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Our Neighbours
February 28 2020

People you may run into in the hallway ... sharing our space at 2740B Queensview Drive:

JenCor Entertainment produces outdoor programming for television and online media portals. 2020 is their 20th season of creating a popular series they produce for PBS called “The New Fly Fisher”. Host/Producer Colin McKeown is seen in this photo doing an on-camera discussion about flies used to catch Labrador Brook Trout. He was visiting McKenzie River Lodge which is located in western Labrador. The series is shot throughout Canada, the USA and Caribbean and is carried by seven networks and also YouTube.

You'll see fish sculptures hanging in and near their offices... no place for them at home, says Colin's wife!

 







We got the equipment you need!
January 31 2020

Just another day on set, making tv magic! Equipment rental brought to you by us. Anyone else notice the orange wall matches with our logo?







It was love at first...focus!!!!
January 22 2020

Introducing: Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM zoom lens , Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM wide-angle to short telephoto lens and the Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS E-Mount lens. These lenses are a perfect match for our new Sony PXW-FX9 with its very fast hybrid phase-detection and contrast Auto Focus system. Artificial intelligence keeps focus sharp in Face Priority AF, Face Only AF and Face Registration. A perfect match for that DOP you know!







Dog's Life
January 17 2020

As we gear up for the first major snow storm of the winter this weekend , Beta our office dog is reminding us to stay warm and cozy! #weekendvibes #hibernation #doglife #officedog







New Sony FX9!! We got it!
January 10 2020

Affinity Production Group now has the new Sony FX9 camera in inventory.

This camera sees in the dark with its all new super sensitive, full frame sensor.

An ergonomic platform for either scripted or documentary production, it will compete with top-of-the-line cameras for image quality, with its deep colour and contrast capabilities.

Plays well with our Sigma Cine Prime full frame lenses, with Sony autofocusing lenses, and in S35 mode with all legacy lenses.

Come for a test drive and we’ll answer your questions about why this camera exceeds others.







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!