Filmtools opens its arms to Australia and New Zealand

Filmtools has had its internet arms open to the USA exclusively for many years. We feel that it is time to test the waters, so to speak, and we’d like to start with some of the best human beings in the world … the Australians and the film makers of New Zealand. We hope that … Continued

Filmtools Gripper 115 In-Car Windshield Camera Mount

Finally, an affordable forward-looking Camera Mount that’s versitile and solid. The Filmtools Gripper 115 Vacuum Cup Camera Mount mounts on windshields, windows or any non-porous surface by pumping the plunger on the vacuum cup until the red ring is no longer visible. This vacuum will support a 50 pound load, even though the actual camera … Continued

#3 Grip Clip: 3203 Pony Clamp with Baby 5/8″ Pin

The 3203 Pony Clamp has been a favorite tool of gaffers, prop masters, grips, and camera assistants in the motion picture inductry for many years.  Filmtools has created an “added value” to it by bolting a 5/8″ Baby Pin to it. Now the industry’s favorite clamp can be utilized as a rigging clamp and you … Continued

Society of Camera Operators 2008 Lifetime Achievement Awards

Filmtools is proud to have participated in the S.O.C. 2008 Lifetime Achievement Awards as a Silver Sponsor. We applaud the honorees. Lifetime Honorees Governors’ Award… Joe Dunton, MBE, BSC President’s Award…Robert Primes, ASC Camera Operator…Mitch Dubin, SOC Camera Technician…Scott Rathner Mobile Camera Platform Operator…Larry McConkey, SOC Still Photographer…François Duhamel, SMPSP Distinguished Service Award… George Spiro … Continued

Red One Demo Day at Filmtools: February 23, 2008

Red One Demo Day! Filmtools & All-in-one-Truck are holding a Red One Demo Day February 23rd from 11:00am until 4:00pm at Filmtools, 1400 Burbank Blvd, Burbank, CA. If you would like to shoot one of two Red One Cameras, bring your own eSATA or firewire drive (formated for Mac) and take the footage home.No lectures, … Continued

Filmtools steps into the Green Machine: Aptera TYP-1H

February 6, 2008- Burbank, CA: Filmtools has received confirmation that it will be receiving the 1134th Aptera TYP-1H Hybrid Car in late 2008. Filmtools chose the Aptera over other vehicles because of it’s sleek lines and awesome gas mileage (300 mpg). Filmtools currently uses a former Galpin Studio Rentals Cube Van for all of its … Continued

Filmtools #7 Stubby Straight Blade Screwdriver

Filmtools has just purchased the last batch of the Swiss made palm-sized #7 screwdrivers. These fit most all camera tie down screws found on quick release plates and bridge plates. It fits in your pocket, or Lindcraft AC Pouch. The T-handle fits comfortably in the palm of your hand, empowering your wrist and forearm to … Continued

Lindcraft China Balls, now at drastcially reduced prices.

If you feel that you’ve been paying too much for China Balls, then look at what Lindcraft Grip and Supply is doing to help. They’ve gone to the source and have passed of the savings to their dealers. Filmtools is one of the first dealers to buy these motion picture industry grade China Balls at … Continued

Yaeger and Sons Senior Cart: Year End Sale

Filmtools, for the first time ever, is over-stocked in Yaeger Senior Equipment Carts. This is perfect timing for those of you who have to make investments before the year’s end. The Yaeger Senior Cart has been considered the Cadillac of Camera Assistant’s Carts and owning one is a “right of passage.” Every old school camera … Continued