2020 Holiday Gift Guide for Filmmakers & Crew

Once again, we’re excited to bring you Moving Picture Rental’s Holiday Gift Guide for Filmmakers and Crew. Being filmmakers ourselves, we know that we’re a slightly tough crowd to find gifts for, so we’ve come up with this guide to help you find your filmmaker friend a gift he or she will love. 
We’ve included a wide variety of price points, from stocking stuffers to $179 tote bags. This list will be sure to “short circuit” gift shopping for your favorite filmmaker! (In case you’re wondering, we’re doing this as a public service, with no a …

How film production sets are changing during Covid-19

Covid-19 doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon. Production cos are now using their resourcefulness and creativity to get back to work safely. This short BTS video by Spears & Arrows demos their new production normal and reminds us all that we’re not in this alone. 
At Moving Picture Rental we’ve also been busy! We’re pivoting our company towards helping the production world to open back up safely. And so, we’ve partnered with CBI to provide on-site proactive Coronavirus cleaning services that promote client, crew and talent confidence …

Producers and Makers, Here’s a Sanity Hack!

Hey Producers and Makers, I never thought that writing for 5 minutes a day would elevate my mood, but I’m going on three years now with this GRATITUDE JOURNAL, and it’s had a profound effect on me (when I do it).
Gratefulness = power
I’m the last guy who likes to journal; I find it a real bore. However, I do like answering the questions that this 5-minute journal asks of me in the morning & sometimes in the evening (which I fail to do 90% of the time ).

I use my journal when times are tough and take breaks from it when life becomes easy.  …

My Sanity Hacks during Covid-19

And now for something completely different! I’ve curated a few of my favorite inspirations from living through this COVID-19 crisis in Florida, particularly our hard-hit Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, where we work and play. I hope these bring a new perspective. Be well, stay safe, and keep in touch!

Jack Kornfield has always been one of my favorites.  Jack is a trained Buddhist monk with a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, and one of the top spiritual leaders in our country. This conversation with Tim Ferriss is full of comforting wisdom. And it …