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Equipment List - Camera hire

ARRI Alexa XT

ARRI Alexa Plus XT 35mm Digital Film Camera recording to ARRIRAW on internal SSD system.  Similar to regular Alexa 4:3 but features a 4:3 Super 35 sensor and the ability to switch from 16:9 sensor mode to 4:3 sensor mode and internal ARRIRAW capture.

ARRI Alexa XT/XR

ARRI Alexa PLUS 4:3

ARRI Alexa Plus 4:3 35mm Digital Film Camera recording to 120p onto SxS card.  Similar to regular Alexa but features a 4:3 Super 35 sensor and the ability to switch from 16:9 sensor mode to 4:3 sensor mode.

ARRI Alexa Plus 4:3

ARRI Alexa PLUS

ARRI Alexa PLUS 35mm Digital Film Camera recording to 50p onto SxS cards.  Now includes High-Speed Option at no extra charge.

Alexa

ARRI Alexa Classic

ARRI Alexa 35mm Digital Film Camera recording to 50p onto SxS cards.  Now includes High-Speed Option at no extra charge.

ARRI Alexa Classic

ARRI Alexa Mini with WLCS package

ARRI Alexa Mini 4K 4:3 35mm Digital Film Camera.  Includes 3-axis ARRI integrated wireless lens control system as part of the package at no extra charge.

Alexa Mini camera without WLCS system

ARRI Alexa Mini with 3-axis wireless lens control system

ARRI Alexa Mini

ARRI Alexa Mini 4K 4:3 35mm Digital Film Camera.  

Alexa Mini camera with integrated LCS option package

ARRI Alexa Mini

ARRI Amira UHD 4K

ARRI AMIRA 35mm, EF or B4 Mounted Digital Documentary Camera recording upto 200fps with Alexa image quality now with 4K UHD option.

Read the VMI Guide: Everything that you wanted to know about AMIRA.

ARRI Amira - now available with EF, B4 & PL mounts

Canon C300 Mk II (PL Mount) 4K Camcorder

This is a very worthy successor to the incredibly popular Canon C300 in PL mount.

The Canon C300 Mk II is a Super-35, full 4K camcorder and this PL mount has a B4 option and offers fully automatic operation including an effective autofocus (subject to being used with suitable lenses).  It recordson board 4K/Full HD video with HDR and Canon Log2 of the new REC 2020 colour gamut.

Please read VMI's article The Canon C300 Mk II vs C300 - What's the fuss about?

C300 Mk 2 4K Camcorder (PL)

Canon C300 Mk II (EOS Mount) 4K Camcorder

This is a very worthy successor to the incredibly popular Canon C300 in EOS mount.

The Canon C300 Mk II is a Super-35, full 4K camcorder which is here is EOS mount, though a B4 mount is optionally available and offers fully automatic operation including an effective autofocus (subject to being used with suitable lenses).  It recordson board 4K/Full HD video with HDR and Canon Log2 of the new REC 2020 colour gamut.

Please read VMI's article The Canon C300 Mk II vs C300 - What's the fuss about?

C300 Mk 2 4K Camcorder (EOS)

Canon C500 (PL Mount) 4K

Canon C500 Large Sensor Camcorder with a native PL mount and 4K RAW output. Requires a separate 4K recorder for 4K acquisition, such as Convergent Odyssey 7Q.

Canon C500PL hire London

Canon C300 (PL Mount)

Canon C300 Large Sensor Camcorder with a native PL mount.

Please read VMI's article The Canon C300 Mk II vs C300 - What's the fuss about

Canon C300PL hire London

Canon C300 (EOS Mount)

Canon C300 Large Sensor Camcorder with a native EOS mount.

Please read VMI's article The Canon C300 Mk II vs C300 - What's the fuss about

Canon C300 hire London GoFilm

Canon ME20F-SH Super Low Light Camera (EOS Mount)

Canon ME20F-SH Super Low Light Camera with EF mount and ISO 4 million.

A camera which can shoot the most unbelievable images in almost total darkness.  Price includes external HD recorder but lenses and tripod are required.

** Arriving February 2016 **

Canon XC10 large sensor 4K fixed lens camcorder (10-1)

A compact 4K camcorder with large 1” sensor, ergonomic operation and tilting high resolution monitor/viewfinder recording internally to C-FAST2 cards at data rates of up to 305Mb per second (no external 4K recorder required) and includes a built-in 10-1 high quality zoom lens.

Canon XC10 large sensor 4K fixed lens camcorder

Canon EOS-5D MkIII DSLR

Canon EOS 5D MKIII DSLR camera with full Super-35 sensor. This camera is suitable for both stills and video applications

Canon 5D MkIII hire | Canon 5D Mk3 Camera GoFilm

Canon EOS-5D MkII DSLR

Canon EOS 5D MKII DSLR camera with full Super-35 sensor. This camera is suitable for both stills and video applications

Canon EOS 5D MkII hire | Canon 5D Mk2 camera GoFilm

Canon EOS-7D DSLR

Canon 7D, 18 Megapixel Digital SLR Camera with an APS sensor capable of shooting 25p video.

Canon EOS 7D hire | Canon EOS 7D Camera GoFilm

Sony FS-7 4K Camera

Sony FS-7 4K large Sensor Camera with 4K record option and EF adapter.

You can also book the Sony FS-7K 4K Camera with 4:2:2 Prores extender which offers 4:2:2 Prores record capability.

