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Creating Effects on Ghostbusters

Filming Ghostbusters was no small task for director Paul Feig and his crew.


Are Big Budget Films Back in California?

It appears Hollywood is making strides to bring back major feature productions.


Jaunt ONE Camera Available to Public through Radiant Images

Press Release

Award-winning camera and Jaunt Cloud Services to hit rental house, allowing anyone to shoot, edit and distribute high-quality, immersive cinematic VR experiences


Film Florida Elects 2016-2017 Officers Kelly Paige Named President

Press Release

June 24, 2016 - Kelly Paige, the Owner of Level Talent Group in Tampa, has been named President of Film Florida.


Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Sales Career Resource Group is back!

A new and improved SCRG relaunches 7 July, at The London in West Hollywood. A dynamic format, different time, new energy and a new location.


Angénieux, Suschitzky and Cannes

Thales Angénieux lenses have become a supporting foundation for international filmmakers. Now Angénieux has become an official partner of the Cannes Film Festival and this year presented the “Pierre Angénieux Excellens in Cinematography” honor to cinematographer Peter Suschitzky, ASC (The Empire Strikes Back, Eastern Promises).


Southern California Filming Boost Economy

While Southern California might not beat other regions in job creation and tech growth its still a powerhouse in film, video and digital production.


Solo Camera Operators can now Do It All with Eclipse from Redrock Micro

Press Release


New automated focus tracking and rig optimizers give freedom and control so small crews and 'jack of all trades' can work like big crews.


SONY 4K Cameras a Key Component of Sneaky Big Studios



F55 Cameras selected for Top Facility

Las Vegas, Nevada, April 17, 2016 - Arizona has long been a production mecca, and soon it will be home to Sneaky Big Studios, what is intended to be one of the finest production facilities. Chosen for image acquisition are Sony’s F55 4K cameras.


BBS Lighting Debuts First LED Remote Phosphor Light Bank System

News Release

After pioneering highly efficient and color accurate Remote Phosphor LED lighting, BBS Lighting marries this technology to a new form factor, creating the first Bank LED Remote Phosphor lights.
Bank systems have long been popular due to their versatility and convenient form factor. BBS has vastly improved on the classic light bank by adding the benefits of Remote Phosphor technology in the Pipeline® 4-Bank, 3’ and 4’ systems.

By incorporating Remote Phosphor technology in the new 4-Banks, the fixtures deliver a 95+ TLCI (Television Lighting Consistency Index). With traditional LEDs, color output begins to drift over time due to heat damage to the phosphor layer doped directly on the bulbs. Remote Phosphor Pipes feature a phosphor layer positioned away from the LEDs so they remain brighter, higher fidelity, with a consistently high TLCI over years of use. Plus, they are rated at 50,000 hours, so the hassles of lamp changes are not an issue.

Pipeline cylindrical Pipes each have a rugged aluminum flat channel with 1/10th-inch thick remote phosphor covering to handle rough treatment without breakage.
Pipeline 4-Banks house BBS’ rugged, 3 or 4-foot long, 1-inch diameter LED Pipes that provide light emission of over 1000 lumens per foot (12,000 lumens from the 3’ and 16000 lumens the 4’). Cool running, they power off of a 48V power supply to provide smooth dimming all the way down to zero.

Utilizing the built-in 4-channel control, Pipeline Banks are fully dimmable (100% to zero) without color shift or flicker. The control offers 8- or 16-bit DMX and manual dimming plus unique strobe capability.
Pipeline 4-Banks come in 3200°K, 4300°K or 5600°K color temperatures. A Bi-Color model allows the user to dial in any color temperature between 3200°K and 5600°K and individually tweak. For additional control, a foil-lined softbox and light grids are custom-designed for the Pipeline 4-banks. The banks are stackable for greater combined output.

3’ 4-banks have an MSRP under $2,000 while 4-footers run under $2,500.

For more information on BBS lights in the Americas visit: or in Europe visit: www.brothers-sons.

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