(New York, New York--November 4, 2014) ARRI Rental, a leading provider of camera, grip and lighting equipment to the feature film, television, advertising, broadcast and events markets, is pleased to announce that Ed Stamm will oversee the new ARRI Rental office in Atlanta. Besides promoting the ALEXA 65 system exclusively available at ARRI Rental, Stamm will ensure that the company’s extensive inventory of digital, film, anamorphic and spherical camera equipment is available to this vibrant production community. Craig Chartier will fill Ed Stamm’s previous position, taking over ARRI Rental Miami as General Manager. Chartier will focus on strengthening ARRI Rental’s strategy and operations, as well as growing the business in Florida and the South American market.
Ed Stamm’s extensive experience spans 35 years in the professional production equipment rental business. After his graduation in film production at the Columbia College Chicago, Stamm served as Rental Manager for Victor Duncan (VDI), a film camera and lighting rental house in Dallas, Texas. In 1986 Stamm pushed ahead with the expansion of VDI and opened a new facility in Atlanta as General Manager. Following Panavision’s acquisition of VDI in 1997, he later transferred to the Orlando office, and in 2002 was hired by ARRI CSC to open a rental subsidiary in Florida. He was promoted to Vice President in 2012.
Craig Chartier brings over 22 years of experience in the motion picture and broadcast television production industry to the table. Chartier joined GEAR, a subsidiary of 501 Group in Austin, Texas as Operations Manager in 1992 after graduating from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Radio, Television and Film. In 1995 he became Vice President of Production Services and remained at GEAR until 2011. Craig Chartier has been an adjunct professor teaching Cinematic Lighting Techniques and Theory at Texas State University in San Marcos. Before joining ARRI Rental he was a contributing author for DVInfo.net and a Consultant for Precision Camera & Video.
About ARRI Rental:
ARRI Rental is a leading provider of camera, grip and lighting equipment to the feature film, television, advertising, broadcast and events markets. Operating through a network of rental facilities in the US and across Europe, the group’s combined resources and expertise allow ARRI Rental to develop and roll out exclusive, proprietary technologies. These include the ALEXA XT B+W, and the ALEXA 65, a large-format solution for high-end theatrical motion pictures, comprising a 65 mm digital cinema camera, custom-designed prime and zoom lenses, and fast, efficient workflow tools.
Recent productions serviced by ARRI Rental include: ‘Birdman’, ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’, ‘The Theory of Everything’, ‘John Wick’, ‘A Most Wanted Man’, ‘Expendables 3’, ‘The Fault in Our Stars’, ‘The Other Woman’, ‘The Two Faces of January’, ‘Noah’, ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’, ‘Gravity’, ‘12 Years a Slave’, ‘The Monuments Men’, ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’, ‘The Book Thief’, ‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’, ‘300: Rise of an Empire’, ‘Captain Phillips’, ‘Blue Jasmine’ and ‘Rush’ amongst others.
For locations and more information please visit: http://www.arrirentalgroup.com