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Gary Levens. Field Productions, Inc
20 + years experience shooting the highest quality news , entertainment and corporate productions. 
Gear: Sony F3, Sony F800 XDCam HD,  Panasonic 2700 P2 HD, Panasonic HDX 900, Sony HDCAM, Nano Flash and more. 
Chicago 
312-543-0447, fieldproinc@gmail.com, www.fieldpro.tv

Ned Miller, Chicago Videographer
25 years of extensive worldwide experience. Specializing in Non-Fiction TV shows, Corporate Videos and Documentaries. Fast, Creative & 100% Reliable. Reasonable Rates, Fully Insured including Workers Compensation. Your Best Choice in Chicago and I work Milwaukee as a "local". MY GOAL: TO MAKE YOU LOOK GREAT TO YOUR CLIENT! Many references from Fortune 100's, Many Networks & Independent Producers.
Gear: Panasonic HPX2700, HPX300, HDX900 & HVX200. Also Sony D600 betacam. Large lighting package and audio with Suburban. Many accessories to make the shoot go fast and smooth.
Chicago
847-975-9020, ned@nedmiller.com, www.nedmiller.com

Paul Thomson, Thomson Productions
Cameraman/ Audio Tech specializing in single camera productions for corporate, TV, or industrial. BetaSP and audio packages available. 2649 N. California #1R Chicago, 60647
phone: 773-645-1872
Gabe Hatfield, Hatfield Post/Production, Inc.
Chicago based cameraman specializing in high end news magazine style shooting and interview lighting. Regular contributor to NBC Dateline, Today Show, Nightly News as well as national ad agencies and Fortune 500 companies.
Gear: Sony BVW-D600, Panasonic VariCam HD Camcorder, HMI lighting, large tungsten lighting package, 5 wireless mics, intellimixer, and more.
Chicago, 60622
phone: 312-226-3200, Fax: 312-226-3211, gabe@hatpost.com, website: www.hatpost.com
Jeffrey Carter, Vision Quest Inc.
The Producer's One Stop Shop...shoot & edit. DP with over 15 years broadcast, commercial & corporate experience offers multiple BetaSP packages (to fit your budget) & crew with $2 million in liabilty, medical & worker's comp insurance. We arrange equipment, transportation, permits...everything you need, including FREE VHS TC window dubs! Mobile AVID editing system...take anywhere you need to edit. IBEW 1220 Union
2200 S. Main Suite 314 Lombard, 60148
phone: (888) CORP VIDEO, Fax: (630) 627-9642, jeff@cameraman.com
Yamil Ahuile, ABSA Productions
Excellent lighting skills. Broadcast experience includes documentary, hard news, and sports. Also extensive corporate image projects. Great crew support (audio tech and grip). Fluent in Spanish. International experience. Demo reel available. www.absaproductions.com
Gear: Gear: 637/PVV-3 and DSR-1, complete light pkg., wireless mic's.
125 N. Halsted, Suite 202 Chicago, 60661
phone: 312.382.1029, Fax: 312.382.1068, yamil@absaproductions.com
Ed Nupnau, Sight & Sound Communications
We have a full blown production truck (mostly Sony). We also do single cam/audio using BVP-7A/BVV-5. We also have BVW-75's, BVW-50, BVH-2000 (not for portable use of course. Truck includes Chyron Infinit and ADO 100 DVE, 20 input Echolab Super Switcher. Lots of audio gear including wireless IFB, RTS I/C. IBEW 1220 (Chicago)
Gear: BVP-7A, BVV-5
PO Box 442, South Beloit, 61080-0442
phone: 608/365-5791, Fax: 608/365-5791, enupnau@aol.com
Matt Mayer, MPM Production Sound
Gear:
Sound Devices 744T, Fostex PD-4, Sound Devices 442/302, Lectrosonics UHF Wireless, Sennheiser MKH-60/MKE-2's, Denecke TS-3
Chicago, 60631
phone: 773-932-1040, Fax: 773-932-1041, mpm@mpmps.com
Ted Esko, Esko Productions, inc.
Freelance Cameraman & Production with 40 years experience including documentaries, interviews, corporate & industrial, marketing, training & events, medical. A&E, ABC News Productions, The Learning Channel, Discovery Channel, Biography, American Justice, Investigative Reports, Headliners & Legends. To find out more go to my website and see demos.
Gear: Sony BVW-400A Betacam SP broadcast camcorder. Sony HVR-Z1U HDV camcorder. Sony BVW-50 Betacam SP - 90 minute broadcast recording field deck. 2-Avid uncompressed editing systems. Complete lighting (Arri, Mole, Lowel) and sound package (Sennheiser, Lectronics wireless, Shure, Tram). Microdolly portable jib & track system, Sachtler dutch head, Century WA & CU lenses, Sony Hi-Rez 8 & 13" monitors. Transvideo 6" LCD Monitor
Northfield, 60093
phone: 847-441-5999, Fax: 847-441-8565,
tedesko@eskopro.com, website: www.eskopro.com
Perry Hookham, Video Productions
Over 17 years experience as Cameraman/DP.Corporate image, entertainment, documentaries, VNR,s and sports. Crews available to work with you.
Gear:Panasonic HD Varicam and DV camera packages available. Arri fresnel lighting w/ Chimera. UHF Lectrosonics wireless, Sanken Lavs, Beyer Dynamic M58 hand-held w/ cube. Sony 8044Q Hi Res. monitor with playback. Full grip accessories.
Glen Ellyn, 60137
phone: (630) 790-3200, Fax: (630) 790-3902,
perry@perryhookham.com, website: www.perryhookham.com

