Production Resources

YouTube Channels

Grip Tips: NYC gaffer, Dave Donaldson’s channel is chock-full of practical grip and lighting terms and techniques.

Meet the Gaffer:  An in-depth look at lighting techniques from Luke Seerveld, a San Francisco-based gaffer. Especially helpful for interview lighting ideas and tips.

Learn Light and Sound:  Curtis Judd creates in-depth and easy-to-follow reviews and comparisons of audio and lighting equipment while also introducing techniques and helpful how-tos.

Linkedin Learning Courses

Audition CC 2019 Essential Training

Getting Up To Speed with Davinci Resolve 16

The Basics of After Effects

Premiere Pro CC 2022 Essential Training


Vassar Film production students have access to our prop closet. For a full catalog of available props, contact the Womp Haus at

Van Rentals

Did you know you can rent a van through Vassar? This is a great resource for when you need to transport gear and a crew to locations and your personal vehicle just won’t cut it.  All that is required is for you to take a safety course through the Vassar college department of Transportation. You will be charged $0.50 per mile driven. For more information visit the Vassar College Department of Transportation Website