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Grip & Electric Lists – NEW!

Updated in June of 2018, these documents list the most up to date equipment in the Grip & Electric department. Please feel free to use the additional notes section(s) to add any notes or request items that you cannot find. Once you have completed filling in the list, please email the rental office to submit a request. […]

August 28th, 2018 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Frequently Asked Questions, G&E, Website F.A.Q

New Items – Briese Focus 100 & 140

Welcome a couple of new additions to our collection of Briese lights—the Focus 100 and Focus 140. The Focus 140 (above) provides a detailed and crisp light that can sift out details, animate surfaces or accentuate wrinkles in weathered faces. Good for atmospheric close ups but also good for shots from medium distances. The Focus 140 […]

August 9th, 2015 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Events, G&E, New Equipment

New Items – Anamorphic Glass, Super Baltar, Briese Lights

We are only a few weeks away from receiving our first set of Cooke Anamorphic/i lenses and our inventory still seems to expand quicker than ever. We have just recently welcomed our first Angenieux Optimo Anamorphic 56-152mm to our Anamorphic Club as well as adding another set of Cooke Panchros and a set of Super […]

August 24th, 2014 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, Events, G&E, New Equipment

Hand Held Films is Moving!

UPDATE We are very happy to to report that we have completed our move! Hand Held Films, and each of its departments, is now operating from our new location: 129 West 27th Street, 10001, New York, NY.  The grip, electric and rental departments are accessible from the street storefront. The camera department is located on […]

June 28th, 2013 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, Events, G&E

New Production Vehicles at HHF

Hand Held Films is proudly introducing the first of three brand new production vehicles we recently acquired! Check out our 2010 Mitsubishi Fuso with 22’L x 7 1/2′ H box. This truck comes fully equipped with jockey boxes, 72″x94″ hydraulic controlled leveling lift gate, and custom-built steel shelving to accommodate all of your production needs. Ask […]

June 15th, 2011 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, G&E, New Equipment

Check out the “Shot with our Gear” section!

Howdy howdy! Just a quick note from the “webmaster desk” to remind everyone that we are continually adding material shot by our clients to the “Shot with our Gear” section of the blog. Take a look around by clicking right here or using the top menu to access this section. See what our clients have […]

June 15th, 2011 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, Events, G&E

Cineped Pictures


February 17th, 2011 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, Camera, G&E, New Equipment

New Light: Arrimax M18 in stock

Combining the variable beam spread of a Fresnel with the light output of a PAR, the ARRIMAX uses a unique reflector concept for beam control that eliminates the need for spread lenses. The 580mm (22.8”) diameter, specular, flatted reflector can be adjusted to provide continuous focus from 15° – 50° and, since the ARRIMAX does […]

July 7th, 2010 • by Hand Held Films • in Blog, G&E, New Equipment