Resources

Aaton Digital

http://www.aaton.com

Established in Grenoble, France, Aaton is a legend of the film Industry, developing film cameras and motion pictures equipment for almost 40 years, covering the field of location audio recording, from design to manufacturing of trendsetting audio equipment.

AbelCine

https://www.abelcine.com/learn

AbelCine is a leading provider of products and services to the production, broadcast and new media industries.

ACTRA National

https://www.actra.ca/

ACTRA (Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists) is the union of more than 23,000 professional performers working in English-language recorded media in Canada including TV, film, radio and digital media.

ACTRA Toronto

https://www.actratoronto.com/

ACTRA Toronto is the largest branch of ACTRA (the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists), the union representing performers in the film, radio, television and new media industries. It is the largest organization of cultural workers in Canada. ACTRA Toronto’s jurisdiction includes all of Ontario outside the National Capital Region, and represents over 15,000 of ACTRA’s 22,000 members. ACTRA has a history which goes back 70 years, growing, as it did, out of the Radio Artists of Toronto Society formed in 1941. Since then, ACTRA has played an important and vital role in the welfare of performers and in the development of our industry.

Adobe Inc.

http://www.adobe.com/

Adobe Inc. is an American multinational computer software company headquartered in San Jose, California. It has historically focused upon the creation of multimedia and creativity software products, with a more recent foray towards digital marketing software. Adobe is best known for its Adobe Flash web software ecosystem, Photoshop image editing software, Acrobat Reader, the Portable Document Format (PDF), and Adobe Creative Suite, as well as its successor Adobe Creative Cloud.

agnès films

https://agnesfilms.com

agnès films is named in honor of Agnès Varda, the French filmmaker who has been making women-centered fiction films and documentaries for over 50 years. In an effort to provide support to emerging and established women and feminist filmmakers, our site aims foster a community of women filmmakers, scholars, instructors who teach film and filmmaking, and film lovers who support each other.

ALPA

http://www.alpa.ch

ALPA is one of the rare manufacturers of cameras in Switzerland and an outstanding manufacturer of high-end imaging instruments in the global market. ALPA cameras are precision tools, made with passion and skilled craftsmanship for a small group of connoisseurs.

Alphatron Group

https://www.alphatron.com/en/international

Alphatron is known for high-quality camera accessories that help maximize your flexibility during your everyday activities as a professional videographer.

Angenieux

http://www.angenieux.com/

Angenieux, a Thalesgroup brand, is a world renowned manufacturer of precision optics, offering highest quality zoom lenses for motion picture and broadcast productions.

Apple Inc.

http://www.apple.com

Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services. Apple’s software includes professional applications like Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro, and Xcode.

ARRI Group

http://www.arri.com/

Arnold & Richter Cine Technik (ARRI) is a global company within the motion picture media industry, employing around 1,500 staff worldwide. The company was founded in 1917 in Munich, Germany, where the headquarters is still located today. The ARRI Group consists of five business units: Camera Systems, Lighting, Media, Rental, and Medical. ARRI is a leading designer and manufacturer of camera and lighting systems for the film and broadcast industry, with a worldwide distribution and service network. It is also an integrated media service provider in the fields of film post- and coproduction, international sales, as well as equipment rental, supplying camera, lighting, and grip packages to professional productions. ARRI Medical focuses on the use of core imaging technologies for surgical applications.

Arts & Entertainment Plan

https://www.aeplan.ca

The Arts & Entertainment Plan® is offered by Actra Fraternal Benefit Society (AFBS), a not-for-profit insurance provider owned by performers and writers. As an organization, we understand the unique needs of people who earn their living through their creativity and only insure those working in the artistic community. We’re committed to the continued development of a plan that works for the community.

Actra Fraternal Benefit Society (AFBS) is a not-for-profit, Member-owned insurance, financial, and fraternal benefits collective committed to nurturing your health, growing your wealth, and helping enrich creative lives.

Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA)

https://archivists.ca

The Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA) provides members with opportunities to network with archives and records professionals across the country, develop professional skills and expertise, and participate in national and international advocacy initiatives.

Audio-Technica Corporation

http://www.audio-technica.com

Audio-Technica Corporation is a leading Japanese manufacturer of a broad range of audio products, including high-performance microphones, headphones, wireless microphone systems, wireless monitor systems, phonograph cartridges, turntables and more.

Avid

https://www.avid.com

Avid helps media visionaries create art that colors our perceptions and enriches our culture. We make innovative technology and collaborative tools that inspire and spark joy so creators can entertain, inform, educate and enlighten the world. Industry leading solutions include Pro Tools®, Media Composer®, Avid NEXIS®, Avid MediaCentral®, Maestro™, and Sibelius®.

Backstage Equipment

https://backstageweb.com

Backstage Equipment has been designing and manufacturing equipment handling carts and accessories for the Film and Television industry since 1979. We are the largest retailer specializing in Magliner customized products and accessories—producing over one hundred specialized carts for virtually every behind-the-scene craft including: Lighting, Grip, Camera, Video, Sound, Photography, Steadi-Cam, DIT, Basecamp and Prop.

Bell + Howell

http://www.bellhowellcameras.com

Bell + Howell was founded in 1907 by two projectionists, Donald J. Bell and Albert S. Howell.  What made the company universally recognized was its development of equipment that addressed the two most important problems plaguing the movie industry at the time: flickering and standardization. By manufacturing and servicing equipment solely in the 35mm size, Bell and Howell set the standard for the entire motion picture industry. In 1951, Bell and Howell was awarded its first Oscar by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for technical achievement. The company began in the forefront of the motion picture technology industry and has since evolved into a mega-leader in the electronics industry.

Bespoke Audio Visual

https://bespokeav.ca

Bespoke Audio Visual is a full-service audio, visual equipment rental, and event staging company. We specialize in Technical Event Design, Production Management, and Technical Production.

BIPOC TV & Film

https://www.bipoctvandfilm.com/

BIPOC TV & Film is a grassroots organization and collective of Black, Indigenous and People of Colour in Canada’s TV and film industry. From writers, directors, producers and actors to editors, crew members and executives, our members are a mix of emerging, mid-level and established industry professionals. BIPOC TV & Film is dedicated to increasing the representation of BIPOC both in front and behind the camera.

Black Women Film! Canada

http://www.blackwomenfilm.ca/

Black Women Film! Canada is a collective of Black women filmmakers dedicated to forwarding the careers, networks and skills of  filmmakers and media artists who are Black female identified of the Canadian African diaspora. Black Women Film! provides ongoing networking opportunities for its growing community of emerging and established Black women filmmakers, spotlighting Black and diverse women in film.