Clients who simply want a seasoned, accomplished and award-winning director of photography and cameraman to shoot their project and then hand it off, have come to the right place too. Below are camera packages for most every possible shooting need, HD to 4K. And if our packages aren’t right, we’ll get the one that is.

Arri Amira

  • High-end digital acquisition
  • 4:2:2 10 bit, or 4:4:4:4 12 bit color space
  • Up to 200 fps
  • HD, 2K, 3.2K & UHD resolution!
  • CFast 2.0 media
  • ProRes & MPEG2 formats up to 500mbps
  • 30-105mm 2.8f Canon Cine Zoom PL
  • 24mm 1.5f Xeen prime PL
  • 11-16mm 2.8f Duclos PL
  • 300mm 2.8f Red
  • Log C Recording
  • 14+ Stops Dynamic Range

This camera yields the best digital acquisition possible, suitable for Hollywood and independent feature films, broadcast television, local to national commercials, documentaries, music videos, high-end corporate theater – any project that demands the best images the production industry can possibly offer.

Panasonic AU-EVA1EVA1

  • Mid-level digital acquisition
  • 14 stops dynamic range
  • 4:2:2 10 bit or 4:2:0 8 bit color space
  • Up to 200 fps
  • HD, 2K, UHD, 4K resolutions!
  • SDXC card work flow
  • PL mount (all available PL cine lenses)
  • MOV file up to 400mbps Intra frame codec
  • Basic lens 30-105mm Canon Cine Zoom
  • Other lenses available:
  • 24mm 1.5f Xeen prime PL
  • 11-16mm 2.8f Duclos PL
  • 300mm 2.8f Red PL
  • V-log recording

The Panasonic EVA1 is BFV’s new mid-level workhorse camera with impressive specs at a reasonable price. Ideal for corporate, business to business, sports, economy broadcast acquisitions, documentaries, music video, independent film – any project that needs a great up-to-date image at an affordable price.

The PL conversion makes this EVA1 stand out above those limited to EF lenses. It cuts well against the Arri Amira and Samsung NX1 if these cameras are used together. The camera can be packaged barebones as shown or totally cinema ready with rails, gold mount batteries, Zacuto Gratical EVF, handheld kit, AC assisted monitor, follow focus, and matte box.

 

Samsung NX1

Large sensor HD or UHD budget digital acquisition.

  • 4:2:0 8 bit internal color space
  • 4:2:2 8 bit color space HDMI output optional
  • HD 1080 up to 120fps. UHD up to 30fps
  • Dual audio to camera and Tascam DR-70D
  • Varying data rates, highly efficient for uploading
  • SD media
  • H.265/H.264 converted formats
  • Samsung lenses 16-50mm 2.8f, 50-150mm 2.8f
  • Canon FD primes 36-300mm
  • 46-157mm 2.8f Canon Cine Zoom PL
  • 36mm 1.5f Xeen prime PL
  • 16.5-24mm 2.8f Duclos PL
  • 450mm 2.8f Red

A choice of lenses capture crisp, sharp, shallow focus images in the new H.265 digital format.

This capability is suitable for HD and UHD projects, documentaries, promos, and slick looking corporate projects that need film-like picture quality on a budget. I have two NX1 cameras for flexible production needs.

All packages include:

  • Carbon fiber tripod with appropriate fluid head based on camera weight (16″ to 7′ height range)
  • Audio package (boom mic, lav mics, audio cables) (Tascam DR-70D recorder for DSLR package)
  • Matte box (filter trays, pola filter, eyebrow, side doors, rail system/base plate)
  • Follow focus
  • Batteries & AC power
  • 7″ ikan field monitor
  • Laptop (field file management)
  • Additional items per job requirement

Slider package (optional):

  • Rhino slider 4′ or 2′ rails with appropriate Manfrotto head

EC1 Beholder Gimbal (optional):

  • Works with Samsung NX1 cameras and 16-50mm lens

BFV lighting package options:

  • (3) two bank fluorescents, stands (ideal interview package
  • (2) 40″ soft box fluorescents, junior stands
  • (1) 32″ soft box fluorescent, stands
  • China ball with tungsten and daylight bulbs (ideal for two person interviews and extreme soft lighting)
  • (1) 650w Arri, stands
  • (2) C-stands
  • Road Rags, grip gear, 5×7 bounce/green screen, 30″ silk, 10′ gray modeled backdrop, fogger.
  • Large grip and lighting trucks available per job requirement
  • Medium size Chimera pancake, tungsten or daylight