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.

Covid 19 – staying green in the new normal

Covid 19 – staying green in the new normal

These are crazy times. We know that lots of  you are worried about what happens next.  We get it, we’ve been here, rattling round an empty office for a couple of months now.We’ve...Read More

BSC Expo 2020 – Taking charge of the new decade

BSC Expo 2020 – Taking charge of the new decade

It always feels like the BSC Show marks the beginning of the lighting year. So, we had a great time last week at BSC Expo 2020, checking out the new LED tools and talking to clients...Read More

We are plastic addicts – time to detox

We are plastic addicts – time to detox

It’s confession time. We are all addicted to plastic. Like all addictions it’s crept up on us. Whatever happened to milk bottles, paper bags and using jam jars to store...Read More

Ultra Low Emission Zone – coming clean

Ultra Low Emission Zone – coming clean

Why we support the ultra low emission zone initiativeAs most of you know, the Ultra Low Emission Zone  (ULEZ) is coming into effect in London on April 8th 2019. We get why this is...Read More

BSC Expo 2019 – Pat’s pick of the new kit

BSC Expo 2019 – Pat’s pick of the new kit

The Greenkit team had a great time at  BSC Expo 2019. This year we gave our friends at Carpetlight, some stands to show off their 4×4, 8×4 and 8×8 fixtures. We’re...Read More

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

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