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I’ve been asked to provide references

Tips on providing good references to get you on your way!

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Written by Dave
Updated over a week ago

So, have you been asked to provide references as a renter? No worries, we've got some tips to make this process smooth sailing!

Sometimes, our system might ask for references based on your rental history, professional background, and the rental value you're eyeing or have submitted a request for. If so, you'll receive a verification request email requesting two professional production references.

What ShareGrid Requires:

We require references with email addresses linked directly to recent filmmaking portfolios, ShareGrid accounts, or production websites with up-to-date content. References from staff at well-known production schools are also welcome!

Examples of acceptable email addresses:

  • The email address belongs to an established ShareGrid account.

  • The email address belongs to a film-related domain with recent content.

  • The email address belongs to a well-known production school and is associated with a professor or staff member.

  • The email address is viewable on online production portfolios with recent content, such as Vimeo and YouTube.

  • The email address is viewable on production-related websites such as IMDb Pro and LinkedIn.

Important: If you've requested your rental with a new short-term insurance policy, Athos Insurance will not charge you until the equipment owner approves and accepts your rental request.

We appreciate your patience while we review everything. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact our support team. We're here to help!

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