Cinequipt Estimate printed on July 28, 2017

Timely tips and helpful info.

In over 45 years on the front lines of this industry, we've learned a lot. In this section, we'd like to pass some of our insights on to you. Here you'll find valuable equipment-related information and production references. Come back often — the content will always be updated!


Rental Info:
Lighting Rate Sheet (pdf)
Grip Truck Packages (pdf)
Studio C floorplan (pdf)
Sales Info:
Sales Line Card (pdf)
Sales & Repair Policies (pdf)
Customer/Account Info:
New Customer Info Form (pdf)
Account Application Form (pdf)
Credit Card Authorization Form (pdf)
MN Sales Tax Exemption Form ST-3 (pdf)
Certificate of Insurance Sample (pdf)
CQ QR vCard

Latest Industry News

Jason Joseffer’s Pinhole PL Lens
Published: Tue, 11 Jul 2017 03:03:42 +0000
Looking for a vintage look? Tired of decoating or recoating precious cine lens optical elements? San Francisco cinematographer Jason Joseffer machined his own pinhole lenses with PL mount for the music video “On The Road”. Jason has been intrigued by Pinhole photography for a long time. Applying it to motion pictures is now helped by new, low-light cameras. The dreamy aesthetic of pinhole and its timeless quality were well-suited for the music video “On The Road,” written and performed by Seth Lael  about his experiences as a production sound mixer and the people who work in film. read more...
DENZ Full Frame Portable Lens Projector
Published: Sat, 08 Jul 2017 14:28:20 +0000
There are different methods to test a lens. One of the simplest and most effective is to reverse the “normal” process: the camera lens becomes a projector lens. Lens test projectors have been around for quite some time. But here’s something new. The Portable Lens Checker (PLC) from DENZ is a lightweight, small and versatile test projector for all lenses... read more...

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