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CA Staff Picks: Maggie Jakopac

CA Staff Picks: Maggie Jakopac

We recently connected with Camera Ambassador Tech Intern Maggie Jakopac about her favorite camera package! Having worked with several different kinds of cameras, lenses, and gear overall, Maggie let us... Read More
Rosaleah Gonzalez Does What She Loves

Rosaleah Gonzalez Does What She Loves

When Rosaleah Gonzalez toured the campus that would eventually become her college, she wanted to study gaming development....   “I grew up playing a bunch of video games,” she says,... Read More
Troy Gueno: From VHS to Venice with Chance the Rapper

Troy Gueno: From VHS to Venice with Chance the Rapper

Being an award-winning director and cinematographer might be the sole bragging point for many. But, for Troy Gueno, he isn’t in love with how the titles sound.  “It’s a little too... Read More
August 2022 Newsletter: By Storm ⛈️

August 2022 Newsletter: By Storm ⛈️

BY STORM     "The RED V-Raptor is the latest in RED's line of cinema cameras and the first iteration of their DSMC-3 Body Type. It boasts a VistaVision sized sensor, allowing you to... Read More
Clare Cooney Isn't Done With Chicago

Clare Cooney Isn't Done With Chicago

Sitting on a rustic porch, Clare Cooney describes her move west...   Chicago-bred talent, Cooney had always wondered what it’d be like tapping into the bigger market of Los Angeles.... Read More
Matt Carroll is Our New Operations Manager

Matt Carroll is Our New Operations Manager

Matt Carroll joins the team! As our Operations Manager, Matt will be a new friendly face around the shop. We caught up with our new friend and chatted about his... Read More
Matthew Tingey's "Everything You Need to Know About On Set Headsets"

Matthew Tingey's "Everything You Need to Know About On Set Headsets"

On Set Headsets is a Sponsor of Camera Ambassador's 2022 Community Builders Grant. This week, we get a behind-the-scenes insider look at five of their products with Matthew Tingey, the... Read More
Five Chicago South Asian Filmmakers You Should Know

Five Chicago South Asian Filmmakers You Should Know

The total Asian population in Chicago grew from 144,903 in 2010 to 189,857 in 2020 — a 31% increase. The South Asian community is especially prominent in Chicago, given that,... Read More
Chicago South Asian Film Festival: Jigar Shah Gives Back

Chicago South Asian Film Festival: Jigar Shah Gives Back

In 2010, the Chicago South Asian Film Festival began. The founders saw the need to champion South Asian voices, both in the city of Chicago and on an international level.... Read More
May Newsletter

May Newsletter

GEMINI SEASON   “The RED Gemini eliminates unnecessary cables on your build with its smart connections - for faster, easier, essential additions to the body. This workhorse of a camera... Read More