Don Winter, Winter Productions Inc.
Don Winter: Cinematographer, Don Winter is a Chicago native with 23 years of Production experience in the video/film industry, with a B.A, in Film from Columbia College. Don is president of Winter Productions, which specializes in corporate image, industrials, commercials, documentaries and features, His clients range from small start-up companies to Fortune 500 corporations, and his assignments have taken him on location throughout the U.S. and abroad to Costa Rica, Paris France and South Africa. Don has shot for all the major networks, including ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, FOX, PBS and the BBC, and his work has been seen on "20/20, "Entertainment Tonight" "Access Hollywood," "Extra" and "Oprah." In addition to running his own company, Don teaches lighting in the Film Department at Columbia College.
Gear: Betacam BVW-D600, BVW 570WS, Sony BVW 70, Arri SR 3, Canon XL1 miniDV, Arri S, Bolex and other cameras.
10625 S. Hoyne Ave. Chicago, 60643
phone: 773 238-1656, winterpr@aol.com

Michael A. Dimiceli, BTE Video, Inc.
Remote Broadcast Trailer New 44 Feet of digital and analog equipment for parades and special events.
Gear: Sony d-50 triax Cameras, 2000 tape, BroadcastPix switcher, 16X9 and 4X3 Picture format
Elgin, 60123-8310
phone: 847-778-8580
Mike Meinhardt, Chicago
Full ENG/EFP services with shooter, sound man and full compliment of Beta SP, sound and lighting gear in Chicago and the Midwest. NABET member with extensive news experience, but also capable of shooting corporate and commercial. Clients have included NBC, MSNBC, Fox Sports, Warner Bros. Records, ABC, CNN, ESPN, etc.
Gear: Sony Beta SP, 600 and D30. Complete sound package including Sennheiser shotgun, Lectro wireless (4 units), Shure FP33 mixer, etc. Large lighting package: Arri, Tota/Chimera combos and Arri HMI. Sony field monitors, wireless IFB, and much more.
Chicago
phone: 312/576-9776, Fax: 847/550-6161, mike116@aol.com

jAY DEIGNAN, Negative Image Productions
Gear
: most makes and models of pro-end mics and field recorders TC DAT and nagra. (also portable line mixers, fish, boom) etc.
9004 Kennedy Drive Suite 1-C, Des Plaines, 60016
phone: 847-296-8544, jAYDEIGNAN@yahoo.com

