Digital Cameras


Sydney Film School provides the latest in digital cinema technology for our students to develop the skills necessary to transition into the film and television industry.

  • Sony PMF-5 Cine Alta Digital Cinema
  • Canon Cinema EOS C300
  • Canon Cinema EOS C100
  • Sony PMF-3K w/ S-LOG Upgrade
  • Canon 6D DSLR
  • Panasonic P2 HD (AG-HPX172EN)
  • Sony HDV V1P
  • Sony PD 170

 

Film Cameras


Since its foundation, Sydney Film School has been committed to preserving the tradition of celluloid based filmmaking. While the film and television industries have transitioned almost fully into the digital age, students at Sydney Film School still utilise a range of 16mm film cameras to experience first-hand the origins of cinema.

  • Arriflex SR2 Super 16mm
  • Arriflex ST 16mm
  • Bolex Paillard H16
  • Bolex Paillard


Camera Support and Accessories


With a complete range of camera accessories at their disposal, our students are fully equipped to face the challenges of a professional camera department.

  • Satchler 7+7 150 mm Fluid Head
  • Satchler 9+9 150 mm Fluid Head
  • Sachtler System 25 150mm Tripod
  • Sacthler Video 18+ 100mm Tripod
  • Ronford-Baker Legs Kit
  • Manfrotto 501 Fluid Head Tripod
  • Miller DS-20 Tripod (w/ Alloy Solo Legs)
  • Miller DS-10 Tripod (w/ Alloy Solo Legs)
  • Arri Universal FF-2 Follow Focus
  • Zacuto Follow Focus – Z-Focus
  • Tilta FF-T04 Follow Focus Kit
  • Chrosziel 4x4 Matte Box
  • Bright Tangerine - Viv 4x5 Matte Box
  • Arri 4x4 Universal Matte Box
  • TV Logic 5.5" Monitors
  • Pix240 External Recorder
  • SWIT 7'' Waveform HDSDI/HDMI Monitor
  • Sony 17’’ OLED Monitors
  • Wooden Camera Shoulder Rig
  • Sekonic Dualmaster L-758 light meter
  • Sekonic Dualmaster L-558 light meter
  • Assorted filters
  • Atoma Ninja 2 10bit External Recorder


Lenses


On top of being able to record video at up to 4K resolution, our students have access to a full range of cinema-quality lenses to bring their visions to life.

  • Canon 4K Cine Primes
  • Carl Zeiss Super Speed MKII 16mm Lens Kit
  • Carl Zeiss Super 16mm 12-120 Zoom Lens
  • Sony Super 35mm/T2 Lens Kit
  • Canon EF Zoom Lenses 24-70mm f2.8
  • Canon EF Zoom Lenses 70-200mm f2.8
  • Optitek ProLock Canon EF Lens Adaptor for Sony F5/F55/F3
     

Digital Camera Support & Accessories

  • Manfrotto 503 Fluid Head Tripod
  • Miller DS-20 Tripod (w/ Alloy Solo Legs)
  • Miller DS-10 Tripod (w/ Alloy Solo Legs)


Stills Film Cameras

  • Nikon F40
  • SLR Pentax MZ-50
  • SLR Cosina
  • 28-85mm Zoom Lenses


Lights, Fixtures and Accessories


The art of film is often described as painting with light. That is why our students have access to quality lighting equipment with which to create a broad spectrum of visual moods. Our lighting equipment ranges from the standard tungsten Openface, Fresnel and Kino Flos to Dedo kits and LED pads.

  • Arri Locaster LED Set
  • Arri Blondie
  • Arri 750w
  • Redhead Kit
  • Filmgear Junior 2K Fresnel
  • Arri Fresnels 300w, 650w, 2K
  • Area 48 LED
  • Kino Flo 4ft 4-Bank
  • Kino Flo - Diva Lite
  • Dedo Kit 150w
  • Full complement of reflectors, cutters and accessories


Location Sound Recording Equipment


Sound accounts for 50% of the cinematic experience, which is why our students have access to top of the line microphones and sound devices to use out in the field or in the studio.

  • Sound Device  S44T Digital Recorder Kit
  • Zaxcom Nomad Track Recorder 16 Channel Mixer Kit
  • Fostex DC-R302
  • Zoom H4n Digital Recorder (2 track)
  • Zoom H6n Digital Recorder (4 track)
  • Sennheiser Radio Mic EW100 Kit
  • Rode Microphones NTG-2 Kit
  • Senheiser ME66 Super Cardiod Dir Microphone
  • Senheiser 416 Super Cardiod Dir Microphone
  • Rode Electret Lavalier Microphone
     

Grip Equipment


Our students are able to translate the energy of their imaginations to the screen with a range of grip equipment available for them to add movement to their shots.

  • Goblin Dolly
  • Mathews Western Dolly with pneumatic or silicon track wheels
  • Digidolly
  • Metres of straight track
  • Full complement of grip accessories

Post Production Facilities


Students at Sydney Film School have access to our dedicated edit suites, which run the following software on 21" and 27" iMac and Mac Pro:

  • Avid Media Composer
  • Final Cut Pro 7
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (including Premiere Pro CC & After Effects CC)
  • Pro Tools
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • DVD Studio Pro

 

Reference Materials


Sydney Film School houses a resource and reference library which includes an extensive collection of local and international audio visual materials, industry journals and reference books.

Production budget allocation

 

As well as the above equipment, students are able to use their production budgets (provided) to rent gear from various Sydney-based equipment rental houses and businesses with which we have arrangements for discounts.

SFS fosters positive relationships with many rental houses, including Red Apple Camera Rentals, Lemac Film and Digital & Panavision Asia.

Budgets allocated to projects can also pay for the hire of other specialised equipment as required (ie car mount kits, underwater camera housing, cranes, etc).