Xhire is funded by voluntary sponsorship from within the broadcast hire and related industries. Xhire is free to use, so smaller companies should not be put off joining by a membership fee.
The following companies have generously sponsored Xhire in 2017-18:
PIB Insurance: Independent, service focused insurance brokers.
Progressive Broadcast Hire: Leading Glasgow based broadcast hire company
Clockwork Capital– Flexible asset finance and leasing solutions.
1Film Unit: Equipment hire, production s, post, film finance and marketing.
24-7 Kit: A new, dynamic Soho based broadcast hire company
Aim Image: Film equipment hire and camera rental
Audio Dept: Audio solutions for the new generation
Brownian Motion: Digital camera equipment for the film and TV industry
Camera Facilities: Leading Pinewood based digital camera rental company
Catalyst Cameras: Leading west London based broadcast rental company
Decode: Wimbledon based camera, lighting and grip hire specialists
Electra: Facility hire company for the film and televison industry
Feral Equipment: Leading north west London based broadcast hire company
Gear Factory: Leading south London based broadcast hire company
Grain Media: Award winning broadcast facilities company
Hire a Camera: Leading digital camera rental company
Integro: World wide insurance solutions for the entertainment industry
Lightning Media: One of London’s premier broadcast hire companies
Mad Dogs Television: Leading broadcast crews and HD hire company
New Day Pictures: Leading south west London based broadcast facilities company
One Stop Films: Boutique film equipment rental in East London
Panavision: One of the world’s leading film and broadcast facilities companies
Performance Insurance: Leading providers of film and media insurance for over 20 years
Picture Canning North: Award winning broadcast hire facilities company
Pixipixel: Complete custom lighting and digital solutions
Prime Television: One of Europe’s leading broadcast facilities providers
Procam: One of the UK’s leading digital photogaphy and broadcast hire facilities
Promotion: Leading broadcast hire and crewing companies
Provision: Broadcast rental since 1989. Part of the ITV group of companies
Shift 4: Leading supplier of facilities to the broadcast industry
Shoot HD: Digital cinema and HD camera equipment hire
Soho Broadcast: Camera hire, transfers, encoding, and more.
Solidmate: London and the UK’s leading solid state media supplier – sales and rentals
S+O Media: Leading west London basedBroadcast facilities company
The Kit Room: Leading providers of camera, sound & digital film making facilities
TV Set: A modern & vibrant technical environment in Soho – a one stop shop
VMI: Long established west London based broadcast hire company