Lightbulb Rentals .

Lightbulb Rentals is an equipment rental house that caters to small-to-medium size shoots in NY & PA by teaching, building, and fostering community.

Rental Equipment

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Lighting

135 items

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Modifiers

76 items

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Expendables

117 items

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Stands

32 items

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Power

106 items

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Dolly

15 items

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Grip

161 items

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Carts

16 items

Explore Our Studios

Whether you’re doing a music video, commercial, or photo shoot, we have studio spaces and equipment available that will fit your budget.

What makes us famous

Why Choose Us

Deep Values

Our team is committed to supporting passion projects, encouraging young crew members, and creating space for women, LGBTQIA+, and minority filmmakers. We build community by offering free classes, discount deals, and professional connections to grow careers.

Meticulous Equipment

Our rental and warehouse teams are paperless, digitized, and optimized to offer the easiest rental experience possible, and zero headaches. Many of our customers are repeat-renters because of our high-quality service.

Enthusiastic Service

We're here for you. We answer our phones 24/7. We dig up thorough answers for customer gear questions. We deliver equipment across four states. We provide top-quality crew that's as diverse as the NYC community. We open early when customers ask, and we stay late if you get stuck in traffic.

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About Us

Who We Are

Lightbulb Rentals is an equipment rental house that caters to small-to-medium size shoots in NYC by teaching, building, and encouraging a community of independent filmmakers from diverse backgrounds. We're big supporters of offering equitable opportunities to women, LGBT, and marginalized community members, and helping get passion projects off the ground.

Our Reviews

What our clients have to say

It's all 5-star reviews, on every review site.

Lightbulb is an excellent rental house. I am a freelance DP and Gaffer. The staff there is always very easy to work with and accommodating. I’ve shot several features using their equipment and everything is always very well maintained and clean in working condition.

Chris Lind

NYC Cinematographer

Superb customer service. They worked with us and our tight budget to make a package that would work for our needs. Highly recommend!

Greg Starr

Producer

The personal attention and great selection means I couldn't recommend Lightbulb highly enough. Great team, great gear, and a great experience overall. I'd recommend them to anyone.

Evan Williams

ATL Producer/Crew

Lightbulb Grip focuses on the customer experience, making themselves available for any questions if you run into a snag on set. They also provide free education to local filmmakers. Definitely recommend!

Dustin Ward

NYC Cinematographer

Adam and his crew at Lightbulb are professional and courteous. They have always been super helpful and reliable in terms of service and the quality of gear they rent.

Brandon Ripley

Director & Producer

Our Team

Work With Us

We're always looking for skilled staff!  Our warehouse and rental teams are constantly growing.  We are looking to grow our staff with diverse backgrounds.  We look for detail-oriented, organized, and energetic crew members.

Find Us

Our Locations

New York

1027 Grand Street - Unit #133
Brooklyn, New York 11211

(516) 515-1514

nyc@lightbulb.rentals

Philadelphia

4562 Worth Street
Philadelphia, PA 19124

(215) 687-9394

philly@lightbulb.rentals

Pittsburgh

1917 Brownsville Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15210

(412) 212-0822

pittsburgh@lightbulb.rentals