Media Arts Centre

Commercial Hire Rates

Our facilities and equipment are available for hire outside of Murdoch University business but with restrictions (see our policy for details).
The main points of these restrictions:
  • All use for Teaching, Research and other Murdoch University business takes a priority.
  • Insurance is not covered in our external hire and must be provided by the Hiree.
  • Other sources of hire must be investigated before use of our facilities and equipment.
  • An External Hire Agreement form must be completed which is available here.
  • All of the prices below include GST.

LENSES & ACCESSORIES (GENERAL)

ItemContentsHourly RateDaily Rate
Lens - Canon 16-35mm f2.8 LCanon 16-35mm f2.8 EF Mount L-Series Lens.NA$88.00
Lens - Canon 24-70mm f2.8 LCanon 24-70mm f2.8 EF Mount L-Series Lens.NA$88.00
Lens - Canon 24-70mm f4.0 LISCanon 24-70mm f4.0 EF Mount L-Series Lens with Image Stabilisation and Macro Option.NA$88.00
Lens - Canon 400mm f5.6 LCanon 400mm f5.6 EF Mount L-Series Lens.NA$110.00
Lens - Canon 50mm f1.4Canon 50mm f1.4 EF Mount Lens.NA$55.00
Lens - Canon 50mm f1.8Canon 50mm F1.8 EF Mount Lens.NA$55.00
Lens - Canon 70-200mm f2.8 LCanon 70-200mm f2.8 EF Mount L-Series Lens.NA$88.00
Lens - Canon 85mm f1.8Canon 85mm f1.8 EF Mount Lens.NA$55.00
Lens - Canon Fisheye 8-15mm f4Canon 8-15mm f4 EF Mount L-Series Fisheye Lens.NA$88.00
Lens - Canon Macro 100mm f2.8Canon 100mm f2.8 EF Mount Macro Lens.NA$55.00
Lens - Canon TS 45mm f2.8Canon 45mm f2.8 EF Mount Tiltshift Lens.NA$88.00
Lens - Sigma 10-20mm f3.5Sigma 10-20mm f3.5 EF Mount LensNA$55.00
Lens - Sigma 20mm f1.8Sigma 20mm f1.8 EF Mount Lens.NA$55.00
Lens - Sigma 30mm f1.4Sigma 30mm f1.4 EF Mount Lens.NA$55.00
Lens - Tokina 11-16mm f2.8Tokina 11-16mm f2.8 EF Mount Lens.NA$55.00

LOCATION AUDIO

ItemContentsHourly RateDaily Rate
Boom PoleNA$20.00
Location Sound Recording KitSound Devices MixPre6; Orca bag; D-tap cable; USB-C cable; Headphones.NA$100.00
Roland R-05 RecorderNA$20.00
Roland R-26 RecorderNA$30.00
Sound Devices 2-CH Field MixerNA$100.00
Sound Devices 302 Field MixerNA$100.00
Sound Devices 702t RecorderNA$100.00

MICROPHONE - CONDENSER

ItemContentsHourly RateDaily Rate
Sennheiser 416NA$40.00
Shure 819 Surface Mount MicNA$50.00
STUDIO PROJECTS B3NA$50.00
STUDIO PROJECTS C3NA$50.00
STUDIO PROJECTS C4 Pair2 x Studio Projects C4 condensor mics, 2 x omni capsules, 2 x shock mounts, 2 x windsocksNA$50.00

MICROPHONE - DYNAMIC

ItemContentsHourly RateDaily Rate
Shure 55NA$50.00
Various Dynamic MicrophonesNA$15.00

MICROPHONE - LAPEL

ItemContentsHourly RateDaily Rate
Sennheiser MKE-260NA$20.00
Sony ECM-44BSony Condenser Lapel MicNA$50.00
Sony ECM-77BSony Condensor Lapel MicNA$20.00

MICROPHONE - MISCELLANEOUS

ItemContentsHourly RateDaily Rate
HYDROPHONE$30.00$50.00
Royer R-121NA$
Sony ECM-MS957 StereoNA$20.00

PRODUCTION FACILITIES

ItemContentsHourly RateDaily Rate
Audio Studio CompleteAvid Artist Control Nuendo DAW$90.00$540.00
Radio StudioWheatstone Desk$50.00$300.00
Sound Mixing RoomNuendo DAW Avid Artist Control$50.00$300.00
Sound Stage CompleteEuphonix Desk Nuendo DAW$180.00$1080.00
Studio Space$100.00$600.00
TV Studio CompleteTricaster Switcher Blackmagic Cameras$250.00$1500.00
Video Edit SuiteAdobe CC and Davinci Resolve 4K Monitor$50.00$300.00

