Resources

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Business Resources

This is an ongoing list of tools we use on and off set.

Bidding + Accounting

  • Blinkbid Online
  • Quickbooks Online
  • Google Sheets
  • Excel

On Location

  • Sun Seeker
  • InDesign – professionally designed production books
  • RadarScope + NOAA weather
  • Interactive Maps for food and entertainment recommendations
  • Spotify Premium
  • TurboScan

Instagram

  • Later*: Schedule your posts
  • Linktree: Allows multiple links on your bio
  • VSCO for BTS photos on set

B.A.I.L Team

(Bank, Accountant, Insurance and Legal)

Client Scheduling + CRM

  • Calendly: client meetings, made easy.
  • Zapier: with a zap and a zap … automation made simple.
  • Hubspot: the CRM we use and love.

Mastermind + Self Development

  • Skillshare*: online platform to learn and sharpen your skills on just about anything.
  • The Crew Consultants: Whether you need help creating a CRM, cleaning up your finances or finding new efficiencies – you’ll be glad to have Colleen on your team.
  • Kilness & Company: Kyle specializes in helping to create a roadmap for your business.
  • Creative Picnic: Marketing for Photographers

Business + Project Management

  • Asana
  • Google Drive
  • Uberconference
  • Google Meet 

Email Marketing + Website Hosting

My Squad

Please Note

The tools listed with an “*” are affiliate links. Although we get a little incentive if you use them, they’re only here because we actually use and love them.

Chicago Production Resources

 

We always enjoy the opportunity to curate a team for you. But if you’re in a hurry (because, production!), here is a list of some of Chicago’s finest resources. As a kind reminder, this list is inclusive and open to submission. If you would like to know our recommendations (per temperament and type), please email us. 

Studio Rentals in Chicago

Answers Media

  • White Cyc
  • Green Screen
  • Kitchen Set

Chicago Daylight Studio

  • Full Kitchen
  • Rooftop Deck
  • Private Conference Room
  • Shower on site

Chicago Studio City

  • 4 stages on site
  • Up to 25,000 sq foot studio space

Essanay 

  • Two Sound Stages
  • Multiple Cyc Studios
  • Grip on site

F-Stop Studio

  • Full Kitchen 
  • White Cyc
  • Daylight Studio

Low Res Studio

  • Designed and curated space 
  • More location than studio

Motion Source

  • White Cyc
  • Green Screen
  • Outdoor Patio
  • NOTE: Located in the Chicago suburbs

Parchment Studio 

  • Created by Chicago Prop Stylist 
  • Outdoor Patio 
  • Props + surfaces on site (additional rental)

ProGear Studio

  • Inside Rental House 

Resolution Digital Studios 

  • Multiple Cyc Studios
  • Green Screen
  • Apartment Set
  • Private Conference Room
  • Rooftop Deck
  • Kitchen

Skylight Studio

  • Two Daylight Studio
  • Hardwood Floors

Studio DWP

  • Daylight Studio
  • 900 sq. ft of shooting space 

Studio Rental Chicago

  • Daylight Studio
  • 4,800 sq. ft
  • 16” ceilings

Throop Studio

  • 3,000 sq feet
  • Full Kitchen
  • Exposed Brick and Hardwood Floors

Trigger Chicago

  • Two Kitchens
  • 14” high ceilings
  • Exposed Brick and Hardwood Floors

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