjustable Feet

The Glide Gear DEV 235 features an aircraft grade, anodized aluminum construction, with self-lubricating glide rails, spirit level and adjustable removable feet. The DEV 235 Slider can be used as a stand alone unit with the detachable feet, or you can even attach it directly to a tripod.

Pearstone DWL-2 Universal Tripod Dolly

Pearstone DWL-2 Universal Tripod Dolly

The Pearstone DWL-2 Universal Tripod Dolly features 2″ ball-bearing metal/rubber wheels that feature revolving assemblies. The DWL-2 dolly bears loads up to 33 lbs and features adjustable clamps to lock just about any size of tripod foot into place securely. Each leg bar extends up to 4.9″ to accommodate tripods of various dimensions, and flip locks secure the extension. Fully extended, the dolly has a doorway width of 31″. Two of the legs fold down to create a compact package for transport – the dolly folds down to just 17 x 5″.

Opteka CXS-100 Dual Rig Kit

Opteka CXS-100 Dual Rig Kit with Shoulder Support, FF180 Reversible Follow Focus and MB360 Digital Matte Box for Digital SLR and Video Cameras

Constructed of high-quality aluminum and stainless steel, the shoulder support system is designed to accommodate digital SLR cameras all the way up to prosumer camcorders. The precision-machined FF180 Follow Focus system provides repeatable, accurate focusing. The Opteka MB360 Digital Matte Box is specially designed for all cameras with normal and wide-angle lenses.

Audio


Rode NTG2 Condenser Shotgun Microphone

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The RODE NTG2 is a lightweight condenser shotgun microphone, designed for professional applications within the film, video, television and production industries. The NTG2 provides a balanced low impedance output stage and operates either from an internal 1.5 V battery (AA) or 48 V phantom power. A wide bandwidth and controlled polar response coupled with low noise SMT electronics, makes the NTG2 the perfect choice for film, video engineering and voice-over work. The NTG2 is extremely lightweight making it ideal for mounting directly to video cameras or on boom poles.

TASCAM DR DR-60D Linear PCM Recorder

TascamDR60D

The DR-60D is a 4-track solid-state recorder. The recorder employs high-grade pre-amps, legendary D/A converters and a durable but lightweight structure and shape. This device will fit snuggly under any camera or into any rig, and record up to 96kHz/24-bit high quality audio straight to SD/SDHC media. The DR-60D includes (2) ¼”-XLR Locking Combo MIC/LINE Inputs, 3.5mm Stereo MIC Input, Camera In, Camera Out, Line Out and Headphone Out. Both ¼”-XLR Combo Inputs supply +48V Phantom Power and the 3.5mm Input supplies Plug-In Power for microphones requiring a bias voltage. DUAL MONO and DUAL STEREO mode automatically provide a back-up safety track in case the initial levels where set too high and clips/peaks were encountered. The safety track can be set to record from -6dB to -12dB lower than the initial take.

Rode VideoMic Directional Video Condenser Microphone

Rode VideoMic Directional Video Condenser Microphone w/Mount

The RODE VideoMic is a professional grade super cardioid shotgun microphone. The microphone exhibits low noise and an unusually wide bandwidth for its size. RODE VideoMic features broadcast and studio sound quality, rugged reinforced ABS construction, two-step high-pass filter – flat or 80 Hz, integrated shock mount and 9 V battery operation. Includes windscreen and integrated camera-shoe mount.

3 Sennheiser E835 Dynamic Cardioid Microphone

Sennheiser E835 Dynamic Cardioid Microphone

 

The Sennheiser e 835 is a microphone designed to perform under pressure. Uniform frequency pick-up pattern maintains signal quality when moving on and off axis during performance. Gentle presence boost to even tonal response ensures clarity and projection.

Lighting


Impact Qualite 300 Focusing Flood 2 Light Soft Kit

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The Impact Qualite 300 Focusing Flood 2 Light Soft Kit features two Qualite 300 focusing floodlights – each head gives you 300 watts of even light, with a beam from 21° to 40° and a cool-touch handle for aiming the light. The aluminum light stands feature air cushioning, so if you forget to tighten a section, it will slowly come down, giving you time to save your equipment from damage. Each included Impact Luxbanx Duo Softbox is 16 x 22 x 13″ (41 x 56 x 33 cm) and has a silver interior for a softening effect that will still produce specular highlights on reflective surfaces. The kit also includes the two necessary speed rings with which to attach the softboxes to the light head.

