The How, When and Where to Film Equipment in the City

For all visual media projects, whether you’re a student, an aspiring filmmaker, or on a project, and need to hire equipment, LBB’s rounded up a list of the best firms to rent from.

Bharat Photography

Located in a nook of Gautum Nagar, this one can be a little difficult to find, but it gets big points for being a well-stocked, 24×7 option. They house all sorts of cameras, lenses, lights, reflectors – you name it. They’ll show you how to use the equipment too, if need be, and everything is tested to ensure it’s in full working condition. You’ll have to leave your ID as collateral, and they charge by the day.

Where: 38/1, Basement Manohar Kunj, Gautam Nagar

Contact: +91 9999994497

Flamingo Films

For newbies, they take a 50% advance on the equipment to ensure you return it in the same condition you take it, and the rest is payable once your work is done. They also handle equipment for big firms like NDTV, and will even customize the equipment to suit your needs. One of the owners is big on trends, and is always bringing in new pieces to entice his clientele. Drones, anyone?

Where: M 212, Lado Sarai

Contact: 011 29521525/ +91 9810086012

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Neelam Recordings Pvt. Ltd.

Bring in a legitimate ID and be ready to pay upfront before you take the equipment. They operate on a shift basis, so it’s chargeable according to shifts. They have a variety of cameras, gimbals – all of the regular equipment you need.

Where: 3rd Floor, E-Block Building No-134, Pandav Nagar, Street No-5,

Contact: +91 9811034202

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Banu Films

This company specializes in goods to create special effects. Rain machines, massive fans, large spider webs – they have it all and more. They’ll provide staff that will work the machines and create the right set-up for your shot. They’ll take their payment as soon as the work is done, and sometimes even beforehand, if need be – they exercise their discretion. Bring ID proof, along with a copy of the same that they’ll keep.

Where: C-1319, Khanpur Tigri

Contact: +91 9810182449

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Moon Light

For all lights from the basic to the fancy, this should be your go-to. They have LED lights, spotlights – you name it. They’ll send staff to handle the lights, and help you out. They keep track of market developments, and stock the latest types of lights. Carry ID proof, and a copy for them, and expect to pay a 50% advance on anything you rent.

Where: C-401, Mohan Gali, Kotla, Mubarkpur {opp. Defence Colony}

Contact: 011 24633313/ +91 9810121879

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Moon Light

C-401, Mohan Gali, Kotla Mubarakpur, Opposite Defence Colony, Mohan Gali, New Delhi


Magna Communication

Housing all your essentials – broadcast quality cameras and their accessories, a wide range of lighting fixtures and sound proof generators. For assistance, they’ll provide crew to help out on your project. They charge 50% in advance, and you’ll need to present valid ID proof. It works better if you have a reference.

Where: 22/6, Ground Floor, Tilak Nagar

Contact: 011 25998377/ +91 98103 22806

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Kraction Films {Production & Communication}

Carrying all sorts of cameras and lights, they operate on 10 hour shifts, and charge accordingly. For newbies, they’ll charge 50% in advance, and you have to come with ID. Additionally, they require an email confirmation, which lists out the equipment you need to rent {just so it’s put down on paper}. They send people to assist you in handling the equipment.

Contact: +91 8585987093

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