Filming equipment rental and local crew in Russia.

Filming equipment rental in Saint Petersburg and Moscow: Production services in Russia.

Terms and conditions for equipment rental in Russia

Regular filming day is 10 hours, which includes 1-hour long break for lunch. For lights and grip crews loading and unloading hours are also counted. Extra hours calculated as +15-20% for each hour on top of the original fee. Nevertheless, sometimes it’s possible to make a deal for getting 12 hours shifts. 

Saint Petersburg and Moscow.

FilmspbTV provides rental services throughout Russia. The equipment warehouses are situated in Moscow and St Petersburg. In both cities we work with several reliable rental companies to propose the best relation of price and quality. 

If it’s the first time we work with your company and we don’t have a signed production contract – for renting any kind of equipment in these two cities you have two options: 

  1. You take the equipment accompanied by an assistant from the rental. You can use this person during your production as a lights assistant or as a camera assistant.
  2. Leaving a cash deposit that equals to the cost of the equipment you rent

Lights vans, Grip trucks, Camera vans charge have their daily fees. If the filming takes place outside the city a fee will be added to the transportation cost, depending on the distance from the city limits. 

Equipment rental in Irkutsk, Vladivostok, Yakutia, Sochi, Kazan or any other region of Russia. 

Most probably the equipment will be flying from Moscow or St Petersburg. The equipment has to be accompanied or by a fixer from our production company or by an assistant from the rental. 

We will pack the equipment as carefully as possible and will make an estimate of the insurance for the transportation of the equipment. 

Travel days are billed as 0.5 of a production day. 

Cameras available for rental in Moscow and St Petersburg.

Cameras available for rental from our partner rental companies: Arri Alexa XT,  Arri Alexa mini, Red Epic, Sony PMW 350K, Sony PMW EX3, Sony PMW EX1R, Sony PXW FS7, Sony NEX FS700, Sony A7s and A7sII, Canon 1DC, Canon EOS 5D mark II, Canon EOS 5D mark III, Canon EOS 5D mark IV, RED EPIC Dragon, RED EPIC-X, RED ONE, RED SCARLET-X, Blackmagic Production Camera 4K (EF mount)

The complete list of cameras available for rental can be requested via WhatsApp or via email. Please contact us

Cranes, Jibs, Ronin, Steadycam, Drone, Tripods, Sound equipment and other equipment rental in St Petersburg and Moscow

In Moscow and St Petersburg FilmspbTV can provide all kinds of grip for all kinds of cameras. We work with reliable rental houses that have everything that is needed for a filming of any scale. 

Cranes and Jib arms, Gimbal and Steadicam systems, Tripods and Dollies and Drones. 

Sound equipment – lavalieres, boom mics, recorders, switchers, Camera accessories – director’s monitors, FF, Matteboxes, filters, etc.

Sound equipment and Lights rental in St Petersburg and in Moscow

The sound equipment available for rental in St Petersburg and in Moscow: Soundboards and switchers, sound recorders, Boom mics, wireless and wired lavalieres. 

Lights equipment: LED lights, Kinoflo, Dedolights, HMI lights, Arrisun, Arri Daylight,  Generators, grip.

Russian crew available for hire in St Petersburg and in Moscow

FilmspbTV can help you with finding English speaking professional film crew members. We work with great, reliable professionals. Here’s a list of crew members that we can source in Moscow and St Petersburg: DOP, Camerman, Soundman, Gaffer, lights assistants, Dolly crew, Crane crew, DIT, Focuspuller, Set constructors and props masters, Stunts, Pyro, Broadcast engineers, Drivers, Casting directors, Actors, Makeup artists, Stylists, Wardrobe assistants. The rates depend on the exact person, but all in all Russian film crew members are very professional and their rates are significantly lower than in US or in UK. Some good cameraman can be found in Vladivostok, Ekaterinburg, Kazan and Kaliningrad. For all other cities the crew will need travelling from Moscow or St Petersburg.