Pat's Blog - all things related to the film lighting industry.

Pat's been in film lighting for a while, and he's passionate about finding great new film lights that deliver powerful performance while saving energy and reducing costs. Pat's blog is the place to come for the brightest and best news about film lighting, sustainable film making and other useful stuff.

Pat McEnallay of Greenkit film lighting

Pat's Blog - all things related to the film lighting industry.

Pat McEnallay of Greenkit film lighting

Pat's been in film lighting for a while, and he's passionate about finding great new film lights that deliver powerful performance while saving energy and reducing costs. Pat's blog is the place to come for the brightest and best news about film lighting, sustainable film making and other useful stuff.

Cutting costs and saving energy – why green lights are cheaper

Cutting costs and saving energy – why green lights are cheaper

On Tuesday I joined a panel at the Media Production Show hosted by Sargent Disc. We talked about cutting costs and saving energy in film production. Jeremy from the Albert Consortium...Read More

Wanted urgently – female cinematographer for big budget projects

Wanted urgently – female cinematographer for big budget projects

On Monday, the annual Celluloid Ceiling report was published. Researchers from San Diego State University found that out of the 250 top grossing films last year only 5% had a female...Read More

IBC Show 2016 – low energy lights leap forward

IBC Show 2016 – low energy lights leap forward

Last week’s IBC Show was literally dazzling. Every year the Amsterdam power grid is under less strain as exhibitors switch to LED or other low energy lighting products. It made...Read More

New Greenkit Office – we’re on the move!

New Greenkit Office – we’re on the move!

You know we said our energy efficient film lights were portable. Well we’re taking them to a new Greenkit office!From August 1st we’ll be based in Unit 9, Vision Industrial...Read More

Greenkit in the park – BSC Expo 2016

Greenkit in the park – BSC Expo 2016

We’re not so much about showing off at Greenkit, we think our great range of energy efficient film lights speak for themselves. But we do love meeting new DPs and talking about...Read More

The best takeaway for Documentary Film-makers

The best takeaway for Documentary Film-makers

Next week’s Open City Documentary Festival promises to be a fun and information filled few days focusing on factual film-making. The organisers are expecting over 150 delegates...Read More

The Greenkit Manifesto – a Vote for the Environment

The Greenkit Manifesto – a Vote for the Environment

With only days to go until the General Election it’s hard to find out where any of the parties stand on the Environment.Political focus on the energy efficient products and practices...Read More

Bright lights at NAB

Bright lights at NAB

I didn’t make it to the NAB Show in Vegas this year, and I’m wishing I had, looking at some of the great stuff that launched. Here’s my top 3 picks of energy efficient...Read More

Icelight focus: How to make a film without power

Icelight focus: How to make a film without power

When DP Susanne Salavati and Director Meghna Gupta of Soul Rebel films went to the isolated island of Sandwip in Bangladesh to shoot a documentary they didn’t want to use any...Read More

Portable film lights – takeways from BVE 2015

Portable film lights – takeways from BVE 2015

The BVE 2015 show is always a good chance to see what’s new in cameras and lights. This year, Excel attracted 15,000 visitors over the three days from more than 60 countries....Read More

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