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About Filmtools.com

Filmtools.com is Hollywood's source for camera, lighting, grip, electrical, sound and expendable supplies! In addition to our online film & video production supply store, we have a "brick & mortar" store conveniently located in Burbank, CA, right on the corner of Burbank Blvd. and Griffith Park Drive. Filmtools 1400 W. Burbank Blvd., Burbank, CA 91506 MAP Phone: 818-845-8066 | Toll Free: 888-807-1900 | Fax: 818-845-8138 Filmtools Store Hours: 8am-6pm M-F, 10am-5pm on Saturday.

RODELink Filmmaker Wireless Lav System

Wireless audio is a necessary evil on most sets, especially when you have a short supply of professional boom operators. The problem with wireless is that in this crazy world of cell phones, walkie talkies, Bluetooth, WIFI, TV, radio and … Continue reading

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Filmtools Hires New Purchasing Manager

Filmtools’ CEO Stan McClain announced today that the company has recruited James A. Ditto to be its new purchasing manager.  For the past 7 years, Ditto has been procurement and facilities manager for Moulton Logistics Management in Van Nuys, CA, … Continue reading

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Filmtools Launches New eCommerce Website

Filmtools.com ramps up search, service, cost-saving features With Internet sales driving unprecedented levels of sales growth, Filmtools has launched a redesigned  e-commerce website that promises a more satisfying product search experience to go along with expedited checkout features, live chat, … Continue reading

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Special Offer from OConnor: Win 2 Tickets to ASC Awards + More!

OConnor Will Give-away 2 Pairs of Tickets to ASC Awards & Free Airfare, accommodations and more How is your luck? In a world where this is becoming a serious business, renowned camera support maker, OConnor is adding some whimsy to … Continue reading

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Filmtools Once Again on LA Business Journal’s List of Fastest Growing Private Companies

For the sixth year in a row, the Los Angeles Business Journal has recognized Filmtools, Inc. as one of the 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in Los Angeles County. The honor is bestowed on companies that demonstrate exceptional revenue growth … Continue reading

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Filmtools Enters Into New Agreement to Expand Its Reach

Filmtools’ moves to advance growth in U.S. and abroad Enters into Strategic Relationship with Paladin Capital Partners Filmtools Inc., a prominent Hollywood source of production equipment and motion picture making supplies, announced today that it has entered into a long-term … Continue reading

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GoPro Hero3+ vs. The GoPro Hero 3 Comparison

The evolution of the GoPro Hero has continued with the Hero3+. From battery life to angle of view the new GoPro Hero3+ has proven again why they are at the top of their class. From the outside, the camera itself seems only the labeling is different, but don’t be fooled by the minimal external changes, but a closer look of the lens and you’ll see a slight difference hinting that this GoPro is packed with improvements. Continue reading

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Lighting Seminar at Filmtools: Working with High Output Light Sources

Join Filmtools and Hive Lighting as Tom Camarda, DP (TV’s hit show, The Mentalist) talks about working with High Output Light sources for everyday shoots. Learn to work with only a few lights to get your look by cutting, shaping, … Continue reading

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