Frequently Asked

Here you'll find many of the answers to our most commonly asked questions.

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Interested in renting with us? Feel free to browse our gear list, and when you're ready to rent, give us a call or shoot us an email and we'll get you going!

Yes we can! Our sister company, Light Modifiers Productions LLC, can help staff up your full productions. We have both union and non-union crew from pre- to post-production that are vetted industry professionals.

What's required to book a rental/crew?

Here's what you need to book/rent with us:

  1. Valid Certificate of Insurance

  2. Valid Driver's License/State ID

  3. Credit Card Authorization Form

  4. Signed Rental/Booking Agreement (per project)

Can I rent gear without a COI?

Unfortunately due to our value on the gear we cannot rent gear without a valid Certificate of Insurance in hand.

Can you help me get Production Insurance?

We do work with multiple Production Insurance vendors and can get you connected with some affordable options around town!  Contact us for more information.

Is there a gear (or crew) budget requirement?

There is not.  As filmmakers ourselves, we're willing to work within any budget, big or small, to find a solution that works for your production!

What hours is LMR open?

We're open from 9AM - 5PM

Monday through Friday

Where are you located?

We're currently located inside Eleven04, on Chicago's near west side (a few blocks from Rush University Medical Center).
2059b W Hastings St, Unit 110
Chicago, Illinois 60608

Can I set up a business account with LMR?

If you have rented with us before, then we can absolutely create an account with you! We require: 

  1. A valid credit card on file

  2. COI (Certificate of Insurance) 

  3. Drivers License of the Producer or Coordinator renting from us


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