Chicago Gaffer


On Location For Air Force/National Guard Spot.


1 Ton Grip Van Package

3 Ton Grip/Lighting Truck Package

• I work quickly and have creative solutions for any situation

• Will travel anywhere in the Midwest, Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Greenbay, Indianapolis, Iowa etc.

• My 1- ton Grip Van and 3- ton grip truck packages are well maintained and easy to unload at location

• New to Town? Let me book or refer you to experienced pros like myself

• I’m always investing in new lighting technology

• LED Kino Flo, Hmi’s, Lite Panel, Astras, Astra, Titans, Aputure, ARRI and Mole Richardson lights rentals

• 1- ton van package and 3- ton grip trucks available at reasonable rates


What past clients have said:

“Loved working with Andrew, hard worker, tireless and great attitude. I highly recommend him.”
Louie Psihoyos – Director Oscar award winner best Documentary “The Cove”

“I feel lucky to have found a talented and reliable gaffer for whenever I travel to Chicago for productions! Andy provides tremendous communication before and during shoots that helps everything run smoother and look stunning. Going beyond having an artistic eye on set, he helped me staff up my entire crew with a solid team from camera to sound to makeup. What more can I say? Andy is just a generous, entertaining, and relaxed dude to work with!”
David Hudson – Executive Producer Cinesaurus . Seattle, WA

“Andy, his crews and his well stocked warehouse of lighting and grip gear are an asset to film production in the Chicago and Great Lakes region. He is absolutely my go-to for all things G&E.”
Holland Kemp Producer – MAKE . NYC/LA

“Great gear, great attitude, great guy. My go to Chicago resource.”
Richard DeLigter – Real Productions, Inc. NYC

“I’ve hired Andy Cook many times because he combines a great work ethic with a wide skill set and a genuine passion for good work.”
Dallas Jenkins -“The Chosen” TV/ Director . Chicago

“With nVision’s demanding national production needs for corporate and non-profit clients, we call upon the best talent in each market to assist us. Andy Cook provides that professionalism and can-do approach that we relish on our high-profile projects. It may be the best lighting services or a solution to a unique problem standing in the way of a breakthrough look. No matter what, Andy always comes through for us.”
Paul Froehlich – VP, Executive Producer Nvision . NYC

“Thank you Andy for driving through the ice and snow from Chicago all the way to Iowa to help us out with our production. That may be par for the course for you, but for those of us from LA it is going way above and beyond the call of duty. Your experience and great attitude was very much appreciated. Warm Regards,”
Greg Kendrick – Waywest Lighting & Camera, Inc. LA

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