equipment / sales / rental / service




MAGNANIMOUS MEDIA – RENTALS

600 West Cermak  (enter on Jefferson) Unit 1C
Chicago, IL
60616
312-456-2366

URL: MAGNANIMOUS MEDIA – RENTALS
EMAIL: [email protected]
CONTACT: 312-456-2366

Inexpensive Production Essentials
Red Epic
Red Scarlet
Canon C500
Canon C300
Sony NEX-FS700
Blackmagic Cinema Camera
Lenses
Audio
Lights and more!


A to B RENTALS

310 North Leavitt
Chicago, IL
60612
312-492-8411
FAX 312-559-0563

URL:www.atobrentals.com/a2b_main.html
PRODUCTION NEEDS FOR STUDIO, STAGE AND LOCATION
Banquet tables, folding chairs, directors chairs, wardrobe racks,
garment steamers, coolers, coffee makers, and tents.
Expendables: Including layout board, corrugated rolls, tapes, boxes, etc.


AAA Rental System

3020 W. 167th St.
Markham, IL
60428
708-210-1200
312-666-2100

URL: AAA Rental System


ABSOLUTE PRODUCTION SERVICES

2142 West Walnut
Chicago, IL 60612
312-226-1200

URL: ABSOLUTE PRODUCTION SERVICES
EMAIL: [email protected]

Toll-free: 877-228-4782
- Event Production Management – A/V Services – Equipment Rental
- Sound – Lighting – Video – Staging Reinforcement
- Logistics – Transportation – Labor
- Hospitality – Lodging – Local Transportation – Security
- Video Modules/ Editing


ACE RENT A CAR

4000 Mannheim Road
Franklin Park, IL
60131
847-297-3350
F: 847-297-0517

URL: ACE RENT A CAR

800-323-3221 Specializing in Movie Productions Rental Needs
Special Daily, Weekly & Monthly Production Rates
Complimentary Delivery and Pickup of Vehicles
Wide Selection of Automobiles, 4×4 SUVs, Passenger Vans, Cargo Vans & Pickup Trucks
Over 10 Years experience Serving the Movie Production Industry


ARTISAN STAGE and LIGHTING

847-832-1200

URL: ARTISAN STAGE and LIGHTING
( SEE- STUDIO/STAGE RENTAL)


BARBIZON LIGHTING CO. – CHICAGO

2525 North Elston / Suite D-220
Chicago, IL 60647
773-276-8500
F: 773-276-8504

URL: BARBIZON LIGHTING CO. – CHICAGO
EMAIL: [email protected]

Barbizon is the one-stop source for sales, service, installation and integration of lighting equipment,
accessories, and consumables for the Performing Arts, Themed Environments,
Live Productions, and Film and Television.
No one carries more products, knows more about them, or can get them to you faster.


CHAPMAN/LEONARD STUDIO EQUIPMENT, INC.

12950 Raymer Street
North Hollywood, CA 91605
818/764-6726 FAX 818/764-6370

URL: CHAPMAN/LEONARD STUDIO EQUIPMENT, INC.
EMAIL: [email protected]
CONTACT: Christine Huenergardt

CAMERAS, CRANES, ARMS, BASES, PEDESTALS, DOLLIES & REMOTE CAMERA SYSTEMS

ENGLAND
London:
Unit 2, North Orbital Commercial Park
Napsbury Lane St. Albans, Herts
England AL1 1XB
+ 44 1 727 838424 FAX: + 44 1 727 852241

FLORIDA
Orlando:
9460 Delegates Drive
Orlando, Florida 32837
TOLL FREE: 888 337 8243 or 407 851 3456
FAX: 407 855 1653

GEORGIA
McDonough:
120 ParkWest Drive #D
McDonough, GA 30253
TOLL FREE: 888 758 4826 FAX: 678 583 1858

LOUISIANA
New Orleans:
668 Distributors Row Suite E
Elmwood Business Park
New Orleans, LA 70123
TOLL FREE: 888 758 4826 or 504 731 6050
FAX: 504 731 6051

