Studio Partners


Cinelease, Inc. is the leading independent rental company in the U.S, priding itself on providing excellent customer service and top-quality lighting and grip equipment, servicing thousands of feature films, television productions, commercials, music videos and pilots since its foundation in 1977. Cinelease’s success over the past 45 years is due in large part to their reputation of honesty and integrity.

Herc Entertainment Services

Emerging from the demand for content creation in the 1980’s as a division of Fortune 1000 company Herc Rentals, Herc Entertainment Services began tailoring equipment inventories and acquiring assets to better serve the needs of the film and entertainment industry.

With safety and customer service at top of mind, HES rents and delivers unique aerial equipment, material handling forklifts, set equipment for studios, remote locations, and live events, power and distribution solutions, lighting & grip equipment, and climate control products for productions of any scale.

Multi-Camera Real-Time 4k Virtual Set Technology

Atlanta North Studios specializes in green, blue, or white screen sound stage productions. With two fully pre-lit ready-to-use studios Atlanta North is a perfect fit for digital cinema, reality tv, corporate training, or live virtual and augmented reality content.

Wilmington Chamber of Commerce

The Wilmington Chamber of Commerce is distinguished as the first and longest continually operating chamber of commerce in North Carolina. Our chamber maintains a 154 year legacy of protecting and strengthening the Wilmington business community and helping businesses grow and thrive. We connect over 900 members consisting of businesses large and small, representing more than 40,000 employees in southeastern North Carolina. Driving growth and defining tomorrow are integral to our chamber’s work.

Our chamber provides its members with business-building programs and events to help you connect and do business with one another. We provide information and timely news updates to help you make better business decisions. We also offer leadership development programs, marketing opportunities, and advocacy so your business can be seen and heard.

Our initiatives have stimulated economic development, influenced public policy, and supported the growth of thousands of local jobs and businesses. We are a convener, a connector, and a cultivator of leaders and local influencers. We are the local champion of a balanced and thriving economy in southeastern North Carolina.

Wilmington Regional Film Commission

The Wilmington Regional Film Commission, Inc. is responsible for marketing the unique assets found within southeastern North Carolina to the production industry. Whether you are looking for a small town square, a coastal home, a scenic highway, a gaffer, or a c-stand, they are here to help. 


Bulldog Lighting and Events

Bulldog Lighting & Events has been proudly servicing the motion picture and event industry for years, boasting a large inventory of state-of-the-art lighting and grip equipment. They strive to accommodate any size production or event, no matter how large or small.

B. Collective Co.

B. Collective Co. is a family-owned, Wilmington-based source for leading designer lighting from around the world. Licensed ASID Interior Designers are available to assist in set design by identifying and acquiring both indoor and outdoor period appropriate lighting for any genre. Leaning into its decades of experience in the industry, B. Collective can tailor its inventory to the needs of any production.

OnPoint Rigging and Staging

Raleigh-based OnPoint Rigging and Staging offers safe, efficient rigging solutions for clients in the film and entertainment industry. Led by a team with decades of industry experience, OnPoint provides custom equipment packages tailored to each client’s needs, all delivered with the exceptional customer service you can expect from a family-owned and operated business.