Ambassador Chronicles

2022 Community Builders Grant

2022 Community Builders Grant

🎉 And the 2022 Community Builders Grant Winner is... 🎉       SEMI-FINALIST: The Last Week Written and Directed by Santana Coleman. A poetic tale of love and sacrifice, The... Read More
July 2022 Newsletter: Heat Waves

July 2022 Newsletter: Heat Waves

HEAT WAVES   Elevate your focus pulling with the “most sophisticated hand unit on the market”: The Arri Hi-5 Triple-Axis Wireless Follow Focus Kit. Quickly navigate through the camera settings... Read More
2022 Queeries

2022 Queeries

For June 2022, we checked in with the LGBTQ+ members of our Camera Ambassador community for an interview series we're calling...   Queeries     Eli Sulkowski (He/They) (@eli_sulkowski)Actor & Screenwriter"The... Read More
Gear Spotlight: Cooke Mini S4/i Lenses

Gear Spotlight: Cooke Mini S4/i Lenses

NEW IN SHOP! Start your summer off right with these ✨gorgeous✨ Cooke PL Mini S4/i (6) Prime Lens Set!   The 'Panchro/i' would eventually become re-named as the 'Cooke Mini... 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
June 2022 Newsletter: Summer Rush

June 2022 Newsletter: Summer Rush

SUMMER RUSH   The Angenieux 24-290mm Optimo Zoom features an extremely fast T2.8 maximum aperture, with no ramping. The superb image quality while wide-open has caused many to consider this... 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