1080 Studios now has the LiveU bonded cellular solution that is basically a satellite truck in a backpack. Your message can be distributed by 1080 studios using our LiveU transmission unit. We bring the studio to you, and can help keep everyone as safe as possible. LiveU is helping drive the live video revolution, providing live video streaming for TV, mobile, online and social media.
Often, especially now, you can’t get everyone at your company together in one place. 1080 Studios is offering live streaming for remote events, sales conferences, or companywide status meetings. Let your audience become part of your story with high-quality live video, transmitted to and from anywhere in the world, through the use of patented bonding and video transport technology.
LiveU creates a consistent bandwidth and a reliable connection so you can acquire, manage and distribute high-quality remote live broadcasts.
Sony FX9 Full Frame 4K Camera
The Sony FX9 allows DP’s to create beautiful imagery in 4K and HD with this addition to the Sony MPC line-up. The camera features a huge high resolution full-frame sensor capable of capturing every detail in the scene with shallow depth of field and stunning bokeh with a truly cinematic look. 15+ stops of dynamic range and Dual Base ISO enable capture of every nuance, from subtle shadow detail to spectacular highlights and with an immaculate color palette.
The camera is Netflix approved, and has a new MPC designation, Motion Picture Camera.
Sony F-55 4K, UHD, 2K, and 1080 HD Camcorder
Sony’s F55 is the chameleon camera that can do it all! It supports digital cinematography-broadcast production and live television broadcasting. It shoots onboard 4K-and also 2K and standard HD. It has a Super 35mm sensor that works with Cine PL lenses or Canon EF lenses, and with 2/3-inch HD zoom lenses via B4 adaptor. The F55 can change personality depending on the needs of the project, the day or the individual shot. It’s uniquely engineered to reward our clients now-and far into the future.
Sony FX3 Cinema Line Full-frame Camera
The Sony FX3 is the smallest camera in the Sony Cinema Line lineup, but that doesn’t make it any less formidable for crafting cinematic imagery.
The FX3 offers an amazing set of features including S-Cinetone, and 4K recording matching it’s big brother the FX9, fast autofocus, 5-axis image stabilization, some of the best low light reproduction, It has a detachable top handle that supports multiple XLR inputs, it’s a camera ready for life on set. Here are a few things you might not know about it.
Panasonic HPX 2000
The Panasonic AJ-HPX2000 2/3″ 3CCD P2 HD/SD Multi-Format Camcorder brings a lot of flexibility to the table. Whether your production requires HD, SD, 1080i or 720p, the HPX2000 will record your format of choice onto up to five solid-state P2 cards. DVCPRO HD, DVCPRO 50, and AVC-Intra in 50 or Master Quality 100mbps. With its high sensitivity, wide dynamic range, the HPX2000 delivers outstanding professional images and an efficient workflow that make it the ideal tool for digital newsgathering, broadcasting, and even independent film productions. HD/SD line recording is possible from SDI (serial digital) input. This is extremely useful in broadcast applications, including news pool feeds acquisition. HPX2000 supports all of the HD/SD formats used around the world, it can produce videos for overseas broadcasts and for use in overseas markets.
DJI OSMO Hand Held Gyro Stabilized 4k Camera
Motion without blur. Action shots without shake. Perfect video even when you move. Thanks to advanced technologies specifically designed to keep the camera flat no matter how move it, the DJI Osmo helps you record videos and take photos like never before. It is much more than just a camera. It helps you create with more freedom than ever.
Go Pro HD Hero 3 Black Edition Camera
- Stunning 4K video and 12MP photos. In Single, Burst, and Time Lapse modes
- RAW photos provide the most flexibility when using advanced photo editing software. WDR photo mode captures both added detail in shadows and highlights in the scene
- Fine-tune exposure settings with simple on-screen Exposure Control
- Advanced audio processing captures left and right stereo audio channels.
- Captures the location where your photos and videos are taken.
