Production Kits

CINEMA CAMERA: SONY FS5 MK I KIT
ID CODE: FMS-SONYF-01

VIDEO (4k / S35mm Sensor) 

A compact cinema camera with a suite of professional video features for documentary or independent filmmaking environments. It features better ergonomics, battery life and physical controls than a mirrorless camera, however it is heavier, larger and lacks aggressive image stabilization.  

Features 
  • Sony 18-105mm F/4.0 lens 
  • Moderate Depth of Field (Focus) 
  • Built-in ND Filter 
  • XLR Audio 
  • 14 Stop Dynamic Range 
  • 10bit Recording / Log Recording 
  • Power Zoom 

Use-cases: Experienced user for solo documentary or small crew documentary / fiction in reasonable lighting conditions.  

Accessories: EF-E Metabones lens adapter, Shogun HDMI recorder, shoulder rig, etc (see video accessories.)



USER FRIENDLY CAMCORDER: SONY PXW-X70 
ID CODE: FMS-SONYX-01

VIDEO (4k / 1” Sensor) 

A user friendly grab-and-go compact camcorder. It has the best mix of ergonomics and weight out of the camera kits, a built-in lens that has an impressive zoom lens and an auto mode that easily makes for useable footage. (The footage is aesthetically distinctly camcorder / TV rather than “filmic”.) 

Features: 
  • Built in 12x Zoom Lens 
  • Very Deep Depth of Field (focus) 
  • XLR Audio 
  • Power Zoom 
  • 9 Stops Dynamic Range 
  • 8 Bit Recording 

Use-cases: Beginners looking to document events, simple interviews or to stream using a capture card. 



LOWLIGHT MIRRORLESS CAMERA: SONY A7sII
ID CODE: FMS-SONYA-01

VIDEO (4k / Full Frame Sensor) 

The original go-to low-light mirrorless camera. A small, lightweight interchangeable lens camera that can shoot in a lot of natural lighting conditions which also features strong handheld stabilization. Can be equipped with a handle for better ergonomics and XLR audio at the cost of size and weight. 

Features: 
  • Sony 24-70mm F/2.8 Lens 
  • Sony 16-35mm F/4.0 Lens 
  • Shallow Depth of Field (Focus) 
  • XLR Audio (w. Handle) 
  • 11 Stops Dynamic Range 
  • 8 Bit Recording / Log Recording 
  • Cinema Cage (in kit) 
  • Battery Plate (in kit) 
  • Monitor (in kit) 

Use-cases: Moderate solo or group documentary projects, especially those that benefit from less imposing cameras, image stabilization and low-light performance. 

Accessories: Remote Video Trigger and External Monitor in kit. Power Junkie Battery Plate and other accessories available (see video accessories.)




HYBRID LOWLIGHT CAMERA: SONY A7cII
ID CODE: FMS-SONYA-02

HYBRID VIDEO / STILLS (4k / Full Frame Sensor/ 33.0 MP) 

An updated / miniaturized child of the A7sII. It features the same lowlight performance and image stabilization while adding subject detect auto-focus, variable shutter and 10 bit recording. It also has a sensor resolution suitable for stills and video. (It is slightly more subject to moire in video as a result.) 

Features: 
  • Sony 28-60mm F/4-5.6 “Pancake” Lens 
  • Shallow Depth of Field (Focus) 
  • 11 Stops Dynamic Range 
  • 10 Bit Recording / Log Recording 
  • Peak Design Strap / Anchors 

Use-cases: Experienced user in any video shooting situation and most photo situations. Kit does not come with XLR Audio and a simple lens, but other equipment is available to suit these needs. 

Accessories: EF-E Metabones Lens Adapter and more (see video accessories.)



ALL AROUND STILLS: 5D MK III
ID CODE: FMS-5DSLR-01

STILLS (Full Frame Sensor / 22.3 MP) 

A classic stills camera with a healthy 22.3mp sensor for professional quality photos and prints. It has a slightly higher ISO cap and continuous shooting capability then the 5Ds but it otherwise handles and operates identically. 

Features: 
  • Canon L-Series 24-105mm F/4.0 Lens 
  • Shallow Depth of Field (Focus) 
  • 11.8 Stops Dynamic Range 

Use-cases: General photography. 

Accessories: AC Adapter Kit, Timer Remote Control, EF Lenses (see video accessories.)



HIGH RESOLUTION STILLS: CANON 5Ds
ID CODE: FMS-5DSLR-02

STILLS (Full Frame Sensor / 50.6 MP) 

A very high-definition stills focused DSLR. It has a mammoth 50 megapixel sensor making it ideal for projects that require crisp definition or large scale prints. It’s body, menus and color science are the same as a standard Canon 5D style camera. 

Features: 
  • Canon L-Series 24-105mm F/4.0 Lens 
  • Shallow Depth of Field (Focus) 
  • 12.5 Stops Dynamic Range 

Use-cases: High detail, high resolution photography. 

Accessories: AC Adapter Kit, Timer Remote Control, EF Lenses (see video accessories.)





360 CAMERA: Go Pro Max
ID CODE: FMS-GOMAX-01

360 VIDEO / ACTION CAM (5.6k 360 / 1440p Standard)

User friendly small form factor 360 camera from GoPro. It’s Waterproof (16ft), has GoPro’s image stabilization system and a built-in touchscreen for monitoring and control (or it can be paired with an  app for easier access.)



ACTION CAMERAS: GoPro Hero 3+
ID CODE: FMS-GOPRO-01 / 03 / 04

OLD SCHOOL ACTION CAM (4k*)

These are old school action cameras with waterproof housings. They are technically capable of 4K video but this will be a noticeably more “retro” quality level then a modern action camera or phone. Suitable if you wanted to simulate security cameras or a 2000s video look.