EQUIPMENT




MALELO AND COMPANY

 3336 South Halsted Chicago, IL 60608   773-927-6066


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


AERIAL PRODUCTION SERVICES

1339 South Wood Street
Chicago, IL 60608
Cell: 630-965-4354

URL: www.aerialproduction.net
EMAIL: mfranck@aerialproduction.net

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AERIAL PRODUCTION & FILMING SPECIALISTS
NATIONWIDE SERVICE
TRANSPORT AND SCOUTING SERVICE
FAA LOW LEVEL MOTION PICTURE MANUAL
TWIN ENGINE HELICOPTERS
SAG – MPPA PILOTS
PICTORVISION – CINEFLEX – SHOTOVER CAMERA SYSTEMS


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 2016

 

 

 

 

 

Barbizon Lighting is your one-stop source for sales, service, integration, and installation
of lighting equipment, accessories, and consumables for Film, Television, Performing Arts,
Themed Environments, and Architecture.

No one carries more products, knows more about them, or can get them to you faster.


BARBIZON LIGHTING CO. – CHICAGO

773-276-8500

URL: BARBIZON LIGHTING CO. – CHICAGO
(SEE – EQUIPMENT)


CENTRAL CAMERA

CENTRAL CAMERA

230 South Wabash
Chicago, IL 60604
312/427-5580
312/427-1898
Outside Chicago Area 800/421/1899

URL:www.central-camera.com

Our 116th Year

M – F 8:30 – 5:30 Sat.  8:30 – 5:00 Sun. Closed
Lowest Prices
- PHOTOGRAPHIC HEADQUARTERS SINCE 1899!!
DELIVERY AVAILABLE!


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
Nicole Huenergardt

Telescopic Crane Arms, Remote Camera Systems, Bases, Arms, Dollies,
Pedestals, Camera Cars & Process Trailers

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
Fayetteville:
500 Sanddy Creek Rd.
Building 2004 suite 101
Fayetteville, GA 30214
(Located on the lot at Pinewood Studios Atlanta)
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


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
Chicago Communications

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.


CHICAGO PRODUCTION CENTER, THE

5400 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL
60625
773-509-5555
773-509-5303

URL: CHICAGO PRODUCTION CENTER, THE

* Four Sound Stages: 105′ x 85′, 60′ x 90′. 40′ x 60′, 30′ x 40′
* Production Offices, Make-up and Dressing Rooms
* Remote Production/Microwave/Uplink, Trucks
* Skilled Crews Available
* Scene Shop & Scenic Design
* On-line, Off-line and AVID Editing


CHICAGO PROMPTER/GLEY PRODUCTION SERVICES, INC.

15W437 Concord
Elmhurst, IL
60126
630-832-5060

URL: CHICAGO PROMPTER/GLEY PRODUCTION SERVICES, INC.
EMAIL: [email protected]
CONTACT: Greg Gley – Owner/Operator

TOLL FREE (Outside Chicago Area): 866-832-5060
Executive Speech Prompters (Presidential – Podium)
Camera Mount Teleprompters (Lightweight, Flatscreen)
Experienced Operators Providing Excellent SERVICE!!!


CHICAGOLAND TRUCK RENTAL

3939 West Montrose
Chicago, IL 60618
773-588-3939

E-Mail:[email protected]
URL:www.chicagolandtruckrental.com

Chicagoland movie logo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15 passenger van (seats/rows can be removed for additional space)
10ft/12ft cargo vans
12ft Box trucks
15ft Box trucks with ramps with e-track
17ft truck with lift gate, side door and e-trac
22ft/24ft (5 ton) dock height truck with lift gate and e-track
Metro racks, Mag-liners, Pads, Dollies, Straps, D-rings, Bungies, Boxes
55 Years of service. 4th generation


CINEMATIC EXPERIENCE, INC.

773-485-8045

URL: CINEMATIC EXPERIENCE, INC.

(SEE – CINEMATOGRAPHERS/VIDEO CREWS)


CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY GROUP INC.

1455 Estes Avenue
Elk Grove Village, IL
60007 – 5405
847-671-9670
Fax: 847-640-6559

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

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

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.
• Lighting Systems
• Show management & technical direction.
• Complete staging, lighting and set design.
• Permanent audio visual installations.
• Visit the CT group website for more information at www.CT-Group.com


DAUFENBACH CAMERA

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

URL:www.daufenbachcamera.com

Daufenbach Camera is a full service camera rental house that specializes in digital cinema.
At Daufenbach we strive to 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. 給With multiple locations and prep stations and a team of working professionals, consider Daufenbach Camera as a resource to you and your crew.

