Procam and Take 2 Films rebrand as Procam Take 2

Procam and Take 2 Films, will begin trading under the brand name Procam Take 2. All branches and divisions, including Procam Projects and Procam NY, are included in the rebrand which introduces a strong new visual identity, with an integrated website, and centralised business purpose. Procam and Take 2 Films have worked side-by-side within the … Read more

VMI helps launch UK’s first apprenticeship standard for camera technicians

Back in 2019, VMI managing director, Barry Bassett, contacted the TV industry body ScreenSkills to investigate whether it might be possible to set up a formal apprenticeship standard for UK camera rental companies. The idea was that this programme would include a high level of training to enable school leavers to enter the industry and … Read more

David Raedeker / The Souvenir

Dream Like David Raedeker / The Souvenir Dream Like David Raedeker / The Souvenir If critical notices are anything to go by, then fans of director Joanna Hogg’s films will be far from disappointed by her fourth feature, The Souvenir. Shot by cinematographer David Raedeker, who combined 16mm-Bolex and S16mm film footage with S16mm and … Read more

Laurie Rose BSC / Stan & Ollie

Double Act Laurie Rose BSC / Stan & Ollie Double Act Laurie Rose BSC / Stan & Ollie Stan & Ollie follows the world’s most famous comedy duo, Laurel & Hardy, as they attempt to reignite their dwindling film careers, during a gruelling music hall tour of the United Kingdom and Ireland in 1953. The … Read more

Have you registered for the Media Technology Day?

If you haven’t yet registered for this week’s Media Technology Day presented by the Procam Group – the event for the UK’s film and TV production community – it only takes a minute, and it’s free! Register here now! Taking place on Thursday, 1st November 2018, from 9.15am – 7.00pm, at the Ham Yard Hotel … Read more

Take 2 Camera & Grip Rental

Covering All Bases Spotlight / Take 2 Camera & Grip Rental Covering All Bases Spotlight / Take 2 Camera & Grip Rental Take 2’s newly-installed managing director, Alan Piper, says he has noticed a distinct trend in camera and lens hire. With 40 years of experience in the film industry, and as head of one … Read more

Procam acquisition of Take 2 camera rental accelerates UK and US expansion plans

UK cinematography and broadcast camera hire company, Procam, is continuing its expansion plans with the acquisition of Take 2, supplier of digital motion picture camera and grip equipment. The takeover of one of London’s best-known rental houses increases Procam’s footprint in supplying UK features and high-end episodic dramas, and is the next step in a … Read more