Kaye Lites, Inc. specializes in providing experienced Crews and the best Lighting & Grip equipment. We serve features, commercials, digital and still photographers, corporate events, documentaries, and industrials. Kaye Lites has served New England with lighting and grip rentals for over 17 years. Our trucks, vans, and skillful technicians will bring efficiency, convenience, and savings to your next shoot.


Stephen T. Kaye


CEO, Lighting Director, Gaffer



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Stephen began working as a TV & Film Electrician and making experimental films, before becoming a graduate of Hampshire College in Amherst MA. He found work both on-set and in rental companies. Stephen has now worked on every type of project over the past 25 years. Passionate about lighting, Stephen officially began Kaye Lites Inc., his own Lighting & Grip rental, sales, and service company in 2000 and began passing on his knowledge. Stephen considers that, among his other most proudest achievements: His two amazing children, providing stable jobs, anonymously donating bone marrow to help someone survive cancer, and caring for the elderly. When not working as a gaffer or giving back to the community, Stephen enjoys taking improv. classes at an educational cooperative, recreational family camping, & teaching woodcarving with friends.


David Hallas


Shop Manager, Key Grip, Lighting Tech



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With time and patience comes experience.  Working in the business for over 20 years, David is a skilled diligent problem solver.  He has experience in many roles including but not limited to Grip, Dolly Grip, Rigging, Gaffing, Aerial Platforms, Lighting Design, Carpentry, and Electrical work.  Having the experience of running the rental shop at Kaye Lites has given him the opportunity to get to see and use all the newest technologies that have advanced the production world. In addition to television commercials, corporate videos and documentaries. he has also worked on several feature films. In his off time he enjoys the outdoors.  Camping, kayaking and hiking with his wife of over 20 years, his daughter who is just entering college and his 2 German Shorthaired Pointers.


Tyler Wasson


Grip, Lighting Tech









Hardworking and Educated, Tyler has been working along side local seasoned Veterans in the boston area for over 4 years after graduating from Full Sail University with his BS in Film Production. After spending time working in the Art and the Camera Departments, Tyler found his skills best put to use in the Grip & Electric roles. Working at a L & G rental and retail house has allowed him to stay current on the latest gear, as well as have extensive hands-on experience. While the bulk of his experience lies in the supporting roles support the Gaffer and Key Grip Tyler has had experience Gaffing and Key Griping on many shoots including feature films, music videos, commercials etc. Outside of work Tyler Enjoys playing music, painting, shooting film photography and spending time away in nature with his friends and family.


Charles Green


Jib Operator, Lighting Director



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Our extensive rental inventory includes state-of-the-art dollies, generators and Flicker Free HMI ballasts. Our lighting products are from well known manufactures such as Kino Flo, Arri, Dedo-Tec, and Mole-Richardson. We pride ourselves on the new condition and quality of our American and Matthews grip gear, and we are always acquiring new, unique and versatile products to assist you.

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