PrimeTime has introduced the GUS 51 LED Fresnel that the company says is incredibly bright and requires no fan. While only drawing 58 watts, the GUS 51 pumps out the equivalent of a 1K traditional Fresnel. PrimeTime's advanced optics produces a perfectly even wash of light from side-to-side and is adjustable from a tight 11° beam angle at full spot to a wide 80° field angle at full flood.
Award winning photographer and filmmaker Benedict Campbell recently completed a commercial for the iconic brand Harley-Davidson. Campbell, who has worked with brands such as Nike, Jaguar and Mercedes, used Rotolight LED lights exclusively on the shoot.
Arri is proud to support the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' groundbreaking multimedia exhibition Hollywood Costume in Los Angeles with over 25 L-Series LED Fresnels.
The Coldplay music video Magic, shot by cinematographer Par Ekberg, has scored more than 53 million views on YouTube and Ekberg’s work on it earned him a Best Cinematographer nomination for music video at the recent Cameraimage festival.
Arri’s has increased the brightness in its top-of-the line LED fixture, the L7-C. Advancements in LED technology have allowed the L7-C to be updated with a new light engine – Light Engine 2 – making it more than 25 percent brighter than previous versions.
Royal Philips demoed LightVibes at today’s Event Cinema Association Conference 2014 at the Genesis Cinema in East London.
Noted director of photography, manufacturer, and recognized lighting industry authority and lecturer, Dedo Weigert, brings his unique brand of expertise to Los Angeles for a free educational lighting event.
For his graduation film, cinematography student Sverre Sørdal, who is training at the National Film and Television School in Beaconsfield, U.K., did not take the easy road. Instead, he shot a film about rally racing on a track in the middle of the forest with a very tight shooting schedule and very unpredictable lighting
The SIM Group has promoted Eleanor O’Connor to the newly created post of president, PS Lighting & Grip Division. She will manage all lighting and grip operations for all SIM locations, which include offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Halifax, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Beijing.
Every production relies heavily on its support equipment. The camera crew behind the hit FX TV series The Americans, which just ended its second season, understands this very well. The show’s cinematographer Richard Rutkowski, and camera assistants Brendan K. Russell and Rory Hanrahan, rely on Anton/Bauer batteries and chargers, Litepanels LED lights, and OConnor fluid heads and tripods for their reliability and durability during stage and location shoots, which helps keep the show on pace and on budget.