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Europe’s leading production facilities provider for the broadcast industry, new media and production community.
Prime Television has been offering high definition digital cameras and camcorders, minicams and other broadcast facilities for hire for over 20 years; with our specialist camera crews and broadcast expertise Prime now boasts a unique position in the global communications TV marketplace. We lead the way in all aspects of HD production from XDCAM to Varicam; and with emergence of tapeless formats such as CF, SD and SxS cards, solid state hard drives, HD minicams and optical disks, Prime continues to strive to innovate; providing the very latest camera and mincam technology for big and small screen productions.
However straightforward or complex the production or event, whatever the facility or production requirement, whether you need a Jib, Tripod or HD lens, we are committed to providing a premium service to broadcasters and production companies, commercial and corporate producers as well as news networks and new media enterprises in the UK and around the world.
Our services include:
Our team of Technical/Project Managers, Hire Managers and Technicians are happy to discuss any current or future productions or assignments and will endeavour to find the ideal solution to save you time and money on location or in a studio while supplying exactly what is required for the each production – however big or small they may be.
Prime’s extensive hire section includes cameras from Canon, Panasonic and Sony; we stock the Canon 5D and XF305, Panasonic's HDX-900 and Varicam as well as vast array of Sony broadcast cameras and camcorders from the Sony EX3 to high end camcorders like the Sony PDW-700 and PDW-F800. We also have an outstanding range of Minicams from leading manufacturers including the Sony MC1P and Panasonic AG-HMR10; and the more specialist HD minicams like the Lawmate Covert HD camera and state of the art Bradley BE-HD10 HD pan-and-tilt heads. We provide facilities for all types of productions, using all formats from DVCAM and Digibeta (in NTSC or PAL) through to DVCPRO HD and XDCAM HD.
Our founding commitment to provide the very best crews and broadcast equipment, whatever the task or production requirement, has not changed - what has changed is how content is acquired, sourced and delivered. Prime now offers a more complete package with expertise from studio installations and minicam special projects to live streaming and commercial productions as well as news and full programme production for TV and the web.