Canon 4K CN-E 18-80mm T4.4 Compact-Servo Lens
The Canon CN-E 18-80mm T4.4 COMPACT-SERVO Lens combines the functionality of Canon’s EF lenses with the features and performance of their CN-E Cinema Zoom lineup. The lens covers an incredibly useful 18 to 80mm focal range while maintaining a constant T-stop of T4.4 (f/4) throughout, with matching color characteristics of existing CN-E lenses. This lens is Canon’s first cine-style option to incorporate image stabilization and auto focus functionality when paired with Cinema EOS cameras. Further enhancing the versatility of this lens, Canon has equipped it with a servo drive unit compatible with industry-standard lens controllers, for full zoom, focus, and iris control. Canon 50mm and 85mm Full Frame EF F1.2 L Prime Lenses Clearly distinguished by its bright maximum aperture, the Canon EF 50mm and 85mm f/1.2L USM is a normal-length L-series prime also sporting a robust physical design and advanced optical layout. The impressively fast f/1.2 maximum aperture affords a great degree of control over depth of field for isolating subjects and producing desirable selective focus effects.
Sony 50mm and 85mm Full Frame GM Prime Lenses
Sony 50mm and 85mm Full Frame GM Prime Lenses Clearly distinguished by its bright maximum aperture, the Sony GM 50mm and 85mm f/1.2L and F1.4 is a normal-length prime also sporting a robust physical design and advanced auto-focus features. The impressively fast f/1.2-1.4 maximum aperture affords a great degree of control over depth of field for isolating subjects and producing desirable selective focus effects.
Sony PZ-16-35mm and 28-135 Full Frame GM Zoom Lenses
Sony PZ-16-35mm and 28-135mm Full Frame Zoom Lenses Clearly distinguished by its full frame coverage and maximum 4.0 aperture, the Sony GM PZ Zooms are also sporting a robust physical design and advanced auto-focus features.
Sony 24-105 Full Frame GM Zoom Lens
Designed for versatility, the FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS Lens from Sony is a wide-angle to short-telephoto zoom designed for E-mount mirrorless cameras. Complementing the useful range of focal lengths is a constant f/4 maximum aperture, which maintains consistent performance throughout the zoom range and also affords increased control over depth of field. Also, has advanced optical stabilization and full frame coverage.
Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS
The Sony FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS an amazing telephoto zoom lens for the Sony full-frame E-mount cameras. It features 23 elements in 18 groups including one newly developed XA (extreme aspherical) element and offers built-in 5-axis Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, has a minimum focusing distance of 0.96m and 0.25x maximum magnification, and has a circular 11 blade diaphragm which creates an attractive blur to the out-of-focus areas of the image. The combination of a Super Sonic Wave Motor for the front group and Dual Linear Motor for the rear achieves quick and precise focus, the Super Nano AR coating limits glare and flaring, and it’s also dust and moisture resistant.
Monitors & Accessories
Panasonic LH1700W 17″ HD/SD LCD Production Monitor
The Panasonic BT-LH1700W is a 17″ widescreen monitor designed for broadcast and studio applications. It utilizes advanced processing technology to reproduce images with color and contrast qualities once found only in CRT monitors. This model is capable of displaying all the HDTV formats and frame rates as well as being NTSC and PAL compatible.
Panasonic BT-LH910 HD LCD Production Monitor
The Panasonic BT-LH910is a powerful new 9-inch LCD monitor for field and studio applications. Breakthrough features include a new high brightness, high contrast panel that affords the best picture quality in its class; newly-developed 3D assist functions; and professional interfaces including HDMI and 3G-SDI. Equally suitable for production, broadcast and institutional applications and can be utilized on-camera as an electronic viewfinder, on location, and in mobile or live settings.
The BT-LH910 offers production-level critical viewing with 1280 x 768 WXGA pixel resolution, the highest in the 9-inch and under professional LCD monitor category. The monitor’s high brightness (350cd /m²), high contrast (1000:1), horizontally-aligned IPS panel has 176 degree vertical and horizontal viewing angles, the widest offered by any LCD display. It delivers exceptional imagery with superb color accuracy and exhibits minimal changes in brightness and color due to the viewing angle.
