dtc lighting & grip

The San Francisco Bay Area’s largest selection of film, photo, video, lighting & grip equipment

Our Story

Over the last three decades, DTC has equipped and participated in most of the major iconic feature films and television productions in the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition, DTC owners, Peter and Steve, have been involved in other projects around the world, including high-end commercials, tech industry content, and studio design. They’ve also had the pleasure of supporting many independent and student films throughout the years. It’s this wide-ranging experience that makes DTC uniquely helpful to any production in need of film equipment rentals of grip trucks and film set lighting.

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Fully Stocked

DTC has the most extensive film production equipment rental inventory in Northern California. We take pride in housing one of the largest inventories outside of Hollywood. Dedicated to staying on top of industry trends, we’re always adding the latest and greatest in professional video equipment rentals.

Truck Rentals

Fully Stocked Truck Packages

We offer fully customizable grip truck rental packages to suit your production needs. Contact our rental staff today!

Equipment Rentals

Extensive Lighting & Grip Inventory

We are one of the largest film production equipment rental companies in the San Francisco Bay Area. Your lighting and grip equipment rental is just a call away. We’ll have it reserved and waiting for your next film production.

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Expendables, Lighting & Grip Equipment Sales

Do you need tape? Gel? Lighting fixtures? Grip equipment? DTC is proud to be a dealer for all the top lighting, grip, and electrical manufacturers. Our experienced staff is ready to assist you and your production’s needs.


Custom Design & Installation

DTC specializes in studio & theatrical retrofits or new builds. We can assist with grids, curtains, green-screens, new fixtures, electrical, and control. Please reach out to our design team for your next project.


In-House Repair Staff

DTC has an in-house authorized repair staff with experience in electronic control, HMI, and LED lighting of all major manufacturers, so we can get your gear back quickly where you need it: on the job with you.

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Call (510) 595-3456, or message us for a quote or help picking gear.

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