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VMI Are Recruiting!

VMI currently have the opening for a Senior Technician to join our busy camera rental facility in West London and are inviting applications now. Candidates must have a background in … Read more

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VMI Stops Using Disposable AA Batteries

VMI has made the transition to using rechargeable AA batteries and entirely stopped the environmentally harmful use of disposable batteries and shared this practice with the wider rental community.

Meet Our New Apprentices

They said it couldn’t be done but VMI’s 3 apprentices are are part of the first cohort of the Camera Technician Apprenticeship programme and are ready to start their two week boot camp at the London Screen Academy later this month.

VMI Group Recycles 100% of Waste – CERTIFIED

As part of VMI’s sustainability drive, we are immensely proud to report that a recent waste audit completed by our waste contractor, Collect My Waste, certified that none of the waste collected from both VMI sites in London and Bristol were sent to Landfill.

Long-awaited UK Camera Tech Apprenticeship standard is rolled out

More than 200 young hopefuls who initially lodged their interest in the new Camera Tech Apprenticeship programme, were reduced to 100 after the first sift, 56 at the second and just 42 received invitations to the activity and selection day event, hosted at the London Screen Academy on Wednesday 21 July.

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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.

Barry Nelsonian Award 2020

VMI’s Barry Bassett wins prestigious Nelsonian Award.

A surprise announcement by by Infinity Photo-Optical Company, saw VMI’s Managing Director, Barry Bassett being awarded their annual Nelsonian Award to recognise his work and lifetime commitment to imaging excellence.

VMI’s Green Credentials in the news

VMI takes its social responsibility very seriously and has initiated many strategies to reduce its impact on the environment and even won awards for it too, so it is really … Read more

Jay Beats Cancer

We are so pleased that Jay Patel, who has worked with the driving team of VMI for almost 15 years, has managed to totally beat Pancreatic Cancer against the odds. … Read more

We’ve been super busy-busy

VMI has been busy-busy over the past 12 months and have supplied camera equipment for 17 drama series, 5 x Natural History Series, plus several features, promos, commercials,corporates and feature films. … Read more

Environment

VMI wins environmental award

Ealing Council has praised VMI’s environmental efforts by awarding VMI with an environmental award to recognise its effort to save energy in a new IT initiative.  The project managed to … Read more

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