We founded ProAm USA in 2003 after working
in the video and film industry and experiencing the challenges of
using camera mounting equipment. Following
nearly a year of development, we released our first product, the
world’s first camera crane that didn’t require any tools for
setup. It was also the first crane that could be setup by one person
– breakthroughs in camera supports and the first in a continuing
series of innovations from our company.
More than 10 years later we are leading the industry in camera
mounting innovation. Our products are used by film and video
professionals worldwide as well as by serious amateurs and many film
All of our products are designed, engineered, and assembled in the
United States. We take pride in both our innovation and our
craftsmanship. To see our creative process, click on the
at the top of the page.
Mission is to make it easy to shoot amazing video and create
incredible films by manufacturing well-designed, superior quality
crane and jib systems for high-end hobbyists and professional
photographers and filmmakers. We believe that photos and movies
uplift our lives and document our moments of wonder, suffering and
joy as no other art form can, and we want to be a part of those
Supporting Young Filmmakers
Giving the next generation a boost not only helps the industry,
but its fun! We happily accept purchase orders from educational institutions, and stage an annual International Student Film Competition
in which students can win prizes for both themselves and their
As a business, we are also committed to preserving the environment. Our facilities are powered by two solar PV systems, one 4.8kW and one 10kW system. We use recycled material for packaging and recycle all incoming cardboard. We also use UPS Carbon Neutral for all outgoing UPS shipments, helping to reduce our carbon footprint. Through the UPS Carbon Neutral program we contribute to projects like Garcia River Forest in the United States, Fujian Landfill Gas in China, La Pradera Landfill Gas in Colombia, and Cholburi Wastewater Biogas-to-Energy in Thailand.
We Want to Hear From You
Your feedback and input are important to us. By listening to you
we learn, improve our products, and can make a better contribution to
the industry. So we encourage you to send us your comments, requests,
ideas, and your films! We love seeing your creativity.