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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. 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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Good prep and support from VMI. It was a great job and I hope we get to do it together again….

Graham Frake, DP | Good Karma Hospital, ITV | Summer 2018
Living Wage Week coincides with VMI’s anniversary achieving accreditation

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Living Wage Week coincides with VMI’s anniversary achieving accreditation

One year ago, VMI achieved formal accreditation of being a Living Wage Employer. The Living Wage foundation are the organisation at the heart of the independent movement of businesses and people that campaign for the idea that a hard day’s work deserves a fair day’s pay. They celebrate and recognise the leadership
Sea Dragon shot with Sumire Primes

Production story

Sea Dragon shot with Sumire Primes

Who loves a peek behind the scenes? We caught up with Clemens Majunke, DP on the short film Sea Dragon directed by James Morgan Photography, to find out more about his must-have kit on the production: “Working with kids and very low candlelight, we needed lenses that would perform well in all circumstances
Beginner’s Guide to Depth of Field

Learn & Help

Beginner’s Guide to Depth of Field

This article is written mainly for those who want to know the very simple concepts which allow camera operators to manipulate the Depth of Field in order to make them look more cinematic. Achieving the correct choice of lenses is paramount – there are complete ranges of film & DSLR lenses

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