Most illuminating Spotlight / MBSinnovations Most illuminating Spotlight / MBSinnovations BY: Kevin Hilton Innovation in product development is a priority for lighting manufacturers. Increasingly it is also important for rental companies, which are not only aiming to build up and service a client base but also provide technology that best suits the needs of specific productions. As … Read more

Pinewood MBS Lighting Delivers Super-Silent Location Power

As part of an on-going programme of investment, Pinewood MBS Lighting has significantly expanded its range of location services with the delivery of several new mobile generators. The ‘super-silent’ units use the very latest acoustic design and technology, making them the quietest generators in the market. This first consignment of 250kW sets are mounted on … Read more

June 2018:
Future Proofing

Future Proofing Across The Pond / Mark London Williams Future Proofing Across The Pond / Mark London Williams Lead image: ©2018 George Leon/FILMCASTlive We are a tad later than usual with our pixel slinging, coming to you just after summer solstice, since we’ve recently wrapped up our annual sojourn on the magazine side, covering L.A.’s … Read more

Illuminatrix Launches Illuminatrix Rising

llluminatrix, the UK collective of professional female cinematographers, has introduced Illuminatrix Rising, a new platform to promote emerging women cinematographers. Despite a rise in the film industry’s awareness of diversity in front of and behind the camera, statistics show that the percentage of women working as directors of photography in feature films has barely changed in … Read more

Pinewood MBS Lighting named first Albert Affiliate

Since its inception, Pinewood MBS Lighting has remained committed to investment in LED and low-energy lighting. By sourcing products from leading manufacturers and creating innovative illumination solutions via its in-house product development team, PMBS has steadily grown to become one of the world’s largest energy efficient entertainment lighting resources. Supported and governed by the BAFTA … Read more

Pinewood MBS lighting delivers Skypanel stock

Pinewood MBS Lighting’s sizable collection of ARRI SkyPanel LED softlights has been prepped and dispatched on new productions. A popular choice with cinematographers and crew, recent additions to the growing roster of the company’s clients to have utilised SkyPanels, include: Greig Fraser ASC and gaffers Perry Evans/Jamie Mills on Rogue One, Steve Yedlin ASC and … Read more

Pinewood MBS Lighting invests in large Digital Sputnik inventory

As part of its on-going investment into new equipment, Pinewood MBS Lighting has bought a significant number of Digital Sputnik fixtures. Having amassed 60 DS6 fixtures and over 240 single heads, including a quantity of the latest wirelessly controlled DS1 battery-operated lights, Pinewood MBS has become home to the largest Digital Sputnik rental stock in … Read more