Commons Studio Equipment Rentals

The Commons Studio and Lighthouse Equipment Ltd. offers affordable access to video production and post-production equipment. 

Not a member? Check out Commons Studio Membership - Production Associate.

Contact us for more information, or to make a rental.

By Phone: (519) 603-4240 x103
or by email: film-making@theworkingcentre.org
Commons Studio is open Mon-Fri 10am-4pm

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As a Working Centre Community Tools Project, the Commons Studio is dedicated to creating a culture of cinema – of people helping each other to learn and grow in their craft.

*To use some of the higher end film-making equipment, we may require that you attend some “how to” workshops to ensure the proper usage and maintenance of the equipment. Successful completion of these workshops is required before you can rent some of the cameras and equipment.
Members must provide proof of insurance to rent the RED Scarlet-X and some higher end film-making equipment

Rental Rates:
Pick-up (between 1pm-4pm) and Drop-off (between 10am-12pm) are free. Weekends are calculated at 1.5 days
Weekdays are calculated at regular rates, except where longer term rentals are concerned.  

- Receive 3 regularely priced weekdays for 2.5
- Receive 4 regularely priced weekdays for 3
- Receive 5 regularely priced weekdays for 3.5

Weekend rates are not effected by longer term rentals

Grip & Lighting

10ft AC Cable

Black, 10ft AC

$2/day

1200 Watt HMI Fresnel

Arri 1200 Watt dimmable HMI Fresnel...

$272/day

1200 Watt Par HMI light

Strand Quasar 1.2KW PAR.  Comes with...

$175/day

12x12 Silk

$47/day

150w Arri

2 fulls, 1 single, 1 half full, 1...

$20/day

1K Arri

2 fulls, 1 single, 1 half full, 1...

$35/day

20x20 Black

In a black duffle bag

$35/day

25ft AC Cable (LH)

Black, 25ft AC

$2.5/day

25ft Joy Cable

Rated for 60 amps

$4.25/day

2K / 5K Double Wind-up Stand

Double riser, with locking wheels, w...

$36/day

2k-750 Spigot Adapter

$5/day

2K Base Plates

1 w extra-large base

$4.75/day

2K Double Riser Stand

$12/day

2K Triple Riser Stand

$12/day

300w Arri

2 fulls, 1 single, 1 half full, 1...

$25/day

400 Watt joker-bug HMI Kit

Bulb 400 Watt Single ended HMI, 400...

$250/day

48" Circular Reflector

Silver/White + Collapsible Reflector...

$5/day

4x4 Double Net

$15/day

4x4 Floppy Cutter

4 feet by 4 feet, black

$15/day

4x4 Silver / Gold Checkerboard Reflector / Bounce

$10/day

50ft AC Cable (LH)

Black, AC cable

$3.5/day

50ft Joy Cable

$8.25/day

575 Watt HMI Fresnel

Arri 575 Watt dimmable HMI Fresnel:...

$240/day

575 Watt Par HMI Light

Cinemills silver bullet - 575 par ...

$150/day

650w Arri

2 fulls, 1 single, 1 half full, 1...

$30/day

6ft Steel frame

with 2 mounting clamps

$18/day

6x6 silks

$20/day

6x6 silver

$20/day

750 Base Plates

$3.75/day

750 Boom Arm

With 750 spigot.

$21/day

750 Lightweight (Lighting Stands)

Lighting Stands

$6.6/day

750 Roller Stand (With locking Wheels)

With locking wheels.

$10/day

7 Step Blue Ladder

$10/day

8x8 Silk

$29/day

Arri Four-Light Fresnel Mini Kit

2X150W + 2 X 300W

$90/day

Arri Fresnel Combo 4-Light Kit

2 Fresnel 300W, 2 Fresnel 650W

$110/day

Arri T1 Fresnel

1000W 3-Light Kit (120 VAC)

$105/day

Baby C Stands

$10/day

Box of Wedges

33 wedges + crate

$10/day

Box of Wood Pads

Assorted wood pads + crate

$10/day

Butterfly/Overhead Fabric - Silver Lame

6x6'

$10/day

Butterfly/Overhead Fabric - Solid Scrim

6x6'

$8/day

Butterfly/Overhead Fabric - White Artificial Silk

6x6'

$8/day

Butterfly/Overhead Hollywood Frame

6x6' - 1" Square Tubing

$18/day

Cardellini

Clamp, rigging tool

$5/day

Century C Stand

$10/day

Chimera Small

Small

$65/day

Chimera Large

Large (pancakes)

$100/day

Chimera Medium

Medium (pancake)

$100/day

Clamp

Clamp

$2/day

C-Stand (40" Riser Turtle Base Kit)

Detachable base

$12/day

Dedolight Ledzilla

Mini LED Daylight Camera Light with...

$50/day

Dedo Light

barn doors, fosted lens, built in...

$25/day

Dief Box

60 amps split three ways. John...

$29/day

Diffusion Frame

48x48" - 3/4" Square Tubing

$12/day

Dolly

grey, extendable, 2 pins + handle

$15/day

Flag Kit (18x24)

 

...
$50/day

Flag Kit (24x36)

$75/day

Full Apple Boxes

"Full Apples"

$2/day

Goal Post Clamp

Big Ben Clamp

$4/day

Grip Arm

Long Arm

$4/day

Half Apple Boxes

"Half Apples"

$2/day

Ice Light

Ice Light 1: 1160 lumen output with...

$38/day

Junior Sky-High

on wheels

$18/day

Kino Flo Diva

200 Fluorescent Two Light Kit

$80/day

Kino Flo 4ft, 2 bank light

"Long 2s" w 750 spigots, crates,...

