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It’s a lasting dilemma for film crews, production houses, and freelance camera people: Do I buy camera equipment or rent gear on a case-by-case basis? You may purchase the latest and greatest only to find it sitting on the shelf when the next best thing replaces it a month later. We talked to Pierre Habib of Dunia Films to take some of the mystery out of renting camera equipment.
The camera crew behind the hit FX TV series The Americans chose Vitec Videocom brands to support the production through its second season. The show’s cinematographer Richard Rutkowski, and camera assistants Brendan K. Russell and Rory Hanrahan, rely on Anton/Bauer batteries and chargers, Litepanels LED lights, and OConnor fluid heads and tripods for their reliability and durability during stage and location shoots, which helps keep the show on pace and on budget.
When it comes to wireless video systems, Teradek has one huge advantage: name recognition. All you have to say is “I have a Teradek” and people know what you mean, much like saying “Kleenex” instead of “tissues.”. But they’re not the only option out there, and recently a number of other companies have released some solid systems at a more economical price point. So, can you really have a solid, professional wireless video system for under $2000? Let’s take a look.