April 29, 1997
Camera Platforms International Inc. posted a wider loss last year while its revenues fell 23%. The North Hollywood-based motion-picture film-equipment concern posted a net loss of $1.9 million last year, compared with a net loss of $851,000 in 1995. Revenues last year fell to $3.3 million, compared to sales of $4.3 million in 1995.
December 31, 1996
Camera Platforms International Inc. has sold its Lightmaker division to LTC Corp. of America for $110,000 in cash. Lightmaker designs and sells electronic ballast used with high-intensity lights used in film and TV production. Camera Platforms, based in Valencia, is a supplier of equipment to the film and television industries.
December 3, 1996
Camera Platforms, a Valencia maker of equipment used in film shoots, said its loss for the third quarter that ended Sept. 30 was $189,000, 13% larger than last year's third-quarter loss of $167,000. Revenue was $1.05 million, up 13% from $929,000 a year ago. For the first nine months of 1996, the loss widened to $1.1 million from $538,000 in the corresponding period of 1995. Revenue for the first nine months was $2.63 million, down 19% from $3.24 million last year.
August 6, 1996
Camera Platforms Inc. posted a wider loss in its second quarter on a 26% drop in revenue. The Valencia-based concern, which rents and sells equipment used in filming for television and movies, suffered a net loss of $483,000 in the quarter ended June 30, compared with a $290,000 loss in the second quarter last year. In the latest quarter, Camera Platforms' revenues were $779,000, down from $1.1 million a year earlier.
May 21, 1996
Camera Platforms International Inc., a Valencia film-production equipment company, said its loss for the first quarter that ended March 31 was $434,000, more than four times last year's loss of $81,000. The loss was on sales of $425,000, down 47% from $802,000 in last year's first quarter. The loss widened because of falling sales of electronic ballasts, which are used to move cameras during filming.
April 23, 1996
Camera Platforms International Inc. narrowed its loss for the fiscal year that ended Dec. 31. But the Valencia-based company that rents camera equipment to the entertainment industry said that it has still not been able to find a buyer for the struggling company. Camera Platforms lost $851,000 last year, compared to a loss of $1.99 million in 1994. Sales last year fell slightly to $4.29 million, down from $4.43 million in 1994.