New Renter Information


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LAFR is a Los Angeles-based Film Equipment Rentals Company featuring pro-quality, tested, and well maintained gear. We are located in West Hills, in the San Fernando Valley – West.

Renting Requirements:
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.
Production Rental Insurance is also required. No exceptions.

Insurance Requirements:
You must provide proof of equipment rental insurance. Please send LA Film Rentals a COI to

Rental Pricing
1-3 Days = 1 day | 4 days = 2 days | 5 weekdays = 3 days | 6-7 days = 4 days

We are located at 22537 Schoolcraft Street, West Hills, CA 91307 USA

Operation/Pick up/drop off Hours:
24/7/365 via our Secure 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 and easily accessible for all vehicles.

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.

Inspection Policy:
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.

*Stingers (extension cords) are included with all rentals requiring AC power. 25′ or 50′.
**Sand Bags are included with all stand rentals ( Various weights )


Select the items you wish to rent, add to cart after selecting your rental days and reserve your request.

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You may submit the rental agreement online using our form.


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.

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Now, we need you to issue LA Film Rentals a Certificate of Insurance that shows we’re covered if something happens to our gear while in your possession.  Please Note: We only accept annual policies when renting direct.
To use short term policies, please use our sharegrid partner page.


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. After we receive and verify your ID, you will be provided the trailer lockbox code for pickup and drop off.