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At Procam Take 2, we provide digital cinematography and motion picture equipment rental, camera hire, kit hire, lighting hire, audio hire, grip hire and much more in London, Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh and New York. We can deliver hired camera equipment around the world.
Procam Take 2 is Europe’s leading digital cinematography and motion picture rental facility. With a 30 year pedigree, it has been providing kit and crew to many of the biggest broadcasters, production companies, event organisers and music productions throughout the UK and internationally.
On-going consultation is part of Procam Take 2’s service to all its clients. From the first call through to the delivery of camera equipment and crew, its highly-experienced rental team closely collaborates with you to provide bespoke solutions to suit your production needs.
Procam Take 2 is committed to setting the benchmark for exceptional service. As well as stocking the latest in camera technology, Procam Take 2's entire inventory of camera, grip and lighting equipment is fully tested and rigorously maintained by its highly-trained team.
We recognise that every production is different with specific requirements, so each production we take on is afforded individual attention.
We also provide hands-on camera training and camera testing facilities at our headquarters, led by our professionals working in the industry. Come and test your kit here before you shoot for peace of mind.
We hire all of the best, cutting-edge camera and lenses, including large format and super 35mm equipment like the ARRI Alexa Mini LF, ARRI Alexa Plus, ARRI Alexa Mini, ARRI Amira, RED WEAPON 8K S35 HELIUM, Sony VENICE, Sony F55 (Sony PMW-F55), Sony FX9 (Sony PXW-FX9), Sony FS7 MKI and MKII, Canon C500 MKII, in addition to 16mm and 35mm film cameras such as the ARRIFLEX 416, ARRI SR3, ARRI 235, ARRI 435, ARRI LT and ARRI ST.
We have a wide range of spherical and anamorphic full frame and super 35mm lenses from leading manufacturers for rental including Cooke lenses, Angenieux lenses, HAWK lenses, Leitz lenses and Zeiss lenses. Our most popular prime lens sets include the Cooke S4, Zeiss Superspeeds (High Speed T1.3), and Sigma High Speed Prime lenses. We also have vintage lenses available for hire including TLS rehoused Canon K35 prime lenses, Cooke Speed Panchro II (Cooke S2 primes) lenses, TLS rehoused Kowa Cine Prominars, and Zeiss Uncoated Prime lenses.
Our grip hire equipment includes cranes, dollies, sliders, tripods, gimbals, Easy Rigs and jibs. Popular grip items available for rental include the Ronford 6ft Camera Slider, Matthews Doorway Dolly, O’Connor 2575 Tripod Head, Ronford Heavy Duty Tall and Short Legs, Chapman Super PeeWee Dolly, Easy Rig Vario 5 with Flowcine Serene, DJI Ronin 2 and MoVI Pro Gimbal.
Matteboxes and filter hire
Monitoring equipment hire
Laptops and Hard Drive hire
We can provide crew for your production shoot, ranging from a camera assistant to DOP, gaffer to lighting engineer.
+ Camera: DOP, Cameraman, Camera Assistant, Minicam Specialists
+ Lights: Lighting Director, Gaffer, Spark, Lighting Technician, Lighting Engineer
+ Sound: Sound Supervisor, Sound Recordist, Boom Operator
+ Grip: Jimmy Jib & Operator, Steadicam & Operator, Autocue & Operator, Grip
+ Specialist: DIT / Data Wrangler
+ Vision Mixer, Make Up Artist (with kit), Driver/Location Assistant
+ Full Project Management service available, get us involved in pre-production planning
+ Workflow Management including in house DITs
We also offer full-service consultancy with technical, crewing and project management that supports, plans and executes large-scale productions.
The Projects team has multidisciplinary experience in managing production budgets for complex, award-winning shows. They provide the digital cinematography and multicamera hire required to put on multicamera productions. Wet camera hire goes directly though Procam Projects, who can provide a full service from rental to delivery.
Projects offers bespoke PPUs, mini cams and car rigs, Pro Truck mobile gallery. Fixed rig and hotheads as well as audio equipment that can be personalised for your production needs.
WHERE IS PROCAM TAKE 2 BASED?
Procam Take 2 Manchester office is based in Manchester M17 1GA postcode.
Well known landmarks close to Procam Take 2 Manchester include Media City and Old Trafford.
If coming to Procam Take 2 Manchester from London, you can travel directly from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly. Train duration is 2h 8 min (5 stops).
We are conveniently located close to Manchester City Centre. Our building is less than 1 mile from Media City, with easy access to junctions 9/10 of the M60 motorway.
All the train stations are operated by Northern Rail
– Ashburys Train Station
Manchester, Greater Manchester, M12 5BY
– Gorton Train Station
Manchester, Greater Manchester, M11 1WN
– Belle Vue Train Station
Manchester, Greater Manchester, M18 1AA
– Fairfield Train Station
Tameside, Greater Manchester, M43 6TT
– Ardwick Train Station
Manchester, Greater Manchester, M12 6LY
– Manchester Piccadilly Train Station
Manchester, Greater Manchester, M60 7RA
– Manchester Oxford Road Train Station
Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 6FU
Anyone travelling to Procam Take 2 Manchester site by bicycle or motorcycle can park on site.
Procam Take 2 Manchester delivers to a wide range of Manchester post codes, below is a list of Postal areas we serve:
M1, M2, M3, M4, M5, M6, M7, M8, M9, M10, M11, M12, M13, M14, M15, M16, M17, M18, M19, M20, M21, M22, M23, M24, M25, M26, M27, M28, M29, M30, M31, M32, M33, M34, M35, M36, M37, M38, M39, M40, M41, M43, M44, M45, M46, M60, M90