Camera movement, that is what we are all about! Since 1945 Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment has been supplying camera support equipment to many productions. Since its beginning, Chapman / Leonard has always manufactured and rented camera support equipment for the motion picture and television industry. One of the initial producers to use the first of our automatic leveling location cranes was Cecil B. DeMille in his epic film, "The Ten Commandments," proving Chapman/Leonard's equipment essential for top quality and specialized camera movements. Today Chapman / Leonard Studio Equipment leases and rents camera support equipment worldwide. From feature films, webisodes, commercials, television series, music videos to infomercials we are here to provide and assist in creating the shots you desire with the utmost safety.
We have been in the industry since 1945.
An interview from the 2018 Cine Gear Expo at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles with Daisy Lopez of Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment. For over 65 years Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment has been…