Supplies and Suppliers

Aries Production Resources: lighting and all related accessories, grip, tripods, jibs, dollies, matteboxes, filters, bags, cases, other accessories, expendables for camera and lighting, used film and lighting equipment and just about everything else!

Beginners Guide To DV Production: a 4-hour VHS tutorial on digital video moviemaking

Breaking Into Film: by author Kenna McHugh, a director, producer, writer, actress, and public relations professional who lives and works in California. You'll learn why the film industry is exploding, what kinds of jobs there are in the industry, who the major (and not-so-major) employers are, and much more equipment maintenance, production rentals, pro equipment sales, brokerage and leasing

DVGear: designs, sells and supports customized turnkey video editing workstations as well as web video encoding systems and servers for a variety of production types

Dysart Agency: Learn modeling and acting and how to get into the business with our videos, audio tapes and manuals for children and adults. You can become confident and self assured as you study at home or in the studio. Always be and look the best!

Feature Filmmaking at Used Car Prices: In clear, step-by-step instructions, award-winning independent filmmaker Rick Schmidt takes you on a guided tour, from start to finish

FilmLook: the award-winning, patented, realtime post-production process that gives your video-shot production the appearance of motion picture film . . . without the film!

The Filmmaker's Bookstore: hundreds of books for filmmakers, both traditional and digital. Their reviews highlight the essential books that every filmmaker should have in his or her library, conveniently organized by department a site dedicated to resources for film students, independent filmmakers and film buffs wanting to learn more about filmmaking and the business of Hollywood

Filmtools: tools, books, supplies and equipment for the motion picture professional

First Light Video: your best source for Media Arts training videos. If you are interested in television, motion picture, or music production, as an artist or behind the scenes as a craft person, you will find videos here that are informational and instructional

Fletcher Chicago: renting and selling a large inventory of video, lighting, camera support, and audio equipment. Their rental equipment is all purchased new and is well maintained

Glidecam: a wide variety of camera stabilizers (camera stabilization systems) for use with motion picture cameras, video cameras, and video camcorders

GTH Electronics: manufacture and sell the "ACE" or Advanced Colour Enhancer. This professional/consumer digital (4:2:2) video processor offers full red/green/blue white balance correction, colour shift and many other useful features

Halloween Productions: building the industry's best haunted houses, animations, 3-D attractions, special effects and sets. They also operate haunted houses in the St. Louis, MO. area which are known world wide as some of the best

Jibraltar 2000: a revolutionary Jib Arm, designed for maximum performance and durability. Incorporating off-the-shelf hardware construction as well as new millennium PVC adaptation. Specifically built for smooth fluid stability, rock solid stops and quick set-up

Mindstar Productions: makers of Cinergy 2000(tm) software, which brings unsurpassed power and control to today's motion picture set. It is the first integrated production management system that can store information from the earliest stages of pre-production to the editing room

Mobile Production Service, Inc.: motion picture equipment and studio rental

NEBTEK: providing digital video assist, remote head rentals and 24/30 frame playback.�They are also proud to introduce�affordable, quality, LCD professional monitors that cater to�the film and TV industry

New Unique Videos: a stock footage library of contemporary and archival images from around the world

Persistence of Vision An Impractical Guide To Producing A Feature Film For Under $30,000: a book published by Michael Wiese Productions

Reel Exchange: giving both filmmakers and film collectors a place to buy, sell or exchange used items. All ads are free to place

The Source Shop: selling studio lighting and grip equipment, expendables, camera accessories, extreme weather gear, crew gear and other accessories

Special Effect Supply
: providing hard-to-find information and materials to special effects artists and other craftspersons throughout the world; includes nearly 20M of articles and product information

Video Expert: how-to info and books for videographers

Zio Audiomedia: developers of professional software for studio applications driving high-end Digital Audio Workstations and RS-422 recorders and dubbers


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