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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. 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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A huge thank you to not only you but all your wonderful team at VMI. I always find it comforting when I don’t hear a peep from the camera boys, it means that everything is going swimmingly well. When we did need additional kit it was all very easy and painless in its execution, even the last minute.com stuff was no problem.

Matthew Hamilton, Mammoth Screen | Endeavour Series 7 | December 2019
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