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Universal Tablet Mount from Matthews Studio Equipment

Universal Tablet Mount from Matthews Studio Equipment

Remember Tinker Toys when we were younger? I use to love building things out of Tinker Toys and Lego’s.  Truth be told, I still love creating things with Lego’s.  If you work in the TV and Film industry, you may never have grown out of building things.  Especially if you are a grip! Matthews Studio […]

New From NAB – LED Replacement Lamps for Kino Flos, LED Flo

New From NAB – LED Replacement Lamps for Kino Flos, LED Flo

I have been hearing from friends that attended the NAB Show this year that the hidden jewel of the show was shown at the Film Gear booth. Film Gear was showing off a new LED replacement lamp for Kino Flo fixtures. Kino Flo is well known in the TV and Film industry for their fluorescent […]

Gekko Technology Prepares to Introduce Blendable-White Karesslite LED Fixture

Gekko Technology Prepares to Introduce Blendable-White Karesslite LED Fixture

Gekko Technology announces a major new version of its karesslite LED soft light. The standard karesslite is switchable between daylight or tungsten colour temperatures. The new model can be adjusted to any intermediate colour temperature, allowing blending between 3200 and 5600 kelvin. It is scheduled for introduction at the US National Association of Broadcasters’ exhibition […]

Rosco Introduces LitePad Axiom and LitePad HO+

Rosco Introduces LitePad Axiom and LitePad HO+

Last week, Rosco Labs introduced the newest member to the LitePad family, the LitePad Axiom.  Back at LDI 2010, you got a sneak peak of the Axiom from Chad Tiller giving a quick run through of the 100 years of Rosco.  In the video, Chad mentioned some of the latest products that Rosco is preparing […]

Elation Releases TVL2000 White LED Mixing Fixture

Elation Releases TVL2000 White LED Mixing Fixture

Back at LDI, I got a sneak peak at Elation’s newest LED product for the TV and Film market, the TVL2000.  Don’t let the name frighten you, TVL2000 sounds like some killer robot from the Simpsons or Futurama, but no, it’s not, it’s just LED! Elation designed the TVL2000 to be the “ultimate LED broadcast […]

Zinman Co Announces IYBP Viewer – Loops for Media Servers iOS App

Zinman Co Announces IYBP Viewer – Loops for Media Servers iOS App

So there I was sitting next to my good friend Michael Zinman, the developer of so many popular lighting apps, at the Phone it in Session at LDI.  I am waiting for me turn to say a little bit about the iSquint iPhone App when Michael just causally announces to everyone, “Hey, I have a […]

#LDI2010: PRG Set to Show Off V476 and OHM LED Fixture

#LDI2010: PRG Set to Show Off V476 and OHM LED Fixture

LDI is going to be hoping this year.  Seems like everyone is set to release, announce or preview something at the show!  PRG has a hand full of products that they will have on display at their booth this year.  Two things that I am siked to see are the V476 desk and their new […]

Sneak Peak at Prism Projection’s RevEAL Studio Fresnel LED Fixture

Sneak Peak at Prism Projection’s RevEAL Studio Fresnel LED Fixture

You have heard me talk about the Prism Projection RevEAL Studio fixture before.  In fact, I shot a little video of Garrett Young, the President of Prism Projection talking about the new fixture at NAB earlier this year.  My oh my how a couple of months can change a fixture.  When I looked at the […]

Need 2 Million Lumens in a Single Source?

Need 2 Million Lumens in a Single Source?

This is no joke.  From this single CSR lamp from GE, you are able to get 2,100,00 lumens.  Now pick your jaw up off your desk. GE recently announced the availability of their latest CSR lamp, the CSR24000DE.  It is a 24,000w, double ended CSR lamp for the film and video market. The new lamp […]

New Film/Video Resource on the iPhone: Doddle

New Film/Video Resource on the iPhone: Doddle

If you are in the Film, Video or TV industry, you may want to check out a new service out there, Doddleme.com. Doddle is a new resource tool for anyone within the industry.  From the website or from the Doddle iPhone app you can find vendors, crew, talent, locations and film offices around the country […]

Upcoming Release, Set Lighting Technician’s Handbook, Four Edition

Upcoming Release, Set Lighting Technician’s Handbook, Four Edition

Focal Press is preparing to release their latest book on lighting, Set Lighting Technician’s Handbook, Fourth Edition.  The title may throw you off a bit.  The book is actually geared towards the film  & Video guys.  Here’s a brief on the book. The Set Lighting Technician’s Handbook focuses on what is important when working on-set: […]

Barbizon Denver Hosting LED Day May 18 & 19

Barbizon Denver Hosting LED Day May 18 & 19

What is better then a national trade show? A local event!  Barbizon Denver is having a Demo Day on May 18 & 19 at their shop in Denver Colorado.  This year, Barbizon Denver has brought in over 75, yes SEVENTY-FIVE LED fixtures for you to look at, demo, play with and compare.  The fixtures will […]