$45/day

Kino Flo 4ft, 4 bank light

"Long 4s" w 750 spigot, crate,...

$50/day

Kino Flo Gaffer

4 Bank 2 Light Kit: ...

$100/day

Kino Flo Interview

Select 3 Fluorescent Light Kit (120V...

$100/day

Mini Mombo Overhead Light Stand

Mini Mombo Overhead Light Stand

$13/day

Opal Gel

$3.5/day

Pony Clamps 1

$1/day

Pony Clamps 2

$1/day

Pony Clamps 3

$1/day

Quarter Apple Boxes

"Quarter Apple Boxes"

$2/day

Rigging Rope - 100ft

Rated for 244lbs

$4/day

Rotolight Kit

Portable, battery powered LED...

$10/day

Safety Chain

for use with rigging.  Should go out...

$1/day

Sandbag (LH)

$2/day

Scissor clamps

$3/day

Sekonic L-758C

Select 3 Fluorescent Light Kit (120V...

$15/day

Softbox Kit

2 lights

$45/day

Sound Blanket

$20/day

Sky-High

Sr. sky-high on wheels

$18/day

Steel Double Riser 2k Stand

with 750 spigot

$12/day

Tennis Balls (pack of 3)

Split, for use with stands on...

$0.25/day

25ft AC Cable_

AC, 25ft, black

$2.5/day

Camera Kits & Accessories

Camera Kit #1 (RED Camera)

Please contact us if you are...

$300/day

Camera Kit #2 (Panasonic AG-AF100)

This Panasonic camera kit comes with...

$125/day

Camera Kit #4 (Panasonic AG-DVX100)

This Panasonic camera kit contains a...

$50/day

Canon EOS 70D

The Canon EOS 70D comes with...

$75/day

Canon 24-105mm f/4.0L IS USM Zoom Lens

This is a standard zoom lens with...

$20/day

Canon 50mm f/2.5 Macro Lens

Macro lens - can be used with the...

$10/day

Canon DSLR Lens: 18mm-55mm

For use with the Canon DSLR, and RED...

$10/day

Canon DSLR Lens: 50mm

For use with the Canon DSLR, and RED...

$10/day

Canon DSLR Lens: 75mm-300mm

For use with the Canon DSLR, and RED...

$10/day

Camera Kit (Canon T3i DSLR)

Light, compact, easy-to-use DSLR...

$55/day

Director Viewfinder

Director Viewfinder

$10/day

Double Shielded Cable

BNC Double Shielded Cable

$2/day

GoPro Hero 2

High-definition personal cameras...

$10/day

Slate

Engraved white acrylic clapper slate...

$5/day

Tokina AF 11-16mm f/2.8 Pro DXII SD-M Wide Angle Zoom Lens

Ultra wide angle Tokina zoom lens....

$20/day

VariZoom VZ-Rock-EX

Rocker Controller

$20/day

Screens and Projectors

Backdrop Stand Kit

Tristar air cushioned backdrop stand...

$15/day

Green Screen Room

Wall and floor with 2 softlights

$35/day

Portable Projection Screen

12' x 12'

$70/day

Projector - NEC NP43

2300-lumen High-Brightness Mobile...

$35/day

Sound & Accessories

Aluminum Boompole

with Coiled Cable and Side Exit - 2....

$8/day

Behringer UBB1002 Eurorack

10 Channel Battery Powered Audio...

$10/day

Beyerdynamic DT 770 Headphones

Closed-Back Professional Monitor...

$8/day

Boom Pole

In carrying case, with solid mic...

$21/day

Rode Mic BLIMP Suspension/Windshield

A windshield and shock mount system...

$15/day

Sennheiser Wireless Lav Mic Evolution G2 100 Series

Camera Mountable UHF Lavalier...

$20/day

Sennheiser ME66/K6 Shotgun Mic

Super-Short Shotgun Condenser...

$20/day

Sennheiser Wireless Lav Mic Evolution G3 100 Series

Camera Mountable UHF Lavalier...

$20/day

XLR Microphone Cable

25 ft XLR microphone cable

$2/day

Zeppelin Microphone Wind Protection System

with K-SSM shockmount

$8/day

Zoom H4n

Handy Mobile 4-Track Recorder, comes...

$10/day

Stabilizers

Bogen / Manfrotto 181

Folding Auto Dolly

$8/day

Camcrane 200

Comes with a jib arm.

$20/day

CB-105 Shoulder Support

Video Camera Stabilizer

$5/day

Cinevate Duzi Slider 2.0

This slider also comes with a Benro...

$40/day

E-Image EI-7500

Baby Tripod Small Aluminum

$8/day

Manfrotto 516,117B

Professional Aluminum Tripod System...

$15/day

Manfrotto 525MVB Aluminum Tripod

with Ground Spreader, 501HDV Fluid...

$15/day

Manfrotto Aluminum Fluid Monopod with 500 Head

$15/day

Manfrotto Gruppo Tripod with Micro Fluid Head

Manfrotto Gruppo Tripod and 128RC...

$10/day

Manfrotto MT055XPRO3 Tripod with Micro Fluid Head

Comes with a Manfrotto 128RC Micro...

$15/day

Manfrotto MVT502A Fluid Head and Tripod

Manfrotto MVT502A Fluid Head and...

$15/day

Redrock Micro Shoulder Mount

This is a shoulder mount that should...

$40/day

Video Editing

Editing Suite: Macbook 13"

Macbook Pro (2009): 13" screen,...

$35/day

JVC DT-R17L4D - External Monitor

Convenient features and user-...

$25/day

Panasonic BT-LH1700 External Monitor

17.1" Widescreen Multi-Format Color...

$25/day