NEW MEXICO
Albuquerque:
5650 University Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
TOLL FREE: 888 758 4826 FAX: 505 227 2578

NEW YORK
New York
38-75 11TH Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
TOLL FREE: 888 758 4826 FAX: 718 389 1899


CHICAGO COMMUNICATIONS LLC

200 Spangler Ave.
Elmhurst, IL
60126
630-832-3311
FAX 630-832-7599

URL: CHICAGO COMMUNICATIONS LLC
EMAIL: [email protected] / [email protected]
CONTACT: Sales: Nancy Rezman – Rental: Diane Dupasquier
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2100 S. Peoria St. Chicago, IL 60608
PH: 312-829-2700/ FAX 312-829-5157
Two-Way Radio Event Communications
Motorola Solutions Channel Partner for Rental, Sales, Service & Installation for Two-Way Radios,
City-Wide Coverage & Accessories with Experienced Support. Delivery & Pick Up. Large or Small Events.
Low Rates. On-call assistance during your event.


CINEMATIC EXPERIENCE, INC.

773-485-8045

URL: CINEMATIC EXPERIENCE, INC.

(SEE – CINEMATOGRAPHERS/VIDEO CREWS)


CINEVERSE RENTALS

1000 North  Branch
Chicago, IL 60642
312-932-2700
FAX: 312-932-2799

URL: www.verrents.com
E-MAIL: [email protected]

Camera Rental featuring Arri ALEXA, ARRICAM ST/LT,  Sony F65, Red Epic,
Angeniuex Optimo, , Cooke S4/Is and Zeiss Master Primes.


CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY GROUP INC.

1455 Estes Avenue
Elk Grove Village, IL
60007 – 5405
800-826-4761
Fax: 847-671-9676

URL: www.ctchicago.com
EMAIL: [email protected]
CONTACT: Sim Elwood, General Manager

Offices in:Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, UK, Germany,
Dubai, China, Singapore, Holland.

A full service audio visual staging solutions company specializing in:
• Indoor/outdoor and Scenic LED screens.
• HD, DLP & LCD projectors from 8,000 to 30,000 ANSI lumens
• Vista Spyder & Barco Folsom Encore Hi-Res control systems.
• Multi-camera component & digital switching systems.
• Show control.
• Pro Audio reinforcement for music/entertainment & business theatre:
L-Acoustics dv-Dosc, EV, Yamaha, Innovason, Sound Craft, NEXO & Shure.
• Show management & technical direction.
• Complete staging, lighting and set design.
• Visit our web site for more information www.ctus.com


DAUFENBACH CAMERA

CHICAGO

320 N Damen Ave
Suite D201
Chicago, IL 60612
312-226-0042

SANTA FE

1 Santa Fe Studios Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87508
505-954-2420

URL: DAUFENBACH CAMERA

EMAIL: [email protected]

Daufenbach Camera is a full service camera rental house that specializing in digital cinema.
We strive to build strong and dedicated relationships with our clients and provide
an intuitive and exceptional camera rental service, designed around cutting edge technology,
custom design, and professional camera packages.

Our team at Daufenbach Camera has industry experience to help your equipment planning run smoothly,
efficiently, and affordably. We treat every inquiry as an opportunity to create a life long client relationship
and we value the experience you have at Daufenbach from start to finish.

With multiple locations and prep stations and a team of working professionals,
consider Daufenbach Camera as a resource to you and your crew.


DIGITAL REALM

2001 Midwest Road
Oak Brook, IL
60523
630-916-8100

URL: DIGITAL REALM

Six Camera High Definition Flypack available for rent.
Six Panasonic AG-HPX 370 Cameras with Studio Set-Ups and CCU’s
. TeleCast Copperhead‘s with 500’ and 1000’ Fiber Optic Cable Runs. For-A  HVS-500HS Video Switcher/AJA Ki-Pro Recorder
42” Panasonic Monitor with Kaleido Alto/Clear-Com Intercom System
Can fit through any standard 42” doorway!


