Wildlife filming kit

RED Gemini DSMC2

The DSMC2 GEMINI Camera Kit produces cinema image quality.

For flexibility in any situation, GEMINI is RED’s highest sensitivity sensor to date and offers significantly increased performance in low-light settings and improved performance in shadows. A DSMC2 GEMINI is capable of data write speeds of 300 MB/s, and can simultaneously record in REDCODE RAW and Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHR/HD.

With features like cable-free peripherals, integrated media bay, wireless control, and more—DSMC2 GEMINI is also compatible with a growing arsenal of modules and accessories—from RED and other Third-Party manufacturers. Tack on interchangeable OLPFs and lens mounts and DSMC2 GEMINI gives you the ultimate control over your footage.

Canon CN20 50 - 1000 mm

Canon CN20x50 IAS H E1/P1

An ultra-telephoto CINE-SERVO lens, the CN20 x50 IAS H E1/P1 offers stunning 4K performance, 20x zoom and a 1.5x built-in extender for an unrivalled 50-1000mm focal length (75-1500mm with extender). Ideal for sports events and wildlife applications.

Benefits

  • Ultra-telephoto lens with class-leading focal length
  • Capture every detail in sports and nature TV broadcast
  • Achieve stunning shots in outstanding 4K quality
  • Enjoy a wide variety of shooting and expression
  • Carriable and durable with intuitive operation

Canon CN7 17-120 mm

Canon CN7x17 KAS S E1/P1

The CN7x17 KAS S E1/P1 offers stunning 4K optical performance, 7x magnification with a 17mm-120mm focal length. Featuring a servo drive unit, it’s ideal for shooting scenarios where mobility is key.

Benefits

  • 4K optical performance thanks to Canon lens technology; designed for Super35mm cameras
  • Servo drive unit enables broadcast or hand-held production
  • A single lens for most shooting situations: highly versatile 17mm-120mm focal length
  • Rugged build quality for assured performance in all environments; weatherproof and shockproof
  • Designed with users in mind for a familiar and intuitive experience
  • Compatible with accessories typically used in broadcast and movie environments
  • EF- and PL- mounts available for maximum camera compatibility
  • Extensive lens communication options (12-pin, EF, Cooke /i) support a range of production styles

Miller Compass 50 3-Stage Carbon Tripod

Miller Compass 50 3-Stage Carbon Tripod

The Arrow 50 Heavy Duty 2 Stage CF tripod system combines the 100mm ball levelling Arrow 50 fluid head with rugged HD tripod. The system provides higher load capacity to suit documentary, lifestyle, HD productions and is particularly suited to long-lens applications or Studio/EFP configurations.

Documentary/ENG kit

Sony PXW-FS7K with Canon CN7x17 KAS S E1/P1 17mm-120mm T.295

Production ready 4K camera with interchangeable lenses and slow motion capability (120fps in XAVC-L & 150fps in XAVC-I). Suitable for feature documentary. Comes with the Canon CN7x17 KAS S E1/P1 which offers stunning 4K optical performance, 7x magnification with a 17mm-120mm focal length. Featuring a servo drive unit, it’s ideal for shooting scenarios where mobility is key. Matte-box and circular polariser, v-lock power and Chrosziel handlebars come as standard. Sigma Sports 150-600mm long lens also available.

Wireless monitoring

Lightweight wireless HDMI WiFi transmitter so the Director/Producer can monitor the signal of the camera remotely via iPad or his/her smart device

Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sport Lens

Ideal for shooting outdoors especially wildlife. Dust and splash-proof, zoom lock at every focus distance, water-repellent coating, compatibility with the new tele converters, new OS system with accelerometer, easily accessible manual override switch, optimised auto focusing, telephoto shooting at 600mm, minimised chromatic aberration for higher optical performance and enhanced enjoyment with beautiful build quality.

Miller Compass 12 Solo 75 3-Stage Tripod (2010)

Light, portable, strong tripod with three stages of height, ideal for extremely high & low level shots. Incredibly quick to setup and manoeuvre.

Sony UWP-D16 radio microphone package

Suitable microphones for presenting and studio/news. Comes with lapel and hand-held microphones.

Sennheiser EW-112 G3 radio microphone

Suitable microphones for presenting and studio/news. Comes with lapel microphone.

Sennheiser K6 with ME66 directional & ME64 microphone

Directional shotgun microphone for capturing sound sources, comes with fluffy squirrel.

Rode boom pole

For documentary sound recording for use in conjunction with microphone.

On-stage overhead microphone stand

For studio and interview scenarios where a fixed overhead or underslung microphone is required.

Dedo LEDZilla toplight with soft box

Extremely powerful LED toplight for camera, suitable for various lighting situations including interviews and highlights. Can be used with or without the small portable soft box.

ARRI 150W fresnel

Small adjustable 150w fresnel light. Ideal for key and highlight.

Red Head 800W

Fantastic industry standard light rated at 800W of lighting power. Used to fill subjects and backgrounds.

Photon Beard MiniBroad 1000W (2)

Two incredibly powerful 1000w soft box lights. Ideal for soft and wide light distribution. Comes with alternative barn doors.

Photon Beard MiniSpot 300W (2)

Two low to mid power 300w lights with drop-in filters and barn doors. Ideal for key and fill.

Portable pullout green screen

Portable green screen with stand for interview, product and wildlife situations where green screen is required. All post production keying of green screen video material can be done by Simon Vacher Films.

Range of Lastolite reflectors

Diffusers & reflectors are important for subtle light effects.

Lastolite tribalance

All important 90% White/Grey/Black pop-up balance calibration chart

Apple MacBook Pro 2.7 GHz Intel Core i7 16GB RAM

Powerful video editing on location

Apple 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display 4.0 GHz Quad-core Intel i7 with 32GB RAM

4K video editing, grading and effects at the touch of a fingertip

Adobe CC

Premiere Pro, AfterEffects, Davinci Resolve & Catalyst Browse for LUT creation

DJI Mavic Pro drone

Small, powerful portable drone with 4K stabilised camera, ideal for remote imaging and cinematography. Simon Vacher Films is CAA (PfCO) approved for commercial work.