About Zacuto


Zacuto USA - filmmaking accessories manufacturer – Located in Chicago, Illinois and opened in 2000, primarily as a rental house, Zacuto USA is known for their brand of extremely high quality, originally designed camera accessories. Zacuto USA products are designed, manufactured and assembled in the USA. Designers Jens Bogehegn, and  Steve Weiss have over 53 years of combined film, video & photographic experience. Known around the world for designing gear that is universal between cameras and quick releasable, Zacuto USA takes cameras and transforms them into whatever you need them to be. Zacuto was the first to recognize DSLR as a revolutionary game changer. Our camera kits and dslr optical viewfinders set the standard within the industry.

Zacuto Rentals is your supplier for the Video DSLR revolution. We challenge you to find another rental house more intensely devoted to providing excellent customer service. We will do everything we can to go the extra mile for our customers. At affordable rates, we have the rigs, pieces and parts to transform your DSLR camera into a cinematographer’s dream machine. In addition to building custom “a la carte” orders, Zacuto Rentals‘ “turnkey” camera packages have set the standard in the video rental industry. Of course, we still support all established broadcast and prosumer video camera formats that are popular today. Whether you’re a seasoned DP or a camera novice, our rental staff will help make sure you have all the equipment that your shoot requires for success.

Zacuto Films produces it own original programming to entertain and educate the video, film and photographic industries. Zacuto Films is a completely separate entity from Zacuto USA, and Rentals. Zacuto Films has its own staff that is entirely dedicated to creating world class original programming. FilmFellas and Critics are two of our ongoing very popular webisodic series produced by Jens Bogehegn, Steve Weiss and Scott Lynch. In our programs, we bring in the best talent from around the world to discuss and enlighten us on topics ranging from event videography to cinematography, documentary filmmaking, directing, sound, lighting, DIY filmmaking and more. We frequently produce special programming on various subjects ranging from our “Great Camera Shootout” to our upcoming 8 part series “Lighting for DSLR”. You can find all of our web content at www.zacuto.com.

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