Production Slang

Comms & Pro Supplies NYC

Production Slang

Today’s post (just like the title) is about Production Slang!

Yes, what Street Team Studios does is Comms & Pro Supplies – Production Supplies & Walkie & WiFi Rentals.

Here are some other film slang words to be aware of it your new to a film set:


C47 – a clothespin (Note: We sell these along with a full line of G&E Expendables)

Crafty – craft services area and/or person (Note: We sell Crafty Baskets along with a full line of beverages)

Furnie Blanket – a furniture blanket or sound blanket (Note: We rent these along with a full line of protection rentals & products)

Stinger – an extension cord (Note: We have these along with our full line of Production Supply rentals.

Putt-Putt – a smaller suitcase style generator. (Note: We rent a Yamaha 1800-2000w generator)

Grenade – a smaller, usually 5” spool of stretch wrap. (Note: We sell these along with the bigger brother 20” version)

Point Covers – these are pre-cut tennis balls to put on the points/feet of stands for protection. (Note: We rent these and sell 3pk tennis balls)

Comms – shortened for communication devices like walkies & radios (Note: We rent the Motorola CP200d walkie talkie & WiFi / MiFi’s)

Pro Supplies – shortened for production supplies (Note: Street Team Studios is YOUR one-stop-shop for all you production supply & two way radio rentals)


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