David Weaver, Red Wagon Productions
15 Years of Field Experience in News, Sports, Documentaries, and TV Shows. Our Clients are Network Broadcasters and Business Television Producers. All Crew Members are Highly Skilled and Ready for Action. We Also Maintain a Large Video Library of Chicagoland News Footage. IBEW Local 1220 and NABET Local 41 Member.
Gear: Sony BVW-600 and DXC-D30 16x9 Switchable Betacam SP Camera Packages. We Operate With the Very Best in Camera, Audio, and Lighting Gear. www.chicagocrew.com
1370 N. Wolcott Ave. Chicago, 60622
phone: 773/772-2424, Fax: 773/772-2410, redwagon@chicagocrew.com
Dwight Irwin, Synapse Film & Video, Inc.
Chicago centered film and video production since 1986. Award winning DP Dwight Irwin. BetacamSP production, AVID editing, compositing, audio sweetening. Clients such as "NBS Nightly News", "Access Hollywood", Blue Cross/Blue Shield Assn., Kraft Foods, Monsanto.
Gear: Ikegami HL-V55 BetacamSP with matte box and remote CCU for precise control. Shoeps shotgun and Lectrosonics wireless microphones. Walkie-Talkies and painted backdrop.
4425 W. Montrose Ave., Chicago, 60641
phone: 773-286-3000, Fax: 773-286-8591, synapse@flash.net
Steve Cardwell, Mirror Image Video
D/P Videographer location ENG/EFP for corporate & broadcast: Corporate communications & PR Magazine & entertainment shows News & events, conventions & trade shows, media tours Video Engineer / TD / Editor Flight packs & mobile truck (mainly corporate meetings, conferences & high-end presentations) Avid & Final Cut Pro; Adobe motion graphics w/ After Effects 24P Cine Alta experience
Gear: Sony BVW-400A camcorder, fully accessorized with: 1200 Par HMI, Arri fresnel kits, audio kit & grip included; 12x12 blue screen, BVW-35 backup record/playback deck. Local coverage of metro Chicago, Northern Indiana (South Bend), Southern Michigan. Flight cases for national travel.
28 E. Jackson, 10th Flr. #M638, Chicago, 60604
phone: 312-635-3823, Fax: 219-763-4969, mivideo@concentric.net
Mark Traverso, SCI Productions
SCI Productions combines forty-seven years experience in producing films and videotapes for broadcast and corporate clients. The focus of our work has been to enhance their image and high profile through expertly lit and produced ENG sessions, promotional and product demonstration videos, Satellite Media Tours and VNR's. Location work has covered thirty-nine states and fifteen foreign countries, including six Olympic Games, three America’s Cups, the 1994 Goodwill Games in St. Petersburg, Russia, and the Cannes International Film Festival in France.
Gear: Sony 600 Beta SP camcorder Lowell lighting package incl. 2 Omni, 2 Tota, Pro Light, Chimera, gobos, flags, etc. Sony 8040 field monitor Vinten 20 tripod Shure wireless mics Sennheiser shotgun mic misc. accessories
101 W. Grand Ave.; Suite 200; Chicago, 60610
phone: 312-222-1308; 312-399-0131, markt@scitvproductions.com, website: www.scitvproductions.com
Mike Stephen, Pearl Video Productions,Inc.
Top notch Emmy winning video cameraman. Totally self sufficient as camera/producer/director/logistics.Total journalist and heavy lighting and video production skills. Live TV,teleconferencing are a specialty. Clients: NBC News,Car& Driver TV,A&E,Kraft Foods,MSNBC,ABC 20-20,Ananda Lewis Show,Miller Brewing,True Value Hardware,HBO sports,Today Show
Gear: Sony 600 Beta cam corder with canon 15X8 lense. Sachlter hotpod with video 18 two head. Lectrosonics diversity wireless mikes. PCS 4 channel mixer and 416 shotgun with VDB boom. Beta BVW 50 deck,Joker 400 HMI,Sachtler 125 HMI,backdrops,sony trinitron monitor,Boland 5 inch color monitor,script boy and more.
0N056 Beverly Street. Wheaton, 60187
phone: (630) 260-0718, Fax: (630) 260-0709, Cell: (630) 721-0040, tvcameraman@comcast.net
Greg Braun, GB Productions, Inc.
Over 15 years experience as DP, Camera Op, HD, SD, Corporate, Broadcast, Commercial Videographer
Gear: Sony DXC-D35, DSR1, Canon 20x & 5.5 Wide angle, Croziel Matte Box, Tiffin Filters, Schoeps Shotgun, Tram/Lectrosonics Wireless, Interview Lighting
Geneva, 60134
630-377-6913, 630-377-2314, GBP@GBP-Film.com, www.GBP-Film.com

Frank Hanes, Big Shoulders Digital Video
4 Fully equipped Chicago/Midwest camera crews shooting international news, over 30 TV shows, corporate, PR, VNR live internet streaming & live satellite remotes.
Gear: Sony BVW 700 Digital Betacams, Sony BVP 570 Betacams & Sony BVW D600WS Betacam. (PAL and SECAM also available on request.) Complete video/sound/light package for each crew.
phone: 312-540-5400, Fax: 312-228-1919, fhanes@bigshoulders.com, website: http://www.bigshoulders.com

