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Fujinon 19-90 lens and tripod for illustration purposes only.

My goal is to bear witness to reality in order to effect change.
— Michel Brault

Stock Sony Smart Grip / Arm assembly included with rental.

Michel Brault (1928-2013) was a pioneering Québécois cinematographer whose off-the-shoulder camera work helped define the cinéma vérité / direct cinema movement that spread through North American and Europe.

Taking cues from the film cameras used by the likes of Brault, this Sony FS7 Mk1 super 35mm cinema camera has been outfitted with the very best rigging for documentary and news cinematography. Operator’s will find the build to be lightweight, ergonomic and functional - allowing you to react quicker and shoot as the story unfolds in front of you.

In honor of Michel Brault, nous présentons “le Brault” Sony FS7 build. Available for rent now in Montréal, QC from Impact Television. Email: rentals@impact-television.com for rates and availability.

“Le Brault” Base Package Includes:

  • Sony FS7 Mk 1 Super 35 Cinema Camera

  • Canon 24-105 f4 Mk2

  • Canon 70-200 f2.8 Mk2

  • Wooden Camera top plate

  • Wooden Camera top handle

  • Vocas NATO/15mm rod viewfinder assembly

  • Zacuto Z-Finder & Hoodman 350 sunhood

  • Sennheiser 416 Shotgun Microphone w/ relocated mount

  • RushDesign Lightweight VCT Baseplate w/ 15mm carbon fiber rods

  • KinoGrip hand-carved grip / sphere on Vocas tilted rosette bracket

  • Sony Grip/Arm assembly modified with Wooden Camera Pushbutton Rosette

  • IDX BP-U 96wh Batteries w/ dual D-Taps & USB for powering accessories (2)

  • SWIT Dual Bay BP-U Battery Charger

  • Metabones SpeedBooster Ultra EF to E Mount

  • Metabones EF to E Mount Adapter

  • Sony 64 GB XQD Cards (4)

  • Pelican 1510 Flight Case