See our crew/resource database to meet all your project’s needs.

The following resources are provided as courtesy. FilmDayton in no way endorses these vendors, we just are aware they have been engaged in local film endeavors.


Camera Department    513.723.1742  camera rentals for Commercial, Feature, Independent, and Corporate productions

Midwest Grip & Lighting  513. 861.6779  Rental & sales of grip & lighting equipment for  motion pictures & television production

Haddad’s  412.655.8822  production equipment rental company  David Haddad

Insurance   Matt Gingrich –  Hamler Gingrich Insurance Agency  937.698.4101

Aqua Falls Bottled Water Company    800.800.8124

PRO OnCall Technologies 937.293.5900 – phone systems


We also work closely with partners across the state if you need a larger crew. Talk to the locals:


IATSE 600 ( Chicago Office) Camera, Publicist  DIT  312-243-3841  Business Rep:  Justin Conway

IATSE 161 – accountants, production coordinators and script supervisors – 212-977-9655

IATSE 800 (National) production designers, art directors, storyboard artists  818-752-9995

IATSE 700 (National)   editors      212-302-0700 Paul Moore

For all other crafts including grip, electric and all other art department skills

IATSE 209 (statewide Ohio) 216-621-9638    Business Manager: Ken McCahan


SAG   312.573.8081  Kathy Byrne

Director’s Guild – (LA Office) 310.289.2000


Here are sister unions that may have jurisdiction in some locations:

IATSE (Dayton Local 66) for Stage Employees: Kennith Rice at 937.415.0066

IATSE 160 (Cleveland-based / Statewide Local) for Motion Picture Projectionists, Operators and Video Technicians: John Galinac 

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If you have more questions and need a more personal touch, email our office at and we’ll try our best to meet your crew/resource needs.