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Pat McEnallay of Greenkit film lighting
Barry Ackroyd on shooting dramas out of documentaries

Barry Ackroyd on shooting dramas out of documentaries

Barry Ackroyd shares his experience of shooting stories based on real life events at a masterclass this week at the BFI London Film Festival. If you haven’t been to the festival...Read More

check out our energy efficient lights…

check out our energy efficient lights…

 Now the Green Kit website has  a quote request system . Now you can choose green lights and accessories and have a peak at our exclusive products from the comfort of your...Read More

How green is your telly? Ask Albert…

Now TV producers have a new tool to manage the carbon and financial budgets of the programmes they make.  Albert is the quaintly named  carbon calculator,  developed by the BBC and launched...Read More

Messages in a bottle

Messages in a bottle

Today is the first anniversary of the arrival of David de Rothschild’s Plastiki into Sydney Harbour.The boat, made entirely of recycled plastic, was created to illustrate the...Read More

Windmill Farmer animates the green debate

Windmill Farmer animates the green debate

This film was entered in this year’s Possible Futures Film Contest. Who knew renewable energy could be this beautiful?Video from Joaquin Baldwin on Vimeo.

English Patient Oscar winner John Seale honoured

English Patient Oscar winner John Seale honoured

Australian Cinematographer John Seale will receive a lifetime achievement award at the 2011 Camerimage Festival, to be held in Bydgoszcz in Poland from 26th November to 3rd December....Read More

Deakins will shoot 007 on digital – is celluloid history?

Deakins will shoot 007 on digital – is celluloid history?

Cinematographer Roger Deakins caused a stir when he admitted at a BSC event that advances in digital meant that he may never shoot another film on celluloid. He announce that  new...Read More

Could James Bond’s new car be an EV?

Could James Bond’s new car be an EV?

Director of Bond 23 Sam Mendes is a pioneer in green film-making. Now that his DP Roger Deakins has revealed that this will be the first 007 franchise to be shot digitally, could the...Read More

‘This country is now the world leader in cutting carbon emissions. ‘

This was the boast of a senior UK government minister yesterday announcing David Cameron’s ambitious carbon reduction targets. George Osborne and Vince Cable argue that this...Read More

Our brains aren’t wired for 3D cinema

Our brains aren’t wired for 3D cinema

How many pairs of geeky plastic glasses do you own? Every second film is 3D. And since Pina and Cave of Forgotten Dreams, not even the indie movie is safe! Cinematographer John Bailey...Read More

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