SCREEN - CAMERAS & ACCESSORIES

ItemContentsHourly RateDaily Rate
Blackmagic URSA Mini ProUrsa Mini Pro (inc. Viewfinder, Shoulder Kit & V-Lock Battery Mount) 2 x CFAST2 128GB Cards CFAST2.0 Card Reader (inc cable) V-Lock Battery Charger VCT Quick Release Plate 12mm Rods (inc case) Pelican Hard CaseNA$330.00
Canon XF605 Video CameraCanon XF605 Video Camera with Battery Charger.NA$330.00
Canon XF705 Video CameraCanon XF705 Video Camera with Battery Charger.NA$330.00
Lens - Follow Focus AdapterBroken Anchor Follow Focus Adapter to provide follow focus gears to Photographic Lens.NA$10.00
Lens - Rokinon Cine Lens KitCine-style EF Mount Lens Kit inc. T1.5 24mm, T1.5 35mm, T1.5 50mm & T1.5 85mm.NA$220.00
Lens - Sigma Cine Zoom KitSigma 18-35mm T2.0 High Speed Cinema Zoom Lens Sigma 50-100mm T2.0 High Speed Cinema Zoom Lens Portabrace Hard Case.NA$300.00
Metabones Speedbooster for GH5Lens mount adapter for MFT (Micro Four Thirds) mount camera to EF mount lens.NA$55.00
Monitor - Field (7-inch)7" Field Monitor for Screen Production UseNA$50.00
Panasonic GH5S Video KitGH5S Mirrorless Camera (with Small Rig Camera Cage) 64GB SD Card (UHS-II Rated) XLR Audio Adapter Battery Charger (inc cable)NA$140.00
Wireless Directors Monitor KitSmall HD 5.5" OLED Director's Monitor Kit with Wireless Teradek Transmitter and ReceiverNA$200.00
Wireless FollowFocus One MotorTilta Wireless Follow Focus Single Motor KitNA$80.00
Wireless FollowFocus Two MotorTilta Wireless Follow Focus Two Motor KitNA$100.00

SCREEN - GRIP & ACCESSORIES

ItemContentsHourly RateDaily Rate
Cinesaddle - LargeLarge soft bag for supporting video cameras.NA$
Dolly - WallyDolly for heavier cameras and setups (Ground mounted)NA$
Handheld GimbalTilta Gravity Gimbal for DSLR & Mirrorless CamerasNA$100.00
Tripod - Generic VideoGeneric Video Tripod for use with GH5S, XF705 and URSA video cameras.NA$20.00
Tripod - URSA & RED CameraHeavy Duty Tripod for use with heavier cameras such as Ursa Mini Pros, Canon XF705 and REDs.NA$25.00

SCREEN - LIGHTING & ACCESORIES

ItemContentsHourly RateDaily Rate
Aputure 120D Mk1 LED COB LightAputure 120D Mark I LED COB Light: 5600K, Dimmable, Lighting Effects & Wireless APP ControlNA$45.00
Aputure LanternChina Ball for COB LightsNA$25.00
Aputure LightDome IILarge Softbox for COB LightsNA$30.00
Aputure LightDome Mini IIMedium Softbox for COB LightsNA$25.00
Aputure MC (Small RGB Light)Aputure MC: RGB Colour, Dimmable, Lighting Effects & Wireless APP ControlNA$
Aputure Nova (Large RGB Panel)Aputure Nova P300C Panel: RGB Colour, Dimmable, Lighting Effects & APP ControlNA$130.00
Felloni Led Light PanelFelloni LED Light Panel (12" x 12") with Diffusion Kit & EggcrateNA$45.00
HMI Light - 1.2K ParFilm Gear 1.2K HMI Par LightNA$275.00
HMI Light - 2.5K FresnelFilm Gear 2.5K HMI Fresnel LightNA$330.00
Light Stand - C StandCentury Stand - For mounting heavier lighting and misc screen equipment.NA$10.00
Light Stand - StandardLight Stand - For mounting lightweight lighting and misc screen equipment.NA$5.00

STUDIO AUDIO

ItemContentsHourly RateDaily Rate
CLOUDLIFTERNA$25.00
STUDIO GUITAR INTERFACETwo yellow boxes and x1 power supplyNA$50.00

TEACHING FACILITIES

ItemContentsHourly RateDaily Rate
Computer LabAdobe CC Autodesk Maya, Mudbox, Motionbuilder Zbrush Redgiant Suites Unity Games Engine Microsoft Office$125.00$750.00
Conference RoomComputer and Projector$80.00$500.00