Hand Held Films’ mission is to be the premier film and digital equipment rental boutique servicing the New York City area. We offer state-of-the-art film, digital, and lighting equipment for rental and sale, and employ a technical team thoroughly trained to service our equipment.

Hand Held is an authorized dealer for numerous products that we stock, strategic partners with many of our other manufacturers, and a second-hand retailer of our gear. We suggest that our clients visit our facility and familiarize themselves with the condition and operation of each piece they intend to rent or buy, despite our best efforts to keep our inventory in mint condition.

Our product is our service, and we adapt ourselves to the needs of our clients; when a producer decides to swap out a lens on the first day of shooting, they can rest assured that our staff is ready to facilitate and expedite all last-minute changes in the production. Our trucks sit ready to haul extra lights out of state, and our staff is ready to jump on a plane to whisk a new lens to another country–this is all part of the pride that Hand Held takes in putting the client first.

The inventory we stock consists of delicate and finely tuned gear manufactured by the most respected names in the industry. In addition to our diligence in selecting the products we offer, we also take care to make sure that the technicians and operators using our equipment are trained and knowledgeable.

At Hand Held Films we believe that our collection of equipment speaks for itself. If you do not see something, whether it be a piece of equipment or service, give us a ring or shoot us an e-mail, and we’ll do our best to accommodate your needs.

For questions and all inquiries, you can e-mail rentals@handheldfilms.com, call (212) 502-0900, or visit us at 129 W 27th street in Chelsea.

We look forward to working with you.

The Hand Held Staff