WHAT'S NEW AT FAT?

THE MEG screening in cinemas now. Check out this thrilling blockbuster.

VERMILLION releasing in November 2018 - a great homegrown movie.

 

Recently added to our equipment hire selection:

FALCON EYES LED FLEXIBLE LIGHTS

The Falcon Eyes Flexible LED panels have the newest technologies it is even possible to roll your panel like a cylinder.

GFM MINI-JIB

The GF-Mini Jib is a lightweight, stable, compact jib for camera packages weighing up to 30 kg / 66 lbs.

S2 Litemat 1

The S2 LiteMat 1 is based on one  “tiled” light engine measuring 9.5 in. x 19 in. (240 mm x 480 mm). The “soft-through-pixelization” method allows the LiteMat 1 to achieve surprisingly bright light levels.

quasar lights

With the Q-LED, the options are endless.  From lighting actors to lighting environments. Stack lamps into large arrays to form LED panels of tremendous size and proportion.

Griptech camera slider

A light and smooth slider with brake and drag settings. Powerful magnetic stopper system and custom length rails available.

 

 

specialised equipment at fat

We are geared up to put all your hire needs together.  lighting, grip, VEHICLES and crew ANYWHERE IN NEW ZEALAND or the pacific islands.

FLEET

vans - LIGHTING GRIP

TRUCKS - Lighting

trucks - Lighting Grip

TRUCKs - Camera

trucks - rigging

FOUR WHEEL DRIVEs

 

LIGHTing

 

Large range of lights for many applications either dry hire or production.

OUR MOST POPULAR LED LIGHTS

Arri Skypanels S30, S60, S120
Falcon Eyes - Flexible lights
Aladdin A-Lite
Litepanels Astra 1 x 1 Bi-Colour
Litmat 1 Kit S2
Quasar Lights

HMI
TUNGSTEN
KINOFLO
SOFTLIGHT
BEAM PROJECTION

BETA12

Used for situations where you need light to point straight down.

Xenons

 
 

LIGHTING FOR VEHICLES

For beautiful lighting on your next vehicle shoot we have the MISSY CAR SOFTBOX range.

 
 

specialized SOFTBOXES

For lighting a studio roof and also creating a night ambiance outdoors we have the LIGHT CUBE range.

 

Our CELINE SOFTBOX is designed for the Southern Hemishpere conditions and creates a night ambiance outside or in a studio. 

 

GRIP

 

We have expanded our range of grip gear and it is the latest.  We can fully service the Grip requirements for your job. Talk to us about your needs.

 

LIGHTING/GRIP COMBO PACKAGES

Have a job that requires both lighting and grip?

We've introduced the Lighting Grip Combo packages - either van or truck size.

 
 

TRUSS and RIGGING

 

Truss and a full rigging service.

 

GENERATORS

Portable and large trailer mounted generators.

 
 

CREW

 

Need crew for your project? Let us help…..

Gaffers
Grips
Technicians

 

filming now


Latest projects - recently released or still in production:


 

THE WILDS

An Amazon TV, ABC Studios production currently filmed in Auckland.

 

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 OTHER SIDE OF HEAVEN 2; FIRE OF FAITH

The sequel to Other Side of Heaven has completed filming in Fiji, following on from the success in 2001 of the first series. Due for release in 2019

 


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ONLY IN AOTEAROA

Kura Productions is now filming a further series of this smart, and funny show. Described by co-creator Jamaine Ross as a sketch show "told from a brown perspective", this Māori Television series pokes the taiaha into life in Aotearoa.


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 THE MEG

Steve Alten’s Meg: A Novel Of Deep Terror has faced nearly two decades of development hell while trying to make its way to the screen. Warner Bros began filming here in NZ in September 2016 and the film has now been released.

When a submersible lies disabled at the bottom of the Mariana Trench, an expert deep sea diver is forced to confront his fears and risk everything on a single question: Could the Carcharadon Megalodon - the largest marine predator that ever existed - still be alive and on the hunt?


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AHIKAROA

A production  for Maori TV by Kura Productions. New Zealand's hottest new Māori bilingual web series which follows the trials and tribulations of best friends Smooch, Hemi and Geo.  Filming completed.


 

The GRAND MASTER

A Chinese Co-Production by SODE Productons filmed in West Auckland and Queenstown in May this year.  Follows on from the success of L.O.R.D.


 

SOUTHERN

A China NZ Co-Production by New Dream Production Group filmed in Auckland and the South Island.


ROMAN EMPIRE

A Netflix documentary-drama about the Roman Empire produced by New York based Stephen David Entertainment and filmed in Auckland. Released on Netflix.


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THE MEN WHO BUILT AMERICA: FRONTIERSMEN

A Stephen David Entertainment production filmed in Wellington November 2016. Screening on the History Channel.

A look at the lives of iconic pioneers such as Daniel Boone, Lewis and Clark, Tecumseh, Davy Crocket and Andrew Jackson as they traveled across America.


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THE RING INZ

A production by Enter the Dragon for Maori TV, filmed in West Auckland. The second season has completed filming and will be released later in 2018. 

Nare our gaffer says "its going to be a winner - very funny".


 
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VERMILLION

The feature writing-directing debut from long-time NZ producer and production amanger, Dorthe Scheffman follows a mother (Jennifer Ward-Lealand, Desparate Remedies) driven to organise her daughter's (Emily Campbell) wedding when confronted by some challenging news. Released November 2018.


 

MORE PAST PROJECTS  in ABOUT US ..............


Here's a wee glimpse behind the scenes at our work.