The Smoky Mountain Grip & Lighting Company (established 2003)
The Smoky Mountain Grip & Lighting Company is a television production equipment rental house serving the East Tennessee and surrounding areas from two locations: Knoxville and Chattanooga, TN. Included in our service area are Johnson City, TN; Asheville, NC; and Huntsville, AL.
Our grip department has everything you would expect from a rental house, and our lighting inventory includes all the latest technology from the standard vendors: ARRI, Mole-Richardson, Kino Flo, Lite Panels, and AadynTech. We will provide all you need to run a professional, efficient production at a reasonable cost.
Our camera department boasts equipment from all the usual suspects. Canon, Sony, Zeiss, Panasonic, Teradek, Redrock, and many others.
Use our combined 50+ years of lighting and rigging experience to help you put a package together that best suits your needs.
Carl F. Coates and Jerry Coatney