You know how at the end of Raiders of the Lost Ark there is the scene in the huge warehouse, where the crate with the ark is going to be stored? Well the space at DTC is not quite that big, but it sort of feels like it is. For the tech junkies out there getting to go into the warehouse at DTC is like getting to be the proverbial kid in a candy store. If you can think of it they probably have it. They are certainly the largest grip and electric provider in town. But big doesn always translate to good, but it does here. In business since 1983, DTC has a long held reputation of being good at what they do, having excellent customer service and can do attitude and being part of the extended Bay Area film and video community.
DTC was founded by a trio of motion picture and commercial gaffers. At its core are folks who understand the industry from a real world point of view. Over the years they have kept up with the latest trends and technologies of the industry. Their rental division offers everything the lighting professional could need including a wide selection of HMI’s, Kino Flo, incandescent lighting, Chimera, Theatrical lighting, LEDs, cable, distro, soft goods, and grip and rigging gear. Their generator selection ranges from 1000 watt Honda putt putts all the way up to our 1400 amp tow plants. They also offer a wide range of camera dollies, including the Fisher 10 & 11 models, jibs, accessories, and enough track to achieve the most challenging and creative camera moves
In addition to the huge rental department they also feature an in house store with an equally huge selection of expendables. They also have a fleet of preloaded grip vehicles; from a 1 ton sprinter to ten ton grip, electric or combo trucks.
In addition to rentals and sales, they also have a repair department and a custom design service that has the needed expertise no matter what your venue or needs. So what more can one ask for in a grip and electric company? Huge inventory, flexible rigs, sales service and repair, all run by an industry standard high level of support and expertise. When you put together a list of your personal favorites this is one company that wil show up on everybodys list, and the reason they are included on production hotspot dot com.