Chuck Anderson, Anderson Film & Video
Freelance cameraman with experience in corporate, broadcast and multi-camera production. Work has been seen on CBS, PBS, Speedvision, and Fox Sports. Also work as Freelance and Independent Producer for video productions. Freelance clients include: Arch Communications, Corporate Video Productions, Eagle Video, Hi-Five Productions, The Marketplace, NASCAR, Video I.D.
Gear: Hitachi Z-1-C Camera with BTS - Model BCB 5N dockable recorder.
South Beloit, 61080
phone: 815-389-9141, andersonfilm@charter.net, website: www.andersonfilm.net
Bill Laing, Bill Laing Film & Tape Production
Broadcast television production. NBC News, Nightly, Today show, NBC Sports, MSNBC CBS News, Early show, Evening news, Sunday Morning Bud Light Live, 24 live commercial spots Bud Light Maxim Double Exposure regional spots Industrial, reality television.
Gear: Ikegami V55, ENG and production lighting packages, tungsten and HMI, sound devices 442 mixer, lectrosonics wireless packages
Lake Bluff 60044
phone: 847-778-0198, 847 735-8083, blueto1@sbcglobal.net
Kirk Wendhausen, TreeHaus Video, Inc.
HD Video production company. Big city quality at an affordible price. Visit www.TreeHausVideo.com to see samples.
Gear: Panasonic HPX370 HD w/144GB of P2 storage, Letus 35mm Lens Adaptor, Nikon Lens PKG, Panasonic HVX200, Arri light pkg, Dolly, Jib, and connections to everything else needed for production.
Roscoe
815-540-0336, TreeHaus@hotmail.com, www.TreeHausVideo.com
Dan S. Morris, Dan M Productions, LLC
Based in Chicago and traveling the world, DMP is ready for your video production needs. An award winning cameraman,DP, Dan's adventures as a much sought after shooter have taken him around the world from Turkey to New Zealand and almost everywhere in between. From Hi-Definition commercial work to Extreme sport shoots. Shoots, Directs, and Produces- Documentaries, Sports, Entertainment, VNR's, and Commercial/Corporate Production. Extreme Cold Specialist. Well Rounded Solid Photographer - NPPA Member. Check website for credits and shows!
Gear: Betacam-sp BVW D600ws. Complete lighting, audio and support package.
Chicago
phone: 773-736-7776, dmp@danmproductions.com , website: www.DanMProductions.com
Mike Duvall, Duvall Productions
25 years experience shooting in downstate Illinois. Corporate, documentary, commercial & broadcast news experience.
Gear: Sony DSR 370, Lowell lights, Sony & AT mics, Miller/Gitzo tripod.
Springfield
phone: 217-726-6575, mike@duvallvideo.com, website: www.duvallvideo.com
Steve Dragin, Shooting Star Productions, Inc
With 20 years of experience we specialize in broadcast, documentary, entertainment, film style, corporate, sports and news. We handle projects large and small including directing, producing, writting and editing. Extra crews available. NABET local 41 and IBEW Local 1220 access for any Chicago venue.
Gear: Owner/Operator of Sony BVW-D600 beta sp camera, Mole Richardson lighting with Chimeras and support gear. Lectrosonics audio packages with mixer, shotgun, and boom pole. Travato cam jib, Canon Wide angle lens, matte box and filters. Sony 8044Q monitor and Sony BVW35 sp record deck.
Chicago
phone: 1-847-395-1185, Fax: 1-847-395-1257, sstarpro@ameritech.net
Peter Ferro, Peter Ferro TV - Sound Technician
Sound Technician with gear (will use mine or yours), Satellite Truck Engineer with CDL, Videotape Operator, Site Manager, Video Technician.
Gear: Shure FP32A Audio Mixer, Lectrosonics Tunable UHF Wireless Systems, Tram Lavalier Mics, Sennheiser Shotgun Mic, Sony ECM Lavalier Mics, Gitzo Boom Pole, various support equipment.
Chicago, 60638
phone: 312 504 5929, peterferrotv@comcast.net, website: www.peterferro.tv
Jonathan Jackson, Diligent Sound Services
From pin drops to jet fighters I approach TV and film sound recording with creativity, detail and professional organization. Top-end professional equipment and useable sound production knowledge can make you sound better. Job by Job equipment rates.
Gear: 4 channel Wendt mixer Sennheisser 416 shotgun mic 2 Lectrosonics 210’s wireless systems 2 Sonotrim Lav mics for wireless Boom pole.
Chicago
phone: 646 872 9564, Jindy30@aol.com

Richard Ball, Freelance Cameraman
Thirty years, freelance director of photography, director/cameraman. Film & video for business and television, advertising, entertainment, training and education, corporate communications; dramatic films and television advertising with studios and producers on five continents. Coca Cola, Sears, Toyota, Miller Beer, Motorola, McDonalds, Intel, Discovery, etc. A wall of awards. A world of experience. All cameras, all formats.
Gear: Video: Sony BVW D600 Camera, Canon 8x15 lens. Film: Arriflex 16SR, Color video assist, Zeiss T2 10:1 and others. Both systems: Microforce zoom control, matte box, filters. Cartoni Delta legs and head, Matthews suitcase dolly, monitors... Lighting and sound packages.
Oak Park, 60304
phone: 708-848-3000, Fax: 708-848-3005, ShooterBall@hotmail.com

