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Colour and Sound
September 13 2021

Working with Laura Taler and the NAC… Online Editor and Colourist - Chris Coote / Sound Mixer - Jordy Bell! https://nac-cna.ca/.../danceforth-karanfil-carnation...







Zzzzzoooom
March 09 2021

We got this... What a year it's been!  Take care all!







PSPC GC Ad Day Webcast
February 02 2021

Powered by eight computer systems and the Brothers Zimm, Affinity provided core webcast production support for PSPC’s GC Ad Day webcast event on January 27 and 28.  We linked multiple Zoom connections, NewTek TriCaster Mini, Telestream Wirecast Pro, Encore/Interpretation Bureau SI and Webcast Canada platforms to switch, encode and stream the program with live Bilingual, English SI and French SI language options.







We have them...
January 19 2021

Arri Mini LF - The best camera in the world, period. 

A first choice for master cinematographers, Arri cameras film the vast majority (80%) of Hollywood productions. 

Lush and natural images. Great design. A world standard.

Affinity Production Group is proud to support your project with the best service and the best equipment.

These cameras are now within your reach.

Questions?  Call us. Operators are standing by.







Scary Movie???
December 10 2020

On set with 1st AC,  Diego Dias.

Photo Credit: Brooklin Watson

 







Remote Master Control Room
November 18 2020

We've got the gear and capability! Live switching and streaming setup to link two remote studios via Zoom.  On line - Atlanta, Montreal, Ottawa for U.K. client.  Master control by David Zimmerly. 







Audio Recording in the Time of COVID
October 02 2020

Our audio department has been keeping busy these days, recording sessions with new safety precautions, physical distancing, and remote connections. We're currently recording voices for a new French web-series, Ellie L'exploratrice, for TFO. Here's a screen grab from a recent session, captured by Jordy, our audio engineer, here with Mélanie Beauchamp and Koa Padolsky
 

 







Documentary Shoot
September 02 2020

Pre-set up - no lighting or "set" staging.  Our crew was out filming a documentary interview and broll for a production company out of Philadelphia.  This picture was sent for approval of the framing.  Bringing the two Sony FS7 cameras into a Zoom meeting allowed the producers to be with the crew on every shot! 







Once Upon a Christmas
August 21 2020

A shot from the set of “Once Upon a Christmas” which recently wrapped.  Affinity is proud to have supplied the Camera, Lighting & Grip Equipment.  Thanks 1 Department!







Action!
August 18 2020

Feels good to get out shooting again!!  Physically distanced and all PPE'd up.  Thanks guys!

*photo by Benjamin Dionne 







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.