Cameras and lenses are great, but don’t forget the basics! We can easily overlook some basic production equipment that is crucial to success when on set. In this video I show you a pile of important gear I always have on my shoots. I also share some slate tips.
This is just a few items… I didn’t cover a lot of lighting tools and toys (saving that for another video). What production gear do you swear by on set?
Listed in order of appearance.
- Travel Storage Bags
- C47 Clips
- Spring Clamps
- Gaffers Tape
- Long BlueRigger HDMI Cables
- Cable Bag
- Super Thin HDMI Cables
- Power Squid Splitter (I have to credit Jem Schofield for this one, saw his and fell in love).
- Extension Cables
- Cable Ties (Cheaper Black Ties)
- Allen Keys
- Field Notes and Moleskine Notebooks