MBSinnovations

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

David Procter / The Innøcents

Dynamic Ranger David Procter / The Innøcents Dynamic Ranger David Procter / The Innøcents Header image: David Procter metering the opening scene. Photo: Dan Gadd “Legendary cinematographer Donald McAlpine ACS ASC, once said to me, ‘Calm seas never made a skilled sailor’. I live by that,” says cinematographer David Procter. And perhaps there could be … Read more

Ben Davis BSC / Dumbo

Tusk master Ben Davis BSC / Dumbo Tusk master Ben Davis BSC / Dumbo WANT TO READ IT ALL? Below is only a teaser, and the full interview can be found in the March 2019 issue (92) of British Cinematographer magazine. If you purchase a year’s digital subscription from just £30, or a year’s all-inclusive … Read more

Dion Beebe ACS ASC / Mary Poppins Returns

Spellbound Dion Beebe ACS ASC / Mary Poppins Returns Spellbound Dion Beebe ACS ASC / Mary Poppins Returns She’s back! Set in 1930s London, three decades after the events of the original film, Walt Disney Pictures’ $130m musical fantasy sequel, Mary Poppins Returns, sees the former nanny of Jane and Michael Banks reappear in Cherry Tree Lane, … 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

Pinewood MBS Lighting delivers All-Weather Equipment Protection

MBSi, the innovations think-tank associated to Pinewood MBS Lighting, has introduced a new range of bespoke weather shield accessories, custom-built to provide equipment protection against the elements, both on-location or within challenging studio environments. Exclusively available from Pinewood MBS Lighting, the initial product release has been created specifically to fit a selection of popular fixtures, … Read more

MBS Lighting add the LRX Robotic Illumination System

Pinewood MBS Lighting has added the LRX Robotic Illumination System to its inventory, due to its rising popularity, especially on large scale shoots where quick, simple access to precise control is needed. The range of automated fixtures includes 12/18kw PAR ‘Singles’ and the 23.4kW Scorpion, all featuring complete remote management over pan, tilt and intensity, … Read more

A.C. Entertainment Technologies

All the world’s a stage Spotlight / A.C. Entertainment Technologies All the world’s a stage Spotlight / A.C. Entertainment Technologies Once upon a time, a teenage business supplying pub and club gig lighting for the flower-power generation grew into a multinational entity offering a vast range of cutting-edge lighting and entertainment technology, products and solutions. … 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