A Very Cool Event if you love cinematography and grip and lighting

A Very Cool Event if you love cinematography and grip and lighting. Click on the link below! Remember us if you need Grip and Lighting Rental in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando or Fort Myers.  Hats off to Zeiss for once again an amazing bit of content!  Zeiss brings it!!!!  NAB next year anyone!!!  FINGERS crossed!

From the comfort of our homes, ZEISS will host a special virtual event with acclaimed Director of Photography Armando Salas, ASC.

A newly elected member of the American Society of Cinematographers, Armando Salas is one …

12 Hints to Finding the Perfect Film Equipment Rental House

Getting your project greenlit is not the end of a stressful process, it’s merely the beginning of what could be a much more stressful one. Finding a film equipment rental house that understands the unique needs and demands of your production can be a daunting task, even for producers and filmmakers with several credits on their résumé. The rental house you choose to furnish your film equipment rental package is as important as the contents of that package. So here are 12 tips to help you make the right choice:
Regardless of …

Meet the Newest Additions to Our Film Gear Rental Inventory in 2020

In any industry, you have to stay current. It’s why businesses and corporations unveil new products and updated services regularly. They want to stay ahead of the curve and offer their clients and customers the very best. Film gear rental is no different since camera and equipment manufacturers consistently release new equipment and updated models. Here are some of the latest excellent additions to our inventory.
Canon C500 Mark II
One of the most excellent cinema cameras on the market today, the C500 Mark II, has already become a popular ch …

Film Gear Rentals Under 10K for Shooting a Commercial in Florida

In our experience, productions are often the living embodiment of Murphy’s Law.  Anything that can go wrong will go wrong. Budgets fall short. Schedules go awry, and creative differences abound. And with more than enough to worry about during any kind of shoot, we’ve found that the best producers find ways to minimalize risks. Especially on the ones with budgetary constraints. One of them is to ensure their film gear rentals are as reliable as their crew. So if you’re planning to shoot a commercial in South Florida and are on a tight bud …

Film Gear Rentals Under 5k for shooting a Corporate Video in Florida

Video is an essential part of any corporate marketing strategy. It’s estimated that 60% of the general public prefer watching a video about a company rather than reading about it in an email or brochure. And amongst businesses that present both on their websites, videos receive three times more clicks. Suffice it to say, corporations that invest in such media give their organizations an advantage over those that don’t.

Unlike commercial advertisements or feature films, you won’t need much equipment to execute them successfully. More importantl …

The Essential Movie Equipment List for Getting Great Moving Shots on Your Next Project in Florida

Don’t wait until post-production to solve problems that should be addressed in pre-production. Hasty planning can often result in expensive reshoots. Making sure you have the right gear on-set can save you precious time and money. Of course, you’re going to put a lot of thought into the technical aspects of your production, like which camera, lighting kits, and sound equipment you’ll need. But when you’re planning your movie equipment rental, it’s essential to consider the accessories that will complement such gear. According to many …

Spotlight on the Dedolight 4-light Kit – Everything You Want to Know

Extremely compact yet providing high light output, the Dedolight 4-light is the perfect solution when you need to supplement or extend natural light on your shoot.
Compact and well-engineered lighting system
Our Dedolight rental kit is centered around the DLH4 light head. It includes four 150w lamps that provide exceptional economy and outstanding life expectancy. The incredible control and output from these lights make them like no other compact light fixture.  They far surpass the traditional studio light concept with Fresnel lenses. Unlike …

Saying Good-bye to Birns & Sawyer? The Future of Film Equipment Rental

Here’s some film trivia for you. What do 1962’s Lawrence of Arabia, 1969’s Easy Rider, 1984’s This is Spinal Tap, and 2000’s X-Men have in common? They all used equipment rented from legendary TV and film production equipment rental house Birns & Sawyer.

It’s not good-bye in the strictest sense—the company is merely reconfiguring its operations. But we are bidding farewell to the original movie camera rental shop in Hollywood.  One that’s been in operation since 1954.
Film’s Last Stand?
In some ways, yes. But this isn’t …

The Top 10 Gear Items you’ll need for Film Production that you Probably Forgot at Home

It’s near impossible to give a blanket answer to a question like “how much does a half-hour video or film cost?” But an industry rule of thumb is that it takes about an hour to film one script page. And you should estimate somewhere around $1000 per finished minute.

But the cost can be much higher for commercials (which often have budgets over a million) and feature films with name cast and established directors.

No matter what your production schedule or budget, it’s plain to see that each hour of filming is expensive. One of the bes …

ARRI, Kino Flo, K5600 & Litepanels: Which lights do you need?


Capturing incredible shots requires more than a great camera. Good lighting not only adds depth and dimension to your shots, it can make a film look like a million bucks. If you’re looking for a lighting package for rent in Miami, where do you start?
Light Sources
They come in all shapes, sizes and properties and, depending on your needs and budget, can include LED, tungsten, fluorescent, and HMIs. Use them with picks, gels, and stands to get the right highlighting, colors, and angles your shots call for.

Each fixture, bulb, lens, a …