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48HFP Welcomes ManfrottoTuesday, July 25, 2017


We are happy to announce that Manfrotto is a new 48 Hour Film Project US Tour partner.  48HFP Executive Producers Liz Langston and Mark Ruppert announced the news this week. "Manfrotto has a great reputation as the name in tripods and other accessories for filmmakers," said Mark.  "We're happy to welcome them as a partner."  "Our filmmakers deserve the best," added Liz, stating that "we are excited to be partnered with a company with such a quality reputation."

As part of the promotion, Manfrotto will be offering equipment as prizes in select cities.  Manfrotto may be best known for tripods, but they offer much more including lights, light kits and equipment bags.  You can view all of their products here:


Manfrotto is the world leader in the design, production and distribution of professional products for photography, video and entertainment. The company was founded in 1972 based on Lino Manfrotto’s experience, and its mission has always been to support and simplify the work of reporters, photographers and producers. The Imagine More project adds to this historical mission the idea of fueling the enthusiasm of weekend photographers and supporting the surge of new amateurs. Part of the UK-based Vitec Group since 1989, Manfrotto has now become a worldwide presence. In its nine key markets – Italy, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, China, Japan, Hong Kong, the United States and from 2016 in the Netherlands – it is represented by its own direct distribution system, Manfrotto Distribution, whereas in 80 other countries sales are handled by independent distributors. Through the Imaging Division of Vitec Group, Manfrotto Distribution owns the following leading international brands: Manfrotto, Gitzo, Lastolite by Manfrotto, Avenger and is the U.S. distributor of Bowens, Gossen, Metz, 360Rize, Shoulderpod and National Geographic.

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