Lamar Bell, LegendaryVideoProductions
10years experience Cameraman,excellent Directing skills(talk shows,Church broadcasts,music videos and live concerts).Precise switcher operator(cool in pressure situations).Clients include:Operation P.U.S.H.,International Sunday School,Salem Baptist Church of Chicago
Gear: Sony D30
phone: 773-507-4445, Legendarybell@wowway.com
Russell Ward, Commercial Images & Design Corp.
We are a full service production house from concept to completion. Our goal is to get a great product to clients and go the extra-mile at every opportunity. Every aspect of production is a priority. Wriiting, shooting and editing are all completed with fantanstic results. Please contact us for sample and client list.
Gear: Betacam BVW-D600, BVW 570WS, Canon XL1 and JVC D500. Totally ready to go on any location with all other needed accessories.
De Soto, 62924
phone: (618)867-2778, commercialimages@aol.com
Tom Murray
Experienced ENG/EFP audio professional. Working in corporate, sports and news situations. Call for availability. Willing to travel. IBEW 1220
Gear: Sound Devices 302, Lectrosonics 210/211, Sennheiser MKH-60. Sonotrims
Tinley Park, 60477
phone: 708/932-1815, newsphoto@att.net
David Cosby/David Pierro, Camera Originals
Complete, or alacarte Professional ENG/EFP Pre-Post Production Services. Director/Cameramen with over 20 years experience in Broadcast, Corporate and Sports. Kraft, McDonald's, United Airlines, Fox, ESPN, PGA, A&E, Discovery Ch, King World ent. and more. Fully insured. Members IATSE and IBEW Signatory. Experienced, Efficient, Effective.
Gear: BVW 600WS SP, DVW790 DIGI, DSR570 DVCAM, AJ-HDC27F HD. All Other Formats available including PAL. HMI and Tungsten Lighting packages,location SFX Screens up to 20'x30', Stedicam MB and complete show or shoot teleprompting packages with competent operators.
Oak Brook, 60523
phone: 630 368 0000, Fax: 630 368 1551, dave@cameraoriginals.com, website: www.cameraoriginals.com

Joe Tolitano, Better Roll Productions
Better Roll Productions is a Chicago based camera crew company. We will put together a customized camera package to meet your needs. Better Roll specializes in high end broadcast and commercial style shooting and lighting. Our valued clients include CBS News, NBC News, Harpo Productions, Whirlpool Corporation, Apple, PBS, Arc Worldwide, Leo Burnett, HGTV, ESPN and many more. We would love to add you to the list--contact us for your next project.
Gear: Better Roll owns the High Definition Panasonic HDX-900 and Sony HDV V1-U. We can get any format you need to help customize your production needs. In addition to camera formats, Better Roll owns a full tungsten, HMI, Lite Panels and kino flo lighting package. As well as, 4 channel audio mixer with complete wireless capabilities and 3 additional wireless systems.
Chicago
773.680.7810, joe@betterroll.com, www.betterroll.com

Joseph Piscitelli, S.O.C., Broadcast Production Services, Inc.
FEEL THE PASSION! One of Chicago's BEST! Cameraman with 23 years of worldwide experience. Member of SOC, Society of camera operators. Excellent handheld skills. Custom camera, audio, lighting packages with all the "toys". Serving Chicagoland and the World. ALL major networks, Oprah, Discovery, Home Depot, Ford Motor Company, Elimidate, Walt Disney, ESPN, etc.
Gear: Panasonic HDX900, Sony BVW-D600, Sony D50 with DSR-1, Sony D30 with PVV3. Kino Flo Diva Units, Arri HMI's, Lectrosonics wireless, Mattebox with Panavision "P-size" filters, 7" on-camera LCD monitors, Sachtler tripods, Fujinon glass (zoom & wide-angle) and much more! ALL gear is in beautiful condition and transported in Porta Brace or Pelican cases.
Lombard, 60148
phone: 630-495-7854, Fax: 639-495-7862, cameracrews@sbcglobal.net
Bob Downing, Robert J. Downing Ltd.
Audio person with 28 years experience with CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, FOX as well as MTV, ET, Inside Edition. Personal soundman for Bill Kurtis on American Justice as well as a Nova special "Back to Chernobyl". All magazine shows 20/20, Dateline, 60 minutes and a host of Realty shows-Trading Spaces, Ambush Makeovers and other projects
Gear: 2 Lectrosonics UCR 411a wirelesses, Sennheiser Evolution wireless, Sennheiser ME66 & 67 shotgun. Various AKG mics as well as Countryman & TRAM Lavs
Chicago, 60634
phone: 773-430-5936, Fax: 773-283-3435, searchamerica@hotmail.com
Sidney Lubitsch, Sidney Lubitsch Productions, Inc.
I also have extensive experience in Documentaries, Broadcast TV, Commercials & Corporate. I have shot throughout America and to all corners of the world from Japan and Europe to South America, Africa, India and Australia.
Gear: Panasonic Varicam AJ-HDC27H Sony HDW-700A 1080i HD,Panasonic AG-HVX200 P-2 Sony BVW-600, extensive lighting.
Chicago, 60625
phone: 773 506 8200, sid@sidlubitsch.com, website: www.sidlubitsch.com
Jim Skvaril, Production Craft, Inc.
Production Craft is a full service Video Production Company. We have over 20 years of experience shooting and editing Corporate Videos, Video News Releases, and Multi Camera Events. We feature several camera packages including Sony BVW D600 beta cameras, 2 Complete ENG Audio bags with Lectrosonic wireless, 2 Mole Richardson lighting packages. We can accommodate any size of production, from One-man band, to a Multi Camera live-switched event.
Gear: Sony BVW D600 Sony BVW D600 W/S Mole Lights Lectrosonic wireless
Chicago, 60622
phone: 312-829-0272, jim@productioncraft.com,
website: www.productioncraft.com

