Film and Media Arts

Equipment Office

The Equipment Office houses some of the most up-to-date and top-of-the-line production equipment such as:

  • Arri Amira with 4444 License
  • Red Epic and Red Scarlet (4k and raw)
  • Sony fs7, fs5, a7S
  • Panasonic GH5 / Documentary supports and audio systems
  • Pro 360 Cameras and state of the art Alienware Post-production computing
  • Oculus & Vive VR Systems
  • Professional Lighting, Gaffing, Steadicam and Moving Camera supports

The Equipment Office also offers the use of dollies, drones, jibs, lighting equipment, microphones, mounts and more. 

Students are required to have equipment insurance purchased through the department in order to use equipment.  FOR MORE INFORMATION ON INSURANCE SEE THIS PAGE

Make a reservation online here. Call 215-204-5657 or email:

Equipment Manuals

Please use these manuals, links and references to help you get the best possible image and audio for your efforts:

Arriflex 16mm/ Super- 16 FIlm Cameras
Arri 35BL Evolution Motion Picture Camera
Arri Amira
Blackmagic-Pocket Cine Camera (4:2:2 and raw)
Canon XA10, XA20 and XF100 Camcorders

See the text Mic It!: Microphones, Microphone Techniques, and Their Impact on the Final Mix 2014 by Ian Corbett available from

Sennheiser MKH40, MKH50, and MKH60

Sennheiser ME64, ME65, and ME66

Sennheiser 416

Sennheiser G3 wireless Lavalieres

Electrovoice RE16 and RE50

Rode NTG2

Rode VideoMic Pro

Audio Technica 825835, and 897

Sound Devices 633

Panasonic DVX-100a
Red Epic and Red Scarlet (4k and raw)
Sony FS7/A7sll, FS5 and AX2000 Camcorders
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