NEEWER 160 LED Video Light

NEEWER 160 LED Video Light

The Neewer CN-160 features 160 super-bright LED lights and is equipped with a dimmer switch so you can adjust the intensity while shooting. The layout allows for quick, easy adjustments to be made so you never miss that perfect shot! The Neewer CN-160 can mount to any standard hot shoe on most DSLR or digital video cameras as well as tripods and light stands equipped with a hot shoe mount or 1/4-inch thread. It is also equipped with a pivoting head, allowing you to raise or lower the light’s angle. The light is battery powered and requires 6x AA Lithium Ion batteries (not included). With the included battery adapter, you can substitute the AA batteries for Sony NP-FH, NP-FM or NP-F Series, or Panasonic CGR-D16S rechargeable batteries.

4 American DJ PAR 64 Package Aluminum

American DJ PAR 64 Package Aluminum

The American DJ PAR 64 Package includes a PAR 64 can, reflector kit, gel frame, socket, A/C cord, wiring kit, high-temperature cord, and DYS lamp. My lighting kit includes four PAR 64 cans.

Neewer 110CM 43-Inch 5-in-1 Collapsible Multi-Disc Light Reflector

NeewerReflector

This is a 5-in-1 multi photo reflector disc 43 inches / 110 cm. It comes with silver, gold, black, white and translucent surfaces. The silver side is very reflective and brightens both shadows and highlights, but does not change the color of the available light. The gold side side works basically the same way, while adding a warmer color to the image. The white side brightens up the shadows to produce a softer light. The black side is just the opposite, and is used to subtract light and create shadows in certain areas. In the middle of the frame is a translucent material which is used as a diffuser.

Lee Quick Location Lighting Gel Filter Pack (24) 10″x12″ Sheets

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The Lee Quick Location Pack – 24 Sheets (10 x 12″) contains a variety of color corrections, effect, and light shaping tools to control common lighting conditions. Each pack includes Congo Blue (#181), 2 x Half C.T. Blue (# 202), 2 x Full C.T. Blue (# 201), JAS Green (# 738), 2 x Half C.T. Orange (# 205), 2 x Full C.T. Orange (# 204), Primary Red (# 106), 2 x White Diffusion (# 216), Cosmetic Rouge (# 187), 2 x Half White Diffusion (# 250), Cosmetic Highlight (# 188), 2 x Neutral Density 0.6 (# 210), Scrim (# 270), Black Foil (#280), Durham Daylight Frost (# 720), Soft Amber Key 2 (# 775) and Moroccan Frost (# 791) gels.

Accessories


Naneu Sahara 217F Backpack

Naneu Sahara 217F Backpack

The Sahara 217f camera backpack functions as a Laptop/SLR camera backpack or just as a Laptop backpack. It is designed to fit all your digital camera equipments including a dedicated compartment that fits most 17″ widescreen laptops. It can hold its share of gear with ease via its abundance of storage space, tripod carrying system that stores away in its own compartment, water-bottle pocket that stores away and a seam sealed rain cover. When in a expanded camera mode the Sahara 217f’s thickly-padded camera pod can fit most 400mm f/2.8 lenses with a PRO DSLR body attached, as well as 4-6 additional lenses and a flash unit. The bag is constructed with water resistant lightweight 500D Kodra nylon 3xPU coating, interior pod is covered with 210D rip-stop nylon 2xPU, the best YKK zippers, closed cell foam and the seam sealed rain cover made out of 210 Taffeta 2xPU coating.

Canon 200DG Digital Camera Gadget Bag

Canon 200DG Digital Camera Gadget Bag -Black

The Canon 200DG large camera bag is large enough to hold up to two SLR bodies and up to three lenses. It features accessory side pockets and a weather-flap lid. It has been designed for both travel use and storage.

