Providing a Host of Services to Film, Television and Theatrical Productions

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Film Services Provided by Veteran Arms

Veteran Arms LLC assists historical film, television, and theatrical productions in bringing history to life on the screen or stage. Our trained and knowledgeable staff has experience with all periods of early American history from the Discovery of the New World through the Westward Expansion following the Civil War. Whether you are looking for pre-production historical advising, to rent guns and tents for a Revolutionary War period piece, or for a turnkey camera-ready “army” for a War of 1812 feature, look no further than Veteran Arms.

Historical Weapons Sales & Rentals

Let Veteran Arms assist your historical production with its weapons and accessories needs. From the early 1500’s through the Civil War period, Veteran Arms can supply you with the muskets, pistols, bayonets, swords, and weapons accessories your film requires. Items are available for sale or for rent at reasonable rates to qualified productions.

For the best selection and best price contact Veteran Arms early in the planning process. Not sure exactly what you need? Let us help.

Historical Research & Advising

Veteran Arms staff are experienced historians able to provide historical advising and research. Unsure of what type of weapons are appropriate for your film’s particular setting? Not sure how soldiers of a particular time/place should be dressed? We can conduct research and offer solutions to fit your film’s budget.

Uniform and Equipment Sourcing

Veteran Arms can assist you in sourcing uniforms, leatherwork, accoutrements, and weapons to outfit your cast whether you need a special custom made item for one of your primary actors or dozens of complete uniforms to outfit your film’s army. Contact us early in the planning process for the best selection and best price.

Custom Weapons and Props

Does your star need a custom weapon? Can’t find exactly the weapon or prop your film requires? Need a rubber stunt prop? Let Veteran Arms manufacture, modify, or source your film’s unique weapons, equipment, uniform items, or other historical props.

Extras, Soldiers, Training & Coordination

Need soldiers for your next military history film? Veteran Arms has the resources and experience to find, train, and coordinate your film’s “army.” We can handle every aspect of the project leaving you free to focus on the filmmaking.

Historical Weapons Training

When working with historical firearms, knowledge and safety are of paramount importance. The folks at Veteran Arms have an extensive knowledge of the way in which historical firearms were used. We can train your actors and extras how to properly use weapons so as to appear as period correct as possible, and with the highest regard for cast and crew safety. Training and coordination services can be conducted in a number of ways depending upon the customer’s needs.

Cannon Rentals

Is your film production in need of cannons and other heavy weapons? Let Veteran Arms supply the guns, equipment, and personnel you need to bring your artillery scenes to life. Veteran Arms rents cannons of many different time periods. We also provide other artillery related services including crew training and cannon related props.

If you want real firing cannons in your film or TV production, call us first.

Film Credits

  • Master of Arms, The History Channel
  • The Conspirator, The American Film Company
  • Fields of Freedom, Gateway Gettysburg IMAX
  • War So Terrible, Pamplin Historical Park
  • The War That Made America, PBS
  • April 1865, The History Channel
  • Unsolved History: Gettyburg, The History Channel
  • Battlefield Detectives: Antietam, The Learning Channel
  • Civil War Combat: Chickamauga, The History Channel
  • Gods & Generals, Warner Brothers Pictures
  • The Last Ditch, Georgia Public Television
  • Sweet Home Alabama, Touchstone Pictures
  • Turn: Washington’s Spies, American Movie Classics
  • Shipwrecked: 4D Film, Bullock Museum
  • Pirates of the Caribbean 4, Walt Disney Pictures
  • Pirates of the Caribbean 5, Walt Disney Pictures
  • Field of Lost Shoes, Brookwell-McNamara Entertainment
  • Sons of Guns, The Discovery Channel
  • From Dusk Til Dawn, El Ray Network
  • Headin’ for Mexico, Yellow Rose Films
  • Lewis & Clark, HBO
  • Lost City of Z, Paramount
  • Roots, A&E / The History Channel
  • Cloak & Dagger, Freeform
  • Timeless, NBC
  • Les Miserables, Toronto Productions, Broadway
  • Washington’s Armor, Tammy Lane Productions
  • Shenandoah, The Serenbe Playhouse
  • Barkskins, National Geographic
  • Six Degrees with Mike Rowe
  • Discovery+ From This Day Forward, Old Colony Players
  • The Battle of Bushy Run, Salt Entertainment Group/Triple Horse Studios
  • The Hornet’s Nest, Set Apart Productions
  • Wilderness Road, Running Wild Films
  • Hernan, Dopamine/A&E
  • The Pale Blue Eye, Cross Creek Pictures
  • And Many Others...