Panalux unveils Panalux Power i-Series all-electric power solutions

Panalux, a leading provider of lighting and power solutions for the motion-picture industry and part of Panavision’s end-to-end service offerings for image makers, have introduced the Panalux Power i-Series range of portable lithium-ion battery arrays, providing eco-conscious all-electric power for a variety of on- and near-set applications. Additionally, the company have expanded the popular Panalux … Read more

NFTS graduates class of 2021 and hosts a successful showcase week

The National Film and Television School (NFTS) Graduation Showcase, supported by BBC Studios is an annual celebration of the past 12 months of graduate productions. Produced and delivered during the pandemic, each and every project premiered is the result of sheer hard work and determination, made amidst challenging circumstances. As government restrictions ease, the NFTS was the first UK film school to host an … Read more

Mark Furssedonn appointed managing director of Panalux

Panalux has announced that Mark Furssedonn will lead the company as managing director. “Mark has been an established figure in our industry for over 35 years and has more than 20 years of service and experience with the Panavision family of brands,” said Kim Snyder, Panavision President and CEO. “He will continue to prioritise Panalux’s … 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

DP Mike Staniforth on Underwater

Manchester-based DP Mike Staniforth wrote in with details about his work on Underwater for first-time director Michael Keogh. Underwater won Best Global Short at the Savannah Film Festival, and is airing on Sky Arts during 2020. “After reading the script for Underwater, I knew immediately that I just had to shoot this film. As clichéd … Read more

George Steel / The Aeronauts

In The Clouds George Steel / The Aeronauts In The Clouds George Steel / The Aeronauts Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, co-stars of The Theory Of Everything, were reunited for director Tom Harper’s adventure-drama, The Aeronauts, about a historic balloon expedition in 1862. Briskly told in something very close to real time, this Amazon escapade, … Read more

Experience Panavision’s End-to-End Ecosystem at 2019 Camerimage

Panavision and its family of companies return to the EnergaCamerimage International Film Festival from November 9-16 in Torun, Poland, with an immersive, end-to-end experience for attendees. Torun’s newly renovated Karczma Damroki facility, across the street from the Jordanki Festival Center, will be transformed into an interactive festival space called PanaVillage and will showcase the integrated … Read more

George Richmond BSC / Rocketman

A Star Is Born George Richmond BSC / Rocketman A Star Is Born George Richmond BSC / Rocketman WANT TO READ IT ALL? Below is only a teaser, and the full interview can be found in the May 2019 issue (93) of British Cinematographer magazine. If you purchase a year’s digital subscription from just £30, … 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

Remi Adefarasin OBE BSC / Juliet, Naked

On the Record Remi Adefarasin OBE BSC / Juliet, Naked On the Record Remi Adefarasin OBE BSC / Juliet, Naked BY: Trevor Hogg Best known for historical epics, Elizabeth, Band of Brothers and The Pacific, British cinematographer Remi Adefarasin OBE BSC learned how to develop and print black and white film from his grandfather which … 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

Panalux to exclusively offer LRX robotic lighting system

Panalux, which provides lighting rental equipment to film, television and media productions, has become the exclusive provider of the LRX robotic lighting system throughout Europe and Africa. The LRX robotic lighting system is a remotely-controlled trolley, with matching lighting heads, that allows for on-set lighting flexibility and convenience, and is well-suited for large-scale sets. Operated … Read more

DP Michael Snyman delivers a cinematic treatment to The Night Manager

A huge domestic and international hit, the BBC and AMC six-part drama The Night Manager was adapted from John le Carré’s espionage novel by David Farr and guided to the screen by producer Rob Bullock, director Susanne Bier, and cinematographer Michael Snyman. “When I read the initial scripts, I was immediately drawn to the huge … Read more

Panalux Release Next Generation Battery-Powered LED Spring Ball

An advancement in spring ball lighting technology, the new Panalux light features an LED core, wireless control, battery power options, and dimmable bi-colour output Panalux, a leading provider of lighting rental equipment for film, television and media production, today announce the release of the new Panalux LED Spring Ball, a multi-purpose, battery-powered soft light for … Read more

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