WELCOME TO BIG SKY PRODUCTION SERVICES!!!

We are a Montana-based film production services & support company. We provide Trucks/RVs, Aerial Video/Stills, Equipment, Crew, Logistics, & Locations. Our experienced staff has worked on a variety of shows in Montana, Los Angeles, and around the world for the past two decades. We have partnerships with many vendors & subcontractors around the state. We know what it takes to make your production a success. 

FIFTH GENERATION MONTANANS

We’ll utilize our strong local connections to provide you with everything you need. From local crew & talent to beautiful locations, equipment rentals, permits, casting, and more. 

EQUIPMENT – Contact Us For Rates

  • 3 Ton Grip Truck
  • 1/2 Ton Grip Van
  • Mobile DIT/Charging Station
  • Mobile Wardrobe & HMU
  • Wireless Video Village
  • 25′ Production Motorhome
  • 4k Camera Kit
  • Camera Support (Tripods, Shoulder Rig, Follow Focus, Sliders, Stabilizers, Jib Arm, Dolly, Snorricam)
  • Lens Package (20mm, 28mm, 35mm, 50mm, 105mm, 135mm Prime lenses)
  • 4k Aerial Package (Part 107 Licensed & Insured Pilots)
  • Interview Light Kit

CREW SERVICES

  • Production (Producer, Line Producer, UPM, Production Coordinator, AD, 2nd AD, PAs)
  • Camera Crew (DoP, AC, 2nd AC, DIT)
  • Aerial/Drone Pilots (Part 107 Licensed & Insured)
  • Location Sound Crew
  • Grip & Electric (Gaffer, Best Boy, Key Grip, Grips)
  • Location Scouting & Management
  • Set Design & Carpentry
  • Catering & Craft Service
  • Hair & Make-up
  • Drivers (Motorhomes, SUVs, Passenger Vans, Trucks)

CASTING

Our sister company, Big Sky Casting, has a database of screen actors, models, & performers. Click here for more info.

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3 Ton Production Truck “The Absolute Unit”

The Absolute Unit is more than a 3 ton grip truck. It’s an all-in-one mobile production center geared toward smaller productions (interviews, reality shows, documentaries, independent films, commercials, photo shoots, & more). From lighting to a mobile DIT/charging station. C-stands & apple boxes to a wardrobe & prop closet, slate & bullhorn to reflectors & stingers. This beast has absolutely everything your production needs.

RENTAL RATES

3 Ton Production Truck – $399/day + $1.50/mile
*When renting 3 Ton Truck, you must hire one of our crew members

EQUIPMENT LIST

DIT/Charging Station

  • Battery Powered DIT Work Desk with AC & USB Charging Ports
  • 27″ HD Monitor with HDMI Input (Powered by Battery)
  • 500 Watt Battery Power Supply for Charging (Camera Batteries, Laptops, Drones, Phones, & More)

Wardrobe & Prop Closet

  • Locking Large Closet with room for 40 hanging items
  • Prop & Actor Items Shelf
  • Shoe Drawer
  • Lint Roller

Shelving & Storage

  • Locking Storage for Pelicans
  • Shelving for Long Items
  • Non-slip shelving for 11 Milk Crates

Cart & Crate System

  • Rolling Ramp to move gear to interior/exterior sets
  • Large Cart with 10″ Off Road Wheels
  • (12) Milk Crates to haul equipment

Craft Services

  • Pop-Up Tent
  • 6′ Table
  • (2) Coolers
  • Coffee Maker
  • Plasticware (20 sets)
  • Napkins

General Production

  • Slate
  • Dry Erase Markers (Black, Blue, Red, & Green)
  • Dry Eraser
  • Dry Erase Cleaning Fluid
  • Color Chart (Datacolor Spyder 24)
  • Megaphone
  • (6) Radios, Headsets, & Chargers
  • AC Pouch
  • Large Umbrella
  • Small Camera Umbrella
  • (2) Ponchos
  • Camera Rain Protector

Lights

  • Illumi Max 300 LED (2k tungsten equivalent) Daylight – Dimmable
  • Illumi Max 120 LED (1k tungsten equivalent) Bi-color – Dimmable
  • Maxin Series 2 x 1 LED Panel – Bi-color – Dimmable
  • (2) Genaray 14” Round Flood LED Daylight – Dimmable
  • Genaray 9” Round Flood LED Daylight – Dimmable
  • Camera Mounted Battery LED Daylight – Dimmable (2 Batteries)
  • Ringlight (battery powered)

