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ARRI Rental’s mission is to be instrumental in realizing the creative visions of international film and content makers by providing first-class camera and grip equipment—and an unsurpassed level of service—to the feature film, television, and commercial production markets. We also aim for warm welcomes, friendly expertise, personalized solutions, and relationships built on trust.

Operating through a network of rental facilities across North America, Europe, and the UK, ARRI Rental’s combined resources allow it to develop exclusive, proprietary technologies. These include the ALEXA 65—the world’s only true 65 mm digital cinema camera system—as well as diverse and customizable lens options across all formats, among them the DNA, ALFA, Moviecam, and HEROES lenses. Exclusive grip offerings include the HEXATRON off-road crane vehicle and versatile Hover Dolly.

ARRI Rental prides itself on providing custom solutions to its clients, whether that be unique camera configurations, new or specially detuned lenses, or bespoke rigging. Collaborating with clients on these customized solutions is at the heart of how we nurture enduring industry relationships. 

Unique among the world’s major international music companies, BMG fully integrates production music within its broader music publishing and recordings business, enabling us to offer a full spectrum service from production music to synch and bespoke offerings, depending on client needs. We create soundtracks for every kind of production – advertising, trailer, TV, radio, and communication films. You need great music, and we’re listening. 

Production Music
Our Production Music library has over 150,000 tracks and counting, with every genre and style you need. Enjoy free music searches and support from local music experts for any project type. 

BMG Bespoke is a full-service creative music hub, plugging content makers and music supervisors directly into the vast roster of talent at BMG. Detail-oriented yet always in tune with the bigger picture, our creative teams can support your every music need, from concept to delivery.

More than 3 million songs, including some of the most iconic artists and tracks in the history of recorded music. We proudly represent enormous global icons alongside the most ground-breaking emerging acts working in music today.

Global Reach is a leading, institutionally backed corporate and personal foreign exchange provider. Authorised by the FCA, they provide comprehensive foreign exchange management to businesses ranging from SMEs to FTSE listed companies.

Amongst the wide range of clients who we provide currency and risk management services for, we work with multiple commercial production companies. With access to 140 major currencies, we pride ourselves on our favourable credit terms that allow clients to protect against market fluctuations, without disrupting their cash flows.

We provide a relationship led service, where clients are kept abreast of relevant market trends, to help them make the most informed decisions.

Markel International is an international insurance company and leader for commercial insurance solutions of businesses, SMEs, professionals and sole traders.

Markel’s specialist personal accident, contingency and entertainment underwriting team has a mandate to play a proactive and creative role in the development of new insurance products across different product lines including a broad book of film and media insurance coverage.

The mainstays of this service are media production insurance, commercial producers insurance and advertising agents insurance, including employers’ and public liability coverages.

Our media liability policies, offered as complimentary products through our professional and financial risks team, cover damages and defence costs arising from actions against any producer of content.

Mediacom 24-7 are a worldwide specialist travel & accommodation agency for the entertainment industry.

As APA sponsors they utilise specially negotiated deals and manage hotel and apartment bookings for commercial production companies by negotiating rates, organising billing arrangements and terms like cancellation policy, Wi-Fi, early check in’s and late check-outs.

They are also fully bonded IATA travel agency with specialist deals on routes like Los Angeles to London and key destinations as well as offering meet and greet services and airport transfers.

Moore Kingston Smith are the only firm of media accountants and advisers with a dedicated office of over 100 media specialists that proactively support the extensive range of needs of independent media businesses – covering commercial production, film & TV and entertainmentmarketing servicestheatre and media tech.

As well as providing accountancy, tax and corporate finance services, over the years, by working with some of the industry’s most successful companies, they have developed a deep understanding of what drives media businesses.Their well-developed structured approach to strategic advisory services effectively manages risks, builds revenues, attracts clients and identifies key opportunities to improve performance and enterprise value.

Production companies around the UK and in Europe can utilize Universal Production Services for their lighting equipment and services or transportation needs. In addition, they are a part of a global team with five regional locations across the United States as well. All of which are focused on providing top-notch service from beginning to end. They serve all commercial, TV and feature productions and no matter where your production is located — the U.K., Europe or the U.S. — you have the support of Universal Production Services teams for all your production needs.

For more information about their services in the U.S. please click HERE.

Tysers are one of the most established and respected insurance brokers specialising in the area of Commercial Film Production for over 22 years, we realise the immense pressures advertising producers labour under.

Demanding clients, whirlwind production deadlines, near impossible logistics, demands focus without distraction.

Though we can’t change your deadlines, we can provide you with peace of mind when something is lost, breaks or malfunctions.

We will have you back up and running, with speed, care and outstanding professionalism. Tysers are a niche insurance broker with the knowledge and motivation to offer a variety of bespoke packages to cover a range of “misfortunes”, and ensure your needs are completely catered for.

Vagabond Films is a leading Production Service Company in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain, Switzerland, and the USA

Vagabond offers accurate scheduling and budgeting services and comprehensive booking of locations, casting, local crews, facilities, and equipment.

Over the years we have worked with the most important clients and production companies around the world, having produced many award-winning commercials, feature films, documentaries, and music videos. Our offices in 7 countries allow us to cover all kinds of landscapes and locations that can mirror practically any place in the world.

Our leading full-production house offers a complete range of services for all types of projects offering exclusive advantages. We save our clients’ time by multi-bidding in several countries, always looking for the best location for creativity and the budget. The same executive producer is on the job; from the pitch, throughout the shoot, and all the way to the wrap.