Small 703 On-Camera Monitor
FW703 features a 7″ Full HD screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1200 and up to 323 ppi density. This compact monitor includes 3G-SDI and 4K HDMI inputs and outputs.
The IPS 160°wide-viewing angle allows the operator to have a clear, easy-to-see image as their position shifts, and features a brightness of 450 cd/m2 with a contrast ratio of 1200:1. The FW703 features professional color calibration, peaking, zoom, anamorphic mode, markers, and image flip. Ideal for film making, video shooting. affords the best picture quality in its class; newly-developed 3D assist functions; and professional interfaces including HDMI and 3G-SDI. Equally suitable for production, broadcast and institutional applications and can be utilized on-camera as an electronic viewfinder, on location, and in mobile or live settings.
Atomos 19” Sumo Monitor Display
The Atomos 19” Sumo monitor display is amazing on the set, you will never miss focus and the brightness of this monitor cannot be undervalued when being used as a field monitor. The brightness allows for HDR workflows and when battling the bright sun, the added brightness comes in clutch. Additionally, the included hood doubles down on that usage. The size is great for a director or a group that wants to view the same screen. Like other Atomos monitors, the Sumo19 includes pre-set LUTs for previewing log footage from most camera brands in Rec. 709 and other common gamuts. HDR production is happening now and the Sumo monitor is well suited to monitor in HDR, Atomos offers AtomHDR, which offers a way to monitor SDR +3 stops for 809 percent of Rec 709.
Panasonic HPM100 Portable P2 Recorder/Player
The Panasonic AJ-HPM100 is a portable 5 slot P2 recorder capable of capturing and playing back multiple HD formats and frame rates. The AJ-HPM100 recorder Features a 9″ LCD monitor and the recorder makes it easy to preview, make insert edits, and overview image quality. The unit is compact and lightweight The portable AJ-HPM110 P2 Mobile solid-state recorder/player is ideal for use in the field, in mobile vehicles or in the studio, because it offers master quality recording and playback in a wide range of high definition formats, including 1080p (native), 1080i and 720p and is designed to work with virtually any professional camera system, from tape-based digital cameras to high-end cinema cameras with 1080/24PsF output (in full-raster 1920×1080 or 1280×720).
Lighting & Grip
Litepanels Astra 6X 1×1 Bi-Color
The Astra 6X Bi-Color panel is the next generation of LED panels Litepanels. The innovative Astra family of LED panels were years in the making, following the Litepanels tradition of a one square foot form factor, the Astra series is designed with select premium quality, high CRI, surface mount LEDs and paired with custom optics that provides the Astra 6X series with high color quality that’s perfect for lighting talent. The Astra 6X has an impressive output that rates among the highest of LED panels. It is now 6 times brighter than the original 1×1. This higher intensity results in a longer throw and illuminates a wider area, allowing the panel to compete with strong exterior light sources or illuminate a large area effectively with just a single fixture.
Aputure LS 600D Pro
The LS 600d Pro Light Storm Daylight LED Light from Aputure is a powerful COB LED fixture with expansive power, control options, and output comparable to a 1200W HMI, augmented by its 55° Hyper Reflector. The precision fixture has a solid 5600K color temperature with a high CRI/TLCI rating of 96 that is great for location shooting outdoors, or in areas dominated by other daylight-balanced fixtures such as HMIs. Besides power, control is a driving force in the design of the 600d Pro. The light also has a myriad of wireless control methods, such as the included 2.4 GHz remote, the Sidus Link mobile app, and the built-in wireless DMX control. It has four dimming curves: Linear, Exponential, Log, and S-Curve, to ensure accuracy regardless of your chosen brightness level. It has a 36” Softbox as well for beautiful wrap key.