Mike Kaufman, Motion Inc
2man ENG crews, Broadcast, Corporate
Gear: Gear: HPX2000, HVX200, Z7U,AF AG-100
Chicago, 60610
phone: 312 432-9657, Fax: 312 432-9966, mike@motionvideo.tv, website: www.motionvideo.tv

Bob Maraist, World View Productions
Sundance Film Festival Invitee, HBO Undercover, NOVA, Discovery, etc. Director, DP with a producers knowledge of the big picture.
Gear: Shoot all formats, but own Sony 550 w/5 on back & with film matrix. Full lighting & audio.
Grayslake, 60030
phone: 847 548-1111, Fax: 847 548-1111, bmaraist@aol.com

Damon Hennessey
Panasonic SDX 900 24p, Sony D-30WS full audio and lighting packages. Documentary DP ready to travel. Numerous episodes of "American Justice" for A&E, docs for Lifetime, Discovery Health, Sundance Channel. Extensive live concert shooting for Neil Young, Ween, Bonnaroo Festival doc, Johnny Lang and others. 20/20, NBC News, SpeedChannel etc.
Chicago
phone: 773-612-4674, website: www.amanaplanacamera.com

Cummings, John, Cameralogic Inc/Chicago
Creative, energetic and efficient Chicago-based lighting cameraman using the very latest gear. Over 20 years of pro experience. Regular clients include Food Network, Style, Fine Living, HGTV, Discovery, History Channel, etc. Major awards include the Peabody, five Emmys, CINE and more. Worldwide service.
Gear: Owner-operator: Sony HDW730S HDCAM, 24P Panasonic HDX-900 HD, Sony D50WS/PVV3 BetaSP. Wide and standard HD zooms, Lectro slot-mount links, Arri Lighting, Joker HMI's, Sachtler, Chrosziel and much more.
Chicago
847-220-3172, cameralogic1@comcast.net, www.cameralogic.tv
James Marketti, Marketti Creative Group
From concept creation to completion, the Marketti Creative Group can get your high-end video/film project done at a reasonable price. Call our award winning creative team for more information 708-267-5363.
Gear: Panasonic HDX-900 (Baby Varicam), Panasonic AJ-D910WBP DVCPRO50, Sony BVP7 - BVV5 deck Betacam SP, Sony DXC537a Betacam SP, Panasonic AG-HVX200 with PS teknik adaptor Zeiss Superspeeds. Shoots P2 and DV. Panasonic
AJ-PCS060G P2 Store Drive.
Glen Ellyn (Chicago region), 60137
phone: 708-267-5363, James@MarkettiCreative.com,
website:
www.marketticreative.com
Joseph H. Klimovitz, Video Ventures, Inc.
Video Ventures, Inc. is a full service production company supporting all video formats with 37 years experience. We specialize in ENG/EFP, documentaries, corporate videos, multicamera shoots, features, promotions, stock footage gathering, and sports. Go to web site/klimovitz.com for further information.
Gear: Sony HDW-700A (16:9 HDCam), SonyPDW-510XDCam Optical Disc (16:9-4:3), SonyBVW-D600 SP Betacam (4:3), SonyDSR-PD150 DVCam with Century.65 Wide Angle Converter, Toshiba Lipstick Camera with 4mm, 7.5mm & 15mm lens
Chicago, 60608
(312) 848-6317, (231) 854-4060, klimo@aol.com, www.klimovitz.com
Jim Schiller, AV-Edit
Over 30 years of quality Audio For Film and Video Recording and Mixing. We are available for day and week bookings anywhere in North America
Gear: Currently, we use a Sound Devices 788T-SSD which will record to either an internal 1/4 terabyte solid state drive, CF card or external hard drive. The system will either slave to any broadcast quality camera or work independently generating any currently used time code.
I use only Sennheiser shotgun mics including the 416, 816 and MK60, Lectrosonic 400 series wireless with Countryman or DPA lavs, Sony wired lavs.
We use K Tek 12 foot carbon booms and can fly the boom in tight locations.
Highland Park
PH: 1-847-926-3176, E MaIl: shoot@avedit.com,
Web: http://www.avedit.com
Jim Fiester, DP, Windy Cine Productions
Windy Cine Productions is a Chicago, Illinois based professional film, HD (and Standard Definition) video production and digital post-production company, producing award winning commercials, corporate video and documentary style projects. Deliverable formats include HD DVDs, DVDs, tape - all popular formats (for broadcast, cable or distribution) and digital content or movies for web applications. Established in 1980. Call 847 234-4700 for free estimate or more info.
Gear: Sony DSR-570, Panasonic HVX200, Schoeps Mic, Sony Lav, Mole-Richardson HMI and Tungsten lights
Chicago
847 234-4700, shoot@windycine.com, www.windycine.com
Lawrence Moran, TV Kid Productions
Freelance News - cnn/msnbc - news photographer - giuliani/st. louis hospital - december 20, 2007 Commercial Production - Nikmas Formula 1 Racing - :10; :30 and :60-second spots (Los Angeles, California) Corey Supermarkets - :10; :30 and :60-second spots (Los Angeles, California) Minor League Football Association Midwest Football League Gateway Fury Semi-Professional Football - :60 and 120-second spots (Saint Louis, Missouri) Northeast Missouri Wildcats Semi-Professional Football - :10; :30 and :60-second spots (Saint Louis, Missouri) Home PC Kit Software National Seminars - :60 and 120-second spots. 60-minute infomercial package (Saint Louis, Missouri)
Gear: Ikegami Editcam (2nd generation) with GenLock/AIFF Audio I/O; 16:9 internal focus cannon cinema lens.
Dupo, Illinois 62239

