Nanlux introduces the Dyno Series 650C and 1200C RGBWW LED soft lights

Developed specifically for movie, TV, broadcast and media applications, the Dyno Series provides cinematographers and production crews with a soft light solution for both studio and location work. Built using state of the art LED technology, the Dyno Series has been engineered to combine stunning levels of ultra-efficient, low energy illumination with complete control, allowing … Read more

Fiilex introduces Q5 Color cinematic hard LED light

Fiilex’s Q5 Color is a 185W 5” LED fresnel that generates high-quality RGBW light output. The fixture uses the latest iteration of Fiilex’s Dense Matrix LED array to deliver colour quality and optical versatility that go beyond the typical limits of point-source LED technology. With its wide spot/flood range, smooth dimming to 0 per cent, … Read more

ETC adds fos/4 Fresnel to portfolio of studio fixtures

ETC’S new fos/4 Fresnel takes the most desired features of an incandescent Fresnel and adds the nuanced colour mixing, smooth fades, and LED technology of the company’s other professional grade fixtures. The 15-50-degree zoom can be adjusted from the front or rear of the fixture; beam-control accessories can be added using the accessory slot; and the … Read more

Sex Education for Litepanels

DP Jamie Cairney and director Ben Taylor wanted to pay homage to iconic films like John Hughes’ The Breakfast Club and Richard Linklater’s Dazed and Confused in Sex Education. “Ben was keen to make the show feel like it was timeless and not set anywhere particular,” explains Cairney, “If you look at the show, it’s not specific … Read more

Chimera Lighting

A higher level of illumination Spotlight / Chimera Lighting A higher level of illumination Spotlight / Chimera Lighting Born out of a desire to provide a kinder and more controllable light source for portrait photography, Chimera Lighting has become a significant name in movie and video lighting, but it’s never forgotten its roots. A garage … Read more

Tourflex Cabling Supplies Nearly 900 Metres for Marjan Television Network Studios

Tourflex Cabling has supplied nearly 900 metres of various length power, data and hybrid cabling all made to order, for a complete lighting infrastructure upgrade to the studios of Marjan Television Network – one of the leading Persian-language broadcasters. Marjan’s programmes are broadcast to 25 million viewers across the globe, and include Persian-speaking versions of … Read more

Panalux’s Amphitube X1 takes lead in underwater technology

Panalux, a leading film industry lighting company, has just released a revolutionary new product: the AmphiTube X1. Taking into consideration the practicalities of lighting productions, this new product is specially sealed for use underwater and easily transfers to land, at full power, without the need of water to cool it. The most compelling feature of … Read more

Rosco Laboratories acquires LED Lighting Specialist DMG Lumière

Rosco, a leading manufacturer of lighting solutions for the entertainment industry, today announces the acquisition of innovative LED specialist DMG Lumière. The acquisition represents a ‘win-win’ situation for customers of both companies, as well as the businesses themselves, through increased customer-driven innovation, expanded global product support capabilities and greater in-house expertise. Rosco will incorporate DMG … Read more

PixiPixel

Reds Greens & Blues Brothers Spotlight / PixiPixel Reds Greens & Blues Brothers Spotlight / PixiPixel West London, and its surrounding areas in Buckinghamshire and Middlesex, has long been the core of the British film and television industry. The big studios are, or were, there; producers and crew, such as cinematographers and gaffers, live there. … Read more

Steve Knight to join PixiPixel as company director

Pixipixel, based in Hoxton, East London are excited to announce the appointment of Steve Knight, who will join as a Director of the company from mid August 2017. Formerly founder and Managing Director of Direct Photographic, Steve offers a wealth of experience to facilitate and assist in the next stage of growth for Pixipixel. Steve comments: … Read more

Cineo Lighting features Quantum c80 at Cine Gear Expo 2017

At Cine Gear Expo 2017 (Booth S133), Cineo Lighting, a leader in the production of lighting systems for the motion picture, television and photography industries, will display its Quantum c80 (Qc80) full-gamut color lighting fixture. The Qc80 features 50,000 lumens of Cineo’s proprietary color-tunable white light, and also includes a full RGB gamut, which works … Read more

Outsight to Demonstrate Creamsource Micro at Cine Gear Expo 2017

Outsight, the pioneering advanced lighting technology company, will be demonstrating its full range of advanced LED technology lighting solutions at the Cine Gear Expo on stand S109 (Stage14), including the brand new Creamsource Micro, its latest addition to the acclaimed Creamsource range which was launched at NAB 2017. Outsight will also exhibit the full Creamsource+ … Read more

DoPchoice

Guiding light Spotlight/ DoPchoice Guiding light Spotlight/ DoPchoice Munich-based DoPchoice has set a new standard for innovative softboxes and grids, now not just in Europe but also around the world. Tested and developed in conjunction with DPs and gaffers, the company’s Butterfly Grids, Snapbags and Snapgrids are multi-functional systems for almost every kind of LED … Read more

DoPchoice® Versatile Snapbag Medium Works on Many Softlights

DoPchoice has announced the most versatile softbox ever, the Snapbag® Medium. When combined with the Rabbit-Ears mounting system, a single Snapbag Medium can be quickly mounted directly on a variety of popular LED soft lights. The patented Snapbag self-tightening soft box has gained popularity due to its easier handling, quality of output, and quick deployment. … Read more

Litepanels powers new fullscreen studios to do more with less

Whether it’s reducing space or budget, more studios are being asked to find creative ways to offer higher production values using less. This was the challenge that Los Angeles-based Fullscreen Studios faced when designing its new production facility. The company – a large, global network that supports hundreds of content creators and brands – needed … Read more

Kino Flo debuts 360-degree colour LEDs

Kino Flo Lighting Systems will unveil its new colour swatch offerings for Select and Diva-Lite LEDs at Camerimage. A new firmware upgrade adds a large palette of colours to its LED line of portable soft lights. Kino LED lightweight location systems can reproduce a wide variety of professional cine gel colours, blend with warm white … Read more

Version 2 the new name in Television Lighting Rental

A new company, Version 2 – has entered the Television market headed up by former Aurora Lighting Hire Managing Director Nick Edwards. The exciting new brand will provide specialist equipment and support to the UK broadcast and event industry. The company boasts a new-state-of-the-art inventory covering the full spectrum of moving lights and LED technology … 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

ARRI expands SkyPanel capabilities and launches new high-speed Ballast

ARRI has released new, free-of-charge firmware for its SkyPanel lighting fixture bringing in several refinements. Already able to create a vast number of colours, the SkyPanel with Firmware 2.0, can also now emulate a wide variety of well-known lighting gels including Rosco and Lee filter categories. SkyPanel is known for its impressive output, but with … Read more