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Equipment Distribution Center (EDC)



The Emerson College Equipment Distribution Center (EDC) is located on the first floor of the Little Building, 80 Boylston Street. It includes the Film Equipment Center and the Video, Audio, New Media Equipment Centers.

The EDC loans professional equipment and facilities to VMA and Journalism students & faculty to fulfill class assignments. Professional staff and student employees are available to provide technical support as required.

For more details concerning equipment vended by the EDC, please contact them with any questions at x8815. 

Equipment Distribution Center (EDC)

There is a vast amount of professional equipment and support gear available for student checkout from the EDC, including:

  • Sony PMW-F3 Super 35 Camcorder
  • Sony PMW-EX3 XDCAM Camcorders
  • Sony NEX-FS700R Super 35 Camcorder
  • Sony NEX-FS100 Super 35 Camcorders
  • Canon EOS C100 Cinema Cameras
  • Canon 7D HDSLRs
  • Canon 60D HDSLRs
  • prime and zoom lens kits for all
  • Atomos Ninja monitor/recorders
  • Convergence Odyssey 7 monitor/recorder
  • PIX 240i monitor/recorders
  • tripods by Sachtler, Vinten, and Bogen
  • lighting kits from Kino Flo, Arri, Litepanels and ikan
  • Steadicam Zephyrs
  • microphones from Beyer, Sennheiser, AudioTechnica, etc.
  • grip gear, boom poles, flags, camera sliders and more

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Film Annex

The Film Annex is located across the hallway from the EDC, in the Little building. The Film Annex has an extensive inventory of 16mm film cameras, lenses, still cameras, and peripheral support gear.

Inventory includes:

  • Bolex H16 11mm film cameras
  • Arriflex SR-1and SR-2
  • Aaton XTR professional super 16mm camera
  • prime and zoom lenses, magazines, changing bags, etc.
  • field lighting kits & grip gear, light meters, and tripods
  • Canon & Nikon 35mm film & DSLR cameras, 4X5 view cameras, and medium-format still photo cameras 

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