WHAT'S NEW AT FAT?

 

Recently added to our equipment hire selection:

 
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GFM MINI-JIB

The GF-Mini Jib is a lightweight, stable, compact jib for camera packages weighing up to 30 kg / 66 lbs. It provides smooth, vibration free movements in tight, confined spaces whether working off a dolly or tripod.

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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 head unit features 288 genuine CineMitter LEDs. The “soft-through-pixelization” method allows the LiteMat 1 to achieve surprisingly bright light levels while remaining under 1 in. (25 mm) thick and weighing just 2.3 lb (1.1 kg).

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quasar lights

With the Q-LED, the options are endless.  From lighting actors to lighting environments, the versatility is only limited by your imagination. Stack lamps into large arrays to form LED panels of tremendous size and proportion. Light backings with unprecedented energy efficiency. String overhead above diffusions for the perfect sky. No matter the task, Q-LED Linear Lamps are up to the challenge.

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Griptech camera slider

The Griptech Slider is a light and smooth camera slider with brake and drag settings.

Powerful magnetic stopper system preventing from hitting the end caps. Custom length rails available (up to 15 feet / 5.5 meters).

 

 
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OUR MOST POPULAR LED LIGHTS

Aladdin A-Lite
Arri Skypanels

Falcon Eyes - Flexible lights
Kinoflo Select
Litepanels Astra 1 x 1 Bi-Colour
Litepanels Hilio D12

Litmat 1 Kit S2

Lightening Lights

Quasar Lights

Learn more about our range of lights.....


specialised equipment at fat

LIGHTING GRIP VANS

For productions of a smaller scale and budget. Learn more.....

Combo  TRUCKs

For productions requiring a smaller truck for

  • Camera
  • Grip and Lighting
  • Rigging

Give us a call and check out the Fleet page for more info

 
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LIGHT CUBES

Used in a studio roof and also to create a night ambiance outdoors.  Learn more..... 

Missy CAR SOFTBOXES

The Missy Car Softbox Range for beautiful lighting on vehicles. Learn more.....

 

CELINE SOFTBOX

Our Celine Softbox creates a night ambiance outside or in a studio. Learn more..... 

 

BETA12

This awesome 12K Fresnel Light is used for situations where you need light to point straight down. Seen here used with a helicopter rig.

 

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We are geared up to put your hire needs together for any size project small OR large.  lighting and grip gear VEHICLES and crew ARE all in one place  - a professional service and no need to manage different suppliers. 


Latest projects - recently released or still in production:


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 OTHER SIDE OF HEAVEN 2; FIRE OF FAITH

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

 


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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 is due to be released in August 2018.

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. To be released in September 2018.


 

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


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