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Ronin! New Kid in Town
November 07 2019

Our new DJI Ronin 2 package includes a Ready Rig, Teradek RT Single Axis Wireless Lens Controller, SmallHD Focus 7 Bolt package and a Teradek Bolt XT Wireless TX/RX package.  Ready to roll!







Location Scouting
April 26 2019

Location scouting with Sarah.  She climbs the extra mile!  Stay tuned for the video....







CanCode Success Stories
April 15 2019

Thanks to Henry and Peter from IBC - the Inuit Broadcasting Corporation for doing a great job covering the Pinnguaq Association in Iqaluit.  Thank you also to Ryan Oliver, Director of Pinnguaq, Gail Hodder, the Manager of Makerspace and all the young participants. Pinnguaq has established the Iqaluit Makerspace as a gathering place for people of all ages to & all backgrounds to come together to share, learn, create, play, and have fun in a safe environment. They are a hub for digital and STEAM-based education, art, critical thinking, experimentation, and knowledge-sharing firmly grounded in the values of Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit and with the principles of respect, collaboration, creativity, and problem-solving. Affinity is honoured to be featuring success stories from organizations who have recieved CanCode program funding from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada.

 







Maintenance on Set
April 11 2019

The perks of dealing with us for your studio production equipment? On site maintenance and support! Our camera technician Richard visiting the set of @mehdietval to give their @sonyprousa camera package a little TLC while production heads on a short hiatus between filming seasons. #sonyfs7 #sonyprousa #slalomproductions #affinityproductiongroup#tvproduction #ottawa







Northern Lights in Iqaluit
March 11 2019

Affinity’s Post Supervisor, Editor and Consultant, David Zimmerly, is once again in Iqaluit, Nunavut, assisting IBC (Inuit Broadcasting Corporation).  David is continuing development and implementation work on IBC’s digital archival system, which is steadily digitizing and cataloguing nearly forty years worth of IBC video programs.

David took this picture of the northern lights on the weekend from his room overlooking Dead Dog Lake (near the Road to Nowhere) on the windy hills above Iqaluit.







Matthews Double Frame Ears
March 08 2019

New Gear! @sourcemaker 4’x8’ LED Blanket and @matthewsgrip Double Frame Ears. The Double Frame Ears allow for the LED Blanket and a separate frame to be mounted parallel to each other, allowing for easy adjustment. Our qualified technicians are here to answer all of your equipment rental needs. Lights! Camera! Action!







Hit the Ice!
February 28 2019

Chris Coote color grading @hittheice7 for #nishmedia







Skunk!!
January 18 2019

Sniff’s in the house! (no really, that’s his name) Affinity had the pleasure of working with this furry talent for an upcoming @carteblanchefilms production. What a professional talent! A natural on set! 







It's December!
December 07 2018

Beta is keeping an eye on our donations for the Ottawa Mission.  If you would like to contribute to our boxes, please drop by!  Here is this year's list of the most needed items:

  • New men’s underwear (sizes SM – XXL)
  • Men’s disposable razors, shaving cream & deodorant
  • New or gently used bath towels
  • New or gently used men’s steel toed work boots, sizes 9 to 12
  • New or gently used men’s Fall coats
  • New or gently used men’s jeans, sizes M-XL






Your imagination is the limit!
November 30 2018

A little green screen action!  







Sobey's Art Awards 2018 National Gallery of Canada
November 16 2018

A quick glance at a recent shoot with @natgallerycan for #SobeyArtAward using @SmallHD, @sachtlersystems and @sonyprousa Crew and gear available through us! 







'Studio A' a major overhaul!
October 24 2018

It was a busy summer for Jordy at Affinity Audio.  During a momentary breather in the action this summer, he took a little time to give our 'Studio A' a major overhaul.

The studio and vocal booth were dismantled, deep-cleaned, painted, and re-assembled.  In addition to a fresh coat of paint, the sound panelling was removed and re-covered, giving the whole studio a sleek and modern look.

On top of cosmetics, Studio A was fully upgraded with brand new hardware (Pro Tools HD Native, and Pro Tools HD Omni), software (Pro Tools Ultimate), and a new MONSTER 65" 4K TV in the control room.  So we're running at the top of our game!

 







FS7
October 18 2018

One of our Sony FS7’s all dressed up and on location







Beta Approved!
September 26 2018

Introducing Affinity’s Quasar Science Crossfade Linear LED Lamps

With the Q-LED Crossfade, tune the lamp from 2000° Kelvin Candle Light all the way through to 6000° Kelvin Overcast Daylight. Whether lighting actors or lighting environments, the versatility is undeniable. Stack lamps into large arrays to form LED panels. Light backings with unprecedented energy efficiency. String overhead above diffusions for the perfect sky.

·       X-fade White Light: Crossfade blending of Candle Light diode (2000k) and Overcast Daylight diode (6000k) mixing a balanced variable color spectrum.

·       Low Profile: Easy to hide when space is at a minimum the Q-LED Linear LED lamp can be mounted against a wall or ceiling without compromising framing.

·       Self Ballasted: Q-LED’s do not require troublesome power supplies or ballasts which often add time when quickly adding a light, get in the way or need to be hidden from camera.

·       Dimmer Compatible: Compatible with most dimming systems. 

·       Expandable and Scalable: Stack them in a columns and rows to create large LED panels of any size, or end to end for long linear lighting sources. Create geometric patterns and 3D structures.

·       Energy Efficiency: At 90+ lumens per watt the Q-LED line vastly outperforms Quartz, Halogen, Plasma and HMI lighting sources in the luminous output to power consumption ratio.

Have some fun with them – Beta did!







AWOTD
August 23 2018

Affinity was really happy to help out the talented Jay Odjick put his Algonquin Word of the Day - Alphabet Series on video.  Created and drawn by Jay Odjick, recorded by Cory Whiteduck / CKWE Radio (Kitgan Zibi) and voiceover Mariette Buckshot. Coming soon - the Nature and Wildlife series.  So cool....