Cato Film & TV Logistics provides production services to the film & TV industries including traffic management, security personnel, location servicing vehicles, unit and gear hire.
We focus on delivering smart, seamless, cost-effective, safe and reliable support services to ensure the success of your production.
Many of our crew work in the film industry in roles varying from runners right through to producers and DOPs, which means we understand the intricacies of filming and how a set works.
The Green Room
Designed with the varied demands of productions shooting on location in mind, The Green Room can be used for everything from a luxurious lounge or production office with W/C, featuring a 40” Samsung Smart LCD TV with video split, to a wardrobe or hair and make-up facility fitted with a Hollywood-style mirror and chair.
The Green Room is an air-conditioned 2014 Mercedes Sprinter extra high top, ensuring full standing room inside, with a long wheel base and automatic gear box.
The rear doors of the vehicle give access to a W/C with hand basin and separate storage area perfect for location shoots without access to facilities. Designed and made in Italy, the awning extends from the side of the van to provide shelter outside and will automatically retract in strong wind and heavy rain.
- 40" Samsung Smart LCD TV with internet access, link to Ankyo amp, and the ability to link via SDI
- On board W/C accessed via rear doors
- Cummins Onan push-button start 5000W silenced inverter generator supplies van plus 10W and 15W outlets to power external equipment
- Italian designed and made awning provides shelter outside and will automatically retract in strong wind and heavy rain
- Hollywood style hair and make-up mirror and chair
- Delonghi Nespresso coffee maker
- Extra high roof providing full standing room inside
- Internal and external storage space
- 10 and 15 AMP power outlets inside
- Bar fridge
- Air conditioning
- Clothing hooks
The Dressing Room
The Dressing Room is a multi-purpose location vehicle designed to accommodate productions of all sizes. The 11-meter-long truck features; two hair and make-up stations with basin, a dressing room with over six meters of hanging space, a separate lounge with two work stations and sofa perfect for use as a production office or green room, and spacious bathroom with W/C accessed from the rear stairs.
- Two large hair and makeup stations with basin
- Spacious practical wardrobe area with over six meters of hanging space
- Clothes dryer
- Separate lounge room perfect for use as a production office or green room
- Outdoor Shower
- 50-liter hot water service
- Hydraulic stabilisers
- Reverse-cycle air conditioning
- Bar fridge
- Radio and iPod docking station
- LCD flat screen and blue ray DVD player
- 6.5 KVA silenced generator
The safety of your cast, crew and pedestrians are our top priority — unlicensed staff puts everyone at risk and makes you liable if the unthinkable happens.
We pride ourselves on our strong relationships with the local NSW, ACT and State Governments.
— Design and implementation of Traffic Control and Pedestrian Management Plans
— Council permit application preparation
— Overnight barricading and securing parking spaces
— 24/7 traffic management
— Half and full road closures
— Lead and follow vehicles and drivers
— Barricading and crowd control
— Pedestrian management
— Cast and crew parking management
We demand a higher level of service - you won’t find our guys asleep on the job.
— 24/7 security; on location, on-set, and for unit base and equipment
— Uniformed or plain clothed security officers
— Crowd control
— Personal security for VIPs
— Access management and gatekeeping
— Set lock down
Torrential rain, searing heat, flash flooding, severe winds - you name it, we’ve experienced it. Our team will work through diabolical conditions to ensure the cameras can continue to roll.
Fully stocked unit vehicles are available to service productions of varying sizes - we will package together the elements required for your specific needs based on the size and scale of your production.
No budget for a unit manager? Dry hire our gear to cut costs.
Available for hire
— Fully stocked unit vehicles and drivers from small vans to large trucks
— Unit Managers, assistants, truck drivers, baristas and runners
— Double and single KDs
— Tables and chairs
— Two way radios
— Tea and coffee including espresso machine, fruit-juicer and snacks
— First aid kit
— Generator and extension cords
— Three phase power cords & splitter boxes — Makeup Mirrors
— Gas Heaters
— Fire extinguishers and safety equipment — Location signs and maps
We have the industry know-how to source whatever it is you need - if we don’t have it, we'll get it - or provide you with someone who will.