ELITE TRUCK RENTAL

265 North Western Avenue
Chicago, IL
60612
312-942-1001
FAX 312-942-1822

URL: ELITE TRUCK RENTAL

CONTACT: Bill Phillips


10 ft. cargo vans
14 ft. cube trucks with ramps
15 ft. cube trucks with liftgates & e-track
18 ft. dock height trucks with liftgates & e-track
24 ft. dock height truck with liftgates & e-track
serving Chicago since 1979 locally owned & operated


ESSANAY STUDIO & LIGHTING CO., INC.

1346 N. North Branch
Chicago, IL
60642
312-664-4400
FAX 312-664-4430

URL: ESSANAY STUDIO & LIGHTING CO., INC.
EMAIL: [email protected]
CONTACT: Wayne W. Kubacki

Wayne W. Kubacki – Vice President/Manager
* Two Rental Sound Stages: 100 x 70 & 50 x 50
both stages feature: 3-wall hard cyc, air conditioning kitchen,
dressing rooms, office & conference room, private parking
* Additional production office rentals
* Lighting/grip equipment, grip trucks, generators, dolly & crane rentals


FARRIS, JOSEPH

http://www.visionsoflightinc.com

312-829-8244

(SEE – CINEMATOGRAPHERS/VIDEO CREWS)


FILMGEAR, INC.

312-666-4300

URL:THOMASSONLIGHTING.COM
EMAIL: [email protected]

(SEE : EQUIPMENT – GRIPS LIGHTING – THOMASSON LIGHTING, LTD.)


FISHER, INC., J.L.

1000 Isabel St.
Burbank, CA
91506
818/846-8366
FAX 818/846-8699

URL: FISHER, INC., J.L.
EMAIL: [email protected]

J.L. Fisher, Inc., the world leader in manufacturing and service of Camera Dollies,
Microphone Booms and Accessories.
Featuring our Fisher 11, 10 and 9 camera dollies and the Vinten Quattro Pedestals.


G A C C, Inc.

125-127 South Racine
Chicago, IL
60607
312-733-5774

URL: G A C C, Inc.

Broadcast and Professional Video
Sales Rental and Service

• Excellent reputation in the broadcast and professional video production communities throughout Chicago and the Midwest

• A committed and knowledgeable engineering staff ready to provide complete system consultation and instillation

• A full line of new and used broadcast and professional video and audio products


GRAND STAGE

630 West Lake
Chicago, IL
60661
312-332-5611
312-258-0056

URL: GRAND STAGE
EMAIL: [email protected]

Lighting sales and rentals, make-up, gaffers tape, special effects,
lamps, color media, scenic paints, TV/Film paints, drapery and rigging.
Showroom open 8:30 am – 5 pm M-F. Sat. 9 am – 1 pm.


GRIP TRIX ELECTRIC CAMERA CARS & PORTABLE POWER

Regional Agent: Lite-It Grip Truck Rentals
450 St. Andrews Ct., West Chicago, IL 60185
Lite-It (Tom Scott) Cell: 630-292-1671
Grip Trix Headquarters: 818-982-0035

URL:www.griptrix.com &www.liteit1.com
EMAIL: [email protected] & [email protected]  

Grip Trix advanced-technology lithium-powered electric camera cars
Cine Juice Pack: Pure Sine-Wave Portable Electric Power: 3000w with 7,680Wh


HeliMotion

23810 County Farm Rd.
Joliet, IL
60431
815/725-9300
FAX 815/725-9227

URL: HeliMotion
EMAIL: [email protected]

 

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AERIAL FILMING & PHOTOGRAPHY SPECIALISTS
EXECUTIVE TRANSPORT – SCOUTING
Twin Engine Helicopters, FAA Motion Picture Manual,
Extensive Credits, Wescam – Spacecam – Tyler


IMPERIAL CRANE SERVICES, INC.

