The latest facilities and experienced staff make both these studios the ideal place to shoot your next production. Both are equipped with the latest digital products and facilities including air conditioning, soundproofing, dressing rooms, kitchen etc. They provide a drive-in option and are perfect for blue and green screen shots.
Conveniently located next to our rental and engineering departments in case you need extra equipment or technical support.
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Studio Hire is available in:
Cape Town SA http://www.mediahive.tv/Studio.asp
From camcorders and VTR’s to tripods and lenses, our international network offers a wide range of new, used and ex rental equipment for sale. We supply production and post production products from all the leading manufactures including Sony, Panasonic, Red, Canon, Apple, Avid, Fujinon, Vinten and Sachtler. With experienced sales staff who are manufacturer accredited we can tailor a solution to match your unique requirements. Whether you want a quote on a single item or a package price on a large system installation we have the expertise and experience you need.
NLE hire is not a straight forward service; you need experience engineers as well as the latest reliable equipment. That’s why we have invested in specialist personnel with a vast knowledge of the post production industry.
We offer this specialist service at the following locations:
- Cape Town
We hold a large inventory of spare parts which ensures minimum downtime for our customers. Located in various branches around the globe, these key items are ready for next day supply and at competitive prices.
Spare parts can be purchased from any of our branches and are available to buy on-line at
From our state of the art camera test rooms we have supplied specialist HD camera equipment to award winning TV dramas, movies, commercials and documentaries around the world. Visual Impact has an extensive inventory of SD and HD equipment including ancillary lighting, lenses, tripods, sound and grip. We also have the largest number of shoulder mount camcorders in Europe. Other specialist products for hire include Red One, Sony SRW-9000PL, Sony PMW-F3, Sony PDW-700, PDW-F800, Sony HDC-3300 HD Super Motion Camera, Sony HDC-1500 triax camera channels with remote heads, range of Panasonic DVCPro HD, P2 and VariCam camcorders. A large range of Prime,HD,SD & Box lenses, studio HDCAM SR VTR's , Grade 1 & 2 CRT & LCD monitors from 9" - 24", Avid Nitrus, Adrenaline and Media Composer plus FCP edit suites with Unity and Landshare storage systems.
Visual Impact is recognised as a premier service provider by leading manufactures such as Sony, Panasonic, JVC, Sachtler, Manfrotto, Vinten, Canon and Fujinon. We are authorised to carry-out warranty repairs on their behalf and as an insurance approved repairer have experience in dealing with loss adjusters and insurance claims.
We offer repair and maintenance of broadcast cameras, VTR's, monitors, lenses and tripods. We have a dedicated lens and tripod facility, 6 service centres in the UK and 12 more across Europe and South Africa.
Visual Impact have a great deal of experience and expertise in planning, designing and installing large systems around the world. We can deliver a full service option including training or offer an A la carte service where the customer can choose from a range of options. Our customers include some of the largest and most prestigious national braodcasters and blue chip companies across Europe and South Africa.
Recent projects include:
- University Hospital of Geneva
- Cosmos TV - Romanian TV station
- Genesis 24/7 – Revelation Foundation Spain
- Incisive Media – UK TV Studio
- UEFA headquarters – Geneva
- Elandsdoorn Clinic – South Africa
- La Télé - TV station in Switzerland
The HDHUB is dedicated to providing you with top-quality transfers, whether encoding files for approvals, or preparing international broadcast standard deliverables.
TAPE: We have a fully equipped apparatus room allowing for transfers from and to any format, including DV, DVCAM, BETASP, DIGIBETA, DVCPRO HD, HDCAM and HDCAM SR.
OPTICAL DISC: We can also transfer your project to viewable DVD or Blu-Ray Disc. In addition, we offer a DVD authoring service for projects requiring commercial mass DVD production.
TAPELESS: We can encode material into any digital format, whether for approvals, archiving, or web delivery.
FTP: We make it easy to communicate internationally with a dedicated hi-speed internet connection, that allows you to view, show and send your material anywhere in the world at high speed, simply and securely.
ARCHIVING: The HDHUB also runs an archiving and asset management service, which includes backing-up files to hard drive and/or LTO 4 tape, as well as creating a HDCAM-SR safety copy of the final project. This service is designed to enable clients to access their work history in any digital format they require.
With the ability to mix new, used and hire equipment plus creative finance packages our customers have access to the latest technology at an affordable cost.
We are Europe’s leading supplier of professional broadcast equipment to the production community. We offer a large
Our sales staff are accredited by all the major manufacturers.
A poor lens can ruin a shoot and lose you clients. We have invested in the expertise and test equipment necessary to solve all your lens problems quickly and efficiently. Helping you save time, money and more importantly your reputation.
Within our Teddington branch we have a purpose built facility dedicated to the repair, maintenance and rebuild of broadcast video & film lens. Our engineers have a wealth of experience developed over 20 years working for companies such as Arri and Panavision. We offer a lens evaluation service, undertake insurance work and hold an extensive range of spare parts. The range of lenses we work on includes Canon, Fujinon, Nikon, Zeiss, Angenieux, Cooke and Schneider.
To repair or service a set of legs or a fluid head requires more than a man with a large hammer, it takes a great deal of skill, experience and specialist tools and jigs. At Visual Impact we have invested in the right personnel and equipment such as a machine lathe and turning jigs to ensure your tripod can be made as good as new.