Atomos Ninja 2 Video Recorder

Atomos Ninja 2 Video Recorder

The Atomos Ninja 2 Video Recorder is an HDMI recorder and 800 x 480 resolution monitor that records up to 1080/30p/60i resolution directly from your camera’s sensor to an HDD or SSD in Apple’s ProRes or Avid’s DNxHD edit-ready codecs. Color precision records at 10-bit, even from an 8-bit sensor, and color sampling at 4:2:2. Being able to record direct from the sensor lets you bypass your camera’s compression and instead have the first compression be in an edit-ready codec.

EZOPower Portable External Battery Pack

EZOPower Black 5-Port Ultra High-capacity Portable External Rechargable Backup Battery Pack -11000mAh (2A/2A)

The EZOPower External Backup Battery is a compact rechargeable 11000mAh Ultra high-capacity back-up battery. Charges via included USB cable + Includes interchangable charging tips such as mini USB, micro USB, and more for your convenience. I use the EZOPower external battery, along with a dummy battery, to power my Canon DSLR for approximately nine hours.

StudioFX Sandbags (Yellow)

StudioFXSandbags

These sandbags are made of high-quality nylon material. Each sandbag is 9 x 10 and rated to hold approx 15lbs of gravel, sand, rocks, or any other material to add weight.

Giottos AA1900 Rocket Air Blaster

Giottos AA1900 Rocket Air Blaster Large - Black

The Giottos Rocket Air Blaster easily removes dust and debris from cameras, lenses and filters with a powerful blast of air. Made of rubber. Includes a one-way valve to prevent Blaster from breathing in dust and spreading it back to your equipment.

LensPen NLP-1

LensPen NLP-1

The LensPen NLP-1 features a handy retractable dust removal brush and a special non-liquid cleaning element, designed to never dry out.

Post Production


Apple MacBook Pro 15.4-Inch 2014 Laptop with Retina Display

Apple MacBook Pro 15.4-Inch 2014 Laptop with Retina Display

The 15.4″ MacBook Pro Notebook Computer with Retina Display from Apple is a powerful notebook computer with an innovative, ultrathin, ultraportable aluminum unibody design. The widescreen, LED-backlit IPS screen has a glossy finish and a native resolution of 2880 x 1800. With 220 pixels per inch, this MacBook Pro has a pixel count of over 5 million. You’ll be able to output to 2 external displays at up to 2560 x 1600 via Thunderbolt 2 (Mini DisplayPort).  This MacBook Pro also adds an HDMI port so HDMI-compliant devices, particularly HDTVs, are now natively supported as well. Visuals are handled by a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M graphics card with 2GB of GDDR5 discrete memory. The system is powered by a quad-core 4th generation Crystalwell 2.5 GHz Intel Core i7 processor. The 4th-gen Crystalwell processor uses low voltage for improved battery life without sacrificing performance. The MacBook Pro with Retina Display also has 16GB of onboard 1600MHz DDR3L RAM, 512GB of PCIe-based flash storageand an SDXC media card slot. This MacBook Pro has dual Thunderbolt 2 ports, a high-speed interface that can move data at an amazing 20 Gbps, which is four times that of the USB 3.0 standard. Speaking of USB 3.0, Apple still supports USB 3.0. This MacBook Pro now features two USB 3.0 ports so you no longer have to buy an adapter, but can use USB 3.0-compliant devices natively as well.

Adobe CS5.5 Production Premium

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Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Production Premium is the high-performance leader in video production software. Produce your best work with game-changing innovations like the Adobe Mercury Playback Engine in Adobe Premiere Pro and the industry’s most efficient post-production workflow. Tightly integrated best-of-breed video, animation, compositing, audio, and design tools provide the creative features and toolsets you need to accelerate your production workflow and deliver high-quality results. Adobe CS5.5 Production Premium includes Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5, Adobe After Effects CS5.5, Adobe Audition CS5.5, Adobe Flash Professional CS5.5, Adobe Flash Catalyst CS5.5, Adobe Story, Adobe Media Encoder CS5.5 and Adobe Device Central CS5.5.

