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DCTV Equipment Rentals

New York, NY · Member since February 2015

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Founded in 1972, DCTV is a non-profit media arts center for NYC’s independent filmmakers. Fostering a diverse and inclusive community in its landmark firehouse located in Chinatown/Tribeca, DCTV provides affordable workshops, production equipment and space rentals, post-production facilities, a signature screening and event series, renowned youth media programs, and more – all under the same roof as its award-winning documentary production house. We know the costs of a full-scale production can be prohibitive so we’ve got your back. DCTV Equipment Rentals is a unique resource for independent filmmakers, making gear accessible and affordable. We’re one of the only rental houses that offers both inexpensive authorization holds and/or production insurance. Plus, by renting with us, you’re supporting our many resources and services that support filmmakers like you. Our firehouse is your firehouse. For more info, you can reach us at rentals@dctvny.org or 212.966.4510x632

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Reviews (22)

Average 4.9 Stars

Returned gear in same condition, hope you'll rent from us again!

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FUJINON MK50-135MM T2.9

January 2018

Easy checkout, great price, lovely staff, plenty helpful. Renting from DCTV isn't only wise economically, but it also supports one of NYC's most vital cinema/filmmaking institutions!

Great rental!

Owner

Canon 7D Body

October 2017

Very smooth transaction. Convenient process and a nice location.

Owner

Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM

November 2016

Great transaction! Will use again.

Simple and efficient.

Owner

Canon 5D Mark III

September 2016

Great rental, great location thanks!

DCTV forgot the batteries and I had all this equipment delivered. I had to ran back to get the batteries and they were super apologetic. Everything worked out great after that.

Owner

Road Rags - 2 Flag Travel Kit

August 2016

Check in took awhile but it was a pretty easy transaction

Owner

Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM

August 2016

They were great. Very helpful and accommodating!

Great transaction! Will definitely be back!

Great transaction! Will definitely be back!

Owner

June 2016

Very professional and helpful. Would definitely rent again.

Owner

Canon 5D Mark III

May 2016

Everything was great!

DCTV couldn't have been easier to work with and their staff answered all my questions promptly. I'm happy to support their organization.

Owner

Canon 5D Mark III

April 2016

This was my first time with Kitsplit and I am very pleased to know a source where I am charged only the rental + affordable insurance fee but not the total cost of the lens on my card unlike some other rental places. I am very much pleased with the prompt replies of the people working at Kitsplit, they were very prompt, kind and supportive with all my questions. It was great to be in touch with real human beings. I ll definitely think of Kitsplit if i need to rent equipment and i have already been suggesting it to my photographer friends as a source. Thank you

Owner

Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM

March 2016

Fantastic experience. Thanks so much!

DCTV was quick to respond to questions, and pick-up and drop off were easy. Would rent from them again.

Owner

March 2016

Everything went well with this rental. I'd recommend DCTV 100%

May 2015

It was very easy and convenient renting from DCTV. Plus the building is cool (has a firetruck in it!)

May 2015

Thanks!

April 2015

Thanks!

April 2015

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