Chapman/Leonard Welcomes Industry Veteran Eric Zucker (“EZ”)

By webmaster | Jun. 12, 2024 | 2 min. read

Chapman/Leonard Welcomes Industry Veteran Eric Zucker (“EZ”) – GM, West Coast Rentals

Los Angeles, CA – [6.12.2024] – Chapman/Leonard, a leading provider of camera dollies, cranes, and other filmmaking equipment, is thrilled to announce the addition of Eric Zucker (“EZ”) to its team. EZ brings over 30 years of experience as a dolly grip to Chapman/Leonard, where he will leverage his extensive knowledge to collaborate with filmmakers and develop innovative solutions.

“I’m incredibly excited to join Chapman/Leonard,” says EZ. “Their equipment has been a cornerstone of my career, and I’m eager to contribute my experience to help filmmakers achieve their creative visions.”

EZ has worked alongside a diverse range of talented individuals throughout his career, from directors of photography and camera operators to key grips, gaffers, and more. He brings a deep understanding of camera movement and the critical role equipment plays in shot design.

“EZ’s expertise in dollies, cranes, and utilizing equipment to design shots is invaluable,” says Charles Leonard, President at Chapman/Leonard. “His experience as an A-Dolly Grip and comprehension of the challenges faced by filmmakers in the field will be a tremendous asset to our team. His understanding of the set dynamic will not only be an asset for product development but will also allow for better customer service and bridge the gaps between the user level applications and production efficiency”

Committed to Collaboration

EZ is passionate about fostering collaboration within the filmmaking community. He looks forward to working with IATSE Locals 80 and 600, as well as other unions, to support their filmmaking needs. He emphasizes the importance of filmmaker ideas in shaping the future of Chapman/Leonard products.

“By working together and listening to your creative ideas,” says EZ, “we can develop equipment solutions that enhance efficiency, productivity, and ultimately, help you bring your stories to life.”

EZ encourages filmmakers to reach out and discuss their needs. He is committed to ensuring they have the right equipment to achieve their cinematic goals, from simple shots to complex sequences.

About Chapman/Leonard

Chapman/Leonard is a leading manufacturer of camera dollies, cranes, and other camera support equipment for the film and television industry. With a commitment to innovation and quality, Chapman/Leonard products are used by filmmakers worldwide to create stunning visuals.