Blackmagic Design: DaVinci Resolve

Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve Color Correction Software

DaVinci Resolve combines an advanced color corrector with professional multi track editing, which enables you to color correct, finish and deliver all from one system and features unlimited grading with the creative tools and incredible multi GPU real time performance. Davinci Resolve is completely scalable and resolution independent so it can be used on set, in a small studio or integrated into the largest Hollywood production pipeline. DaVinci color correctors have been the standard in post production since 1984.

Red Giant Color Suite

Red Giant Color Suite

Red Giant Color Suite contains six essential products for color grading and effects. Remove digital noise with Denoiser II, then soften skin tones with a Cosmo beauty pass. Get professional color correction with Colorista II and LUT Buddy; add beautiful color treatments with Magic Bullet Looks 2; and make your colors pop with Mojo.

Red Giant Shooter Suite

Red Giant Shooter Suite

Red Giant Shooter Suite is a set of 7 tools that gives you the freedom to shoot the way you want, with the confidence that your footage will make it from your camera to the editing timeline safe, sound and in sync. The package includes PluralEyes, Bulletproof, Offload, Denoiser II, Instant 4K, Frame 1:1 and LUT Buddy.

Storage


SanDisk Extreme II 240GB SSD

SanDisk Extreme II 240GB SSD

The solid-state drive features 240GB of storage capacity and high speed data transfer rates of up to 550 MB/s. The solid-state design means the drive has no moving parts, requires less power to operate, is more durable, resistant to shock and vibration, and runs quieter and cooler than a traditional hard drive.

3 SanDisk Extreme 32 GB SDHC Class 10

SanDisk Extreme 32 GB SDHC Class 10 UHS-1 Flash Memory Card 45MB/s SDSDX-032G-AFFP

The SanDisk Extreme 32 GB SDHC flash memory card features up to 45MB/s read/write speed. The SanDisk Extreme SDHC UHS-I Card is Class 10 and UHS Speed Class 1 rated, allowing you to seamlessly capture cinema-quality Full HD and 3D video.

LaCie 3TB d2 Hard Drive with USB 3.0 / Thunderbolt

LaCie 3TB d2 Hard Drive with USB 3.0 / Thunderbolt

The 3TB d2 Hard Drive with USB 3.0 / Thunderbolt from LaCie is a storage solution capable of saving a large amount of data. Transfer data to and from this drive quickly with a variety of connection options including USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt ports. The USB 3.0 port provides data transfer rates of up to 5Gb/s, while the Thunderbolt port can transfer data at speeds of up to 10Gb/s. The data saved on the d2 hard drive remains secure as this drive comes equipped with AES 256-bit encryption. The Kensington lock slot makes it possible to physically lock down your drive to prevent theft. Keeping things cool is the fanless, heat sink design. The included software Wuala Secure Cloud Storage, LaCie Private-Public Password Protection for Data Security, Genie Backup Manager Pro for PC, and Intego Backup Manager Pro for Mac helps to simplify managing your data stored within the drive.

Seagate Backup Plus 2TB External Hard Drive

Seagate Backup Plus 2TB Desktop External Hard Drive USB 3.0 (STCA2000100)

The Seagate Backup Plus desktop drive delivers easy-to-use, high-capacity, flexible protection. Features USB 3.0 for quick data transfer rates; upgrade to Thunderbolt technology or FireWire 800 with additional adapter. Install the pre-loaded NTFS driver for Mac and use the drive interchangeably between PC and Mac computers without reformatting. Compatible operating systems are Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP3 (32-bit and 64-bit) and Mac OS X 10.6 or higher (reformatting for Mac may be required).

Seagate Backup Plus 1TB Portable External Hard Drive

Seagate Backup Plus 1TB Portable External Hard Drive USB 3.0 (Black)(STBU1000100)

The Seagate Backup Plus portable external hard drive delivers easy-to-use, high-capacity, flexible protection. Features USB 3.0 for quick data transfer rates; upgrade to Thunderbolt technology or FireWire 800 with additional adapter. Install the pre-loaded NTFS driver for Mac and use the drive interchangeably between PC and Mac computers without reformatting. Compatible operating systems are Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP3 (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system or Mac OS X 10.6 or higher (reformatting for Mac may be required).