About

Welcome to Metro Film, New Zealand’s only family owned camera rental company.

We provide camera equipment to TV commercials, Feature/Short films and Music Clips for New Zealand and International clients. Our camera inventory consists of Digital Cinema camera’s – Arriflex Alexa, RED Dragon, Red One MX, Canon PL7D and Film Cameras, Arriflex 435, Arriflex 235, Arriflex 35BL, Super 16, 16SR III, 16SRII model cameras augmented with the finest lenses available in the world, Cooke Classic S4 Primes, Leica Summicron Primes, Ultra Primes, Superspeed Primes and  Angenieux Optimo zooms, Cooke & Canon Zooms backed up with state of the art accessories.

We don’t cut corners with our equipment. All our cameras and lenses receive the same top class maintenance from our overseas trained technicians that you would find only in the major filming centres of the world.

“We don’t think we know it all. If we can learn from you, our business benefits; if we can show you something to make your job easier, we all benefit.”

Profile

Metro Film Ltd, established by Andy & Marjorie Roelants in 1987, supplies camera, lighting and studio facilities to the New Zealand and International film industry.

Andy & Marjorie Roelants invested in state of the art Arriflex Camera equipment and studio premises, based at 44 Pollen St, Greylynn, Auckland, New Zealand. Over the years they have consistently built up Metro Film camera inventory to the present comprehensive catalogue and have the capacity to service any production.

Andy Roelants is a perfectionist with a technical background. He has been supplying and servicing camera equipment since 1966. He set up an impressive record in TV & Film as an award winning cameraman for TVNZ (1970-1982), producer of TV commercials & Short films (Matinee Films 1983-1988). Andy has worked and produced with great success Australian, American, European and Japanese productions, whilst building an enviable reputation for energy, commitment and professionalism in New Zealand.

Andy Roelants is one of the original founding film makers in the New Zealand film industry. He heads an expert term of designers and craft people with the highest standard of excellence, he also personally trained more than 20 young cameramen to professional status over the past 10 years, whilst establishing Metro Film as a family based 100% NZ owned company.

The in house maintenance department headed by Stephen Spooner has greatly improved the speed of service to our customers.

Metro Film is dedicated to supply the best technical facilities to our industry and providing top service for many years to come.