314.805.5629, ljmoran@morancompanies.com , www.morancompanies.com

Vidicom Productions, Inc.
High-end shoots and edits. Everything from concept to scripting to shooting and editing. Have shot pro for over 25 years for WGN-TV, Fox SportsNet, ABC-TV, MTV, VH-1, CMT and more. If you're looking for solid, smooth hand-held shooting, I'm your man. Also have all the toys...jib, etc. Located between Chicago and St. Louis but we shoot all over.
Gear: Sony DXC-D30 (BetaSP), tons of Lowel Light Gear, Boom mic, hand-held mics, sony WRR/WRT Wireless system with lavs, GlideCam (like a Steadicam), SevenJib, Sony Monitors with PB field capabilities, etc... Edit on Final Cut Pro and StrataSphere systems. Two edit suites and large studio with infinity walls and infinity chroma wall.
Peoria
309-686-2030, 309-686-5230, vidicom97@aol.com

Bill Neff - Bill Neff Video Productions
15 years in television ENG. Specializing in Breaking News, Sports and Community Events. Located in Peoria, Illinois. Willing to travel at a moments notice. Clients include: ESPN/ABC, Mediacom, Big Ten Network and numerous uplink and production Companies.
Gear: Panasonic HPX-370 P2HD.  Full ENG Camera/Audio Package with a K5600 400w HMI Light and a Lowell Tungsten Light Kit.  Grass Valley Edius Editing. Also available, Mobile Production Trailer with Webcast Capability.
Chicago & Peoria
309-264-5369, BillNeffVideo@gmail.com, www.BillNeffVideo.com
David Richter, Richter Studios
Looking for video production services? A corporate, training, trade show, recruitment, marketing, sales, tv or promotional video or just to document your process and procedures? Need actors, lighting or studio time? Richter Studios can shoot in any format from any location. Or, do you already have the footage, but need that special post-production touch to bring out the magic? Our world class editors and animators are here to help. Our range includes 2D graphics, 3D animations, text treatments, logo animations, stylized effects and animation wizardry. Our award winning team can make your video production an attention-grabbing masterpiece!
Gear: Panasonic HDX900, Red Camera, Telepromptor, etc.
Chicago
312-861-9999, 312-997-2387, drichter@richterstudios.com, http://www.richterstudios.com/
Tom Vlodek, Hand Held Video
Chicago based freelance cameraman with extensive lighting and production experience. Specialization in high-end, ENG/documentary style video. Regular clients include: CBS News' "48 Hours" and "60 Minutes". Other clients include: ABC's "20/20", NBC's "Dateline" and vendors to various Fortune 500 corporations.
Gear: Sony PDW-700 Hi-def XDCam; Sony DNW Standard-Def Betacam SX 16:9; Sony PVW-170 DVCam. Lighting package includes HMI lights, Kino-flo florescent fixtures, LitePanels LED and various tungsten kits.
Chicago
(312) 965-1400, tom@bigcameras.com, www.bigcameras.com
jack walsh, video fenomen
Video and TV production services. Video Fenomen production & postproduction provides video services to independent producers and directors, as well as the corporations throughout Chicago, IL.
Gear: Panasonic HDX900, Varicam, HPX 2000, HVX 200, Sony F900, Sony EX1 & Z1U. Also HDV & PAL. 4 Tram Lavaliers, Sennheiser MKH60 shotgun mic w Rycote wind cover, Sound Devices 302 stereo mixer, Shure FP33 stereo mixer, 2 Lectrosonics UHF wireless diversity microphones, Shure SM81 handheld mic, Van deBergh graphite boom pole, Umbilical audio cable, Yamaha playback speaker, Sony DV48 headsets, ... HI DEF 8" Panasonic BT-LH900 monitor. Battery operated Sony portable high resolution PVM 8044 monitor with Hoodman™ for glare-free outdoor viewing, a 7" LCD .
des plaines
773.407.0110, office@video-fenomen.com,
www.video-fenomen.com
Brian Scheffler, ScheffTech Productions
Mobile TV Production Truck for sports and special events. 24-input video switcher, 16-ch audio mixer, 3 cameras, graphics, replay, and more comes standard. Perfect for sports and event webcasts and live broadcasts.
Gear: 24-input video switcher, JVC HD110U DV/HDV camera, 2x Panasonic AG-DP800HP cameras, tripods, wireless IFB, announcer headsets, and BUFTek Sport Replay.
Peoria
309-253-7609, brian@schefftech.com, http://ScheffTech.com
