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.

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

And the Oscar for Low Energy lighting goes to…

And the Oscar for Low Energy lighting goes to…

This Oscar week I discovered a side to the ‘Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ that’s never mentioned in the press!I was at a seminar held by the BBC to...Read More

Green the Screen is a team effort

Green the Screen is a team effort

It was good to start the New Year at the very energetic #GreentheScreen event, at BAFTA on Wednesday, where comedian Alistair McGowan introduced a panel of film-makers already working...Read More

NAB 2014 in Las Vegas – lighting up time in the desert

NAB 2014 in Las Vegas – lighting up time in the desert

Advertised as the world’s largest electronic show, with over 100,000 visitors over 4 days, it’s a pretty big turnout. NAB 2014 wasn’t quite so overwhelming as last...Read More

What’s different about energy efficient film lights … well nothing much

What’s different about energy efficient film lights … well nothing much

On this commercial for  ethical investment company, Positive Money, Brian Strange chose lights that are not just energy efficient. The Icelight  can run for a full hour before it...Read More

The cinematographer in Space ‘Move the sun 200 million miles to the left’…

The cinematographer in Space ‘Move the sun 200 million miles to the left’…

 Oscar and BAFTA award-winning  cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, had a favourite saying when  filming Gravity. We were lucky enough to be at a BAFTA Q&A when director Alfonso...Read More

How many film-makers does it take to change a lightbulb?

More than you might think. It’s been a busy few weeks in green film making. First the Media Greenhouse launch at BAFTA then on Thursday we’re off to the BFI London Film...Read More

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

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