Rates

All prices below are on a daily basis and are quoted ex-VAT, which will be added to the invoice .

Studio hire

When you hire our 600 sq ft multi-purpose studio you get use of the green chromakey infinity/white curve, sound baffles and polyboards, the adjoining 400sq ft breakout/green room (with dressing/make-up station) plus our beautiful 800 sq ft outdoor paved garden.

We also provide soft drinks (in the drinks fridge), tea/coffee, use of wireless broadband, iron/ironing board and a reception area for contributors/talent all within the price.

A 'full day' consists of 9 hours from 9am to 6pm. A 'half day' consists of no more than 4 hours that commences not later than 9am or 2pm. For full terms and conditions of hire (which must be accepted prior to use) please click here.

 
Dry Hire
White screen
Green screen
Black Drapes
Studio - Full Day
9 hours (9am to 6pm)
£375
£410
£450
£400
Studio - Half Day
4 hours (am or pm)
£275
£310
£350
£300

White Screen and Black Drapes hires do not include coloured flooring as standard. For the addition of a black or white floor, please add an additional £15 to the above.

Note : 'Pre-lit green screen' consists of 4 x Kino Flo 4ft 2Bank Systems with tungsten or daylight tubes hung from lighting grid as background fill plus a green floor. 'Pre-lit white screen' consists of 2 of the previously mentioned. Specific lighting of foreground subjects is not included in any of the above but can be hired on the day.

Overtime

Overtime is considered for all access before 9am and after 6pm, and for any period longer than the 9 or 4 hour sessions stated above.

Planned overtime  (p/h)* £50 

Unplanned overtime  (p/h)** £80

* By prior arrangement (before the shooting day) based on estimated time of leaving the studio given before the day of the shoot. Overtime is charged in 15 minutes segments. Overtime booked prior to the day but not used is 50% refundable.

** At the end of the booked studio time, 45 minutes will be given to all hirers at the standard overtime rate of £50 per hour. After this time the rate will raise to the unplanned rate of £80 per hour.

Additional studio services

The hire includes one production desk within the main reception area. Additional desks can be hired at a cost of £20 per desk per day.

Printing - Up to 30 prints or copies included in the hire price. Over 30 copies - 25p per copy or print

Coloramas - 8 foot photographic paper coloramas with stands are available in White, Black and Chromakey Green - £10 each

Electricity - All lights up to and including 1KW - included in hire price. All lights over 1KW - £20 per light electricity charge


Equipment hire

All equipment hire is for use within the studio only

Cameras and Lenses

Sony FS7 Camera with 28-135mm lens & Sachtler FSB 6 / 2 HD tripod - £150

Sachtler FSB 6 / 2 HD tripod- £20

Sony FS7 Camera (body only) with Metabones EF lens adapter - £125

Canon C300 Mark I with 24-70mm zoom lens & Sachtler FSB 6 / 2 HD tripod - £130

Canon 5D Mark III with 24-70mm zoom lens & Manfrotto 504/546 tripod - £85

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM lens - £25

Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM lens - £30

Canon EF 50mm f/2.5 Compact Macro lens - £10

Canon EF lens kit - All of the above lenses - £50

Monitors/Recorders

Sony LMD-A170 17" HD studio monitor and Doughty G203101 Pee Wee stand - £60

Atomos Samurai Blade 10-bit HD-SDI Recorder/5" HD Monitor with 2 x 256GB SSD - £27.50

Vision Mixers

Datavideo HS-2200 HD (6 x HD-SDI, 2 x HDMI) vision mixer with in-built monitor, intercom & tally - £150

Flags

Matthews 18" x 24" Flag and C-Stand - £2.50

Matthews 24" x 36" Flag and C-Stand - £2.50

Black stage cloth - £2.50 each

1" and 2" black/white Polyboards - Included in hire


Lighting

Octodome Daylight HMI 400/575W Kit with flicker-free 1000Hz Ballast and stand - £110

Octodome 1000W Tungsten soft light head and stand - £55

LitePanels Astra 1x1 Bi-Color LED Panel and stand - £40

Kino Flo 4ft 2Bank with tungsten and/or daylight tubes, stand mounted - £30 (only available for dry and white screen hires)

Kino Flo 4ft 4Bank with tungsten and/or daylight tubes, stand mounted - £50 (only available for dry and white screen hires)

Arri halogen fresnel set (1 x 650w, 2 x 300w and 2 x 150w)  - £40 or £10 each if hired individually

Kino Flo Diva-Lite 400 (2ft 4Bank) with tungsten and/or daylight tubes  - £35

Dedolight DLH-4  lighting kit (3 x 150W spotlights) - £45

Chimera softbox for Arri 650 - £10

 

300W floor PAR56 cans  - £3

500W floor PAR64 cans  - £5

In-line dimmer for 1KW, 650W & 300W lights - £2.50

Sound

Sennheiser K6 Shotgun microphone inc. boom pole or floor stand - £15

Sony ECM-77B wired lapel microphone - £10

Sennheiser G3 series radio microphone (lapel or handheld) - £15

Grip

Wally Dolly 4m Track inc. Low Boy & Tripod - £40

Manfrotto K-Clamp - £0.50

Manfrotto Magic-Arm - £2

Safety chains - Included in any lighting hire

Filming packages

Save money by hiring camera, lighting, sound kit and crew together as a package. Ideal for agencies or companies that want the simplicity of hiring professional kit and crew as a one-stop shop. Please note the packages do not include studio hire. Just add this onto your chosen package.

One camera - £550 per day

  • 1 x D.O.P/Lighting Camerman
  • Sony FS7 4K Camera with 28-135mm zoom lens & Sachtler Video 18 tripod
  • 2 mics - 1 x wired EC-77 clip mic and K3 Sennheiser mic/boom stand
  • Sony LMD-A170 17" HD studio monitor and stand
  • 2 x Litepanels Astra 1x1 Bi-Color LED lights and stands

Two camera - £700 per day

  • 1 x D.O.P/Lighting Camerman
  • Canon C300 Mark I with 24-70mm lens & Sachtler Video 18 tripod
  • Canon 5D Mark III & Manfrotto 504/546 tripod
  • Canon EF lens kit (as above)
  • 3 mics - 2 x EC-77 or G3 clip mics & K3 Sennheiser mic/boom stand
  • Sony LMD-A170 17" HD studio monitor and stand
  • Octodome 1000W Tungsten soft light head/stand
  • Dedolight DLH-4 lighting kit (3 x 150W spotlights)
  • 2 x Litepanels Astra 1x1 Bi-Color LED lights and stands
  • 2 x Matthews Flags and C-stands

Crew hire

Production

Lighting Cameraman  -   (Full day ONLY)  - £375

2nd Camera/Assistant Cameraman  -  (Full day ONLY)  - £325

Sound Recordist  -  (Full day ONLY)  - £350 

Runner  - Half day/ Full day  - £80/£120

Autocue operator with kit  -  (Full day ONLY)  - £325

Make-up artist - Half day/ Full day  - £225/£325

Post-production

Editing - £50 per hour or £375 per day

Graphics/Visual FX -  £55 per hour or £415 per day