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  Studio, Lighting and Camera Hire/Rental for TV, Film & Photography

APACHE RENTAL provides a huge range of film / TV and stills lighting for nationwide dry and wet hire along with a range of broadcast 4k, HD and DSLR / stills camera hire. We also offer crewing, production services and sales.

Primarily servicing London and the South East, Apache is conviently located at Courtyard Studios, just off the M20 near Maidstone in Kent, Apache Rental offers affordable access to 5,500sq ft of stylish, highly equipped studio facilities. The two studios ( one a sound stage) are ideal for shooting TV commercials, corporates, green screen, sets, cars, Film / TV and stills etc. The drive-in studios have large coves and overhead lighting rigs.

The studios are located in an idyllic country house setting which offers attractive grounds and further locations for shooting and even award winning 5 Star Gold rated accommodation.


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HD and 4K Camera Rental

The Sony PMW- EX3 solid state XDcam Camcorder. Full 1920 HD and cinealta profiles. Hire it from Apache for just 95+VAT per day.

NEW: Black Magic BMPC 4K Camera and Canon EF lens adapters now also available

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Apache Rental Clients

BBC (BBC approved supplier)
Channel 5
History Channel
Talkback Thames
Home Corp
Sky TV




* Contact: Paul Dixon Tel 01622 880990 Email info@apacherental.co.uk
Apache Rental Courtyard Studios Hollingbourne House Hollingbourne Kent ME17 1QJ



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Apache Studio Hire

Offering you affordable access to large state of the art digital studio facilities along with the widest range of film / TV and stills lighting rental kit in Kent . At Apache hire Studios you will find a friendly relaxed out of town environment much appreciated by visiting photographers / cameramen, production crews and their clients.

It is an ideal photo / Film studio for shooting stills, commercials, cars, sets, fashion, portraits, indie Film and TV, video, green screen, blue screen, special effects , corporates,web shots, pack shots, rehersal rooms etc

Both studios have a large white cove / cyc and overhead lighting grid with 3 phase power.

We are located in the idyllic grounds of a large country house just off the M20 J8 near Maidstone, Kent, only 60-80 minutes from London by car. Studio B is a multi purpose sound stage. .

Video Camera Rental

We also offer a growing range of broadcast HD camera rental including the popular Sony PMW EX3 XDcam camcorder. A state of the art camera with solid state recording to SXS cards, the Sony PMW EX3 offers multiple formats including full 1080 25P. It is available in various packages including a complete shooting kit including Sennheiser radio Clip mics / shotgun mic, swit 8" monitor, mattbox and tripod. We also stock Nanoflash HD recorder and ProRes 422 solutions and Go Pro Hero Kits. New to our range is the Black Magic 4k production camera, available to hire with shoulder rig.

Apache TV and Film Lighting Hire

Apache Rental offering the widest range of lighting hire in the Kent / SE home counties. Including Arri HMI/MSR, Arri Tungsten fresnel, Kino flo, LED and dedolight. Our Kit is not just for hire in the South East of England - We can deliver ( at cost or less!) to London, Maidstone, Canterbury, Chatham, Rochester, Faversham,Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells, Brighton, Margate, Dover, Folkestone, Bromley, Ashford, Surrey, Essex or anywhere in fact the UK or even abroad!

Apache Camera Hire Leaf Aptus and Nikon DSLR Camera Rental

For the stills photographer, we carry a Leaf Aptus 75 digital back with Mamiya 645 AFD II kit, Macs, Bowens Flash and Nikon DSLR Equipment. The Mamiya Leaf Kit is hired with a fully trainer operator, so that you can be free to consentrate on shooting images. Please contact us on 01622 880990 if you would like to hire a camera or lens. We also have experience video/ TV cameramen and photographers who offer training on our equipment. etc.

Apache Sales

We offer a wide range of consumables for sales including lighting gels, tape, croc clips, sash, background paper polyboard etc. Along with new and secondhand lighting and camera equipment sales. We sell many popular makes of camera and lighting equipment. Please email us with your sales enquiries.

Apache Production Services

Established since 1988, our services on offer include TV and Film production, TV Commercial Production, Advertising and commercial photography, lighting crews, lighting directors, director of photography, Video production, AR Augmented reatily videos, Video Installations, Post Production, CGI and special effects, Edit Suites and editors, camera crews, cameramen, photographers, set building etc.