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French motion picture equipment manufacturer, based in Grenoble, France.

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 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. 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.

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. 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.

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.

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.

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 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®.

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 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.

Bolex International SA in Switzerland is the original manufacturer of all 16mm and Super 16 Bolex camera and cine equipments, repair and service centre for Bolex cameras and projectors, Super 16 conversion service, sales of spare parts for 16mm cameras and projectors, Super 8 and 8mm Bolex and Eumig products, worldwide. Today in 2019, BOLEX INTERNATIONAL SA in Switzerland continues to manufacture the legendary 16mm and SUPER 16 film cameras. Other Bolex services for your camera and projectors: spare parts for Bolex projectors, belts, lamps, service on Bolex Super 8 cameras, repair center for all Bolex cameras and projectors directly by Bolex in Switzerland.

The Canada Council for the Arts is Canada’s public arts funder, with a mandate to foster and promote the study and enjoyment of, and the production of works in, the arts.

The Canada Media Fund (CMF) fosters, promotes, develops and finances the production of Canadian content and relevant applications for all audiovisual media platforms. The CMF delivers financial support to the Canadian television and digital media industries through two streams of funding. The Experimental Stream encourages the development of innovative, interactive digital media content and software applications. The Convergent Stream supports the creation of convergent television and digital media content for consumption by Canadians anytime, anywhere.

The Canadian Cinema Editors (CCE) is a professional, educational and cultural association dedicated to the following: Support the pursuit of excellence in the profession, and the enhancement of motion picture values through the pursuit of artistic and technological pre-eminence; Promote the education of peers, producers and students in the art and science of editing; Bring together editors who share a common desire to advance the dignity and prestige of the profession; Achieve recognition for, and elevation of, editors as authoritative storytellers after Principal Photography.

The Canadian Film Centre (CFC) is a leading not-for-profit cultural organization for the development and advancement of Canadian creative and entrepreneurial talent in the screen-based industries. CFC’s programs and initiatives span film and television, screen acting, composing and songwriting for the screen, and digital and immersive media. These uniquely designed programs support and empower Canadian artists, creators and entrepreneurs, and generate world-class talent, content, products and companies for the global marketplace.

The Canadian Society of Cinematographers (CSC) has grown with the country's film and television industry, and continues to uphold the objectives for which the non-profit organization was founded in 1957. The purpose of the CSC is to promote the art and craft of cinematography and to provide tangible recognition of the common bonds that link motion imaging professionals, from the aspiring student and camera assistant to the news veteran and senior director of photography.

Canon Inc. is a Japanese multinational corporation specializing in the manufacture of imaging and optical products, including cameras, camcorders, photocopiers, steppers, computer printers and medical equipment. It's headquartered in Ōta, Tokyo, Japan.

We make films, produce, curate, project, collect, preserve or restore them, and we constitute a chain of skills and practices, linked together by the practice of projecting films in the historic format of cinema – today, in the digital era. We wish to bring to light a critical situation which is, nonetheless, very little debated, and to come together into a compelling force, so that an industry’s choices do not annihilate the possibility of the unique marvel which is the projection of a film print. The website filmprojection21.org is the embodiment of a network comprised around these affinities; it is a repertoire of initiatives, tools and reflections of this order, which permits to those who wish to do so to offer their support.

Online community, education, news, and resources for cinematographers.

Codes Pro Media is one of the largest Media Suppliers in the Canada and are fully authorized Dealers for Sony, Fuji, LaCie, G Technology and many more.

Since 1985, Creative Post has been providing exceptional video and audio post productions services to our many clients. From offline suite rentals to deliverables and everything in-between; our enthusiastic dedicated team can accommodate all your needs.

Part of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, providing industry leading solutions to content creators and distributors for over 30 years. Our new facility at 901 King Street West in Toronto offers a wide breadth of services under one roof, including picture and sound postproduction, VFX and digital content distribution

The Directors Rights Collective of Canada (DRCC) is a non-profit corporation, established in 1998 with a mandate to collect and distribute royalties derived from foreign broadcasts to which film and television directors are entitled under national copyright legislation in Europe and elsewhere. The DRCC collects on behalf of audiovisual Directors working in all genres, including animation, documentary, feature film, television series and short form film.

DOC (formerly known as The Canadian Independent Film & Video Caucus), began as a Toronto-based advocacy group in 1983, establishing DOC Ontario as the first chapter of the now national organization. As a result, Ontario-based filmmakers led DOC's early advocacy work, such as the successful lobbying efforts that led to the creation of Telefilm Canada's documentary broadcast envelope, a landmark decision that helped to develop Canada's strong independent production industry. Today, DOC Ontario has about 380 members including many international award-winning documentary filmmakers. With a shift away from advocacy work (leaving that to the National office), DOC Ontario is now solely focused on offering professional development programs to all experience levels of the non-fiction community.

The Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC) is the collective voice of independent documentary creators across Canada and the premier organization for Canadian documentary advocacy. We analyze policy, conduct insightful research, and speak up at all orders of government to help our distinctly Canadian genre flourish. The creation of documentary work blends passion, art, observation, humour, and criticism. Our country has a rich history of documentary filmmaking, a history that we at DOC honour and celebrate to ensure its permanent place in our country's cultural conscience. The Documentary Organization of Canada helps Canadian documentary creators get their work produced and seen. At local levels we offer top-notch professional development and networking opportunities through our workshops, masterclasses, and mentorship programs. We also continually work to build a suite of services and benefits that lower the professional expenses of our members.

Located in the heart of downtown Toronto at 89 Queen Street East (two blocks east from Yonge Street past Church Street), you will discover a store dedicated to all your photographic needs. We sell digital SLR cameras, compact system cameras (mirrorless), point-and-shoot cameras, as well as video cameras. We also have a large range of accessories including camera bags, tripods, filters, memory cards, film and photo frames.

Kodak is a technology company focused on imaging. They provide—directly and through partnerships with other innovative companies—hardware, software, consumables and services to customers in graphic arts, commercial print, publishing, packaging, electronic displays, entertainment and commercial films, and consumer products markets. With their world-class R&D capabilities, innovative solutions portfolio, and highly trusted brand, Kodak is helping customers around the globe to sustainably grow their businesses and enjoy their lives.

Motion picture film calculator.