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Film Making Thesis Equipment

Liz Inquisitive
The list author says: "Making this list for personal reference :) Brands are about what feels good to you, not an end all be all.

Software may be included at a later date. Computer screen not included as I haven't researched them yet. Lenses also not included as of yet."
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Full Frame DSLR Camera (Body Only) (OLD MODEL)
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Full Frame DSLR Camera (Body Only) (OLD MODEL)
"Top among DSLRs."
Zeikos ZE-FLK58 58mm Multi-Coated 3 Piece Filter Kit (UV-CPL-FLD)
Zeikos ZE-FLK58 58mm Multi-Coated 3 Piece Filter Kit (UV-CPL-FLD)
"Filter light to alter color scheme/tone."
Hoya 52mm Circular Polarizing Glass Filter - B52CRPLGB
Hoya 52mm Circular Polarizing Glass Filter - B52CRPLGB
"Combined with a linear polarizing filter makes a variable ND filter."
Tiffen 58mm Linear Polarizer Glass Filter
Tiffen 58mm Linear Polarizer Glass Filter
"Combined with a circular polarizing filter makes a variable ND filter."
Canon Battery Pack LP-E6
Canon Battery Pack LP-E6
"Can't shoot without power."
DUAL-ion+ ReVIVE Series LP-E6 Camera Battery Charger for Canon EOS 60D / 7D / 5D Mark II / 5D Mark III Digital SLR Cameras
DUAL-ion+ ReVIVE Series LP-E6 Camera Battery Charger for Canon EOS 60D / 7D / 5D Mark II / 5D Mark III Digital SLR Cameras
"Charge your batteries."
Rainbowimaging NSCAN Anti-Slip Elastic Neoprene Neck Strap for Canon DSLR (Black)
Rainbowimaging NSCAN Anti-Slip Elastic Neoprene Neck Strap for Canon DSLR (Black)
"When you go handheld, for security."
58mm Hard Tulip Lens Hood for Canon Rebel T1i 500D 450D 50D
58mm Hard Tulip Lens Hood for Canon Rebel T1i 500D 450D 50D
"Lens hoods help protect the lens from falls/light flare. At least as far as I know."
Lexar Professional Series 16 GB 300x UDMA CompactFlash Memory Card CF16GB-300-381
Lexar Professional Series 16 GB 300x UDMA CompactFlash Memory Card CF16GB-300-381
"The brand should be something you feel comfortable with and feel is reliable. High write rates are strongly recommended."
Canon DR-400 5738A001 DC Coupler Power Supply Adapter - Grey Market non US Product
Canon DR-400 5738A001 DC Coupler Power Supply Adapter - Grey Market non US Product
"For powering your DSLR when you have a power supply available."
Monopod 500 Floor Standing Monopod
Monopod 500 Floor Standing Monopod
"Stabilization for high movement situations."
Manfrotto 190XPROB Tripod Legs with 222 Joystick Grip Head and a Padded Case and a Bonus Quick Release Plate for the RC2 Rapid Connect Adapter
Manfrotto 190XPROB Tripod Legs with 222 Joystick Grip Head and a Padded Case and a Bonus Quick Release Plate for the RC2 Rapid Connect Adapter
"For low - no movement, interviews, etc."
Case Logic DCB-309 SLR Camera Backpack -Black
Case Logic DCB-309 SLR Camera Backpack -Black
"Need something to carry your DSLR/batteries/etc."
G-Technology G-DRIVE 1TB External Hard Drive w/ eSATA, USB 2.0, Firewire 400, Firewire 800 Interfaces 0G00199
G-Technology G-DRIVE 1TB External Hard Drive w/ eSATA, USB 2.0, Firewire 400, Firewire 800 Interfaces 0G00199
"Having varied interfaces helps when you don't work in one place. Need somewhere to store your footage :)"
Apple Mac Pro MB871LL/A Desktop (OLD VERSION)
Apple Mac Pro MB871LL/A Desktop (OLD VERSION)
"Overpriced and underpowered for a base model, but you can modify it into a beast of a machine as well as dual boot."