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Portable and temporary power - Filming in Minnesota

This document contains important information regarding electrical licensing, electrical inspection and the requirements of the National Electrical Code for filmmaking and similar projects that employ portable, vehicle-mounted, or temporary electrical power distribution.

Filming in Minnesota: An outline of electrical safety requirements (PDF)

Additional filmmaking-related resources:
Lightnin Production Rentals Inc. - Generators and trailers for the motion picture industry
Mole-Richardson Company - Lighting and power distribution for the entertainment industry
DADCO Power Distribution - Safety and technical information
Lights on Minneapolis - Film, video, lighting and grip equipment rental
CineQuipt - Film, video lighting and grip equipment rental

Technical information

Suggestions are welcome for new links that are of general interest to the entertainment industry. The links listed on this page are for informational purposes only and are posted only in the interest of providing information and public service.

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