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Film and Video
Set Lighting Technician - 2022 Rate Card

Labor Rate:

Crew day rates vary between $850/10 hours to $750/10 hours depending on:

  • Crew Position

  • Budget

  • Job Type (narrative, commercial, corporate, doc, educational, non-profit)

  • Portal to Portal (applies when picking up/dropping off equipment for production)

Scout Day / Travel Day / Vehicle Used For Equipment:

  • Full Labor Rate

  • $25/Day Per Diem for travel days outside of SF Bay Area 30 Mile Zone

  • $0.65/Mile for personal vehicle use outside SF Bay Area 30 Mile Zone

  • $0.65/Mile for personal vehicle use when transporting production equipment such as rented gear


Any additional gear not listed below can still be quoted upon request. The minimum rental period is one day. Special rates are available on one-week or longer rentals.​

Grip Packages:

  • 1/2 Ton Car Package

  • 1 Ton Grip Truck


  • Aputure 1200D Pro Complete

  • Aputure Nova P600C Complete

  • Aputure 600D Pro Complete

  • Aputure 600X Pro Complete

  • Aputure 300D II Complete

  • Aputure 300X Complete

  • Aputure MT Pro 4-Tube Light Kit

  • Aputure Accent B7c 8-Bulb Kit

Light Modifiers:

  • Aputure Spotlight Mount

  • Aputure Light Dome II

  • Aputure Light Dome 150

  • Aputure Lantern 90

  • Chimera Speed Ring to Bowens Mount

Wireless DMX:

  • Blackout Wireless DMX Kit


  • Payment: Net 30 from the date of invoice

  • Overtime/OT: 1.5X hourly labor rate after 8 hours and 2x hourly labor rate after 12 hours

  • Cancellation Policy: Canceling within 24 hours of call time still pays negotiated labor rate

  • Certificate of Insurance required from production for all rented gear

All bookings agree to these terms unless discussed otherwise via written communication.

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Feel free to email at about questions or concerns regarding rates and gear rentals. 

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