FGV Schmidle

Munich - Berlin - Rental Services and Studios for Photo&Film

Emphasising the company's close cooperation with all the hidden stars behind the camera and on set, FGV Schmidle proudly claims, with a wink, "We are the 'Making of!'"

FGV is deeply rooted in the international film industry. With vast experience and an impressive inventory, it has been providing leading production services for decades. Consistent cooperation and communication are vital parts of the company’s knowledge base, enabling clients to perform better, whether with the latest high-tech equipment, the team’s technically demanding solutions, or FGV’s own developments.

Established in 1972, and with home bases in Munich and Berlin, FGV Rental offers services including camera systems (digital, film, and photo), lighting (daylight, tungsten, LED, tube, photo), grip (from cranes to dollies, tripods, stands, and more), and vehicles, all with a 24/7 rental pick-up and return policy.

A 700 m² (7,500 sq.ft.) studio located at the Munich premises benefits from excellent transportation connections. Features include a ceiling height of 12m (40ft), motorised green and bluescreens, three motorised rigs for loads of up to two tons each, a 7x14m (24x46ft) ceiling reflector, a cyclorama covering two walls (24x29x11m / 79x95x36ft), production offices, an industry-standard kitchen, and a parking lot.