Film and Photography Equipment Now Available at Kitchener Library

The Kitchener Public Library says it has now made filming and photography equipment available at its central library.

The new project, called Commons Studio, is an attempt to make the art of filmmaking accessible to people of all skill levels.

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They say the collection includes gear suitable for a wide range of people, from those picking up a camera for the first time to those at the professional level.

“We are keen to build on a history of not-for-profit companies bringing specialized equipment to the community in progressive partnership,” said KPL’s Nathan Stretch.

“Sustainable access to technology is at the heart of the Commons Studio project and we’re excited to see what the community will create.”

The library says the Commons Studio aims to lower the barriers to filmmaking and empower “creators to develop high-quality films and creative projects.”

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He says editing suites have also been integrated into Heffner Studio.

Equipment available includes: continuous light kits, cinema-grade glass, professional Sigma and Canon prime and zoom lenses, 4K and 6K film and photography cameras, and a full suite of grip and electrical.

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