Equipment Rental

For our current Equipment and Studio Rental Rates, check them out here, including projector rentals:

QAS Gear and Rental Rates – Updated February 2019

If you have any questions regarding Quickdraw and equipment and for all related inquiries please contact the Production Director Erin Saunders at or call (403) 261-5767. Rates vary based on membership status and duration of time for the rental.

Animation Supplies

Quickdraw Animation Society sells a variety of specialized animation supplies including pegbars, classical animation paper, cels, cameraless film stock and more.

For a full list of available animation supplies and prices, please view this document:

QAS Animation Supplies For Sale – updated December 2018

Canon EF 17-85mm lens

Canon EF-S 17-85mm IS USM Wide Angle Lens

Aperture Range: f/4-5.6
Closest Focusing Distance:
Ring-type Ultrasonic motor, image stabilization, circular aperture design

Epson PowerLite Pro

Epson PowerLite Pro
HD 6000 lumen projector for larger screenings

Dimensions: 19.8″w x 15.9″d x 6.7″h
Size – projected distance: 50″-300″
Keystone correction: Horizontal and vertical: +-30 degrees
Contrast Ratio: 5000:1
Resolution: 1920×1200 (WUXGA)
Accessories: Regular throw lens, remote, power cable, VGA cable, cable clip, lens screw, optional plastic shield for the back.

Other lens available to be booked separately.

iPad 4th Generation

iPad 4th Generation 16GB

Dimensions: 7.31″w x 9.5″h x 0.37″d
Features: Retina display, 9.7″ diagonal LED backlit multi-touch display, 2048×1536 resolution 264ppi, 1.2MP photos, 1080p HD video recording
Accessories: ZAGG bluetooth keyboard and case

Epson PowerLIte 1835

Epson PowerLite 2835 Projector
SD projector kit

Features: HDMI input, VGA input, Component input.
Brightness: 3500
Contrast Ratio: 2000:1
Native Resolution: 1024×768
Accessories: HDMI cord, power cable, pelican case

Wacom Cintiq 22HD Pen Display

Wacom Cintiq 22HD
Graphic tablet pen display for drawing with related software. No touch ability

Dimensions: 25.6″w x 15.7″h x 2.2″d excluding stand
Screen Size: 21.5 in diagonal measurement
Native Resolution: 1920×1080
Weight: 18.7lbs with stand
Features: Touch strip for scrolling, 16 customizable ExpressKeys, 2048 pen pressure levels, pen tilt sensitivity
Accessories: Wacom Grip pen with customizable buttons and eraser function, AC adapter, DVI-D cable

GoPro Hero3 Kit

GoPro Hero3 Black Edition kit

Image recording format: JPEG
Effective Photo Resolution: 12.0MP
Digital Video Format: H.164
Optical Sensor Type: CMOS
Supported Memory Card: microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Features: Wireless LAN connection, shockproof, waterproof, time-lapse recording, audio recording, high-speed recording, remote control via Android devices and iPhone, selectable field of view, takes photos while movie recording
Accessories: Rechargeable battery, wall charger, international plug adapters, USB cable, quick release buckle, vertical quick release buckle, locking plug, curved adhesive mount, flat adhesive mount, combo cable, adjustable arms, standard mount, suction cup, jaws, flex clamp, adjustable neck, charging cable for smart remote, skeleton housing, standard backdoor, skeleton backdoor

Benq projector

Benq Projector
2500 ANSI Lumens SD Projector

Contrast Ratio: 2600:1
Native Resolution: 1024×786
Inputs: DVI, VGA, S-video, component
Accessories: Power cord, VGA cord

LED GO Square Panel lights

LED GO CN-900H Square Panels 
Portable LED light kit with two lights. White light only. 

Dimensions: 17.7″ x 15″ x 2.4″
Power: AC/DC 100-240VAC, 12-16.8VDC
Features: changes colour from 3,200 to 5,600K while generating 6,025 lumens and producing 7,580 lux at 3.28′

2011 21.5 iMac

2011 21.5″ iMac
Computer station that comes with Dragonframe, Adobe Creative Cloud. Toon Boom can be added on request.

