Equipment

The Media Resources department houses a large selection of equipment, including cameras, sound, lighting + grip equipment.

*** Note: All equipment on this page (and some other items) are reserved for students registered in requisite FMSA courses. To reserve Film equipment, complete and submit the online form here.

Requests must be submitted a minimum of 7 days in advance of your booking. When the request is processed, you will receive a notification email. If there is no response, the booking request did not go through; please contact a tech at Media Resources.

FMSA Cameras

Kit Name / QuantityDescription(Click Image to Enlarge)
Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera [12]BMPCC, Panasonic MFT 12-60mm Zoom Lens, Ikan Power Kit, Shape Cage with Rod Bloc and 2 Rods, SDXC 512GB, 2 Batteries + Charger
Blackmagic 4K Cinema Camera [1]BMCC 4K, 2 Batteries + Charger, SSD Card Reader, 2 SSD Drives, 24-70mm Monitor + Batteries, 24,50,85 lenses, Speedbooster, C-mount adaptor
Blackmagic 2.5K Cinema Camera [2]BMCC 2.5K, 2 Batteries + Charger, SSD Card Reader, 2 SSD Drives, 24-70mm Zoom Lens
RED Raven Camera [5]Raven, 2 Batteries + Charger, Outrigger Top Handle, 120GB Mini-Mag, 18-35mm Zoom Lens, 4.7" LCD Touch Screen, Mini-Mag Reader
RED Scarlet-W Camera [2]Scarlet-W, 2 Batteries + Charger, 24-70mm Zoom Lens, 240GB Mini-Mag, 4.7" LCD Touch Screen, Mini-Mag Reader
Sony PMW-EX1R [2]EX1R, Battery, 32GB SXS Card, 16GB SD Card, SD-SXS Card Adaptor
Sony PXW-FS7 M2 [4]FS7, 2 Batteries + Charger, 128GB QXD Card, 18-110 Zoom Lens (E-Mount), EF to E-Mount Speedbooster

FMSA Camera Accessories

Kit Name / QuantityDescription(Click Image to Enlarge)
Shape Shoulder Rig [2]Rods, handles, shoulder battery mount, offset bar, bringing the camera closer to your face.
Shape Shoulder Rig RED [7]For use with RED Raven and RED Scarlet-W cameras.
Shape Shoulder Rig FS7 [4]For use with Sony FS7 cameras.
Blackmagic Camera HandgripsSimple, light-weight metal handgrip; mounts under camera.
Shape Follow Focus with Riser and Rods [2)]Focus gear + friction wheels, rods and riser plate. Allows finer control over the lens' focus ring. Best used with a Rig.
Shape Follow Focus [8]No rods included in these kits. Used along with Shoulder Rigs.
Individual EF Rokinon Prime Lenses14mm, 24mm, 35mm, 50mm, 85mm.
Sigma 70-200mm Zoom Lens
Shape Matte Box Kit [2]Houses 4x4 filters: ND .6, ND .6 Soft Edge Gradient, ND .9, Polarizer. Rods, swing-away mount, filters, bellows, O-rings.
4K Monitor/Recorder 7"Atomos Shogun Inferno HDR Monitor/Recorder. Includes: 2 x Batteries, 256GB SSD, SSD Reader, Carrying Case...
SDI/HDMI Field HDMonitor [4]Either Viltrox [3] or ikan [1] monitors. Attach to a rig for a second screen (great for focus pullers!).
Viewfinder [2]Used with Blackmagic Cinema Cameras
Slider with Fluid HeadCinevate Slider with Manfrotto 502 Fluid Head