Worldwide Locations
Headquarters:
9735 Industrial Drive
Bridgeview IL 60455
708/598-2300
URL: www.imperialcrane.com
RENTAL SALES CONTACT: Jay Mooncotch (VP of Rental Sales)
E-MAIL: [email protected]
Cell: 708-774-5562
EQUIPMENT SALES CONTACT: Darren Montalto (Global Sales Manager)
E-MAIL: [email protected]
Cell: 708-774-9000

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• Specializing in crane rental and sales for over 40 years.
• Our focus is on daily rentals and long-term heavy lift projects.
• Extensive experience in refinery turnarounds, wind turbine
erection and maintenance work.
• Our staff is skilled at managing multiple large scale projects.
• Ability to supply over 250 pieces of equipment at any time.
• We offer operator training, project management, cost estimation and lift coordination
while executing safety and maintaining world class service.
• Over $50 MILLION In Insurance – MORE THAN 10 TIMES The Industry Standard
• 3 MILLION Man Hours Without a Lost Time Accident (.61 EMR)


KEY CODE MEDIA

CONTACT: Brian Plante   847-456-6816

URL:www.keycodemedia.com


LIGHTING GRIP TRUCK RENTALS CHICAGO

450 St. Andrews Ct.
West Chicago, IL 60185
Cell 630-292-1671

URL: www.liteit1.com
E-MAIL: [email protected]

Contact: Tom Scott

- Gaffer/Owner/Operator www.liteit1.com
Specializing in Commercial and Independent Features 

GRIP TRIX  ELECTRIC  CAMERA CARS  And CINE POWER PACKS

• Complete lighting packages
• 3 and 5 ton grip trucks
• 18K HMI’s, Kino-Flows, Xenon flashlights
• HMI’s and Generators
• Chapman Dollies and Cranes


Midwest Cine Support

1624 West Erie Street
Chicago, IL
60622
312-296-1818
FAX 312-733-1919
EMAIL: [email protected]

Camera Support manned by professional, skilled operators and technicians. Custom car mounts , Preston Remote Systems , Weaver DS Remote , Panther Pegasus and Panther Foxy Crane which can mount on any insert car. Mitchell Bazooka, Wheel Chair Dolly , Tango Electronic


MIDWEST MEDIA GROUP

135 East Algonquin Road / Suite B
Arlington Heights, IL
60005
847-228-5588

URL: MIDWEST MEDIA GROUP


MOLE-RICHARDSON CO.

323/851-0111

URL: MOLE-RICHARDSON CO.

( SEE – GRIPS/LIGHTING)


PRODUCT PRODUCTIONS, INC.

312-421-9030

URL:PRODUCT PRODUCTIONS, INC.
(SEE – GRIPS/LIGHTING)


Propabilities INC,

1517 North Elston
Chicago, IL
60642
773-278-2384
FAX: 773-278-2393

URL: www.propabilitiesonline.com

Make it one stop and pick up:
Folding Clothes racks; Steamers; Stantions & ropes, Directors Chairs;
Folding chairs and banquet tables 4′ & 6′


RJ RECORDING & SOUND

P.O. Box 302/530 Lark Street,
Geneva, IL
60134-0302
630-232-1932

Professional Sound Reinforcement for corporate events, touring bands, county fairs, summer festivals,
theaters, conventions, political functions, dedications, talent/fashion shows and church functions.
Up to 48 Channels House & Monitors. Yahama Digital/analog, Midas, Allen & Heath Consoles Avaliable.
Eventide, Klark-Teknik, Crown, TC Electronics, BBS Omnidrive. Also Concert Staging/Lighting Available.
National Touring, Professioinal Multi-Track Recording (Location or Studio) CD Duplication & Mastering, DVD Duplication,
Equipment Rental, Reel to Reel & LP Transfers to CD. Professional Disc Jockey Services.
Celebrating 38 Years in Business in 2014!


SHOOTING STAR PRODUCTIONS, INC.

847-612-9964

URL: SHOOTING STAR PRODUCTIONS, INC.
(SEE – VIDEO CREWS/CINEMATOGRAPHERS)


SOUNDZ AUDIO VIDEO & LIGHTING

40424 North Deep Lake Rd.
Antioch, IL
60002
847-838-2121

URL: SOUNDZ AUDIO VIDEO & LIGHTING
EMAIL: [email protected]


SPEAKEASY PROMPTERS, INC.

