New Renter Information
You must have Annual Production Rental Insurance to Rent directly from LA Film Rentals.
If you do not have an Annual Policy, please use our ShareGrid Profile to use your Short-Term or purchase insurance at checkout.
Alternatively, you can secure an Annual Production Insurance Policy from our partner Heffernan Insurance.
LAFR is a Los Angeles-based Film Equipment Rentals Company featuring pro-quality, tested, and well maintained gear.
A valid, federally issued Driver’s License is required for first time renters or authorized persons for pickup. If your ID is out of state, 2 forms of ID are required.
Annual Production Rental Insurance is also required for direct rentals or we also accept a Credit Card Authorization for the full replacement value of the rental item(s) held as a deposit and only charged if items are not returned or returned damaged.
You must provide proof of annual equipment rental insurance. (Inland Marine)
Please send LA Film Rentals a COI to email@example.com
1-3 Days = 1 day | 4 days = 2 days | 5 weekdays = 3 days | 6-7 days = 4 days, etc.
We are located in West Hills in the San Fernando Valley West,
2 miles north of the 101 Freeway and off the Shoup Exit.
Our equipment exchange Locations is
22537 Schoolcraft Street, West Hills, CA 91307 USA
Operation/Pick up/drop off Hours:
24/7/365 via our Secure & Monitored 5×8 White Trailer Lockbox.
Security and your safety:
Our location is littered with cameras and armed police response. You are safe to travel and do transactions in this location with peace of mind. Our location is well lit for easy and safe anytime access and is easily accessible for almost all vehicles. Feel free to pull into our driveway to load-in and load-out.
Please let us know when you plan to pickup and drop off so we may coordinate appropriately. If you lose or break something, please let us know. We won’t be mad.. just disappointed. Failure to communicate with us after the rental return period has elapsed will be considered abandonment and move to recovery. If something happens, please let us know, we’re more understanding than you think, and remember, you’re insured.
All items are inspected before departure and upon return or typically within 3 days for large rentals. A cleaning fee may apply if equipment is returned after being used in harsh environments. If equipment requires repair or replacement, an estimate will be furnished to repair or replace the item(s). Please keep in mind of your insurance deductible, as you will be responsible to out of pocket repair or replacement costs if less than your deductible.
Lost, Missing and Damaged Items:
If item(s) are damaged or not returned, you will be responsible to reimburse for repair or replace the missing item(s).
Items not ours returned by accident:
We will do our best to notify you when you return something that doesn’t belong to us. We will hold the item in our lost and found for 90 days unless claimed during this time.
Items Automatically Included with your rental
*Stingers (extension cords) are included with all rentals requiring AC power. – 25′ or 50′ yellow available.
**Sand Bags are included with all stand rentals ( Various weights )
***Stands are included with some lighting rentals as designated.
***Backpacks ,bags or cases are included with your rental to ensure safe transport and use of the rental equipment.
Select the items you wish to rent, add to cart after selecting your rental days and checkout to reserve your request. It will send us an email to confirm the item is available. Once you receive the confirmation, you can pay for the rental using the link in the email or under your account options.
You must sign and submit the rental agreement online using the form below.
Complete the Credit Card authorization form below which will be used to pay for your rental and covers us for anything not returned or damaged during your rental which would less than your insurance deductible.
Now, we need you to issue a Certificate of Insurance that shows we’re covered if something happens to our gear while in your possession from your insurance provider. Please Note: We only accept annual policies when renting direct.
To use short term policies, please use our sharegrid partner page.
Make certificates out to:
LA Film Rentals
22537 Schoolcraft St.
West Hills, CA 91307
You can email firstname.lastname@example.org or submit the form online below.
All new renters will be required to provide us a digital copy of their drivers license, passport, or military id. If your ID is out of state, another form of ID will be required and must have the same name on it. We also require a selfie with you holding the id. After we receive and verify your ID submission, you will be provided the trailer lockbox code for no-contact anytime pickup and drop off.
Once the above 5 steps are completed and you receive the trailer lockbox code, you’re all set.
If you have any questions during your rental, you may reach out to us via phone at (859) 6LA-FILM or email at email@example.com during the hours of 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM PST DAILY.