Steven Brown, First Light Productions
Freelance shooter for over 25 years. Broadcast, VNRs and Corporate videos. Large selection of lighting and audio. On-site editing with Final Cut Pro.
Gear: Panasonic AG HPX 370 P2, Canon EOS 60D DSLR, Panasonic Lumix DMC GH2, Sony HVR-Z1U, Sony BVW-D600 BetacamSP, Sony DSR-500 Dvcam, JVC GY-HD100U and Panasonic DVX-100BP
Burr Ridge
630-986-8060, steveflp@yahoo.com, www.flptv.com
Erik Bjella - Acute Focus Productions, LLC
Providing full service video production from pre through post including crews for any position. 
Gear: Panasonic HDX900, Sony FS700, Panasonic HPX170, Steadicam, Edit suite.
Chicago
312.940.3526, erik@acutefocus.com, www. acutefocus.com
Chris de Gail/ The Fourth Wall        
Video Production, Shooting,Editing
Gear: Panasonic HVX-170 P2 HD camera package-Tripod/Led Cam. Light. Sennheiser G100 Audio kit- 2 Lavs,Boom mic/Fishpole, Hand Held mic, Shure FP 33 Field Mixer, Kino Flo Diva lights (2)
630.258.9355  info@thefourthwall.co, www.thefourthwall.co
T.W. Li, Video Parachute
Centrally located in downtown Chicago, Video Parachute specializes in production and editing services for results-oriented marketing videos. With a focus on maximizing the impact of video through finely-tuned messaging, Video Parachute has delivered real results for a wide variety of businesses including H&R Block, Greater Chicago Food Depository and City Club of Chicago.
Gear: Multiple Sony Ex-3 packages, Red Scarlet, Teleprompters, portable green screen
773.234.2665, tw@videoparachute.com, http://www.videoparachute.com
Hector Perez "Rocket Productions Inc."
Rocket Productions, Inc. is a full service video production facility and creative house located minutes from downtown Chicago. Rocket is a Veteran Owned & HUBzone certified video production company.
Gear: Our equipment includes, three AVID Symphony HD Suites, Adobe Creative Suite with latest versions of After Effects, Illustrator, and Photoshop.  Sound booth with (2) Neumann U87 and Electro Voice RE20 microphones.  A ProTools audio station.  Our Cameras include a Panasonic Varicam 2700 P2 & a Canon D5.
(312) 431-1040, hector@rocketchicago.com, http://rocketchicago.com/
Michelle De Long, Mimi Productions
We provide HD Production Services for television networks and corporate business clients.
Gear: Sony FS 700, Panasonic HPX 370, Canon 5D Mark II, Multiple film lenses, three Sennheiser ew 112-p G3 Wireless Lavs
One Rode Shotgun with Boom Pole
Two Four Bank LED with stands
Two two Bank LED with stands
Various other lights and grip gear
On board LED lights.
312-829-0162, mdelong@mimiproductions.com, http://www.mimiproductions.com
New Slate Films
We are a Chicago based video production company offering full service production from concept to delivery for commercial and corporate clients as well as small businesses.
We offer a full range of gear including Canon C300, Red Scarlet and Canon C100 as well as blackmagic line of cameras.
http://newslatefilms.com
Irwin Myers, Video One Productions
Video One Productions is a full service company providing video production, digital editing, disc duplication and multimedia services for businesses of all sizes, non-profits and individuals.
We provide single and multicamera crews, expert editors and other experienced personnel to produce event, marketing, training and other productions for our clients.
Gear: We own Sony NX5U cameras, Sachtler tripods, Sony wireless lavaliere mics, Sony boom mics, light kits, a teleprompter, dolly, jib and other equipment necessary to produce professional broadcast video for our clients.
Chicago
773 252-3352, www.video1pro.com 
Dan Lombardi, Grand and Noble Productions, Inc.
We are a full-service HD production company with experience in single camera series and documentaries, two-camera television programming, multi-camera live-to-tape and multiple camera/unit "events." We also offer "a la carte" production services in directing, producing, editing and motion graphics.
Gear: Panasonic HPX170, P2 media, Tram laveliers, field lighting kits with Chimeras, green screen drape
Chicago
312.733.3700, info@grandandnoble.com, www.grandandnoble.com

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