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Live From New York: It's a LibGuide!

This guide provides related resources about films with New York City as its backdrop and helpful information about obtaining the proper information about NYC's film industry.

Equipment at Pratt Institute Libraries

Pratt Libraries have equipment that students are allowed to checked-out during the semester. Information on the availability of the equipment can be viewed on the Equipment at Pratt Institute Libraries Guide

Below are a few video recording types of equipment available to be loaned to students: 

camera  4K Camcorder

  • 1/2.3" MOS Sensor
  • Optical 20x Zoom
  • Optical & Digital Stabilization
  • 1400 Lux
  • Video recording up to 4K (3840 x 2160) at 24/30 fps
  • Kit includes: battery, AC adapter, 64GB SD card, USB cable, HDMI cable, white balance card, hot shoe adapter, lens hood
  • Optional accessories: extra batteries, charger

Tungsten LightsTungsten Light

  • 250W maximum bulb wattage for each light
  • 2-Pin GX5.3 Miniature lamp holder socket
  • Kit includes: two stands, two umbrellas, spare bulbs, heat resistant gloves, power cords


LED LightLED Light

  • 3200-5600K color temperature
  • Color Rendering Index (CRI) 97
  • Passive cooling system
  • 10-100% dimming levels
  • Kit includes: two stands, barn doors, diffusion filters, power supplies
  • Optional accessories: battery pack with chargers, portable rolling cart, umbrellas, umbrella holders

Tripod KitsVideo Tripod

  • Load Capacity 6.6 lb (3 kg)
  • Maximum Height 61" (155 cm)
  • Minimum Height 28.6" (72.6 cm)
  • Fluid Head & Pan Bar

Gossen Light MeterGossen Light Meter

  • Incident or reflected measuring system
  • Shutter speed priority
  • Kit includes: pouch, interchangeable receptor head, 9V battery