Inventory includes: Angenieux, Zeiss, Canon, Arri, Red, Blackmagic, Sony, Preston, EasyRig


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!


Electronic Script Prompting

6129 Western Ave.
Willowbrook, IL
60527
630-887-0346

URL: Electronic Script Prompting


ELITE TRUCK RENTAL

312-942-1001

URL: ELITE TRUCK RENTAL

( SEE : EQUIPMENT-SALES,RENTAL,SERVICE)


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

312-664-4400

(SEE – EQUIPMENT/SALES/RENTAL)


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
Jules Tomko – President
* 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


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

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


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.


GASAWAY MAINTENANCE COMPANY

1290 Lakeside Dr.
Romeoville IL 60446
630/378-1616 x215

URL:www.gasawayco.com
E-mail: [email protected]
Contact: Gemma Bright

WATER DELIVERY in full size semi trucks from 500 gallons to 5500 gallons per load.
Available 24 hours a day for wetting down sets or filling tanks, pools, ponds, etc.

We have successfully provided water service for many of the local production companies
for commercial shoots, live products, and stage productions.
Please feel free to call with any special bulk water needs or requests.

Our trained and accommodating drivers have been to Navy Pier, Ravinia and Harpo studios.

Also available for rent are full size municipal trucks, pick up trucks, skidsteer loaders,
rubber tire loaders, snow plows and semi tank trucks.


GRAND STAGE

1319 W Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60642

3418 N Knox Ave
Chicago, IL 60641

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.


GRAND STAGE

312-332-5611

URL: GRAND STAGE

(See EQUIPMENT – SALES, RENTAL, SERVICE)


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 MEDIA GROUP

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

URL: MIDWEST MEDIA GROUP


MIDWEST PROMPTER SERVICE

4421 Denny Ct.
Rolling Meadows, IL
60008
847-934-8003
EMAIL: [email protected]

CONTACT: Bob or Cathy McLain
CELL : 847-910-4736

• COMPUTER PROMPTING W/EXPERIENCED OPERATORS
• PUBLIC SPEAKING – Presidential podium prompters – Floor monitors – various sizes up to 40”
• CAMERA PROMPTERS – Multiple camera set-ups, including high bright monitors – Off-camera set-ups
• HD INTERROTRON setups


MOLE-RICHARDSON CO.

12154 Montague
Pacoima, CA 91331
323/851-0111
FAX 323/851-5593

URL: www.mole.com
EMAIL: [email protected]

Mole-Richardson Co.- Designers, manufacturers and sellers of Motion Picture, Still Photographic and Video Lighting Equipment. Also, over 8,000 expendable products for sale at Studio Depot and studiodepot.com.


MOLE-RICHARDSON CO.

323/851-0111

URL: www.mole.com

( SEE – GRIPS/LIGHTING)


MoPro CHICAGO

847-489-1057

E-Mail: [email protected]
URL: www.moprochicago.com

MoPro Chicago is a full service production motorhome customized for on location needs.

Amenities include:
• 3 Hair and makeup stations with ample power
• Large wardrobe area with built in racks, steamer, and iron
• Full kitchen and bathroom
• Plenty of desk space, printer/copier, wifi and supplies
• Extra generator, folding tables and chairs, pop-up tent

and MoPro Mike to give you a hand


NBC CHICAGO STAGES

454 North Columbus Drive
Chicago, IL  60611
312-836-5557

URL: http://nbcchicago.filmmakersdestination.com

E-MAIL: [email protected]

-2 Sound stages ideal for still shoot, television, independent features
and commercial productions
-Comfortable green rooms with make-up stations
-Audience waiting rooms
-Production office services
-Set Design & Carpentry Shops
-Paint Shop-Electric-Audio/Visual Services
-Transmission
-Centrally located in downtown Chicago
-Illinois Film Services Tax Credit
-Competitively Priced
-All Productions Welcome


PRODUCT PRODUCTIONS, INC.

1850 West Hubbard Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622
312-421-9030
FAX 312-733-0479

URL: PRODUCT PRODUCTIONS, INC.
EMAIL: [email protected]

* 5 Ton, 3 Ton & 1 Ton Truck Packages..CREW
* Sound Stages with both chroma key green and white cyc walls..CREW!
* All Cameras, ENG, EFP, Multi-Camera, Live Switch..CREW!
* Insert Car, Process Trailer, Tow Dolly..CREW!
* Generators, Dollies, Jib Arms, Cranes, Foggers, Wind Machines…CREW!
* HMI s, Kinos, LED lights (new Eco Punch Plus and Jab LEDs)..CREW!
* 15 and 12  Passenger Vans, Cube Trucks, HD Monitors, Audio Packages,
Mobile Radios and more!..CREW!


