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Five Things the Chicago Film Office Can Do For You!

Five Things the Chicago Film Office Can Do For You!

The Chicago Film Office is a sponsor of Camera Ambassador's 2022 Community Builders Grant. In order to celebrate their work, we had a wonderful discussion with Thavary Krouch, the Independent Film... Read More
5 Ways to Make Your Film Productions More Trans Affirming

5 Ways to Make Your Film Productions More Trans Affirming

Rey here.   You might know me as the Camera Ambassador Client Relations and Marketing Associate. But, I’m also an advocate for trans rights! I’ve written extensively about being a... Read More
Winning Advice

Winning Advice

The Community Builders Grant began in 2019, with the vision of “helping build bridges between filmmakers and the community while elevating their production by arming them with the necessary tools... Read More
Three Thoughts on Film Grants from Eugene Sun Park

Three Thoughts on Film Grants from Eugene Sun Park

Since starting Full Spectrum Features in 2015, Eugene Sun Park has helped secure over $1 million in grants for his films, including grants from DCASE, the Illinois Arts Council, the... Read More
Hey CA: Five Ideas for Self Care

Hey CA: Five Ideas for Self Care

Five Ideas for Self Care With the hustle and bustle of 2021 behind us, Camera Ambassador will be taking a much-needed rest for the upcoming few weeks! In that time,... Read More
Why #NoFilter is Overrated

Why #NoFilter is Overrated

#NoFilter is no fun. While modern technological advances have allowed for a larger range of color shifts and correction in post, filters remain a wonderful and effective option for practically enhancing the... Read More
What's in the Box: RED V-Raptor

What's in the Box: RED V-Raptor

Our RED V-Raptor has finally arrived at our studio! We’re joined by Camera Ambassador Lead Technician, Eric Silver, for the Unboxing!   First thing’s first, the RED V-Raptor is the latest... Read More
5 Rental Hacks with Camera Ambassador!

5 Rental Hacks with Camera Ambassador!

While filmmaking is a wonderful fulfilling endeavor, it can also be anxiety-inducing. We understand how incredibly difficult the creative process can be. Our mission is to ensure your rental process... Read More
From "The Shining" to Today: The Gimbal Game with Midwest Movi

From "The Shining" to Today: The Gimbal Game with Midwest Movi

Austin Taylor of Midwest Movi is helping lead the game of stabilized camera movement in Chicago. This week he generously wrote up a history of where his craft started and where... Read More
Tech Takeover: Red Gemini & Mytwork Prep Bays

Tech Takeover: Red Gemini & Mytwork Prep Bays

Enjoy this pre-recorded excerpt from our recent Facebook Live Teck Takeover on the Red Gemini & our Mytwork Prep Bays hosted by Tech/Creative Director Austin Taylor and featuring Tech Tin Nguyen.... Read More