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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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VMI Donates Lights for Student Training

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VMI Donates Lights for Student Training

VMI has partnered with Bristol-based college, boomsatsuma, donating a range of lighting equipment for BA Hons Filmmaking Production and Post-production degree student skills development, Jan 2021. Degree students based at boomstsuma’s Tobacco Factory studio are already getting practical experience using the Film & TV lighting equipment as part of their course
The not so Hapless production story behind the new Netflix sitcom

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The not so Hapless production story behind the new Netflix sitcom

The new comedy series Hapless which landed on Netflix this month will have viewers unaware of its extraordinary journey to the screen. The British sitcom starring Tim Downie (The King’s Speech, Outlander) has been compared to Curb Your Enthusiasm or Fawlty Towers and revolves around the indignities of day-to-day life
New generation of Auto Focus lenses now available with E and EF Mounts

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New generation of Auto Focus lenses now available with E and EF Mounts

IntroductionSigma EF-mount ART LensesCanon EF Mount EOS LensesSony GMaster E-Mount AF LensesSigma E-mount ART LensesConclusion Introduction This is not an opinion piece on whether a migration away from cine lenses to auto-focus is a good thing, nor an attempt to compare one manufacturer’s lenses with another, this short article seeks to make

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