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′


RESOLUTION PRODUCTIONS GROUP

312-243-8230

URL: www.resolutionproductionsgroup.com

(See PRODUCTION COMPANIES/DIRECTORS)


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 39 Years in Business in 2015!


RURAL STUDIOS

3144 W. Carroll/Suite 200
Chicago, IL
60612
773-265-0641
773-265-6970

Rural copy

URL: RURAL STUDIOS
EMAIL: [email protected] [email protected]
CONTACT: Seth Henrikson

* 7000 sq. foot open loft
* 30′ x 20′ x 12′ white cyc
* 15′ x 20′ x 12′ green cyc
* 14′ ceilings
* cement floor
* exposed brick walls
* south facing 12′ windows
* tungsten package available
* full kitchen
* great conference & meeting space
* production office space


SGW TELEPROMPTER SOLUTIONS, INC.

844 8th Avenue
LaGrange, IL
60525-2949
773-402-0105
FAX 708-482-9159

URL: SGW TELEPROMPTER SOLUTIONS, INC.
EMAIL: [email protected]
CONTACT: Sean Graham-White

• SUPERIOR SERVICE, EQUIPMENT AND OPERATORS.
• CAMERA MOUNTS – Jibs, mini-DV cams, DSLRs no problem! New DayBrites
• EXECUTIVE SPEECH PROMPTERS – for public speaking. Bright and clear!
• INTERROTRON – Single and Double set-ups.
• Floor stands, floor monitors, printers…. Union & non-union venues.


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]


SPACE STAGE STUDIOS

1844 West Hubbard Street
Chicago, IL 60622
312-733-8017
FAX 312-733-0479

URL: SPACE STAGE STUDIOS
EMAIL: [email protected]

Main stage has both a chroma key green and white cyc walls and floor.
Easy access for loading in and out.
Easy access for vehicles to be driven right onto studio floor.
Scene dock with easy access for loading in and out.
Set building and storage
Video facilities with control room can be provided.
All the Amenities, Private Parking, Lighting and Grip Packages,
Audio Packages, Prompter Services, Dollies, Crewing and Expendables.
Perfect location for your next production or private event!


SPEAKEASY PROMPTERS, INC.

1053 Van Tassel Road
Sleepy Hollow, IL 60118
847-426-0212
Mobile: 224-629-0109

URL: SPEAKEASY PROMPTERS, INC.
EMAIL: [email protected]
CONTACT: Rene and Judy Larsen

Proudly serving Chicagoland since 1987
•  Last second jobs welcomed!
•  BACK-UP COMPUTERS AND PROMPTERS ON EVERY JOB!
•  Lightweight LCD camera mounted prompters
• ‘IN YOUR FACE’ prompter for hand-held camera and steadicam
•  Executive Speech Prompters with LARGE 20” LCD monitors
• Hi-Brite Teleprompters for daylight shoots
• INTERROTRON system
• EYE DIRECT system (Mark II)
• Union & non-union venues


SPEAKEASY PROMPTERS, INC.

847-426-0212

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


UPSTAGING, INC.

821 Park Ave.
Sycamore, IL
60178
815/899-9888
FAX 815/899-1080

URL: UPSTAGING, INC.
EMAIL: [email protected] [email protected]

Full service Production Lighting Company providing sales, service, and turnkey theatrical lighting systems for Concert Touring, Theater, Tradeshow Exhibits, Corporate and Special Events. Upstaging has been visually transforming events nationwide for over 40 years. Our expertise, resources, and creative energy will meet the unique challenges and expectations of every project.


VER CAMERA (formerly Cineverse®)

8401 47th Street
McCook, IL 60525
312/932-2700

URL:www.ver.com/cineverse-now-ver/

This client-centric 24/7 facility has a state-of-the-art camera facility, AV prep room,
engineering tech room, and experienced technicians offer hallmark Cineverse® service and the full suite of VER cameras and expertise.

This operation houses an extensive inventory of the latest film and digital cinema cameras
(Arri Alexa Mini, Arri Alexa XT, Arri Amira, Arri Alexa Plus, Arri Alexa EV, Sony F55, Panasonic Varicam 35, Canon C300 MKII, RED Weapon, and RED Epic Dragon) and optics (Cooke S4 & S5 Primes, Zeiss Master Primes, Angenieux Optimos, and Hawk, Cooke and Kowa Anamorphic (as needed) as well as a comprehensive technical service department with lens calibration, projection and camera maintenance.