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   Pre-Lit White screen   Pre-Lit Green screen

Studio - Full Day
Weekday (9 hours  - 9am to 6pm)    £375               £410                        £450

Studio - Half Day
Weekday (4 hours - am or pm)        £275               £310                        £350

Studio - Full Day
Weekend (9 hours - 9am to 6pm)     £375               £410                        £450

Studio - Half Day
Weekend (4 hours - am or pm)        £275               £310                        £350

Please note that '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. 'Pre-lit white screen' consists of 2 of the previously mentioned. Specific lighting of foreground subjects is not included but can be hired.

For a dry-hire with the studio dressed in black drapes, please add £25 to the prices above. For the addition of a black or white floor, please add an additional £15.

Overtime

Overtime is considered for all hours 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 based on estimated time of leaving the studio given before the day of the shoot
** 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

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

Canon C300 Mark I with 24-70mm zoom lens & Sachtler Video 18 tripod - £140

Canon 5D Mark III with 24-70mm zoom lens & Manfrotto 504/546 tripod - £90

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 Extender 2x II - £10

Carl Zeiss Sonnar 135mm f/2.8 lens with EF mount - £15

Carl Zeiss Planar 50mm f/1.7 lens with EF mount - £12.50

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

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)

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  - £4

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

Sound

Sennheiser 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

Phillip Bloom 1m Dolly Slider inc. tripod and monopods support - £35

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

Manfrotto K-Clamp - £0.50

Manfrotto Magic-Arm - £2

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

  • D.O.P/Lighting Camerman
  • Canon 300 Mark I with 24-70mm zoom lens & Manfrotto 504/546 tripod
  • 2 microphones - Choose from wired EC-77 clip mics, Sennheiser shotgun/boom stand and Wireless G3 mics
  • Sony LMD-A170 17" HD studio monitor and stand
  • 2 x LitePanels Astra 1x1 Bi-Color LED Panels and stands
  • Kino Flo Diva-Lite 400 (2ft 4Bank) with tungsten and/or daylight tubes
  • 2 x Matthews Flags and C-stands

Two camera - £700 per day

  • 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
  • 2 microphones - as opposite
  • Canon EF lens kit (6 lenses)
  • Sony LMD-A170 17" HD studio monitor and stand
  • Octodome 525/1000W Daylight or Tungsten soft light and stand
  • 2 x LitePanels Astra 1x1 Bi-Color LED Panels and stands
  • Kino Flo Diva-Lite 400 (2ft 4Bank) with tungsten and/or daylight tubes
  • Wally Dolly 4m Track
  • 2 x Matthews Flags and C-stands

Crew hire

Production

D.O.P./Lighting Cameraman  -   (Full day ONLY)  - £375

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

Sound Engineer  -  (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