Light Modifiers

  • Deep Parabolic 38” Octagonal Softbox (for Illumi 300 or 120)
  • Fresnel 2X Mount (for Illumi 300 or 120)
  • 10, 30, & 50 Degree Grid inserts (for Illumi 300 or 120)
  • Snoot with Grid (for Illumi 300 or 120)
  • CTO Gels

Stands

  • (6) C-stands 40″ Turtle Base
  • (12) 2.5″ Grip Heads
  • (6) 40″ C-Stand Arms
  • (6) Basic Light Stands
  • (2) – Bead board holders

Grip

  • Dolly
  • 12′ Dolly Tracks
  • (8) 15lb Sandbags
  • Full Apple Box
  • Half Apple Box
  • Quarter Apple Box
  • Pancake Apple Box
  • 24″ Black Wrap
  • Cribbing – 2x4x11 3/4″ Pieces
  • Shims
  • Drop Ceiling Scissor Clamp
  • 6″ Baby Plate
  • Safety Cables
  • (6) #1 Grip Clips
  • (12) #2 Grip Clips
  • (6) #3 Grip Clips
  • (12) Binder Clips
  • (50) C-47s
  • 8′ Ladder

Electric

  • (2) 100′ Stingers
  • (2) 50′ Stingers
  • (3) 12′ Stingers
  • (2) Power Strips
  • (4) Ground Lifts
  • (2) Cube Taps
  • Dimmer

Reflectors & Backdrops

  • (2) 24×36 – Bounce Board White/Silver (5/8″ Baby)
  • (2) 48×48 – Bounce Board
  • White/Silver (5/8″ Baby)
  • 5 in 1 Oval Fold-Up Reflector (white/silver/black/gold/diffusion)
  • 5×7′ Fold-Up Chroma – Blue/Green
  • 10×20′ Muslin Chroma Green Screen
  • 5’x20’ Diffusion – 1 stop
  • 10’x20x Black Muslin

Flags & Nets

  • 8×8′ – Square Frame
  • 8×8′ – Silk – 1-Stop
  • 8×8′ – Solid Black
  • 8×8′ – Green Chroma
  • 24×36 – Solid Black
  • 24×36 – 1-Stop Silk
  • 24×36 – 2-Stop Silk
  • 24×36 – Single Black Net (1/2-Stop)
  • 24×36 – Double Black Net (1-Stop)
  • 6″ Solid Dot
  • 6″ Single Net Dot
  • 4 x 14″ Solid Finger
  • 4 x 14″ Single Net Finger

Miscellaneous

  • Pop-Up Tent
  • 6′ Folding Table
  • (2) Tall Director’s Chairs
  • Wheelchair
  • First Aid Kit – 50 Person
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Push Broom
  • Dust Pan
  • Garbage Can – 23 Gallon
  • Trash Bags
  • (5) Furniture Blankets
  • (2) Illuminated Traffic Cones
  • Safety Vest
  • Pair of Gloves
  • 10×20′ Tarp
  • (2) 7×9 Tarps
  • Bungee Cords
  • (2) 50′ Ropes
  • WD-40

Tools

  • Cordless Drill
  • Various Drill Bits & Tips
  • Various Screws & Bolts
  • Various Wood
  • (2) Saw Horses
  • Hammer
  • Tape Measure
  • 24″ Pry Bar
  • Hack Saw
  • Wood Hand Saw
  • 1 Metric Allen Key Set
  • 1 Standard Allen Set
  • Needle Nose Pliers
  • Linemen Pliers
  • Pliers
  • 5-in-1 Screwdriver
  • (4) Ratchet Straps
  • Standard Socket Set
  • Metric Socket Set
  • 30″ Level

Expendables

  • 1″ Black Gaffer Tape
  • Roll Electrical Tape
  • 11″ Zip Ties
  • 8″ Zip Ties

Vehicle

  • Car Battery Booster Pack for Large Vehicles
  • Can of Tire Seal & Inflate
  • 2.5 Gallon Gas Can

1/2 Ton Production Van “DadMode”

DadMode is designed for speed and efficiency. It has a smaller capacity than “The Absolute Unit,” but a much greater range. It’s ideal for interviews and shoots with basic lighting needs.

