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Welcome to VMI.TV Camera Rental

Established in 1979 and based in London and Bristol (UK), VMI specialises in hiring quality digital camera packages for Features, Dramas, Commercials and Documentaries. Our camera range includes Sony Venice, RED Helium, RED Gemini, Alexa Mini LF, Sony FX9, Canon C500Mk II, C300 Mk III, Panasonic S1H. We also stock the Phantom VEO 4K super slow-motion & Canon ME20 super low-light cameras, plus lighting, grip & sound.

VMI’s media division, VMEDIA rents out the fastest and largest memory cards and SSDs and also high-capacity and flight-safe batteries too.

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Graham Frake, DP | Good Karma Hospital, ITV | Summer 2018
VMI Bristol is 6 years old

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VMI Bristol is 6 years old

VMI Bristol celebrates six years since it was set up and in that time, Gary, Jon and the rest of the Bristol team have established it into a mainstream camera rental supplier for natural history and commercials/documentary productions in the South West. [Image: VMI Bristol camera floor, Matt Heath] Our mission remains
Going viral with Venice in lockdown London

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Going viral with Venice in lockdown London

Enterprising young filmmakers Edoardo Forato and Fyras Slaiman hope their new short film In-Flu-Enza will catch the attention of producers and directors.  The period drama, set amid the 1920 Spanish flu outbreak, is vividly told with a combination of Sony VENICE camera and Leica Summicron lenses.  That’s an uncommonly high-end package for a production
Netflix Approved UHD 4K cameras

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Netflix Approved UHD 4K cameras

Here is a list of Netflix approved UHD cameras as of 15 February 2021. Netflix call this the Post Technology Alliance Program Cameras which presently quality for image data, or metadata from production through post is a candidate for the Netflix Post Technology Alliance logo. Products bearing this logo are evaluated and tested to

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