Equipment Resources

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Equipment Rentals/RETAILERS

The Camera Store: The Camera Store is a premier photo and video outlet based in Calgary. They are full line dealers for the entire range of photographic equipment and supplies. CSIF members receive 20% off equipment rentals.

Vistek: Canada's camera store – shop for the top brands of digital SLR cameras, camera lenses, digital cameras, HD video camcorders, and camera accessories. CSIF members receive 15% off on equipment rentals. 

M T M Equipment Rentals Ltd: A privately owned and family-run Calgary business that has served the film industry since 1975. They carry a vast array of lighting, grip equipment, generators, and much more. Also offers studio space.

Robinson's Camera: Robinson’s Camera has been serving the Southern Alberta photography community since 1939, as the go-to for camera repairs, prints, equipment sales/rentals and sport optics.  Exhibits and workshops are hosted regularly in Inglewood. 

Western Jib  is a proud Alberta company for over 20 years. Western Jib has some of the best jib operators in the world. In addition to their operators, they also have a large section of jib rental packages.

William F. White International Inc.: Canada's oldest and largest provider of motion picture, television, and digital media production equipment.

Matrix Video Communications Corp.: One of Western Canada's leading suppliers of audio and video equipment and installation services.

4k Film Production: A video production company that rents out the Red Epic Camera in Alberta, and can ship nationally.

Post-Production Services

Jump Studio: Alberta's premiere award-winning design and post-production boutique. Jump specializes in original creative, design, animation, editorial, colour grading and finishing for projects from all industries and for any medium.

The Beach Audio: The Beach Advanced Audio is a full service, world-class audio production facility, offering a complete creative package for clients worldwide and locally.

Vision Globale: Canadian-owned company offering services such as: in studios, camera and lighting rental, post-production, visual effects and 3D animation, production and management of assets for distribution and broadcast through film, television, internet and mobile networks.

Solid Green: A boutique company producing high-end visual effects, motion graphics, and animation for film, television, and commercial productions. Services include compositing, matte painting, opening titles and show packages, and 2D and 3D animation.

Film Labs

Niagara Custom Lab: Full-service motion picture film processing facility, providing 8mm, super 8, 16mm and 35mm film processing, and printing to film schools, film co-ops, collectives, leagues, arts organizations, museums, archives, independent and professional productions. CSIF members get a co-op/student rate on processing and printing for most stocks.

Frame Discreet: Film Transfer & Colour Grading Studio. Proudly scanning 8/16/35mm in 5k resolution with North America's first fully loaded 5k Lasergraphics Scanstation. Studio founded by Cinematographer Justin Lovell. CSIF members get 10% off of Frame Discreet services.

Spectra Film and Video: Processing and transferring a variety of film formats utilizing state of the art equipment. 35mm, 16mm, Super 8, Regular 8 Film.

Studio Post: Film Lab and Transfer - 16mm to SD and HD.

Exclusive Film and Digital Media: Process Super 8 and 16mm reversal stocks process 8mm, super 8mm or 156mm to DVD, mini DVD, DVCAM, beta SP, SVHS or VHS.


Front Row Insurance: an Entertainment Insurance Broker specializing in: The Film industryThe Music IndustryTheatre Companies and Photographers with offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Los Angeles.

Multimedia Risk: provides insurance for your production needs.