Need Equipment?

Borrow some of Dawson's Cinema & Communications Equipment for your projects

Equipment is only allowed to be borrowed during the semester and after you have had a workshop on it.


Equipment can only be reserved for one block at a time. Once you return the equipment you can book another block if needed.

Equipment must be picked up Monday, Wednesday or Friday between 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. It can only be returned Monday, Wednesday or Friday between 9:30-10:30 am. Furthermore, you can take out the equipment only if you have been workshopped on it by your professor or a paratech. 

Pick Up Times:

Monday : 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Wednesday: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Friday: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Return Times:

Monday: 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Wednesday: 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Friday: 9:30 am to 10:30 am


To reserve equipment, you must ask Karen in 3B.1



All the batteries must be charged. You’ll need your own SD card if you check out a camera. You’ll also need your own SD card as well as two AA batteries if you check out an audio recorder. If anything is broken let the equipment desk know.

Equipment Available

Camera Kits

Canon T3i Kits (18-55 Zoom lens)

Canon T6i Kits (18-55 Zoom lens)

Canon T8i Kits (18-55 Zoom lens)


Canon 24mm f/2.8

Canon 35mm f/2.8

Canon 40mm f/2.8

Canon 50mm f/1.8

Canon 85mm f/1.8

Canon 50mm Macro f/2.5

Canon 100mm Macro f/2.8

Rokinon 16mm Cine f/1.5

Rokinon 24mm Cine f/1.5

Rokinon 35mm Cine f/1.5

Rokinon 50mm Cine f/1.5

Rokinon 85mm Cine f/1.5

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 

Other Cameras

GoPro Hero

GoPro Hero 9

Ricoh 360 camera

Panasonic HD Palm Recorder

Canon HD Palm Recorder

Point & Shoot Cameras

Flip Video cameras

Camera Gear

Andycine 7” field monitor

 Feelworld 5” field monitor

Fotga DP500 Follow Focus

Tilta Follow Focus Whip

Neewer Shoulder Rig

DJI Osmo Phone Gimbal


Lowel Blender bi-color led Kits

Yongnuo Multicolor Light Wand

Bi-color light wand


Sound Recorders

Zoom H5

Zoom F1

Zoom Podtrack R4

Zoom H1

Beachtek DXA-SLR Ultra Audio Interface


Rode VideoMic Go

Rode VideoMic Pro

Rode NTG2

Rode Blimp Suspension System


Audio Technica ATR55 Shotgun 

Audio Technica V873R 

Beyerdynamic M300 TG

Sure SM58 

Sure SM7B 

Sure SM57 (Sound booth)

Sennheiser Wireless

Sonic Port VX Sony WCS-999 wireless Lapel Mics

Sound Gear

Boom Pole


Makey Makey

Boss Loop station RC 505 MkII

MIDI Controller


Squier Stratocaster USB Guitar 

Reserving Equipment

Reserve equipment by talking to Karen in 3B.1.

To pick up, reserve, and return equipment please go to 3B.1