Jeffrey A. Reyes joins LEE Filters as US general manager

LEE Filters, manufacturer of lighting gels and photographic filters and a member of the Panavision family of brands, has appointed Jeffrey A. Reyes to lead the company’s operations in the US as general manager. Reyes will be based at LEE Filters’ US office in Burbank, California. “Jeffrey’s arrival further strengthens our presence in the US … Read more

Made In Her Image and Panavision introduce the Catalyst Cohort diversity programme

In the next step of the expanded partnership announced last summer, nonprofit Made In Her Image and Panavision are launching a new educational, mentorship, and networking program that seeks to address gender and racial disparities within the motion-picture industry. The Catalyst Cohort by Made In Her Image and Panavision is a free three-month programme the … Read more

John Mathieson BSC / Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Film Noir John Mathieson BSC / Pokémon Detective Pikachu Film Noir John Mathieson BSC / Pokémon Detective Pikachu Captured on Kodak 35mm film, Pokémon Detective Pikachu, directed by Rob Letterman and shot by British cinematographer John Mathieson BSC, demonstrates that it’s both eminently feasible and financially profitable to shoot a VFX-laden, CG character-led film on celluloid, as … Read more

Panavision Showcases Complete Imaging Ecosystem at BSC Expo

Panavision, the world-class provider of end-to-end solutions that power the creative vision of filmmakers, will return to BSC Expo (1-2 February) with a demonstration of the company’s comprehensive and expanding ecosystem for feature film, television and commercial productions. Along with Panalux and LEE Filters, the array of integrated technologies – ranging from lenses, camera systems, … Read more

CineGear Expo 2017 Review

Bigger Data, Smaller Lights CineGear Expo 2017 / Mark London Williams Bigger Data, Smaller Lights CineGear Expo 2017 / Mark London Williams All pictures courtesy of George Leon of Filmcast Live. As one colleague noted, Cine Gear is en route to becoming a “mini-NAB” – an ever-expanding trade show of equipment, and its possibilities, for … Read more

Panavision Unveil Powerful New Tools for Millennium DXL 8K Camera

Panavision revealed advanced new tools for its unprecedented, large-format Millennium DXL 8K camera at their booth at Cine Gear Expo, June 2-3. Demonstrating the evolution of their innovative approach to filmmaking, Panavision debuted a set of fast, wirelessly controlled Primo Artiste lenses that cover the full 8K HDR image; the world’s first HDR OLED Primo … Read more

Lee Filters

Masters Of Light Spotlight / LEE Filters Masters Of Light Spotlight / LEE Filters It is 50 years since brothers John and Benny Lee first incorporated LEE Filters, with their partner David Holmes. Since then, the business has expanded from its original product line in lighting filters for the UK production industry, into a global … Read more

Cine Gear Expo 2016

Feel The Heat Spotlight / Cine Gear Expo 2016 Feel The Heat Spotlight / Cine Gear Expo 2016 The 21st edition of Cine Gear Expo was held on the backlot at Paramount Studios in Hollywood. This year, the “heat” wasn’t only on the latest products, but also in the ambient weather that stuck through each … Read more

LEE Filters introduces new Zircon range

With LED lighting now becoming more and more common, LEE Filters has introduced Zircon – a new range of lighting filters, designed to offer quality, consistency and durability. It’s no secret that conventional lighting filters struggle with fade times when used in conjunction with LED lighting set-ups. LEE’s new Zircon filters are able to circumvent … Read more