Arri Softbank IV Light Kit
This may be the only tungsten kit you need, with a perfect balance of wattage to light beautiful interviews, stand-ups and b-roll. Includes 2-300w Fresnel, 2-650w fresnel, 1-Arrilite 1,000 w/Speedring, Chimera, spare lamps, and large rolling Arri case.
K5600 400w HMI Par Kit
The 400 system was designed specifically for the fast pace and quick set ups of news coverage. The ultra fast re-strike lamp starter assures quiet and immediate lamp ignition and re-ignition. This innovative fixture has retained the qualities of the system, offering two fixtures in one: an Omni-directional fixture and a directional focus-able open face Flood. Our package includes: head & ballast, lenses, barn doors, speed ring, Small Chimera, spare lamp, case, and stand.
Flolight MicroBeam 512 High Powered LED Video Light (5600K)
The Flolight MicroBeam 512 High Powered LED Video Light (5600K) is a fully dimming fixture with a 60° beam angle. Output is the impressive equivalent of 500W of tungsten light while drawing only 48.5W. Power is provided by the included 110-240V AC Power Adapter. The MicroBeam 512 comes with a yoke and 5/8″ receiver. The LEDs are rated for 25,000 hours of use making it almost maintenance free.
- Microbeam 512 512 Ultra bright daylight LEDs
- Daylight balanced approximately 560060° beam angle
- Equivalent to a powerful 500W “hotlight”
- Full dimming control
- Optional DMX models available
- Mounting yoke
- External 12V DC input
- 110-240V AC Power Adapter included
- Optional slide-on filter holder and slide-on barndoors
- Uses under 50W of energy
- Weighs just 5.0 lb (2.3 kg)
Chroma Key Green/Blue Screen 6’x6’ on Scrim-Jim Frame or 9′ Seamless
Chroma Key is a great tool for digital video applications and digital compositing. This collapsible unit sets up in minutes and provides a flat/smooth surface instantly. This 6′ x 6′ size is ideal for head shots all the way to full length shots. Collapses for easy transport and storage. Includes a stand and bag upon request.
Grey, White, Black 9′ seamless Backgrounds.
Sachtler Caddy and 18III Fluid Head Tripods Sachtler Caddy fluid head comes with pan handle and quick release plate and has a 7 step pan/tilt drag settings and two built-in counterbalance springs with a 60 mm top slide plate. Head has payload range up to 32 lb. The Gitzo tripod Features just 3 leg sections, and is the lightest and the shortest model in the Series 5 range. It is designed as an ultra-sturdy tripod. Its rated load capacity is 55 lbs, and it offers an incredibly stable base for any professional high performance equipment. Adjusts from 7” to 49”.
Additional Equipment & Services
Sachtler Caddy and 18III Fluid Head Tripods Sachtler Caddy and 18III Fluid Head Tripods
Sachtler Caddy fluid head comes with pan handle and quick release plate and has a 7 step pan/tilt drag settings and two built-in counterbalance springs with a 60 mm top slide plate. Head has payload range up to 32 lb. The Gitzo tripod Features just 3 leg sections, and is the lightest and the shortest model in the Series 5 range. It is designed as an ultra-sturdy tripod. Its rated load capacity is 55 lbs, and it offers an incredibly stable base for any professional high performance equipment. Adjusts from 7” to 49”.
Kessler Crane 3′ CineSlider Dolly with Parallax Arm
Kessler’s CineSlider is a heavy duty, portable, mini-dolly slider system for camera rigs weighing up to 80 pounds. When you add the Parralax arm the slider provides automatic panning to equation. the CineSlider is extremely light and portable and provides stunning automatic camera moves that include and inward and outward panning shots, while providing users a second axis to their linear movements. The Kessler Parallax’s non-intrusive design allows users to choose between automatic panning or standard linear sliding without removing the Parallax bar.