847-426-0212

URL: SPEAKEASY PROMPTERS, INC.
( SEE – TELEPROMPTERS)


STAGE RIGHT, INC.

13610 Boulton Blvd.
Mettawa, IL 60045
Local: 847.549.8700
FAX: 847.549.8715
Toll Free: 888.770.0576

URL: www.stagerightinc.com
EMAIL: [email protected]
Contact:
Scott Stedronsky-EVP/Production Management
Ed Walker –GM/Equipment Rental

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Specialists in d3 projection mapping, HD video, ultra widescreen and system design.

A technical production and equipment rental service supplier for live events,
meetings and tradeshows worldwide.
Stage Right, Inc. owns and operates specialized audio visual and staging equipment
for the corporate and association live event industry.

Gear:
Christie Projection/Christie Spyder/Sony HD Video Cameras/ JBL line Array/Dataton Watchout/Barco Encore/Ross Carbonite /IML Connector/Shure Microphones

Services:
• Show Management • Projection Mapping • Audio/Video System Design • Lighting Design
• Show Execution • Video Imag, Documentation, Editing and Post Production
• Custom Widescreen Video Presentations in High Definition
• Video Conferencing of Live Events  • Show Transportation & Logistics
• Graphic Rendering of Production Design • Production Staffing • Equipment Rental


THOMASSON LIGHTING, LTD.

333 North Western Avenue
Chicago, IL
60612
312-666-4300
FAX 312-666-9460

URL: THOMASSON LIGHTING, LTD.
EMAIL: [email protected]
CONTACT: Todd Thomasson / Lamar Bloodworth

Lighting & Grip Truck Packages – 10 Ton • 5 Ton • 3 Ton
Lighting – HMI • Tungsten • Xenon
• Kino Flo • Litepanel • Joker • Sungun • Dedolight • Chimera
Generators – 1200 Amp • 800 Amp • 600 Amp • Honda 6500W & 5500W
Camera Dollies – Chapman Super Peewee & Hybrid • Fisher 10 & 11
Jibarms • Sliders • Car Mounts • Foggers • Mole Fans • Walkie Talkies
Complete Grip Equipment Inventory
Lightning Strikes Midwest Agent


VIDEO EQUIPMENT RENTALS – VER

3801 N. Carnation Street
Franklin Park, IL
60131
847-671-4936
FAX 847-671-4936

URL: VIDEO EQUIPMENT RENTALS – VER
EMAIL: [email protected]

