Movietech adds 4K Fujinon HD premier zoom lenses

Movietech is one of the first UK companies to offer the new, ultra high definition 4K Fujinon Cine lenses. These new generation lenses have been developed to deliver optimum optical performance and provide the best possible image capture experience to cinematographers using high-resolution digital cameras. With exceptional optical balance and zoom mechanisms that actively suppress … Read more

Cinelease comes with added power

Lighting rental house Cinelease has added a brace of new mobile power units to its generator fleet. Having implemented a significant investment programme earlier in the year, Cinelease has developed a range of key products aimed at significantly enhancing its overall product offering. Essential to this investment is the addition of two new mobile power … Read more

Rosco event at Pinweood

Rosco will demonstrate its new SoftDrop backdrop technology at an event on September 23rd at Tiffen’s offices at Pinewood Studios. Recently used on X-Men Apocalypse in Canada, Independence Day Reboot in the US, Genius in the UK, and Ben Hur in Italy, Rosco SoftDrops are seamless, matte-finish fabric backdrops that are easy to rig and … Read more

Letting the training take the strain at Creative Media Skills centre

People are really beginning to take notice of a new, young and energetic film industry training centre, with specialised courses designed for existing film crews. Creative Media Skills (CMS), now permanently based at Pinewood Studios, is at the forefront of providing gold standard training to professionals who wish to update and enhance their skills. The courses … Read more

Deakins, Pope and Tufano garner BSC 2015 awards

BSC president Barry Ackroyd BSC welcomed 170 guests to the 2015 BSC Summer Luncheon in the ballroom at Pinewood Studios on 19th July, during which the following honours were bestowed: Roger Deakins CBE ASC BSC was awarded the BSC Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding contribution to world cinematography; Dick Pope BSC won the BSC … Read more

The Skills Gap

Mind the Skills Gap  Special Report  / Skills Gap  Mind the Skills Gap  Special Report  / Skills Gap  With the UK in high demand as a base for international production, the domestic business is having to expand capacity on two fronts: the physical shooting stages and warehouses; and more film and creative sector crew to … Read more

Pinewood Digital

Let it Flow Post It Notes / Pinewood Digital  Let it Flow Post It Notes / Pinewood Digital  Pinewood Digital has developed from a simple digital dailies offering in 2007, to become a full service picture/post facility supporting digital and film workflows for film and TV productions of all sizes and scopes.   Since 2012 … Read more

Pinewood MBS lighting and Outsight Creamsource

Pinewood MBS and Outsight Creamsource have announced the rental availability of Creamsource Sky in the United Kingdom and Europe. This partnership provides productions across the EU and UK with unprecedented access to the Creamsource Sky product ecosystem, via a significant rental inventory and product service, housed in the Pinewood MBS lighting rental store. Creamsource Sky … Read more

Cirro Light

Most Illuminating Spotlight / Cirro Lite Most Illuminating Spotlight / Cirro Lite BY: Adrian Pennington By some estimates, 90% of all film and TV shows shot in the UK use kit sourced from Cirro Lite, writes Adrian Pennington. The company was launched by David Morphy and John Coppen to distribute Kino Flo lighting equipment beyond … Read more