Cage Equipment Rental

DSU Film Cage

Equipment Rental Checkout Guide

EQUIPMENT & FACILITIES POLICY INFORMATION

All students are expected to abide by all rules and regulations established by the DSU Digital Film Faculty and Staff.

1. USE OF DEPARTMENT EQUIPMENT/FACILITIES:

Department equipment and production/post-production facilities are to be used for class projects and DSU Film Club ONLY.  DSU Film students are prohibited to allow anyone, other than fellow classmates, to handle, store, or operate department equipment.  Before checking out equipment for the first time you must meet with Ben Braten to discuss your camera level. You will also be asked to sign a rental contract.

2. EQUIPMENT AND FACILITY RESERVATIONS

Starting August 2019 Students should email their reservation requests to TheCageWarrior@gmail.com at least 3 days (72 hours) prior to checking-out equipment. The 72-HOUR RULE will be enforced.  The early you get your request in, the more likely it will be fulfilled. A member of the cage will respond with a confirmation to your booking. If you do not hear anything with 24hrs through the working week contact BenBraten@gamil.com

If you want to use any of the school facilities other than the Hangar contact Christina Merrill. MerrillC@dixie.edu. For use of the Hangar studio contact   Tisa.Zito@dixie.edu or Tuckett@dixie.edu

3. PICK UP TIMES FOR EQUIPMENT

Equipment can be picked up during the following cage shifts.

                            Morning shift     7:30am-9:30am

                              Afternoon shift    11:00-1:00pm

Evening shift      7:00-9:00pm

EQUIPMENT RESERVATION FORMAT EMAIL

EMAIL REQUEST

Subject line must include: Check out date, Student’s Name, and Class/Production

Sample: 11/15/18 – Your Name – FILM 3400/Music Video

EMAIL BODY

The body should include: date of checkout, an organized list of equipment requested, and a Crew List. (you can download the PDF files and use preview or another PDF reader to fill them out. They are all fillable. And please SAVE AS with your name and shoot date in the file name ex. YourNameDateCrewList.pdf)

Sample:

The following is my request for checkout 11/15/18 at 12pm. I have attached my equipment request list, a crew list and my call sheet.

Your Name + Email + Cell Phone # (one item per line)

IMPORTANT NOTES: 1) When sending in an update or revision to a reservation request, note this at the top of the BODY of your email: “*** THIS IS A REVISION TO AN EXISTING RESERVATION REQUEST” (not in the subject line). 2) You should consider making a request a WEEK in advance to guarantee your reservation. This includes gear, studios, and rooms. 3) You should also consider making a Call Sheet for each shoot day.

To print forms Right click and save. All the PDF forms are fillable using preview or any PDF reader.  Email form to  (TheCageWarrior@gmail.com

Call Sheet
DSU FIlm Crew List
new film equipment checkout