London, UK, 17 July 2023: Verve, the camera equipment rental and production support company, is celebrating its second anniversary, having built up an astounding portfolio of clients and managed a diverse list of projects.
The team has provided bespoke equipment and services to all the major broadcasters, production companies and streaming platforms in the UK, working across all genres from commercials to comedy and drama, as well as high end multi-camera series and live events. Stand out projects include The Apprentice (BBC), Ed Sheeran Live (Apple Music), This England (Sky Atlantic), Romesh Ranganathan (Netflix), Ciao House (Food Network) and Glow Up (BBC/Netflix).
Verve, founded by Will Wilkinson, Ollie Stratton and Naor Aloni, has become synonymous with quality and creativity in providing a comprehensive service to productions. They have invested substantially in the equipment most in demand, including cine-style camera packages from Sony and Arri, alongside an impressive array of lenses and a full range of support accessories with both crew vehicles and larger transport vehicles.
They have also invested heavily in R&D, developing workflows and solutions for large-scale productions.
From its headquarters in Battersea, London, Verve operates in a large space, ideal for camera set-ups, demos and tests. They offer bespoke courses with hands-on experience, aimed at production teams who want to level up their internal team as well as industry veterans looking to discover new hardware and techniques. Verve also has a partnership with Wandsworth College, providing an apprenticeship scheme for students starting their career within the industry.
“The key to our success is understanding the clients’ needs and offering bespoke solutions alongside support throughout the production process” said managing director Will Wilkinson. “We have expanded our full-time staff three-fold since we opened our doors, so expert advice is always at hand. We are additionally supported with a hand-picked pool of the best freelancers in the country to bolster any production.
“Our philosophy of having the best people and the best kit means that we have enjoyed a phenomenal first couple of years,” Wilkinson added. “We have serviced more than 60 major productions plus a lot of support work. We’re looking forward to much more of the same: the creative sector in the UK is thriving and we are here to help grow the talent pool as well as ensure every project looks and sounds its absolute best.”
For more information on Verve’s inventory, services and training see www.verve.film