Hire In Manchester

The Space Studios
Unit 2H
Vaughan Street
M12 5FQ

Phone: 0161 850 7676

General Enquiries:

Opening hours:
Mon–Fri: 9:00am – 6.00pm
Weekends by arrangement

24 hour emergency telephone support

Media Dog is based in The Space Studios, a studio complex 5 minutes from Manchester City Centre. Drive though security and they will direct you to our unit, or you can go to the main reception.

Media Dog’s home in Manchester is ideally placed to supply cameras and broadcast equipment to the north of England. Based at The Space Project, a new purpose built £10.5 million studio production complex located in Manchester that is set to become the TV drama capital of the UK. The 360,000 sq ft site is only 5 minutes drive east from the heart of Manchester city centre and Media City UK in Salford.


Located at the space project
Manchester Space Studios
Manchester Space Studios Recording
Manchester Space Studios Signage

Media Dog have been working with some of the biggest UK production company’s for over 10 years, a BBC approved hire company, Media Dog are the largest supplier of Film, Drama, Commercial & Broadcast camera gear in the UK North of London.

Cameras We Offer In Manchester

We hire a wide range of cameras including:

  • Arri Alexa 35
  • Arri Mini
  • Arri Mini LF
  • Arri Amira
  • Red Komodo 6K
  • Red Weapon 6K
  • Freefly Wave Compact Slow Motion Camera
  • Sony PXW Fx3
  • Sony PXW Fx6
  • Sony PXW Fx9
  • Sony PXW 200
  • Sony PMW Fs7
  • Sony A7s MKIII
  • Canon C300 MKII
  • Canon EOS-1DX MKII
  • Canon XA20 Nightvision
  • Canon 5D IV
  • Canon ME20F-SH Ultra Low Light Camera
  • Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K
  • Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K 
  • GoPro Hero 10
  • GoPro Hero Max 360
  • Insta360 One x2
  • and More!

Check out our equipment list or call us to chat through your requirements. So if you want to know about what camera to choose for your shoot, lighting advice, editing and workflow, or you want to catch up on the very latest 4K cameras, give us a call.

We supply the latest HD and 4K broadcast cameras, lighting, sound and grip equipment to national broadcasters, production companies, corporate filmmakers, AV facility companies, photographers and freelancers in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee, Aberdeen, Inverness, Manchester, Salford, Liverpool, Leeds, Sheffield, Yorkshire, East Anglia, Oxford, Nottingham, Birmingham, the Midlands as well as nationwide. With a huge selection of equipment and accessories for hire including cameras, tripods, lenses, lighting, sound, lightweight dollies and tracks, grip, crew and more. Our expert team have the experience and in-depth knowledge to ensure you get the best support for your production and hire needs, as well as offering you unbiased advice and training sessions on the latest equipment and industry trends.

Lenses We Hire

Our lens options range from:

  • Arri Signature Primes
  • Zeiss Supreme Primes
  • Fujinon Premista
  • ARRI Signature Zoom 45-135mm
  • Arri Ultra Primes
  • Cooke S4i
  • Cooke Anamorphic
  • Mamiya 645 Primes
  • Arri Alura
  • Angenieux Optimo 24-290mm
  • Zeiss Superspeed
  • Kowa Anamorphic Prime Lens Set
  • Canon K35
  • Canon CN7 17-120
  • Canon CN10 25-250 Zoom Lens
  • Canon CN-E prime lenses
  • Canon CN-E 18-80
  • Canon CN20 50-1000
  • Canon L Series zooms
  • Carl Zeiss Cine-Mod primes
  • and More!

Lighting We Hire

We supply a Hugh range of lighting and Grip kit including: 

  • Arri SkyPanel S60-C
  • Aputure 1200d
  • Aputure 600d
  • Aputure 600x
  • Aputure 300d
  • Aputure 300x
  • Aputure AL-MC Kit
  • Nanlite Pavotube II 30X 4KIT RGBWWW
  • Fomex Flex FL-600 Lightweight 1×1 LED Mat
  • Kino Flo Celeb 200 LED Panel
  • Astera AX1 Pixel 8-Tube Set
  • Arri 1.2 HMI
  • Arri 2.5 HMI

We also hire:

  • Haze Machines
  • Mini Jib with Dolly & Track
  • Stabilised Gimbals
  • Radio Mics

All of our kit is kept in the best condition, undergoing regular servicing and daily in-house checks to ensure they are ready to use and paying attention to things such as fully charged batteries and cables of sensible lengths, to ensure you get the best from our equipment and that your shoot runs smoothly.

Although you can pick up and drop off your hired kit at our Manchester offices or take advantage of our delivery service, we understand that your hours will be varied, so we offer a more flexible approach – just give us a call on 0161 850 7676 or drop us a line at to discuss your needs and requirements.

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