RENTAL RATES

1/2 Ton Grip Van – $299/day + $1.00/mile
*When renting van, you must hire one of our crew members

EQUIPMENT LIST

Lights

  • Illumi Max 300 LED (2k tungsten equivalent) Daylight – Dimmable
  • Illumi Max 120 LED (1k tungsten equivalent) Bi-color – Dimmable
  • Maxin Series 2 x 1 LED Panel – Bi-color – Dimmable

Light Modifiers

  • Deep Parabolic 38” Octagonal Softbox (for Illumi 300 or 120)
  • Fresnel 2X Mount (for Illumi 300 or 120)
  • 10, 30, & 50 Degree Grid inserts (for Illumi 300 or 120)
  • Snoot with Grid (for Illumi 300 or 120)
  • CTO Gels

Stands

  • (6) C-stands 40″ Turtle Base
  • (12) 2.5″ Grip Heads
  • (6) 40″ C-Stand Arms
  • (2) – Bead board holders

Grip

  • (8) 15lb Sandbags
  • Full Apple Box
  • Half Apple Box
  • Quarter Apple Box
  • Pancake Apple Box
  • 24″ Black Wrap
  • Cribbing – 2x4x11 3/4″ Pieces
  • Shims
  • Drop Ceiling Scissor Clamp
  • 6″ Baby Plate
  • Safety Cables
  • (6) #1 Grip Clips
  • (12) #2 Grip Clips
  • (6) #3 Grip Clips
  • (12) Binder Clips
  • (50) C-47s

Electric

  • (2) 100′ Stingers
  • (2) 50′ Stingers
  • (3) 12′ Stingers
  • (2) Power Strips
  • (4) Ground Lifts
  • (2) Cube Taps
  • Dimmer

Reflectors & Backdrops

  • (2) 24×36 – Bounce Board White/Silver (5/8″ Baby)
  • 5 in 1 Oval Fold-Up Reflector (white/silver/black/gold/diffusion)
  • 5×7′ Fold-Up Chroma – Blue/Green
  • 10×20′ Muslin Chroma Green Screen
  • 5’x20’ Diffusion – 1 stop
  • 10’x20x Black Muslin

Flags & Nets

  • 8×8′ – Square Frame
  • 8×8′ – Silk – 1-Stop
  • 8×8′ – Solid Black
  • 8×8′ – Green Chroma
  • 24×36 – Solid Black
  • 24×36 – 1-Stop Silk
  • 24×36 – 2-Stop Silk
  • 24×36 – Single Black Net (1/2-Stop)
  • 24×36 – Double Black Net (1-Stop)
  • 6″ Solid Dot
  • 6″ Single Net Dot
  • 4 x 14″ Solid Finger
  • 4 x 14″ Single Net Finger

Tools

  • Cordless Drill
  • Hammer
  • Tape Measure
  • 1 Metric Allen Key Set
  • 1 Standard Allen Set
  • Pliers
  • 5-in-1 Screwdriver
  • (4) Ratchet Straps
  • Standard Socket Set
  • Metric Socket Set
  • 30″ Level

Expendables

  • 1″ Black Gaffer Tape
  • Roll Electrical Tape
  • 11″ Zip Ties
  • 8″ Zip Ties

Additional Rental Packages

Camera Package

  • 6K Camera, memory, batteries
  • Prime Lense Kit

Aerial Package

  • 4k Aerial Drone
  • Licensed & Insured Pilot

Wireless Package

  • HDMI/3GSDI Wireless Transmitter & Receiver
  • Wireless Follow Focus
  • 7″ Atomos Ninja Flame – in Director’s Monitor Cage
  • Monitor Sunshade & Carry Case
  • Batteries & AC Adapters

Contact us for prices on additional packages

PRESS

KPAX News Story of BSPS helping FastCoast Film Academy – 2019-10-20

CONTACT

Big Sky Production Services

Phone(833) SHOOT-MT (833-746-6868) – Extension #2
Emailbigskyproductionservices (at) gmail (dot) com