This Wednesday, February 22, 2023 from 1:00PM to 7:00PM, Buffalo will be hosting the first ever Winter Gear Expo, an exciting new cinema technology exhibition, at 620 Winslow Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14211. For one day, film and video’s leading global manufacturers and service providers will converge in the heart of Western New York’s film industry; one of the fastest emerging and vibrant creative communities in the country. Attendees will have exclusive hands-on access to the industry’s most prominent brands and newest equipment releases, as well as a showcase of some of the region’s most innovative creative companies.
Presented by Expressway Cinema Rentals and co-hosted by Buffalo Camera, this inaugural event will be held at Legacy House, Buffalo’s newest content house and commercial white cyc studio facility. Legacy House provides a valuable resource to the local film community and is the perfect location for an event of this significance. The event will bring access to a unique immersive opportunity for attendees to get their eyes and hands on the latest and greatest creative products in an equally exciting new production facility.
“The creative industries are driven by a diversity of innovative technologies, services and people.” says Expressway Cinema Rentals co-founder, Zac Rubino. “This is why Buffalo is the perfect place to launch this new Gear Expo. Western New York has a diverse creative community and historic roots in film making and technical innovation. We are excited to be a part of that and to help facilitate greater exposure and engagement with the global film community in this event.”
Co-Hosted by Buffalo Camera, an Expressway Cinema Rentals Company, Upstate New York’s full service Camera Rental House and prep facility. Buffalo Camera is committed to building and growing a better creative infrastructure in the region and facilitating growth in the industry by bringing the highest quality of cinema service into Buffalo in a way that is still focused on culture, and community.
“We are excited to welcome notable global vendors into Buffalo, but also to showcase what Buffalo is building and shine a spotlight on our local creative companies,” says Buffalo Camera’s founder and Operations Manager, Ben Mannarino. “Innovative vendors like Buffalo Expendables, MocoLab, and Legacy House are essential infrastructure in our growing film community. Each of these vendors are working to make Buffalo a more creative place to live and work.”
“We are pleased to support Expressway Cinema Rentals’ Winter Gear Expo,” comments Daniel Castle, Commissioner of Environment and Planning at Erie County’s Office of Economic Development. “Our goal s to introduce this region, especially schools and students, to this one-of-a-kind networking event not previously offered in WNY!”
On February 22 from 1:00PM to 7:00PM, join Expressway and Buffalo Camera for the Winter Gear Expo hosted at Legacy House, 620 Winslow Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14211. Come network with leading equipment vendors and companies while gaining hands-on experience with the newest equipment on the market. Prominent camera and lighting vendors include Camera: Arri, Cooke, Angénieux, Core SWX, Sachtler, and O’Connor; and Lighting: Aputure, ACT Lighting, Lightstar, Litegear, Litepanels, and Quasar Science.