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VIDEO EQUIPMENT RENTALS – VER – Detroit MICHIGAN
Detroit (DTW)21304 Hilltop Street
Southfield, MI 48034
248-304-9749 Fax: 248-304-9926
VER - Video Equipment Rentals – is the world’s largest equipment rental company supplying the broadcast,
Film and production markets, VER has state of the art technology in HD and 3D;
Creative LED and LED screen presentation for events and shows.
VER provides a full a range of creative solutions in indoor/outdoor wireless communication systems,
fiber solutions, cameras, flypaks, plasmas, monitors, projectors and more.
VER is also committed to the rapidly growing demands to provide the latest in Digital Cinematography, 3D equipment
and production packages including rigs, monitors and processing gear to support any live or taped productions.
With 23 offices across the US, Canada and Europe,
VER can provide equipment to anywhere in the world.
Offices located in: CALIFORNIA
Glendale/Los Angeles Headquaters
912 Ruberta Ave. Glendale, CA. 91201
800-794-1407 or 818-956-1444
Fax: 818-241-4519
Anaheim
1655 South Claudina Way Anaheim, CA 92805
866-837-7368 or 714-978-8811
Fax: 714-978-8812
San Diego
1048 Cudahy Place San Diego, CA 92110
619-299-8336 or 866-850-1860
Fax: 619-299-3350
San Francisco
410 East Grand Ave.So. San Francisco, CA 94080
650-837-9480 or 866-680-0250
Fax: 650-837-9488
ARIZONA
Phoenix
4625 S. 32nd St. Phoenix, AZ 85040
602-268-8000 or 800-403-9567
Fax: 602-268-8014
COLORADO
Denver
5000 Dahlia Street, Suite D Denver, Co 80216
Phone: 303-355-5001
Fax: 303-355-5015
FLORIDA
Orlando
9700 Satellite Blvd. Orlando, FL 32837
407-582-0350 or 888-582-0350
Fax: 407-582-0370
Miami
7060 State Rd 84, Suite11 Davie, FL 33317
954-723-2828 Fax: 954-723-2833
GEORGIA
Atlanta
2105 Nancy Hanks Drive Norcross, GA 30071
770-300-0401 Fax: 770-300-0341
LOUISIANA
New Orleans
3000 Lausat Street Metairie, LA 70001
504-831-6966 Fax: 504-834-7537
MASSACHUSETTS
Boston
226 West Cummings Park Woburn, MA 01801
866-255-4837 or 781-937-7612
Fax: 781-937-0682
NEW YORK
New York
620 12th Avenue 3rd Fl. New York, NY 10001
212-206-3730 or 866-483-7692
Fax: 212-206-9154
NEVADA
Las Vegas
3855 West Harmon Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89103
702-895-9777 or 877-837-8342
Fax: 702-895-7377
TENNESSE
Nashville
12630 Old Hickory Blvd. Nashville, TN 37213
Phone: 615-280-2255
Fax: 615-260-2181
TEXAS
Dallas (DFW)
1775 Hurd Drive Irving, TX 75038
214-260-1295 or 877-920-9020
Fax: 214-260-1300
Houston
455 W. 38th Street Houston, TX 77018
Phone: 713-691-1332
Fax:713-691-1178
WASHINGTON DC AREA
Maryland
4390 Parliament Place, Suite BLanham MD, 20706
301-731-9560 or 866-583-7837
Fax: 301-731-9570
WASHINGTON
Seattle
12610 Interurban Ave, SouthSuite 110Tukwila, WA 98168
206-242-3860 or 866-837-9288
Fax: 206-242-3859
CANADA
MONTREAL
110 Nordic Ave Pointe-ClaireQuebec H9R 3Y2
514-630-7986 for VER514-630-3939
Fax: 514-630-0990
TORONTO
5925 Tomken Road, Unit 18-19Mississauga, OntarioL4W 4L8
905-795-8008
Fax: 905-795-2769
VANCOUVER
6741 Cariboo Road, Suite 301 Burnaby, British Columbia V3N 4A3
604-420-3440
Fax: 604-420-3446
EUROPE
Amsterdam
Cessnalaan 551119 NK Schiphol-Rijk Netherlands
011 31 (0)20 3160520
Fax: 011 31 (0) 203160521
London
3-4 Downland Close London,N20 9LB
Phone: 011 44 (0) 20 8492 1932
Fax: 011 44 (0) 1923 839401
Germany
VER Germany gmbH
Waldstrasse 207 63071 Offenbach am Main
Phone: 011 49 (0) 69 978991300
Fax: 011 79 (0) 69 978991391


Able Cine Tech

888/223-1599


Aggreko, Inc.

16748 New Ave. Lemont, IL 60439 630-257-8480


AM AIR SERVICE

3011 Millstream Rd. Marengo Il 60152 847-602-1888


Amps 4 Lamps, Inc.

527 Prarie Lane Lake Zurich, IL 60047 847-438-4064


Audio Visual One

9611 W. Foster Schiller Park, IL 60176 847-928-9200


AV CHICAGO, INC.

619 W. Taylor St. Chicago, IL 60607  312-943-9822


AVI Midwest

717 W. Algonquin Rd. Arlington Heights, IL 60005  630-477-2300


Bridgewater Rentals

925 Lambrecht Rd. Frankfort IL 60423  708-371-8100


BROADCAST COMPANY LTD.

10 E. 22nd St. Lombard, IL 60148 847-605-8800


Broadcast Electronics, Inc.

4100 N. 24th St. Quincy, IL 62305 217/224-9600


Camera Crane Specialists

1625 Payne Ste.E Evanston, IL 60201 847-869-0300


Canon Broadcast and Communications Div.

100 Park Boulevard Itasca, IL 60143 630-250-6231