FMSA Grip Gear

Stands, clamps, flags, nets, silks, etc.
ItemDescription(Click Image to Enlarge)
C-Stand Rocky MountainHeavy duty light stand. One leg is adjustable to enable placement on stairs or other uneven surfaces.
C-Stand T-base (turtle)Heavy duty light stand. Base is detachable, for mounting something very low, when needed.
Mafer ClampMounts onto a pole, or c-stand
Quacker Clamp (Duck Bill or Platypus Clamp)This clamp is ideal for positioning foam core or bead board.
Magic ArmFor mounting all kinds of things to other things. Very flexible universal joints on either end.
Matthellini ClampTo grip round, square, or rectangular tubing.
Flag Kit 1 12" x 18"2 Single Scrim, 2 Double Scrim, 2 Silk, 2 Flag
For controlling light
Flag Kit 2 18" x 24"2 Single Scrim, 2 Double Scrim, 2 Silk, 2 Flag
For controlling light
Flag Kit 3 24" x 36"2 Single Scrim, 2 Double Scrim, 2 Silk, 2 Flag
For controlling light
Chimera 650Soft box or diffusion box mounts to a film light. Comes with Tent, poles, and speed-ring.
Gels - ColouredVarious colours for altering light.
Gels - CTBControl filter - Blue. For altering colour temp.
Gels - CTOControl filter - Orange. For controlling light temp.
DiffusionSoftens a light source. Translucent white material, mounted on barn doors, or other light frame.
Apple BoxesWooden boxes used to elevate people and things. They come in Full, 1/2, 1/4, Pancake sizes.

FMSA Light Kits

This table shows the light kits reserved for FMSA students. Each kit contains a variety of lights, with wattages noted for each. Kits contain a pair of gloves, set of scrims, and a spare bulb.
Kit Name / QuantityDescription 
Arri Light Kit150W/150W/150W. Includes: 3 x Barn Doors, 3 x Light Stands, Spare Bulbs.
Arri Light Kit1kW/420W/420W. Includes: 3 x Barn Doors, 3 x Light Stands, Spare Bulbs.
Arri Light Kit650W/300W/200W. Includes: 3 x Barn Doors, 3 x Light Stands, Spare Bulbs.
Kino Diva Kit [2]Kino Diva 4 Bank Light. Includes: Barn Doors, Louver, Gel Frame, 4 x Tungsten Bulbs, 4 x Daylight Bulbs, Bulb Case. No Stand included - must be requested.
LEDGO B560 LED Kit2 x LED Lights. Includes: 2 x CTO Filters, 2 x Diffusion Filters, 2 x Light Stands, 6 x Batteries, Battery Charger.
DMG Mini Switch LED KitBi-Color Light. Includes: Snap Grid, Snap Bag, V-Lock Battery Mount, Power Supply, Barn Doors, Ball Mount, 2 x V-Lock Batteries, Battery Charger. No Stand included - must be requested.
DIVA Lite 21 LED Kit [2]RGB Color Light. Includes: Barn Doors, Ball Mount, Louver. No Stand included - must be requested.
Velvet 2 Light LED Kit [2]Bi-Color Weatherproof Light. Includes: Barn Doors, Power Supply, V-Lock Battery Mount. No Stand included - must be requested. No Batteries included - must be requested.
Kit NameDescription / Contents 
Sound Devices MixPre 6 - Coming Soon!6 Channel Audio recorder with Timecode (4 mic inputs)
Sound Devices MixPre 10 - Coming Soon!12 Channel Audio recorder with Timecode (8 mic inputs)
Tascam DR-60D4 Channel Audio recorder (2 mic inputs)
Roland R-266 Channel Audio recorder (2 mic inputs, 4 onboard mics)
RØDE NTG-3 - Coming Soon!Shotgun Mic w/ Windshield
Sennheiser G4 - Coming Soon!Wireless Lav Microphone transmitter + receiver
Sennheiser ME-66Shotgun Mic w/ Windshield
AT-4053bShort Shotgun Mic
Boom BuddyHolds a boom pole on a C-Stand (C-stand booked separately)
Sound BlanketA thick, quilted blanket to hang for reduced room reflections

Media Resources Hours

Media Resources houses all the Audio Visual materials for sign out to students and faculty. Bookings are to be made a minimum of 7 days in advance. Arriving ON TIME for your bookings and returns is essential. When planning your equipment usage, please refrain from pick-up or drop-off of large packages within an hour of opening and closing times. This allows the MR staff time to put together your order, and process returns before closing.
DayTime OpenTime Closed
Monday - Thursday8am7pm
Friday8am5pm
Saturday CLOSEDn/an/a
Sunday 9am - 12pm

1pm - 3pm
12pm - 1pm

3pm - Mon.