Belfast’s only fully equipped High Definition facility
Acorn is the most respected and longest established facility company in Northern Ireland. Based in Belfast and specializing in equipment hire, crewing and post-production, our extensive client list includes some of the most discerning broadcasters and producers across the globe. Acorn's staff work to the highest industry standards across the many disciplines of television, commercial and corporate communication, and provide a wide range of camera facilities and post-production to suit the technical and budget requirements of any job. We are the sole source in NI of high definition cameras including XDCam on the EX3, HDcam on the DVW790 and HD DVCpro on the Varicam, backed up by editing facilities, VCR and tape transfer.
Over the past 25 years Acorn has built up a complementary team of highly skilled technicians and support staff, who pride themselves in the quality of their service and product. Our client list is constantly expanding and our product portfolio is diverse, covering all types of cameras and genres of programme making and working to the highest standards. Our crews work not only in Ireland but extensively throughout Europe and further afield, in locations as diverse as trekking across the Icelandic tundra, war-torn Lebanon, downtown New York and at 7000 metres on the summit of the Andes.
Acorn's aim is to provide the technical package that suits the client's project and budget. We have a complete range of technical equipment from High Definition: HDCAM, XDCAM, HD DVCPRO, HDV, DV formats, Beta SX, Digi-Beta and minicams, full audio facilities and a wide range of lighting, grip and ancillary equipment including underwater housings. Our Post-production department is equipped with tape editing on all formats, Final Cut HD running on dual G5 system with HD SDI capture all with creative and adaptable editors to make it work. We also supply a duplication and tape transfer service.