Daily, weekly and long term rates are available on all hire items - we offer pick up or delivery and can provide a trailer if you need it.
— Shot bags
10 - 15kg industrial shot bags ideal for weighing down almost anything and everything. Can be used across all departments
— Two-way radios
Motorola and Vertex UHF two-way radio systems with ear pieces or hand held microphones. Single or multi-charger units are available. These are durable and efficient devices with long-range frequency
— Foldable chairs
Durable, light weight, ergonomically designed, weather resistant, stackable and easy to store these are the standard in the film industry
— Six foot trestle tables
Lightweight, durable and easy to store with collapsible legs. Red check table cloths can be provided. Six foot can fit six people comfortably
— Eight foot trestle tables
As above but fits eight people and can fold in half (four foot for storage) with side handle and lift and lock mechanism when in use
— Single KDs
Extremely durable 3 x 3 meter pop-up waterproof canopy made to withstand even the toughest weather conditions. Ideal for makeup, wardrobe, catering or video split. Easy to erect in minutes with a single person, sides are included. Six to eight shot bags are recommended to secure the structure. Available in black or white and kept clean and tidy at all times
— Double KDs
As above. But ideal for use as a large catering area or extras holding tent. Easy to erect with two people, sides are included. 10 to 12 shot bags are recommended to secure the structure. Available in black or white and kept clean and tidy at all times
— Honda 2KVA Generators
Portability, reliability and efficiency make these an industry standard. These suitcase- sized inverted generators can produce up to 2000W and power everything from a coffee machine to a couple of Red Head Cameras. Parallel lead cables are available to connect two generators if you need an outage up to 4000W
— Makeup Mirror
Portable and light weight – our mirrors come with LED lights and a power outlet to service hairdryers and other styling tools
— First Aid Kits
It is your responsibility to have the right First Aid Kit and a first aid officer or nurse on site at all times. We can provide a variety of kits from small to large with the ability to service up to 100 people. Many of our crew are qualified first aid officers – we can put you in touch with a great nurse too
— Italian Espresso Machines
Let’s face it. Regardless of your budget, you need coffee! Our compact single-group machine available that runs on 10AMP (regular house power) and weighs only 25KG. Our double-group machine that is ideal for larger features and runs on 15AMP. Hire must include barista.
— Traffic bollards
Reserve parking spaces, barricade areas, or identify a work-zone boundary – these highly reflective, durable and light-weight bollards are easy to store or leave out for the duration of a shoot
— Traffic cones
As above, not as tall, but stackable too
— Crowd control barriers
Keep the paparazzi at bay with our lightweight and easy-to-move galvanised steel portable fences -- ideal for long-term shoots when sectioning off the general public is crucial
— Water-filled barriers
Protect pedestrians and motorists during temporary road closures. Our high-visibility barriers weigh 32KG each when empty and 330KG filled
Our fleet of vehicles are specifically tailored for filming on location and are kept in ship shape condition at all times. From a full service hair and make up truck, to a newly built luxury production van, and a unit trailer ready for dry hire - we are equipped to service shoots of all shapes and sizes.
The Green Room; Brand new 2014 Mercedes Sprinter designed for use as a luxurious lounge or production office, featuring a 40" Samsung Smart LCD TV, to a wardrobe or hair and make-up facility fitted with a Hollywood-style mirror and chair. On board WC.
The Dressing Room; Full service hair, makeup and wardrobe truck with on board WC (Ex Pash Film Services truck)
Unit Van; Long Wheel Base Ford Transit van equipped to service up to 60 cast and crew
Unit Trailer; An add on designed to work with the Unit Van or as a dry hire to service up to 50 cast and crew
Barricading Vehicles; 2013 Volkswagon Caddy's equipped to facilitate street barricading and bollarding
Traffic Control Fleet; Three Toyota Hilux open tray Work Mate utes equipped for traffic controlling
Generator Truck; 100kVA film silenced three phase generator
Cato Logistics PTY LTD
6 - 8 Vincent Street,
Marrickville, NSW 2204
+61 (0) 2 9517 1313
Security License Number: 410831202