Kessler Crane Second Shooter
Second Shooter is a revolutionary motion control system that boasts a sleek and compact design, feature-rich operation and an incredibly intuitive user interface. Featuring 100% repeatable motion control for live-mode, looping, time-lapse and stop-motion applications Second Shooter provides users with ultra-smooth and quiet motion control, making it an outstanding companion on any job. Second Shooter will meet the needs of large production houses and one-man-bands alike. With the ability to set up and operate quickly, it can be deployed in run-and-gun environments just as easy as it can be used in dramatic astro-timelapses.
Spyder Dolly with Flex-Trak Spyder Dolly with Flex-Trak
The ultimate in portable dolly systems! The Spider Dolly is the most portable professional dolly on the market. Combined with a piece of Flex-Trak, the simple 3-Leg Spider converts your tripod into an extremely portable, tracking dolly. Combined with the amazing Flex-Trak, the seamless dolly track can be configured in straight runs that can suddenly curve in any radius or direction. The basic unit is 40?, which will loop to make on 17? run. With two pieces the dolly will create a 40? run. Each section rolls up into a 2? diameter bundle and weighs 40lbs creating un precedent portability for a track rigid enough to support an operator, yet flexible enough to curve into a 90 degree turn with a 2? radius. The key to FlexTrak’s success lies in the unique capability of our Spider Dolly’s track wheels, which are designed with double articulating arms that create the ability to negotiate sharp radius turns.
EZ FX 8ft Jib Arm EZ FX 8’ Jib Arm
The EZ Jib arm is a portable, user friendly and the most versatile Jib arm in the production industry. Cost effective, user friendly and versatile are the attributes that set the EZ Jib arm apart from all others. Add production value and get the sophisticated look of moving camera shots in your productions. Save valuable production time by setting up your static shots very quickly. This Jib becomes the most unique jib on the market, allowing you to produce compound jib shots with pan/tilt movement. This system was designed with the end user in mind and with a modern approach to production. This system will adapt to any production scenario and grow with your needs.
Prompter People 17in LCD Camera Mounted Teleprompter Prompter People 17″ LCD Camera Mounted Teleprompter
This portable camera-mounted teleprompter is perfect for field and studio use, and can be used with any sized camera. It has a super bright LCD that can be seen from up to 20 feet away. Can be rented alone, or with one of our qualified operators. Please call for prompter operator rates.
- Bright 17″ color LCD SVGA display
- Supports cameras up to 40lbs
- Can control scrolling speed wirelessly
- Use with film, full size Beta SP, DigiBeta, HDV or DVCAM, single or 3-chip minidv cameras and HDV cameras like the Z1U, Panasonic HVX200 and Canon XHA1
- Only 14 lbs including monitor
- Use LCD as extra desktop monitor
- High quality computer machined aluminum
- Patent pending optic system
- Ultra-Clear HD Glass Beamsplitter
Our complete field audio package includes everything for capturing pristine audio on the set: A Sound Devices 3-Channel Mixer powered with rechargeable AB Batteries, A VBS Carbon Fiber Boom pole, Sennheiser MHK 66 Shotgun Mic, 2 – Zaxcom digital Wireless sets, 2 Sanken Lavaliers. Zaxcom’s wireless microphone systems use only 100% digital modulation, this results in audio quality superior to any analog or digital hybrid FM wireless system available.
All of Zaxcom wireless has a unique feature that is not available in any other wireless systems. Each of Zaxcom’s TRX belt pack, plug-on and, camera link transmitter features a built-in two track timecode recorder. This feature allows the inputted audio to be recorded directly to a removable micro SD card for no drop outs and unlimited range!
The Scriptboy is the ideal production assistant’s assistant. It provides a large, clear readout of timecode from the camera at distances of up to 100 meters, without cables – and without having to ask the cameraman “what’s the code?” A small battery-powered transmitter is attached to the camera and fed with LTC timecode in EBU or SMPTE, dropframe or non-dropframe format. This is transmitted to the Scriptboy clipboard which automatically detects the format and decodes the signal for display. The display reading can be frozen so that accurate timecode can be recorded on.