Jimmy Jib Rentals by Bird’s Eye View Jibs.

Washington D.C. and Mid Atlantic Jib Rentals

Whether you need a jib with a jib operator or simply a Washington D.C. jib rental with a jib technician, we help you get the shot.

Get The Shot With A Jimmy Jib

We help you get the shot anywhere in the Mid Atlantic and the Washington D.C. area with a Stanton Jimmy Jib Rental package tailored just for you.

Jib With Jib Operator

If you need a jib but don’t have a team member to operate the jib no worries. Our jib rentals come with highly skilled jib operators. Plus, our jibs are equipped with custom engineered modifications only found on our jibs and designed from years of experience.

Jib With Jib Technician

If you have your own skilled jib operators our jibs come with an experienced jib technician who will set up your Jimmy Jib package on your site, wrap the jib from your location, transport it back to our shop, check it in and make sure its well serviced for it’s next shoot.

Available 'round the Clock

Not all shoots happen during the daytime hours. No worries. We are there where and when you need us most.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

In twenty plus years we have built a solid reputation of professionalism, inventiveness, creativeness and skill.

Free Consultations

Not sure what you need. We can help. Give us a call and let’s talk through your shoot. We are here to help.

“Doug Drew is one of the best jib operators I’ve ever worked with. He is a pleasure to work with in any production environment. Creative, inventive, skilled, personable and responsible. I would jump at the chance to work with him again.”

Gregg Blevin

Vice President, Bureau Operations at Videolink

“Doug has been my first call for jib work for almost 20 years for the simple reason that he always delivers excellent work, has a great personality, and is a pleasure to collaborate with on the set.”

Dennis Boni

Director/DP, Boni Productions

Our Jimmy Jib Equipment

The Jimmy Jib Triangle has become the industry standard for modular jib arms. Able to support most video cameras such as Reds, Arri’s, Sony, Ike and DSLRs. The Triangle can be configured from 6′ to 40′ in reach. Its modular design with 8 possible arm sizes can take the camera up to 40 feet in the air. Built on a moveable base, the Triangle can be easily repositioned.

Bird’s Eye View Jibs has been used on 100’s of television shows, concerts, feature films, commercials, sporting events, industrials documentaries, architectural, and music videos. Our inventory includes three Jimmy Jibs as well as track wheels, and dutch heads to serve your biggest show.

From 6 feet to 40 feet, you’ll love the cut of our jib.

Jimmy Jib Specifications

Jib Specs Arm Reach Tail Length Over Slung Height Under Slung Height Platform Size
30 Foot 30′ 10″ 9′ 1″ 35′ 32′ 20′ x 16′
24 Foot 24′ 10″ 6′ 7″ 30′ 27′ 12′ x 16′
18 Foot 18′ 10″ 6′ 7″ 25′ 22′ 12′ x 16′
15 Foot 15′ 10″ 6′ 7″ 23′ 20′ 12′ x 16′
12 Foot 12′ 10″ 4′ 1″ 19′ 16′ 10′ x 10′
9 Foot 9′ 10″ 4′ 1″ 16′ 13′ 10′ x 10′
6 Foot 6′ 10″ 4′ 1″ 13′ 10′ 10′ x 10′

Still not sure what type of Jib you need…

About Bird’s Eye View Jibs

We get the shot.

We brought the first jibs to DC in 1993. Since that time we have shot over 2600 production days, locally and across the country using everything from film cameras to DSLR’s. We have been part of inaugurals, State of the Union Address, live events, taped events, TV, commercials, documentaries, movies, parades, corporate events, PSA’s, music videos, sporting events and more.

Behind the lens.

The journey to bringing the first Jimmy Jib to Washington, DC. in 1993 was a long and winding road. Most of you know me as the “Jibguy” and for the last twenty plus years I have been. But, before that, my life revolved around lighting. I was the Production Director at a lighting rental house where I would spec the equipment, throw it in a truck, and light the job.

I spent several years doing freelance lighting and working on features which gave me access to and the ability to work with dollies and cranes. I was drawn to the camera in motion and became an expert dolly grip and Tulip Crane operator.

Operating the jib is my passion and full time job. Unlike some of my competitors, who operate a jib as a sideline to their business, I have focused on being the best Jib Operator around and I continue that goal on every shoot today! If you want to save time and money getting the shot you want, call me and let’s talk about it.

Music Video Shot By Bird’s Eye View Jibs

‘Get the shot’ on your next project…

Jimmy Jibs For When You Absolutely, Positively Have To Get The Shot.

Serving Washington D.C. and The Mid Atlantic Region

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