Escuela Internacional de Cine y Television in Cuba (EICTV)
On January 20th 2016, the Italian Manufacturer CARTONI presented a donation of support equipment to the Escuela Internacional de Cine y Television in Cuba (EICTV).
Cartoni since 1935 is one of the world leading manufacturers of Camera support equipment. It took 8 months to clear the import paperwork, and finally the equipment reached the EICTV.
Thanks to the courtesy of Elisabetta Cartoni, granddaughter of the company founder and presently owner and CEO of the same, who visited the Escuela in June 2015 and decided to give a contribution of equipment for 8.000 Euros for its development.
The supports displayed in the TV studio and include a JIBO arm, a C40S heavy duty Fluid Head and tripod up to 55 kg of camera load a FOCUS HD lightweight support and a special SMARTHEAD nodal support for underslung use.
The Technical functions have been explained by Eugenio Canas, head of the Photography Deparment.
Maria Julia Antuna, Coordinator for international relations, expressed the sincere thank you to CARTONI for the generous donation along with a special thanks to The Embassy of Cuba in Italy for its collaboration.