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Personal – Flexible – Innovative


Broadcast equipment Hire -  Supplying camera and filming accessories to the TV and Film industry since 1990.

We work hard to steer your production smoothly from acquisition to delivery, managing expectations within budgetary constraints.

Films at 59s Kit hire facilities are second to none, committed to enabling our clients to create and deliver the content they want. With over 25 years of industry experience Films at 59 provide award winning services to producers across the globe. Readily available for advice and guidance, our hire department has the knowledge and expertise to support all your shooting needs. Our Hire experts can provide equipment and assistance for any location from -20 degrees to 40+ degrees.

With our hire departments based in both Bristol and Cardiff our world class range of equipment is perfectly situated to serve the south west and Wales media hubs. Our staff team are expert at helping you plan what you need. For large scale shoots or bespoke filming requirements our Hire technician teams know the kit and integrate closely with Post production to streamline your workflows from your first shoot day to final delivery.

To browse our stock - and for a quick quote please visit http://www.filmsat59.com/kit/?category=cameras



Our team supply cameras, lenses, location equipment and technical support for large scale dramas such as Dr Who, Casualty, Poldark and Sherlock. We are thrilled to announce our extended contract as preferred suppler for the BBC NHU for the third year running, hiring our kit to highly regarded nature documentaries such as Planet earth II, Atlantic the Wildest Ocean on Earth and Wonders of the Monsoon.


Dave Wride
Hire Client Manager
  Deena Mathews
Hire Project Manager
  Gordon Leicester
Hire Technical Manager
  Jane Murch
Hire Administrator

Kit Spotlight

Phantom 4K Flex


4K Resolution at up to 10000 FPS – Low Noise High Dynamic Range

Full-Featured on-camera control Interface

CineMag IV support for raw recording.


Kit Spotlight

Cannon 18-80mm Lens

Compact Cinema EOS lens with cine-servo functionality.

Servo engine  powered via EF mount connectors

Chromatic aberration compensation and peripheral illumination correction.

Metadata acquisition and remote control options for fully automatic or manual control.


Natural History

  • Planet Earth II
  • The Hunt
  • Atlantic: The Wildest Ocean on Earth
  • Life at the Extreme
  • Wonders of the Monsoon


  • Poldark Series 1-3
  • Casualty (last 20 years)
  • Dr Who
  • The Living and the Dead
  • Sherlock
  • Trollied Series 1-6




Films at 59 Kit hire department have taken delivery of the new helium censored Red Epic Weapon, with 8k 2:4:1 resolution and 16.5+ stops of dynamic range. We have also extended our range of Sony FS7 and invested in new Fujinon 18-55 Ultra-compact lens with outstanding optical performance.

April 2017



59 Cotham Hill

Tel: 0117 906 4300
Fax: 0117 923 7003

Email: info@filmsat59.com
Kit Hire Email:  hire@filmsat59.com



Cardiff Bay Business Centre
Lewis Road
Ocean Park
CF24 5BS

Tel: 0117 906 4354

Email: hire-cardiff@filmsat59.com