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Visual Impact Rental, 4 Charnwood House, Marsh Road, Bristol BS3 2NA
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Specialists in Wildlife documentary equipment … Why Rent from anyone else
VI Rental Bristol were delighted to be the chosen supplier of equipment to the recent BBC production “Elephant Family And Me” Staring Wildlife Cameraman Gordon Buchanan, who encounters a family of African elephants in the wilds of Kenya, and attempts to gain their trust so he can observe them up close in their natural habitat.
Equipment Supplied - Arri Amira’s, Canon CN7 lenses, Canon CN-20 lens, Sound devices 633 mixer, Wisycom Wireless link and radio mics, Panasonic Varicam LTs, IBE HD 35 adaptor, Canon HJ18 lens, IR Lights and a variety of specialized Grip.
Building on its established Camera Hire reputation VI Rental‘s new technical hire department is working closely with the BBC Natural History Unit and Independent Wildlife production companies looking at integrating new technology and workflow with the latest camera and lens options on the market today. Hiring equipment for some of the UKs leading landmark Natural History programs and Wildlife TV VI Rental Bristol are fast becoming the Go-To rental house for all things Natural History and Wildlife.
Whether you are shooting Foxes in Bristol or Polar Bears in the Arctic, we have a proven track record in supplying not only the equipment, but the knowledge that is required to get the best results.
Call us now to find out how we can help you get the results you want within budget.
VI Rental sound department now offers sound training with their sound kit hire and have just completed training with the BBC for two of their newest Natural History productions. This now runs alongside their camera rental and grip rental training. VI Rental will also be hosting a new 'Bristol Media Community Event', This will be an informal and relaxed event at the Clifton Relish Cafe Bar. Here they will be showcasing new tech with demonstrations. You can follow them on Facebook or subscribe to a mailing list to register your interest.
25 May 2017
VI Rental have just added another Red Weapon-Helium to their ever expanding Red camera fleet along with the new Panasonic GH5,s. For all you techies out there VI Rental now have a dedicated YouTube channel if you want to know what's new in Post and Production:
26 April 2017
Productions We Have Supplied Equipment To
The Big Fish
Tribes, Predators and Me
Gorilla Family and Me
Patagonia: Earth Secret Paradise
Alaska: Earth's Frozen Kingdom
The Snow Wolf Family and Me
Meet the Monkey
Wonders of Life
Ice Age Giants
VI Rental provides a tailored Natural History and Wildlife service to a large variety of clients in the TV and Film industry and has done for many years. Our Ashton office has a long-standing, sterling reputation for supplying both up to date equipment and exceptional technical support.
Our service for providing kit for natural history shoots is renowned as our specialty. As well as being an approved supplier to the BBC, our clients include major production companies, broadcasters, smaller independents and freelancers.
The friendly and helpful hire department staff at VI Rental Bristol is no doubt integral to that success. With no task to big or small, our hire coordinators and camera technicians are always happy to go the extra mile to help you find the best solution to your broadcast needs. Call us now on 01179 393333 to find out how we can help you.
Visual Impact hire to the NHU and offer many formats and solutions to the ever demanding needs.
Below is a brief example of what is available, but we do also supply many other camcorders, lenses and accessories
Sony PMW-F55 with tailored accessories for individual shoots
Arri Alexa with 30-300mm PL lens and Schneider optics doubler.
Panasonic 2700 camcorder with HJ18 lens.
A range of PL zoom lenses.
Battery powered LED lights.
For all of the above and many other shooting kits we supply specially made flight cases and carry cases to minimise excess baggage, and aid trekking to remote locations.
Visual Impact Rental Natural History Credits
The Dark – NHU, BBC
Animal Einstein – NHU for BBC
How Life Works – NHU for BBC
Ice Age – NHU for BBC
Natural World: Attenborough’s Ark – NHU for BBC
Natural World: Baboons – NHU for BBC
Natural World: Madagascar – NHU for BBC
Natural World: Jaguars – NHU for BBC
Lost Land of the Tiger – BBC
Human Planet – BBC
Ocean Giants – BBC
River Monsters – Icon
Whale Hunt – BBC
Africa – God Tv
Urban Secret – TwoFour for Sky Atlantic
Maneaters – Series 2, Tigress
Dog House – Big Bang
Time Shift – Big Bang and BBC Four
Masterchef SA – Quizical Pictures
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