Specifications: 3.06GHz Intel Core i3, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD, 256MB VRAM

Motion Slider Kit

Dynamic Perception Stage Zero Digital System
3-axis motion slider kit with 6 foot long rail.

Cart Travel: 5′-4′ (64″)
Cart Dimensions: 10″ x 7″ x 4″
Payload (max. weight): up to 15lbs in any orientation, 20lbs if kept horizontal
Rail Dimensions: 72″ x 3″ x 1″
Accessories: 2x rail stoppers, rial tripod accessory mounts, drive belt, 1x motor for rail, 2x motor for pan and tilt, pan and tilt head, multi-angle leveling wedge, Digital NMX Motion Controller PRO w/ power cord, NMX battery pack with cords, cables to attach controller to motors, power cord direct and battery, camera capture cable (headphone jack type)

Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D DSLR camera
18 MP DSLR camera

Sensor type: APS-C CMOS
File Formats: JPEG, RAW (14-bit), MOV (video)
Memory Card:
Aspect Ratio: 3:2

Logitech HD Pro Webcam

Logitech HD Pro Webcam
HD USB webcam with tripod mount

Max Resolution: 1080p/30fps – 720/30fps
Focus type: Autofocus
Built-in mic: Stereo
Dimensions: 1.1″h x 3.7″w x 0.9″d
Cable Length: 1.5m (59″)

Portable Projector Stand

Portable Projector Stand
Collapsible wooden projector stand that disassembles into a wooden case with handle.

Acme Pro Punch

Acme Pro Punch
Traditional animation punch for punching Acme style punches in paper and cels.

Bolex H16 Reflex

Bolex H16 Reflex
16mm auto-feed film camera

Film Capacity: 100′
Features: Filter slot, rotating turret, 6x magnification, frame counter, manual rewind, footage counter. Can shoot single-frame or continuous
Frame Rate: 8, 16, 24, 32, 64fps
Tripod Socket: 3/8″ thread
Accessories: C-mount 25mm lens, rewind key, carry bag, take-up daylight spool for 16mm film

Various lens adapters available to be booked separately.


Vario Switar 86EE

Vario Switar 86EE (18mm-86mm 1/2.5)
Manual telephoto lens for Bolex H016 reflex cameras. Takes up two slots on Bolex turret.

Aperture range: f/2.5, f18, 86mm

Features: “This lens was introduced in 1964, as the first “Electric Eye” 16mm zoom lens. It was designed specifically for H-16 reflex cameras and featured a fully automatic diaphragm control with a cadmium sulphide photo resistor which was sensitive to film ratings from 10-400 ASA. The exposure meter was powered by one (1) PX-13 1.35v mercury cell battery. Minimum aperture of f/16. Weight: 2 lbs, 4 oz. Accepts Series VIII filters.” 

Radioshack Analogue Sound Level Meter

Radioshack Analogue Sound Level Meter

Sekonic L-86 Light Meter

Sekonic L-86 Light Meter
Exposure Meter

Measuring System: Reflecting/Averaging
Measuring Element: Selenium
Measurement Range: EV 2 to 15
Dimensions: 1.7″ x 2.8″ x 1.1″
Accessories: Leather case

JVC ProHD Camcorder

JVC ProHD Compact Handheld Camcorder

Sensor Tyle: 3-CCD
Shutter Speeds: 1/4 to 1/10000
Recording Functions: 2x SCHD memory card
Maximum Video Resolution: 1920×1080
Accessories: Battery pack, AC adapter, battery charger
Video output: Composite output, component output, HDMI output, USB 2.0,

Animation Controls box

Animation Controls – Frame recorder controller box
For controlling film equipment or digital cameras. Set amount of frames to record.

Features: records at either 24fps or 30fps

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