Please read VMI’s comparison article of the differences between the Sony F5 and the FS-7

GoFilm, Sony FS-7 | 4K

Sony FS-7K 4K Camera with 4:2:2 Prores extender

Sony FS-7 4K large Sensor Camera with 4K record option and EF adapter plus XDCA-FS7 Prores extender.

The Sony  FS-7K 4K Camera without Prores extender is also available to hire.

Please read VMI’s comparison article of the differences between the Sony F5 and the FS-7

(Lens not included)

Sony PMW-F55 XDCAM EX 2K/4K

Sony PMW-F55 Large Sensor XDCAM EX 4K Camcorder with PL lens mount and 2K or 4K acquisition options with slow motion capability and OLED viewfinder supplied as standard.  Optional AXS-R5 recorder allows for enhanced 4K acquisition and more high speed capture.

Sony PMWF55 hire | Sony PMW F55 Camera

Sony PMW-F5 XDCAM EX 2K/4K with 4K licence

Sony PMW-F5 Large Sensor XDCAM EX 4K Camcorder with PL lens mount, 2K acquisition and OLED viewfinder and upgraded to include 4K licence as standard.  Optional AXS-R5 recorder allows for enhanced 4K acquisition and more high speed capture.

Please read VMI’s comparison article of the differences between the Sony F5 and the FS-7

Sony PMW F5 hire | Sony PMW F5 Camera

Sony FS700 NXCAM Slow Motion

Sony FS700 large Sensor Camera with up to 960p slow motion capability and 4K record option.

To get the most out of the Sony FS-700, then read our acticle on Shooting the best quality 200fps available using Odyssey 7Q and Sony FS 700 

Sony NXCam FS700E | FS 700 Hire | 4K GoFilm

Sony A7S 4K DSLR Camera

Sony A7S DSLR Camera with Sony E mount, capable of shooting 25p video and 4K.

Sony A7S 4K DSLR Camera, GoFilm

Sony A7S Mk II 4K DSLR Camera

Sony A7S Mark II mirrorless DSLR Camera with Sony E mount, capable of shooting 25p video and 4K on board.

Sony A7S 4K Mk 2 4K mirrorless DSLR Camera, GoFilm

RED Carbon Fibre Dragon 6K

RED EPIC™ 6K Carbon Fibre 6K large sensor digital film camera.

Carbon Fibre Dragon 6K

RED EPIC Dragon 6K

RED EPIC Dragon 6K large sensor digital film camera.

EPIC Dragon

Go Pro Hero4+ Black Edition Minicam 4K

Mini waterproof almost indestructable minicam with grip accessories kit and on-board record and 4K mode too. Pal and NTSC switchable.

Go Pro Hero4+ Minicam hire | Go Pro Hero3 Camera

Go Pro Hero3+ Black Edition Minicam 4K

Mini waterproof almost indestructable minicam with grip accessories kit and on-board record and 4K mode too. Pal and NTSC switchable.

Go Pro Hero3+ Minicam hire | Go Pro Hero3 Camera

Sony FS700 NXCAM Slow Motion

Sony FS700 large Sensor Camera with up to 960p slow motion capability and 4K record option

Sony NXCam FS700E | FS 700 Hire | 4K GoFilm

Sony PMW-500 XDCAM EX

The PMW-500 is a full Broadcast HD Camcorder shooting to 50Mb 4:2:2 on removable XDCAM EX SxS removable storage.

Sony PMW500 hire | Sony PMW 500 Camera

Sony PMW-200 XDCAM EX

Sony PMW-200 solid-state SxS camcorder package. Includes raincover, storage, card reader, tripod and shotgun mic.

Sony PMW200 hire | Sony PMW 200 Camera

Sony PMW-100 XDCAM EX

Sony PMW-100 solid-state SxS camcorder package. Includes raincover, storage, card reader, tripod.

Sony PMW100 hire | Sony PMW 100 Camera

Canon XF305 MXF with NTSC option

Canon file-based MXF recording to CF cards at 50Mbps (4:2:2) for approved HD acquisition for HD Broadcast productions with US frame rate option.

Canon XF305 MXF hire | Canon XF 305 camera

Panasonic AG-HPX250 P2

HPX250 lightweight P2 camcorder from Panasonic accepted for Broadcast use by the BBC and others. 2.5kg camcorder features a similar spec to the HVX-201/171 P2 camcorders in all frame rates but with AVC Intra Codec.

Panasonic HPX250 hire | Panasonic HPX 250 Camera

Sony HVR-Z7E DV/HDV/DVCAM

Sony Z7 with solid state record capability and improved lens and true progressive record capability to the Sony Z1

Sony HVRZ7 hire | Sony HVR Z7 camera

Sony PMW-EX3 XDCAM EX

Sony PMW-EX3 solid-state camcorder package includes raincover, storage, card reader, tripod and shotgun mic

Sony PMWEX3 hire | Sony PMW EX3 Camera

Sony HVR-Z5E DV/HDV/DVCAM

Sony Z5 with improved lens and true progressive record capability to the Sony Z1

Sony HVRZ5 hire | Sony HVR Z5 camera

Toshiba IK-HD1

IK-HD1 Micro HD full 1920x1080 HD Camcorder measuring 1.6" for covert and Polecam operation

IK-HD1

Go Pro Hero3 Black Edition Minicam 4K

Mini waterproof almost indestructable minicam with grip accessories kit and on-board record and 4K mode too. Pal and NTSC switchable.

Go Pro Hero3 Minicam hire | Go Pro Hero3 Camera

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